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DisplayFusion 5.0 Beta 4 released, lets you boot to the desktop in Windows 8

DisplayFusion will make your dual monitor (or triple monitor or more) experience smooth and painless. Advanced multi-monitor wallpaper support, Flickr integration for image searching and fully customizable window management hotkeys are just a sample of the many things DisplayFusion can do. DisplayFusion is also available in many different languages.

What’s new in Beta 7?

Change: Start8 is now supported as an alternate Start Menu (has a few issues)
Change: Added a new wallpaper provider: 500px
Change: Added a prompt when deleting a Wallpaper or Desktop Icon profile that is in use by a Monitor Profile
Change: You can now double-click a monitor image in the Wallpaper window to open that file in Windows Explorer
Change: Added a new Taskbar button mode: “DisplayFusion taskbars show all windows, Windows taskbar shows none”
Change: New Win8 Feature: “Move Power User Menu (Win+X) to current mouse position”
Change: New Win8 Feature: Bypass Windows Start Screen (boots straight to the desktop)
Fix: Search Charm no longer appears in odd locations in-front of Metro apps
Fix: TitleBar Buttons now longer blink over certain applications (Adobe CS6)
Fix: “Object reference” error resolved
Fix: PuTTY can now be resized using Functions
Fix: PuTTY’s recent sessions now show up correctly in the Jump Lists
Fix: Jump Lists now show the correct number of items (same as Windows Jump Lists)
Fix: Start Menu is now drawn correctly when using a WindowBlinds custom theme
Fix: Taskbar Preview Size advanced setting now works correctly
Fix: Monitor Profile detection issues (with cloning, Eyefinity) are resolved
Fix: “CurrentMonitor is NULL” issue has been resolved
Fix: DisplayFusion Screen Saver is now correctly disabled when changing to the Free version of DisplayFusion
Fix: Window Snapping with Adobe CS6 (and possibly others) now works without messing up the window
Fix: Improved Taskbar compatibility
Fix: Improved TitleBar Button compatibility

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