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Satin Web 12 has been released!

Satin Web 12 has been released! 6/28/2019   Satin Web keeps getting better! In the latest version, Satin Web 12, I have fixed many annoying bugs, improved the user interface, and added a really neat new feature. Keep reading to learn more. Have you ever wanted your browser to stay in front of other windows? Now it can, with Satin Web 12! I have to admit, this is a really handy feature. It's interesting that other browsers don't have such a useful feature! Satin Web 12 also makes improvements to readability. The font has been made much larger to reduce eye strain. Finally, this update fixes several bugs. Satin Web has gotten a lot more stable and efficient in this update. Satin Web 12 is not a huge update. It's not a super exciting update either. However, incremental updates like this allow me to make Satin Web even better, bit by bit. Thanks for reading! If you want to get the new version of Satin Web,  click here .

Important bug-fix update for the Tectra Sidebar

Important bug-fix update for the Tectra Sidebar 6/24/2019   We have just released an update for the Tectra Sidebar that fixes a major bug. Previously, you could not change the color of the Sidebar while always on top mode was enabled. Thankfully, we have managed to fix this bug with version 1.2.1. You can download the update  here .

The Tectra Sidebar just got a design overhaul!

The Tectra Sidebar just got a design overhaul! 6/24/2019   When I created the Tectra Sidebar, I mainly focused on features and compatibility. The design was not my top priority. However, that has changed with the latest update to the Tectra Sidebar, version 1.2. This update improves the Sidebar's design, introduces a new way to customize it, and adds a handy new feature. Keep reading to learn more! Design improvements The Tectra Sidebar has gotten several design improvements in this update. It now uses a nicer font and has flat buttons. I have to admit, the Sidebar looks really nice! Customization You can now change the color of the top panel in the Sidebar. Make it unique! Always on top mode When you enable always on top mode, the Sidebar will stay in front of other Windows. Pretty handy if you're viewing something in the browser! Bug fixes This update fixes a few small bugs. Yay! A screenshot of the Tectra Sidebar. Closing remarks The Tectra Sidebar keeps getting better and b

ClipIMG v1.2 is here!

ClipIMG v1.2 is here! 6/23/2019   ClipIMG version 1.2 has been released! The headlining feature in this update is the new design. It looks very minimal and modern, which I quite like. Also new are tooltips. These are little messages that provide useful information when you hover the mouse pointer over a button or link. Finally, this update fixes some pesky bugs in ClipIMG. Hooray! If you want to try out the new version of ClipIMG,  click here .

Tectra Writer v1.6 has been released!

Tectra Writer v1.6 has been released! 6/22/2019   Tectra Writer has received yet another update, and it’s pretty awesome! Tectra Writer v1.6 mainly focuses on improving the user interface and fixing bugs. The first major addition to Tectra Writer in this update is the improved word count. It’s more efficient and robust, which is nice. Another new feature is the close prompt. When you close Writer, it will ask if you wish to save the document. This means that you won’t have to worry about accidentally losing your work anymore. Tectra Writer has gotten some smaller, under-the-hood improvements too. It will now save the font you were last using so you don’t have to set it all over again. Of course, there have been some bug fixes too. I hope you enjoy the new version of Tectra Writer. If you want to check it out,  click here . Thanks for reading and have an amazing day!

Media Company Collaboration Updates

Media Company Collaboration Updates 6/21/2019   A few days ago, I announced that Tectra was joining forces with Media Company to create a gallery program. I am happy to announce that I can provide an official screenshot of what is to come. Keep in mind this is a very early version of the Media Company Gallery that may be subject to change. Click here  to view the image. Be sure to check out the  Media Company website  if you have not already. Stay tuned for more updates!

An awesome tip for Lynx!

An awesome tip for Lynx! 6/20/2019   Hello everyone! Did you know that the caption feature also doubles as an eraser in Lynx? This feature is really handy if you want to erase something you didn’t want to draw. Just be careful that you don’t accidentally erase something important when moving the caption around. I hope you enjoyed this small tip for Lynx. Thanks for reading!

Lynx v2.3 is finally here!

Lynx v2.3 is finally here! 6/20/2019   It has been over a month since I last updated Lynx. An update is long overdue. Thankfully, I have finally gotten around to releasing a new version of Lynx. This is probably one of the most exciting updates for Lynx in a long time. It was definitely worth the wait! What’s New: Updated Start Page:  The start page was redesigned. As a result, it looks a lot nicer now. Export text from the Commands Box:  You can now save the contents of the commands box as a text file if you wish to recreate your drawing sometime in the future. Font updates:  Lynx now uses the “Open Sans” font. Easier readability:  Some of the text in Lynx has been enlarged to provide easier readability. Under-the-hood improvements:  The coordinate boxes only accept integers now. Bug fixes:  We’re up to our usual bug-squashery. Begone, bugs! That’s a pretty big update! I hope you are excited to try it out. If you want to download Lynx v2.3, visit the  Lynx page . Thanks for reading an

A collaboration with Media Company!

A collaboration with Media Company! 6/19/2019   Hello everyone! I am excited to announce that I am teaming up with Media Company, a website ran by my friend Chandler. He shares his art and interests there, and I highly recommend checking it out. Keep reading to learn more about what we’re working on. How is Tectra involved in this? I am in the process of making a gallery program for Windows. It will display some of Chandler’s art and some exclusive information that you wouldn’t find on the website. This program will be published under the Tectra name. It will be available for download in the Tectra Blog. The Conclusion I am really excited to see how this plays out! However, this is still very up in the air. While I have begun working on the program, I am uncertain if it will ever see the light of day. With any luck, you should see the Media Company Gallery available for download on the blog sometime in the next few weeks. Thanks for reading, and have a great day! Check out Media Compan

Tectra is back!

Tectra is back! 6/13/2019   Hello everyone! I just got back from vacation in Europe! I have been gone for a few weeks now, but I am happy to report that I have started working on Tectra stuff again. Hooray! I will be releasing updates for some of my programs very soon. Stay tuned!