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Old 04-29-2012, 10:36 AM   #1
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Play all your games in Windowed borderless mode.

You can get help and download the app here

This application is able to make almost any game run in borderless windowed aka. fake fullscreen.

Please post in this tread if you tested it with a game not yet on the list.

This app has been successfully tested with the following games.
  • Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden (reduces quallity)
  • AirMech
  • Alan Wake
  • ARMA II
  • ARMA II: Combined Operations
  • ARMA II: Operation Arrowhead
  • Assassin's Creed
  • Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition
  • Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition
  • Banished
  • Battlefield 3
  • Beat Hazard
  • Binary Domain
  • BioShock
  • BIT.TRIP BEAT
  • BIT.TRIP CORE
  • BIT.TRIP FATE
  • BIT.TRIP FLUX
  • BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
  • BIT.TRIP RUNNER
  • BIT.TRIP VOID
  • Brütal Legend
  • Call of Duty: World at War
  • Call of Juarez
  • Caster
  • Castle of Illusion
  • Ceville
  • Cloudbuilt
  • Containment: The Zombie Puzzler
  • Costume Quest
  • Crysis
  • Crysis 3
  • Crysis Warhead
  • Dark Blood Online
  • Dark Souls II
  • Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition
  • Darksiders II
  • DayZ MOD
  • Dead Pixels
  • Dead Rising 3
  • Dead Space 2
  • DeathSpank
  • Democracy 3
  • Deponia
  • Deponia: The Complete Journey
  • Deus Ex: Game of the Year Edition
  • Deus Ex: Human revolution
  • Diamond Dan
  • Divinity II: Developer's Cut
  • Don't Starve!
  • Dragon Age: Origins - Ultimate Edition
  • Driver San Francisco
  • Droplitz
  • Duke Nukem Forever
  • Dwarfs - F2P
  • Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon
  • ePSXe
  • Ever Quest 2
  • Fable III
  • Fallout
  • Fallout 3
  • Fallout: New Vegas (read instructions here)
  • Fez
  • Final Fantasy VIII
  • Future Wars
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Grotesque Tactics: Evil Heroes
  • Hard Reset (turn off AA)
  • Hitman Absolution
  • I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (Steam version)
  • Infestation: Survivor Stories
  • Jade Empire: Special Edition
  • Killing Floor
  • Kung Fu Strike - The Warrior's Rise
  • League of Legends
  • LightFish
  • LIMBO (read instructions here)
  • Madballs in Babo:Invasion
  • Mafia II
  • Magic 2014 — Duels of the Planeswalkers
  • Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012
  • Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013
  • Magicka
  • Mark of the Ninja
  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
  • Minecraft (refer to this post)
  • Mount & Blade: Warband
  • NBA 2K13
  • Nexuiz
  • Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee
  • OMG Zombies!
  • Orcs Must Die 2
  • Payday 2
  • PAYDAY: The Heist
  • Plain Sight
  • PlanetSide2
  • Pound of Ground
  • Prison Architect
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2013
  • Project Temporality
  • Project Zomboid
  • Psychonauts
  • RAGE
  • Rayman Legends
  • Red Faction Guerrilla
  • Red Faction: Armageddon
  • Renegade Ops
  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis / Biohazard 3: Last Escape
  • Resident Evil 4 / Biohazard 4
  • Resident Evil 5
  • Resident Evil 6 / Biohazard 6
  • Resident Evil Revelations / Biohazard Revelations UE
  • Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
  • Ridge Racer Unbound
  • Saints Row
  • Saints Row: the Third (you can also use this launcher)
  • Shank 1
  • Sid Meier's Civilization V
  • SimCity
  • Skyrim (refer to this post)
  • Sleeping Dogs
  • Sniper Elite V2
  • Sniper Elite: Zombie Army
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • Space Pirates and Zombies
  • Speedball 2 HD
  • Spelunky
  • Spore
  • Spore Galactic Adventures
  • Starlight Inception
  • State of Decay
  • Street Fighter X Tekken
  • Strike Suit Zero
  • Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition
  • Take On Mars
  • Talisman: Digital Edition
  • The 7th Guest (Steam)
  • The Darkness II
  • The Elder Scrolls Online
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • The King Of Fighters XIII
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
  • The ship
  • The Sims 3
  • The Walking Dead
  • The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition (instructions here)
  • The Witcher: Enhanced Edition
  • The Wolf Among Us
  • Titan Quest
  • Titan Quest: Immortal Throne
  • Tomb Raider
  • Tomb Raider II
  • Torchlight
  • Total War: ROME II
  • Toy Soldiers
  • Toy Soldiers: Complete
  • Trials Evolution Gold Edition
  • Tropico 4
  • Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta
  • War of the Roses
  • Warcraft 3
  • Warframe
  • WarZ

