Revolution 2.8 for Vista ships

Heather Nagey heather at
Mon Feb 19 16:12:33 EST 2007

Dear List Members

We're delighted to announce the release of Revolution 2.8, with native
support for Windows Vista.

Download it here:

As always, if you have a current subscription, this version will not  
cost you
anything, if your subscription has lapsed or you don't have an update  
you will need one for this version.

is a handy url.

This version of Revolution not only supports Vista features and look
and feel in its user interface, but allows you to build native Windows
Vista compatible applications for your customers.

This version brings you:

Vista Theme Support: Software written with Revolution 2.8 conforms to
the subtle changes in user interface in Windows Vista without
modification. Your buttons, check boxes, radio buttons, progress bars,
scroll bars, popup menus and other controls take on "native"
appearance. The upshot of this is that your software looks fresh and
integrates better with the latest systems.

Installer Improvements: This edition has support for the new Microsoft
Vista security model with a new, signed installer process.

Better Image Resizing 2.8 supports three resizing options for images
and in image manipulation programs created with Revolution. It also has
faster and better image resizing. Not only is speed dramatically
improved but use of alpha masks has been enhanced.

2.8 also brings all users about 50 other improvements including
backdrop improvements - interaction between task bar and application
backdrops improves rich media applications. Window layering, keyboard
shortcuts and menu handling user experiences have also been improved.

Get Revolution 2.8 now to deploy Windows Vista
applications to your customers.

For more information about Revolution 2.8, see our newsletter article:

Warm Regards,

Heather Nagey
Customer Services Manager
Runtime Revolution Ltd

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