Last week we launched a full revamped itch desktop consumer and I could also be a bit biased, but it surely’s downright unbelievable. You might have seen our interview with the app’s steward, Amos final week the place we talked about what it was prefer to design this replace, however I believe there’s nonetheless extra to be stated about what’s modified. Now, I’m not any sort of code wizard so I wasn’t concerned within the design course of for v25 however I wished to spotlight a few of my favourite options included within the replace.
Ok so I wasn’t wholly trustworthy earlier once I stated that I wasn’t concerned within the design course of for the app. When requested for suggestions I informed Amos that I wished a brand new UI for the desktop consumer and boy oh boy did he ship. Look at that UI! It’s so clear and simply readable! No longer will you need to shut out a stack of tabs, you’ve received all the things you want instantly accessible. As an apart — tab followers can flip tabs again on within the settings menu. Yup, the UI is customizable past what you initially see.
Furthermore it’s even simpler than ever to seek out your collections, seize the entire video games you had been trying out on the workplace, or have a look at what members of the group suppose are the perfect free video games. With collections built-in into the app you may get even wilder with one among our strongest options. (Note: assortment modifying will not be accessible within the app)
SWEET MERCY IT’S QUICK
Once you get a good variety of video games in your itch.io account the app takes longer and longer to boot– or no less than it did. For these amongst us with sizable itch.io libraries, the app launches manner quicker than ever earlier than. Of course this has additionally prolonged out into the remainder of our desktop consumer: practically all the things in regards to the itch app is quicker and leaner than ever. Boot it up and see for your self.
That Library view
We’re not prepared to depart the Library tab fairly but. While you’re marvelling at how fast issues load you may also try how contemporary and scrollable the brand new design is. Your video games will look higher than ever with these huge and delightful covers, and now you possibly can have a look at your backlog in condensed horizontal view or a full vertical association.
Do you’ve gotten any favourite options from itch v25? Let everybody know within the feedback under.
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