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  • WinterBoard Gets An Long Awaited Update


    I for one have been looking forward to an update to WinterBoard since I first got my iPhone. Being a theme designer as well, this makes me super excited, and it should for all you theme lovers as well!

    For those of you who might not know, WinterBoard is an App developed by @Saurik that allows Jailbroken users to completely change the look and feel of their iDevice. Through Icons, Sounds and User Interface redesigns.

    WinterBoard has now been updated to 0.9.3154-1 and is now located in Settings. This update also fixes a few 3.1+ specific issues, and can "iPhone-optimize" PNG's using pincrush (from @dhowett).

    Inside settings we now have a few new features for WinterBoard as well. There is also a Summerboard Mode, that makes older themes more compatible with Winterboard, and the current iPhone Jalbreak.

    As mentioned, @dhowett's PinCrush has been implemented into this update to increase the speed of loading PNGs. However, for those designers out there, be careful, as this will replace your current PNG files, making them un-viewable on your computer (you'll have to use a PNG converter again). Or you could always just reinstall your theme if you still have the deb, but personally I like to work with live files when I design themes.

    There is also a debugging mode and a "summerboard" mode, which will help add support for older themes that might not load properly. You can also hide the winterboard icon if you choose to.

    I for one am stoked and can't wait to see what else will be brought to WinterBoard in the future.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: WinterBoard Gets An Long Awaited Update started by nickhesson View original post
    Comments 108 Comments
    1. **mick**'s Avatar
      **mick** -
      I've just updated with no problems to report. I'm a bit of a JB iphone noob so with this update I'm not really feeling the significance it has to offer lol.
    1. Flaming.llama's Avatar
      Flaming.llama -
      yay for winterboard
    1. treble26's Avatar
      treble26 -
      sweet. i just upgraded my winterboard and im running the new iNXE Xbox live theme and no problems. the speed has actually increased just a bit.
    1. ekidd's Avatar
      ekidd -
      Quote Originally Posted by Flaming.llama View Post
      Yes the 3.0+ keyboard can be themed!!!!! Ive done it!!!!! SEND ME A MESSAGE TO MY ACCOUNT ON HERE AND ILL TELL YOU HOW
      Yeah, use iaccess. Where have you been?
    1. battlecrushr's Avatar
      battlecrushr -
      Quote Originally Posted by Flaming.llama View Post
      Yes the 3.0+ keyboard can be themed!!!!! Ive done it!!!!! SEND ME A MESSAGE TO MY ACCOUNT ON HERE AND ILL TELL YOU HOW
      iaccess or itypefastr
      we know
    1. howlett15's Avatar
      howlett15 -
      If anyone is getting an error while installing and the message says something to
      doneith transparent dock just find the transparent dock in cydia and install. That's the problem I was having

      Wow bad spelling sorry I meant un install transparent dock
    1. AppleDummy's Avatar
      AppleDummy -
      Iaccess and itypefastr is just a lame trick to theme your keyboard(which i tried and failed horribly at and wasted loads of time on) the old way was so nice can anyone explain why it doesnt work anymore or it is not allowed anymore?
    1. n00neimp0rtant's Avatar
      n00neimp0rtant -
      Quote Originally Posted by battlecrushr View Post
      iaccess or itypefastr
      we know
      This is what I can't understand about the keyboard predicament. We can replace and change the ENTIRE keyboard format with a 100% homemade one...but we can't make the default one look a little prettier?

      Quote Originally Posted by AppleDummy View Post
      can anyone explain why it doesnt work anymore or it is not allowed anymore?
      No, those who know are too stubborn to go into detail
    1. AppleDummy's Avatar
      AppleDummy -
      I just read a few things about the keyboard themes in 3.0 and i have just read that Saurik has dropped the support on them due to the need for a code overhaul if he wants to get it working again which is basically too much work i guess?
    1. badass1469's Avatar
      badass1469 -
      Quote Originally Posted by StealthBravo View Post
      Very exciting, just updated
      hey you! u cheated me lol, i remember about a month ago u had a sig for ur user account that said how many more days the new 4.0 was coming out. and it shoulda came out by now according to your mysteriously missing signature lol.
    1. n00neimp0rtant's Avatar
      n00neimp0rtant -
      GASP you're right. Stealth must owe someone some money...or has to wear a dress to the Apple Store when he goes to get his iPad tomorrow =D
    1. deathbybunnies6's Avatar
      deathbybunnies6 -
      finally!
    1. mhiu2u's Avatar
      mhiu2u -
      After upgrade to the latest version of the Winter Board, the theme icons been replace with the originals icons not the theme icons even try to reinstall still not works...
    1. Effenpig!'s Avatar
      Effenpig! -
      I had no issues. Seems to use less memory, yay




      @SnowLeo - Maybe you should worry more about your spelling and less about other peoples grammar, lol
    1. mikerlx's Avatar
      mikerlx -
      Its cool we can hide winterboard but I was using hide icons in sbsettings to do that but I really appreciate all the hardwork that went into this update. Thanks
    1. davesnothere11's Avatar
      davesnothere11 -
      ->mhiu2u
      make sure Summerboard mode is on.
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
      Quote Originally Posted by badass1469 View Post
      hey you! u cheated me lol, i remember about a month ago u had a sig for ur user account that said how many more days the new 4.0 was coming out. and it shoulda came out by now according to your mysteriously missing signature lol.
      Quote Originally Posted by n00neimp0rtant View Post
      GASP you're right. Stealth must owe someone some money...or has to wear a dress to the Apple Store when he goes to get his iPad tomorrow =D
      Yes, it appears I was wrong...
    1. Cer0's Avatar
      Cer0 -
      Who really wants to see SB in a dress though?
    1. StealthBravo's Avatar
      StealthBravo -
    1. one1's Avatar
      one1 -
      Glad there's an update for this, been a long time. Now I'll say what everyone else has said for 2+ years now..... we want the mini dock back.