[h1]This app is known not to work with the following games[/h1]
  • Batman: Arkham City
  • Damnation
  • DC Universe Online
  • Dungeon Defenders
  • Puzzle Kingdoms
  • the Haunted: Hells Reach

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Old 04-29-2012, 12:24 PM   #2
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Can you please provide a virus total scan ?
looks interesting!
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Old 04-29-2012, 12:50 PM   #3
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Can you please provide a virus total scan ?
looks interesting!
https://www.virustotal.com/file/ce11...is/1335728971/

Also no one ever had issuess with my other apps i put on the forum :-)
http://forums.steampowered.com/forum....php?t=2279474

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Old 04-29-2012, 01:01 PM   #4
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I certainly hope some time soon developers will start using Fullscreen Windowed more. It's really great.
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Old 04-29-2012, 01:10 PM   #5
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Yes i like it much better, alt/tabbing gives issuess with some games if they are fullscreen and it goes to slow.
The window style's are set by the games engines, and allot of game devs use a 3rd party engine, so lets hope engine devs add it in :-)
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Old 04-29-2012, 02:32 PM   #6
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Any idea on how to make Revelations windowed?
And would you share the source code?

Minor note, it crashed VLC player
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Old 04-29-2012, 02:39 PM   #7
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So far it works with Skyrim, but it only seems to fit the resolution that the game window has. Skyrim doesn't support 1600x900 in window mode. Is there any way I can force 1600x900 via your app, not the game?
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Old 04-29-2012, 02:50 PM   #8
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@camper_ you tried to set VLC player borderless? if you added it by accident just remove the window like in the instructions in post#1
I dont have Revelations, so i wouldnt know

@TheSagetEffect It probably wont be possible with most games to change the window size, but ill add an option so you can at least attempt it.
PS: it would be better if the game has a config file you could edit to force your native resolution., i dont have the game myself
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Old 04-29-2012, 02:53 PM   #9
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Also works with Minecraft (for anyone wondering, I set the resolution with the Magic Launcher available on the MC forums).
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Old 04-29-2012, 02:58 PM   #10
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PS: it would be better if the game has a config file you could edit to force your native resolution., i dont have the game myself
Just went digging through the settings .ini and found that exact option. Now I have it running in borderless window mode. Great mod, I'll have to see if it affects performance at all.

For any other Skyrim addicts out there, you can manually change the resolution to options not permitted in the launcher settings by going to the SkyrimPrefs.ini (not skyrim.ini) in Documents/My Games/Skyrim.

Find and change iSizeH to the height value (usually smaller, for 1600x900 it would be 900) and iSizeW to the width value. You'll want to enable windowed mode before you do this, by ticking the box in the launcher settings.
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Old 04-29-2012, 03:03 PM   #11
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I wonder if it's gonna make me VAC banned tho.
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Old 04-29-2012, 03:12 PM   #12
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I wonder if it's gonna make me VAC banned tho.
Good point, all it does is check the window,class, process-name and style of the windows, it most likely wont detect that, but i cant say 100% for sure.
However since VAC does only check while in multiplayer game, just to be sure you can close the app after it set the window style, cause it really doesn't need to do anything after setting the window style.

PS: all source engine games have a borderless option already built in.
  1. Find the game in your library
  2. Right-click the game, and open "properties".
  3. Select "set launch options"
  4. Add "-windowed -noborder" to the text box
  5. Click OK and exit. The game will now launch in borderless window mode.
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Old 04-29-2012, 03:29 PM   #13
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@TheSagetEffect glad you got it solved, i added resize options if you ever run in to a similar issue, just note it most likely wont work.
Info on how to in Post #1
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Old 04-30-2012, 03:15 AM   #14
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It works relatively well for Torchlight, as you can see in this screenshot. Some parts are a bit misaligned, but that doesn't seem to cause any problems.
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Old 04-30-2012, 03:37 AM   #15
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It works ok with M&B warband as well.
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