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    Optimus Maximus software and documents

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    Optimus Maximus Configurator allows you to switch between different layouts depending on the current OS language or active application. You can customize layout either through the Settings menu or using an external graphic editor. Interface is based on layers used to create custom keyboard layouts.


    PC

    Mac

    Download and install Optimus Maximus Configurator. Plug in your Optimus Maximus keyboard and connect it to your computer. Tray icon color changes the moment Configurator detects Optimus Maximus keyboard.


    Software version 0.0.19 features

    • 64-bit OS compatibility issues fixed


    Download and launch Optimus Maximus Configurator.


    Software version 0.73 features

    • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks compatibility issues fixed

    • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or higher is required

      Optimus-Maximus-Configurator-Win-0-0-19.msi
    3,2 MB
      Optimus-Maximus-Configurator-Mac-0.73.zip
    1,6 MB

    Keyboard user manuals

    In English
     optimus-maximus-manual-eng.pdf   168 KB

    In German
     optimus-maximus-manual-ger.pdf   132 KB

    In Russian
     optimus-maximus-manual-rus.pdf   184 KB


    Replacement of keys

    In English
     optimus-maximus-keys-manual-eng.pdf   384 KB

    In Russian
     optimus-maximus-keys-manual-rus.pdf   405 KB





    Software version 0.0.18 features

    • Computer locked condition

    • Screensaver running condition

    • Macro string action in Functions plugin

    • Bubblewap game plugin

    • Initial state setting for Switch by Action condition

    • Gmail plugin envelope image fixed


    Software version 0.0.17 features

    • Plugins interface updated

    • Compatibility with IntelliType software added

    • Option to hide Maximus virtual drive added


    Software version 0.0.16 features

    • .layers extension support for layers exchange

    • Application condition bugfixes


    Software version 0.0.15 features

    • Default mailer plugin

    • POP-3 plugin

    • International backslash moved to the virtual keyboard


    Software version 0.0.14

    • “Win” key can be used as a modifier in conditions

    • Firmware update allows rollback to previous versions

    • Configurator update check feature added

    • Layer activation conditions bugfix


    Software version 0.0.13

    • Numerous bugfixes


    Software version 0.0.12

    • Text mode input condition added


    Software version 0.0.11

    • Display text plugin

    • Simple hotkey action plugin

    • Apllication can be dragged on display plugin to extract icon

    • Monitor plugins preferences added

    • Export/Import layer or layer image function added


    Software version 0.0.10

    • Switch layer by key action plugin and condition (at first the switch condition should be added to the target layer)

    • Video plugin preferences fixed


    Version 0.0.9

    • Video plugin toggle sound action

    • Applications can be added in layer conditions

    • Windows tweaks demo plugin


    Version 0.0.8

    • Video plugin (beta) supports streaming video

    • International backslash support

    • Virtual keyboard for keys programming


    Version 0.0.7

    • Video plugin (beta)


    Version 0.0.6

    • Preference dialog

    • Outdated firmware check

    • Toolbar icons

    • Execute Action plugin


    Version 0.0.5

    • Clock, Gmail and three System Monitor plugins



    Software version 0.72 features

    • Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard compatibility issue fixed


    Software version 0.71 features

    • Macro keys action-plugin

    • New stable 0.77c firmware included


    Software version 0.70 features

    • New fast and stable 0.76 firmware included with automatic backlight adjustment


    Software version 0.661 features

    • New ".layers" file format for quick importing and exporting sets of layers

    • Language conditions now allow to assign layers to Asian input methods

    • Better multiple user support


    Software version 0.65 features

    • New more stable firmware 0.74 included

    • Three new plugins: Google Mail, Google Calendar, Click Menu action


    Software version 0.64 features

    • Several improvements for Type Text plugin

    • CapsLock modifier was moved to a separate condition


    Software version 0.63

    • Action plugins now work fast and could be assigned to a modifier-dependent layers

    • Two new plugins: iTunes Control and Volume Control


    Software version 0.62

    • The old-new interface for plugins selection

    • Two new plugins: Type Text and Toggle Layer


    Software version 0.61

    • Hybrid layers that display both image and letters on a same button


    Software version 0.60

    • Whole new interface and plugin controls

    • Faster 0.67 keyboard firmware included in the package

    • Icon library with common pre-designed pictures


    Software version 0.591

    • Crash and bug fixes in Exposé & Spaces plugin and automatic updater


    Version 0.59

    • New plugins: Execute AppleScript, Shell Command, Exposé & Spaces

    • Bug fixes in software Installer and plugins


    Version 0.58

    • Create multiple buttons with only one mouse gesture

    • Numerous Configurator and Driver bug and crash-fix


    Version 0.57

    • New plugin: Scancode with basic functionality

    • File browsing in application condition

    • Settings and update windows were re-arranged

    • Several Configurator and Driver bug-fixes


    Version 0.56

    • New plugins: Open File and Open Location

    • Numerous Driver fixes and optimizations

    • Both Configurator and Driver are now Leopard-only applications


    Version 0.55

    • New plugins: Animation (GIF and movie), Date & Time

    • Driver was updated


    Version 0.54

    • New plugins: Network Speed, Traffic and Processor Temperature


    Version 0.53

    • New plugins: Storage Space and Uptime

    • GMail plugin crash and other bugs were fixed


    Version 0.52

    • Automatic Configurator and Driver software updates

    • Icon and graphics were updated

    • Firmware update tool included in Configurator

    • CapsLock modifier now can be turned on in preferences



    Configurator manuals

    In English
     optimus-maximus-configurator-manual-eng.pdf   120 KB

    In Russian
     optimus-maximus-configurator-manual-rus.pdf   412 KB


    Layers for Mac Configurator 0.66 and later

    Aperture.layers

    Finder.layers

    iCal.layers

    iTunes.layers

    Mail.layers

    Safari.layers


    Layers for PC Configurator

    photoshop.layers

    word.layers

    excel.layers

    More on Everything Optimus



    How to add presets

    Double click .layers file or drag and drop it onto the Optimus Maximus Configurator application. You may also click the Import button on the toolbar and locate .layers file.



    Any trouble? Feel free to e-mail us at support@artlebedev.com. Please do not forget to specify the version of your operating system.



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