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Splat (Simple Program Launching and Termination)

Copyright (c) 2014-2015 Jody Holmes (Skwire Empire)


+ added

* changed

- deleted

! bug fixed


v1.1.8 - 2015-08-10

  + Ability to create a profile shortcut in your startup folder.  Right-click

    a profile and choose the option from the menu. (Thanks, AtmanActive)

  ! Context menu did not work for reordering profiles.  (Thanks, AtmanActive)


v1.1.7 - 2015-04-15

  + Added a few more wait intervals.


v1.1.6 - 2015-03-28

  ! Reordering entries in a profile wasn't saved when drag and drop was used.

    (Thanks, AtmanActive)


v1.1.5 - 2015-02-11

  + Added "Save log on exit" option.  (Thanks, BGM & Ganamyde)

  + File and folder fields in the Add/Edit dialog now support drag and drop.

    (Thanks, BGM)


v1.1.4 - 2015-02-07

  Added "Auto-size list columns" option.  (Thanks, miva2)


v1.1.3 - 2015-02-03

  Added "Notes" column to the Entries list.  (Thanks, BGM)


v1.1.2 - 2015-02-01

  * Changed "Filename" column to "Target".

  ! Changed URL target icon.


v1.1.1 - 2015-01-31

  * Launch priority now reported in the Launch Log.

  ! Entries listview column order not saved properly.  (Thanks, Ganamyde)


v1.1.0 - 2015-01-27

  + Added new System action with the following items: Hibernate, Lock

    workstation, Logoff, Power down, Reboot, Reboot (force), Shutdown,

    Shutdown (force), Suspend, and Turn monitor off.

  + Added priority options to the Run action.

  + Added "Auto-scroll log" option.

  * Changed "Start/stop services" action to "Services"


v1.0.9 - 2015-01-20

  + Added ability to set a hotkey that pops up a menu of your profiles at the

    mouse cursor for easy profile launching.


v1.0.8 - 2015-01-17

  + Added ability to play a few default system sounds to the Audio action.

  * If a working directory is not specified for a Run action, it is now

    automatically derived from the target's path.  (Thanks, Ganamyde)

  * The action dropdown is now in alphabetical order.


v1.0.7 - 2015-01-14

  ! Application icon loading issue on Cyrillic systems.  (Thanks, rm)

  ! Ctrl+A issue on Cyrillic systems.  (Thanks, rm)


v1.0.6 - 2015-01-14

  * Revamped the Play audio file action.  Added a "stop playback" option.

    (Thanks, Ath & hamradio)


v1.0.5 - 2015-01-14

  + Added "Launch state" option to the Run action.  (Thanks, Ganamyde)

  * More detail in the Launch Log for Run events.

  ! Editing a "Run (even if running)" event didn't pre-set the radio button

    properly.  (Thanks, Ganamyde)


v1.0.4 - 2015-01-14

  + Ctrl+Enter now launches the selected profile when the Splat window is

    focused.  (Thanks, tomos)

  + Shift+Enter now runs any selected entries.  Useful for testing.  (Thanks,


  + Environment vars are now supported in the arguments and working directory

    fields.  (Thanks, lujomu)

  + Added "Play audio file" action.  (Thanks, lujomu)

  * The Profiles index file is now saved more often.  (Thanks, TaoPhoenix)

  ! Application icons should now work if environment variables are used in the

    path.  (Thanks, lujomu)


v1.0.3 - 2015-01-10

  + Added an entry to the Profiles menu that can create a shortcut on the

    desktop which directly runs a Splat profile.  Profiles launched in this

    manner will display the tray icon for the duration of the profile and then

    exit.  The full Splat interface will NOT be displayed.

  + Added support for environment variables.  (Thanks, lujomu)

  + Added 'Clear log before each profile launch' option.

  + Added ability to specify a window's title or partial title when closing a

    program.  This can help with the reliability of the close action.

  + Added ability to run a profile within a profile.

  * Consolidated some of the "Close application" settings.

  * Tray icon now displays a triangular blue run icon when a profile is


  ! Moving a profile didn't update the tray profile menu.

  ! Undo/Redo were broken.


v1.0.2 - 2015-01-05

  + Added an option to both Run actions that makes the Splat wait for the

    launched process' ID to close before running the next item.  If you're

    familiar with AutoHotkey, this is the RunWait command.


v1.0.1 - 2015-01-02

  ! Renaming a profile didn't update the tray profile menu.


v1.0.0 - 2014-12-31

  + Initial release for NANY 2015.