Projects / Hawkscope


Hawkscope is a productivity tool that allows you to access your hard drive contents quickly via a system tray icon with a dynamic popup menu.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  07 Jun 2009 16:57

    Release Notes: Notable changes include a system-wide shortcut key for Windows and Linux and the ability to rename Quick Access items. Smaller fixes: disabled plugins are no longer loaded in the background, and the Hawkscope icon is no longer invisible on dark backgrounds. A Donate button was added to the About window.

    •  04 Apr 2009 10:58

      Release Notes: This release has native icon themes for supported operating systems, a unified HTTP authentication mechanism for version checks and plugins that use network connection, and protection to prevent plugins from breaking the rest of the Hawkscope menu. The ability to show or hide known file extensions was added. The Mac .app extension is always hidden. Checking for plugin updates was implemented.

      •  21 Mar 2009 20:23

        Release Notes: The Open With plugin now saves and loads custom application paths well in Windows and opens files with spaces well on Linux. Various enhancements were made with the Execute and Twitter plugins. The Gmail Checker plugin was added. Keyboard navigation has improved. Opening huge folders is no longer a problem.

        •  13 Mar 2009 16:48

          Release Notes: This release has optimized memory consumption and overall performance, has a few miscellaneous Windows improvements, and fixes network settings proxy authentication checkbox behavior. Long menus are no longer split. Menus reload in the background (with at least 3 minutes between reloads). There is a new Execute plugin.

          •  19 Feb 2009 21:10

            Release Notes: This release has a plugin system and an "Open With" plugin. It has a temporary workaround for Mac menu bar icon blues, friendlier GUI windows, an interactive error report, and a help window.


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