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Compiz natural scale mode plugin
(New Natural Scale Mode Compiz plugin)

Compiz 0.9.2 has been released with a lot of bugs fixed but also new features such as:
  • a new MultiAnim which allows for mutliple copies of windows in animations
  • minimized live window previews (experimental) - a feature many have been waiting for to use in DockBarX (among others)
  • natural scale mode which pushes windows apart based on their distance from each other already when overlapping
  • re-written group plugin
  • simplified shadow storage in the decorations
  • support for KDE 4.5's blur hint
  • Allow resizing from the center of the window


Here is a video featuring the new minimized windows (using "fake" minimization) live previews in Compiz 0.9.2:



A detailed list of what's new in Compiz 0.9.2 can be found @ Compiz mailing list.


Besides the announcement of Compiz 0.9.2, the post on Sam Spilsbury's blog also specifies the plan for Compiz 0.9.4 which is supposed to support Multi-Touch and Multi-Input, animations framework and massive speedups thanks to the plugins being compiled into core.


And in case you didn't see it, here's another video which demoes some new plugins in Compiz 0.9.x:




Note: the videos are not new but I couldn't find any newer videos.


Thanks to WebUpd8 reader Deon Spengler for the tip! Image, info and screenshot thanks to Sam Spilsbury (smspillaz).
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