FileScout updated to version 1.5.0.0

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FileScout presented at the BlackBerry Developer Conference Final 16 in San Francisco and they have since updated their application. The latest updates include:

  • Display of thumbnails in search result.
  • Thumbnail-Options: New Button to generate all thumbnails for all images on your device.
  • When resizing images to device resolution size you can now select to keep the aspect ratio of the original image.
  • UserDefined resolution (image resizing) can be now be max 9999 pixel [but it's recommended not use more then 1200px].
  • Support for DesktopManager Backup & Restore (FileScout settings).
  • A ‘[W]‘ in the Screen Title indicating that the background threads (required for Search and other extended features) are still running (after FileScout is started) – once the threads are completed the ‘[W]‘ will disappear.
  • Integration in the RIMs FileExplorer Application: a ‘Explore with FileScout’ MenuItem is added.

What’s fixed?

  • Search files in the current Directory only function fixed to be usable multiple times.
  • Potential OutOfMemeory Error during start of FileScout (when the thumbnail store is getting too large).
  • Accessing OS5 System Folder for Bold, Bold2, Storm and Storm2.
  • For all of you who are waiting to get a “fix” for the System folder on the Bold, Bold2, Storm and Strom2 on OS5.
  • RIM confirmed that they made the System folder in OS5.x read only.
  • FileScout (and all other 3′rd party applications) can only show the content of the System folder but can’t modify anything.

Try FileScout for your BlackBerry from App World or as Donationware from http://www.emacberry.com/ota/BBFileScout.jad.