LaunchMate 3.0 - 11/27/99
The name was changed from GameBar to LaunchMate so
that it could appeal to those who have no interest in games but
could use a program launcher to make their day a little easier.
New button types have been added. They include a
Special Button which performs special tasks such as
starting the current screen saver, rebooting Windows and
displaying special windows such as the Control Panel. A Spacer
Button which is a separator that can have a custom size. A Web
Address Button which can open your favorite web sites. An
E-mail Address Button which can create a new e-mail to a
specific address. A Menu Button which can display a menu
full of programs. There are predefined menus such as the Control
The categories have had an overhaul since
GameBar 2.0. They can now be displayed in their own window and
they have the same button styles as the buttons of GameBar which
means you can associate an icon with them. Each category can set
the LaunchMate button barís background with either a color,
bitmap or blend. Categories can be exported so can create a
category of useful Web Addresses and trade them with a friend.
You can even transfer buttons between categories.
GameBar 2.0 - 4/17/99
-Customizable background. It can be
set to a color, blend or bitmap.
-New button styles. (Including displaying
text next to the icon)
-Categories. Now you can add up to 50
-Custom Icons. Supported types are .ICO, .ICL, .DLL, .EXE, .BMP
-Shortcuts can be converted to GameBar
GameBar 1.0 - 11/24/98
-Launch applications, open folders or
-Change display settings while launching
-Dockable bar that docks to any edge of
-Autohide the bar just like the Windows
-Unlimited number of buttons
-Displays icon either small or larger.