Baconit for Windows 10 gets updated with new features and improvements


Beconit, a popular third-party Reddit client for Windows 10 today picked up a pretty major update. With the latest update, the developer of the app added a bunch of improvements, mostly related to memory management. Additionally, the update also introduces an improvement user interface for the Flip View, and smoothens the comment scrolling transition. In addition to this, the update also introduces improved GIF support, and also fixes some other bugs — here is the full changelog:

  • Memory Management
    • Memory is now managed much more efficiently; the app should be much more stable on low memory devices
    • Webpages will be monitored for memory usage
    • Much, much more
  • Subreddit
    • Added Gilded indicator to posts
    • Added default sorting options
  • Flip View
    • Updated UI
    • Added post score
    • Added Gilded indication
    • Smoothed comment scrolling transition
    • Improved GIF support
    • Improved large image handling
  • Comments
    • Added Gilded indication
    • Added default sorting options
    • Added comment count in the comment bar
    • Comments scroll much faster
  • Search
    • Subreddit descriptions are now shown in markdown
  • Settings
    • General cleanup of text and styles
    • (Go take a look, the settings look nice now!)
  • Markdown
    • Fixed a spacing issue with text runs
    • Fixed a link parsing issue where extra chars were picked up
  • Other
    • Profile link added to global menu
    • Added profile information to the main live tile
    • Smoothed out / added animations
    • Fixed loading for some subreddits (thanks Eugênio!)

The latest update for Baconit is pretty sweet. The latest update is version 4.6, and unfortunately, you may not be able to download it due to some issues related to the Windows Store. Nonetheless, if you want to download the app, you can check it out here:

Developer: Quinn Damerell
Price: Free+

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