ecto for Windows 2.0 Beta

The first beta build of version 2.0 is now available for download! It has been a long development process, far longer than I anticipated or wished, but I think the result is pretty good. Although the application does not look much different outwardly, there are many code rewrite under the skins. As this is beta software, bugs are expected so please do not try this out unless you are comfortable with the possibility of errors and bugs.

What's new

  • WYSIWYG editing.
  • Upload caching and setting presets.
  • Automatic download and installation of .Net Framework during ecto's installation.
  • Many small UI improvement.


Outstanding items

  • Quick preview in the main window does not handle UTF-8 characters correctly. This does not affect WYSIWYG editing or full preview window.
  • Help file has not been updated to reflect new functionality or user interface layout.

Download

The beta version can be download here.

Bug Reporting and Feedback

A new forum has been created for beta bug reporting and feedback. If you encounter a crash please make sure you attach a console log and exception log when reporting the bug.

Finally, special thanks to Eric Scalf for donating time to test many pre-beta builds.

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Posted by Alex on March 28, 2006 under topic ""
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small bug: .net framework download shows a growing number like "10234kB/s (2 minutes remaining)" - I think the "/s" is a bug. :)

Posted by: eszpee at March 27, 2006 01:15 AM

Sounds good Alex, anxious to check it out. Thx.

Posted by: BillyG at March 28, 2006 01:26 PM
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