Microsoft PowerToys v0.57.0 Released

Microsoft released PowerToys 0.57.0 today, nearly a month after 0.56.1 and bug fix 0.56.2 releases. No new features have been added. The v0.57 release cycle focused heavily on stability and improvements. Below are some of the highlights!

  • PowerToys Run quality pass. Old standing issues were re-evaluated and fixed.
  • Additional features and improvements were added to existing PowerToys Run plugins.
  • New plugin for time and date values/information in PowerToys Run. Thanks @htcfreek!
  • The PowerToys Run documentation is also receiving a required update. Thanks @htcfreek!
  • We’re registering svgs as a picture kind when SVG Thumbnails are enabled so they appear when searching for pictures in File Explorer.
  • We’ve disabled PDF preview by default, given its incompatibilities with Outlook and that Edge is now being registered for previewing PDF files on Windows 10 too.
  • From a coding quality point of view, every project now has code analyzer active. Thanks @CleanCodeDeveloper!
  • A double click on the tray icon is needed instead of single click to open settings.

https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases/tag/v0.57.0

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