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Dynamic theme changelog

Compare the current stable release, latest Preview build, and previous releases to see when new features and major fixes were introduced in Dynamic theme.
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Dynamic theme build 1.2.16700 (

Released on July 22, 2016

Dynamic theme changelog

What's new

  • A new layout for Redstone's users matching the new default layout of the native Settings app (only for Redstone's users)

  • Hero image in toast notifications (only for Redstone's users)

  • Support linking to the notifications settings in the app from toast notifications (only for Redstone's users)

  • Preview of your settings in all tabs

  • Some changes in layout of Bing and Windows Spotlight pictures history data

  • Fast save (one click/touch) of a picture in the default location from the History view

  • New feedback options from 'Information' tab: open Feedback Hub (if available) or send an advanced report

  • Roumanian translation

What's changed

  • Optimization of performances of the application and user interface

  • Generation process and logic of preview pictures for live tiles and toast notifications (better adjustment and quality)

  • Rework internal indicators for a better detection and better report of the execution problems

  • Rework of internal and roaming settings management of the app

  • Rework of local cache management of pictures

  • Synchronization logic of Bing and Windows Spotlight pictures for a better user experience

  • Improve synchronization background task management for a better user experience

  • German translation

  • All translations for new features and changes

What's fixed

  • Bing images synchronization: we have found and fixed a random breaking bug with an image of islands (no more need to uninstall and reinstall the app)

  • Potential crashes when synchronizing Bing and/or Windows Spotlight pictures

  • Potential crashes when managing app live tiles

  • Calculation of the next run of synchronization background task in some cases

  • Crashes with bad local cache management of Windows Spotlight pictures

  • Potential memory leak in some cases

  • When switching between ON/OFF of live tile settings, tiles of the app are not correctly updated

Known Issues

  • Preview of settings is not generated for custom pictures and slideshows for the moment

  • Picture size adjustment setting is disabled for the moment

  • With the many changes for synchronization and local cache management, some issues can appear (thank you to send advanced reports for this)

  • Some translations are incomplete (contact me if you would contribute)

Current Releases