The Arc Menu Launcher
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The Arc Menu Launcher

By closer2thelung

Introducing The Arc Menu Launcher. An all in one menu launcher for your desktop.


MAIN MENU
The Arc contains 6 menu items: Bookmarks, Downloads, Games, Applications, Documents, and Controls
Right click on any menu to open the respective folder path
Each menu option displays the menu items to the right. Click on the icon of the item to launch the respective item
Scroll up or down on your mouse to navigate pages

QUICK LAUNCH BAR
You may have up to 12 quick launch icons. Hover over the icon for application name
Right click on any Quick launch icon to open the Quick Launch folder

SCROLL BAR
Scroll up/down to scroll through the items
Scroll left/right to scroll a page at a time
Change scroll speed from single to page
Click on any item's icon to launch it
Click on folders to see their contents
Right click on any item's icon to see their context menu

START MENU BUTTON
Opens your windows start menu
Acts like your windows start menu
Click on the '...' button to go up a folder level

DIGITAL VU METER
A round VU meter around the entire skin that can be turned on or off using the EQ button in the music control bar

APP CHANGER
The inner most ring of The Arc gives you quick access to 6 useful apps:
Album Art:
Displays art for current track | shows progress of track | mouse over
for track info | scroll down to fast forward | scroll up to rewind |
left click to open player
Album Tracker:Automatically scans the song playing and shows you the latest release from that artist.
Slide Show: Automatically cycles through a specified picture folder | left click to open picture | right click to change picture
Weather: Displays today/tomorrow/next day temperatures | shows icon for current weather
RSS Reader: Displays 6 articles from 4 of your favorite RSS feeds
Clock: Shows current date and time.

MUSIC CONTROL BAR

The bottom center ring contains basic music controls (Prev | Play/Pause | Next) that work with most music players
Use the EQ button to turn on/off the digital VU meter
Use the FS button to go into Full Screen Music mode (Right click anywhere in full screen mode to deactivate)

RAM/CPU STATUS BAR
Customizable RAM/CPU indicator bar

SETTINGS MENU
Customize everything using the Settings Menu
The Settings Button is located at the top of the app changer
Hover over each option to see the default value


The
Arc is completely customizable through the Settings Button located at
the top of the app changer circle. Use the Settings Button on the Album
Tracker app to customize it.

The default folder locations for
your Bookmarks, QuickLanch and Controls shortcuts are
'RainmeterSkinsArcMenuFolders...'. This can be changed in the
Settings Menu.

!!IMPORTANT!!
In order for this skin's apps
to display properly using Rainmeter's new image mask feature, you need
Windows 7 or higher. Win 7 users may also need this windows platform update


If you wish to download the Album Tracker app as a stand alone skin, you can here

If you have any questions or comments please don't hesitate to post on my DeviantArt page here



CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE

The original album art viewer and the picture viewer were made from MoshiAB's 'The First Round Album Cover'
The new album art and picture viewer and music controls are made from rabra's CoveR
Digital VU meter made from pisac's Circle LEvel
The RAM/CPU bar was inspired by Jkon00's 'Pog Pack'
Clock app made from twistlemon's Elegant Clock
Weather app made from evertonstz's July Flat'ish
RSS app made from InteractEight's FLaTT's *FINAL*
Wallpapers shown in preview (left to right) Jarvis Logon | Deep Sea | Cosmos | Black Sheep | Van Gogh
Background of Album Tracker shown is EmoDJSteph's Wood Texture
Scroll Wheel Icons: Bookmarks | Downloads | Games | Applications | Documents | Controls


Comments:

1 year ago
Comment by: adni18
Congratulation A w a r d clap
1 year ago
Comment by: sed
WOW Amazed


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CategoryRainmeter
Uptime1 year
Submited:26.02.2015
Resolution:1600x1060

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