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Bee-liever

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ATTENTION!
This skin has been updated for MusicBee 3 and later.
Compatibility with version 2.5 or earlier is not guaranteed.



Influenced by lnminente's ideas in Dusk.mod.lnminente, of hiding/disguising some player elements, I came up with this skin.

Rain



Updates

October 28, 2017:
  • MusicBee 3.1 changes incorporated;
  • added images for high DPI screens;
  • wave bar added;
  • icons updated;
  • new themed No Artwork and Unknown Artist images added.

June 18, 2016:
  • MusicBee 3.0 changes implemented,
  • player bar minor re-sizing and re-colouring,
  • changed style of player controls,
  • splash screen, No Artwork and Unknown Artist images optimized to reduce file size;
  • icons updated,
  • main scrollbars now use new lowlight settings.


September 6, 2014: major update:
  • MusicBee 2.4 changes implemented,
  • adjusted player track text centering for large fonts,
  • fixed alignment of player controls,
  • metallic style icons added for LH navigation panel,
  • added colours for Compact and Mini players,
  • colours changed in preferences screen for better visability,
  • changed 'dimmed' check ticks,
  • scrollbars now slightly different in main/preferences views to better match colouring.

Downloads

Download from Skins section of MusicBee Add-ons here.
Installation information, and more, can be found on the wiki
Last Edit: October 28, 2017, 02:40:23 AM by Bee-liever
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Iasc

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beeing good

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That's a really interesting idea, very creative. Looks great and I love the colour scheme.

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That is very nice  ;D (I always did like the old Win Rainy Day theme...)

Bee-liever

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finally finished updating this one  :)

details in first post
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Wow!  Over 130 downloads in the first month  :o
Thank You  :)
I guess, after almost two years, I got the update right on this one  :D
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MB3.0 update done
See first post for link and details
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Bee-liever

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Finally was inspired enough to update this skin.
Details and download link in first post.
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Very nice.

Wouldn't it work to have transparency on the Windows minimize/maximize buttons?

In this skin I notice the same issue I encountered (and raised) in the past that prevented me from doing some stuff I had wanted to do:
When the text scrolls, the text has no transparent background, but a part of the background image scrolls along with it.

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Very nice.
Thank you  :)

Wouldn't it work to have transparency on the Windows minimize/maximize buttons?
I did use transparency.  You should be able to see the storm clouds background through them.
The background should become opaque on highlight.

In this skin I notice the same issue I encountered (and raised) in the past that prevented me from doing some stuff I had wanted to do:
When the text scrolls, the text has no transparent background, but a part of the background image scrolls along with it.
Yeah, I'm aware of that too.
I let it go in this one as the text area is quite wide so I thought it would only impact on some long classical titles.
I've also noticed that when you change from Progress Bar to Wave Bar you get a lighter patch in the background where the text existed before the switch. A quick restart of MB fixes that one.
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I did use transparency.  You should be able to see the storm clouds background through them.
The background should become opaque on highlight.

I would expect the background of these buttons to stay the same at mouse-over.
Now you can clearly notice the basic square shape of the icon.
But if this is intentional, never mind.