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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.



    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

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    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







    Layers for PC Configurator




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    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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