Beta 1 (0.2)
Growl notifications for a variety of events in the
A total rewrite of the underlying application has taken place.
SymSteam no longer scans drives, rather it will resolve the
symbolic link you point it to and only scan at that path for the
SteamApps folder. This makes SymSteam substantially faster
The preferences window has been redesigned and now looks like a
preferences window. The window also features a new about section
with information about SymSteam and credits to those who made the
libraries used in SymSteam.
It’s now possible to quit SymSteam via the preferences
An autoupdate system has been added to SymSteam.
The first run setup experience has been improved greatly. The
instructions are now a lot clearer and SymSteam includes a small
“wizard” to help create a symbolic link to the SteamApps folder on
your external hard drive.
SymSteam will now attempt to repair any problems with the
naming of your SteamApps folder when launched with limited
SymSteam will now detect if your external hard drive is
connected and update the SteamApps folders accordingly on
The majority of alerts and popups in SymSteam (mainly file open
dialogues) are now sheets attached to a window.
If SymSteam is quit while a Steam drive is connected, it will
revert the SteamApps folders so that it is better prepared for when
Added a basic, potentially buggy, preferences window that
allows you to change the location of the local and symbolic
Improved drive management. SymSteam now keeps track of which
drives aren't steam drives far better and won't rename the
SteamApps folder if a non steam drive is unplugged whilst a steam
drive is still plugged in.
Slightly sped up searching of drives for a SteamApps