Baconit picks up a big update to version 4.3 with many improvements


Baconit, a popular third-party Reddit app for Windows 10 today picked up a new major update. With the latest update for the app, the developer has added some improvements for Microsoft Band integration. Additionally, the latest update also brings improved access to user profiles, and finally lets you disable pre-loading of content, which can cause many issues with unexpected behaviour from the app.

The full changelog is pretty long and can be seen below:

  • User View
    • It’s finally here!
    • See information for any user; karma, cake day, gold status, and more
    • View all submitted posts; the list is sortable
    • View all submitted comments; the list is sortable
  • Microsoft Band
    • Band wallpaper image updating from any subreddit support
    • Moved settings to independent settings category
  • Comment View
    • Sorting, comment count, and refresh added
    • Minimize button for the post header
    • Added a “user” button for each comment to view the user
    • Added support for newer spoilers tags
    • Added UI for posts with no comments
  • Subreddit View
    • Right click or long press to go to user
    • Time sort added when in “Top” sorting mode
  • Flip View
    • Added “Go to user” under the … menu for posts
    • Added option to disable preload posts
    • Added option to not show any posts until tapped
    • Perf work
  • Other
    • Pages now bleed color into the status bar on mobile
    • Custom errors when reddit is down instead of default messages
    • Wallpapers and desktop images are scaled to your screen resolution for better perf
    • Big memory optimizations – thanks Matt Connew
    • Vote count bug fixed – thanks Nayan Shah!
    • Fixed a few hard hitting bugs in the background image updater
    • Cleaned up random text
    • Cleaned up pop-up message box UI

Baconit is an awesome Reddit app for Windows Phone. One of the best things about the app is that it is available for free, and it’s also open source. You can get Baconit for your Windows 10 device using the link below, and you can find the GitHub repository here. 

Developer: ‪Quinn Damerell‬
Price: Kostenlos+