New Update G-Helper: Lightweight Armoury Crate alternative for Asus laptops

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GHelper v0.123 released
  • (Hot)Fixed exception at Fans+Power with XGM connected #1303
  • Added support for custom commands with arguments for bindings #1292
  • Added option to "calibrate" (measure) max fan speed for custom fan curves (only for supported models) #1279
  • Pre-entered max fan speeds for numerous devices #1279
  • After first activation of XGM 6850M, app will remember it and next time use "special" activation command that prevents 100W cap #729 (comment)
  • Improved custom fan curves settings for M16 2023
 

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GHelper v0.126 released
Changes since last final release 0.123
  • Ultimate / Standard (MUX) switch support for Vivobooks #1301
  • Support for ROG Strix Impact II (P506) #1362 (thanks @IceStormNG 👑 )
  • Added "new" touchpad toggle method that should also work on TUF devices #1313
  • App will disable "Power Mode" dropdown under Fans+Power and won't even try to change windows power mode when windows has "Battery Saver" enabled.
  • Improved Multi-zone switch and added HDR detection #1319
  • Removed unsupported bindigns for Z13 ARCNM edition #1341
  • Added Z13 devices to the list of models that support "Eco mode fix" #1343
  • Corrected custom fan settings for M16 2023 ("fix" from 0.123 will apply only for models with old bios)
 

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GHelper v0.129 released
Changes since last final release 0.126
  • Button to do one time charge to 100% w/o changing current charge limit #1390
  • Support for TUF Gaming M5 Mouse (thanks @IceStormNG) #1414
  • Improved app window UX a bit #1407 (thanks @nopeless)
  • Automatic update of startup task if app executable was moved to other location #1410
  • Fn-lock tweak for FX506IC #1413
  • Removed unsupported RGB modes for some devices #1428 #1425 #1420
  • Option to bind G-Helper window to any macro key #1389
  • Auto refresh tweaks #1395
  • Incomplete fan curve crash #1396
  • Anime Matrix tweaks
  • Fn-lock tweak for FX506IC and FX506LH
  • Custom hotkey combinations support for macro keys #1386
 

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GHelper v0.134 released
Changes since last final release 0.126

  • Added Ambient backlight mode for keyboard (thanks to @DLdota) #1582
  • Fixed "Keystone" backlight on Strix Scar models #1615
  • Fixed Fn-lock behavior on Vivobooks #1596
  • Fixed triple-key binding for macro-buttons #1608
  • ROG key binding for DUO models #1560
  • Fixed backlight control on Z13 #1616
  • Fix for (sometimes) not working hotkeys on Z13 #1547
  • Improved keyboard detection on Z13 #1581
  • Option to set only GPU clock limit when clock offsets are default #1557
  • Removed logo/lid backlight checkboxes for G512LI #1575
  • Removed RGB color selection for FX516P #1571
  • Auto turn off 100% charge option when battery is fully charged #1485
  • Touchpad toggle tweaks #1504
  • Shift + Fn + F7/F8 for screenpad control #1491
  • Shift + SceenpadKey Sceenpad toggle hotkey support #1450
Please note : new Ambient backlight mode can use some CPU resources as it needs to measure your screen color multiple times a second and update keyboard backlight accordingly
 

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GHelper v0.140 released
Changes since last final release 0.137
  • Separated power limit sliders - SPL / SPPT (for AMD) or PL1 / PL2 (for Intel) #1729
  • Support for ASUS TUF M3 Gen II and ROG Chakram Core (P511) (thanks @IceStormNG ) #1762
  • Custom colors in Aura color-picker will be saved in config
  • Improved Ultimate mode switch for all-AMD TUF 2023
  • Ambient / Heatmap aura modes improvements #1736
  • Matrix brightness control via hotkeys #1733
  • Chart temps tooltip rounding fix #1744
  • Removed unsupported power sliders for old models #1747 #1753
  • Added GA503 and FA506 to the list of devices that support enabling GPU on shutdown #1755
 

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GHelper v0.141 released
Changes since last final release 0.140
  • Fixed Ambient / Heatmap aura modes that might not work on devices with a single-color backlight
  • Added airplane mode hotkey for some old devices #1765
 

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GHelper v0.144 released
Changes since last final release 0.141
  • Enable GPU on shutdown option available for all Nvidia devices (under Extra) #1042
  • Accessibility improvements #1823 #1830
  • Multizone toggle toast #1822
  • Fixed autopdater, that didn't work when app folder contained special characters
  • Ultimate mode tweak for G834 #1816
  • Limited Dynamic Boost slider range for some models #1786 #1806
  • Ambient mode fix for GA503 #1790
  • Improved aura / backlight controls a bit
  • Minor UI tweaks and improvements
 

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GHelper v0.146 released
Changes since last final release 0.144
  • Support for Gladius II and Gladius II Origin (thanks @IceStormNG) #1848
  • Fixed possible app config reset on unexpected shutdown / reboot
  • Swapped SPL / SPPT (PL1 / PL2) slider labels #1885
  • ProArt backlight control support #1876
  • Keybindings tweak for FA506IV #1869
  • Aura tweaks for G513QM #1868
  • Aura tweaks for G533Q #1864
  • Added CPU name to Fans+Power screen #1883
  • UI improvements (added scrollbar to Extra settings if it's too big for the screen)
 

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GHelper v0.148 released
Changes since last final release 0.146

New features for ROG Ally

  • [Experimental] Added Controller modes : Gamepad - Mouse - Auto
  • [Experimental] Button Bindings (will be applied only in Gampad mode or Auto mode in-game)
  • Joystick and Trigger Deadzone controls
  • Vibration strength control
  • Backlight brightness button on main screen
  • Lowered minimum possible backlight brightness
  • FPS limit setting (for AMD driver)
  • Removed unsupported GPU modes and irrelevant settings from Extra settings

Other changes and fixes

 

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GHelper v0.151 released
Changes since last final release 0.148

New features for ROG Ally​

  • New real-time battery discharge reading
  • Controller bindings now work in all modes (including Mouse / Desktop)
  • M + Right Stick Click to toggle controller mode (Mouse - Gamepad)
  • M + DPad Left / Right to control brightness
  • M + DPad Up to show touch keyboard
  • M + DPad Down to show desktop
  • New binding options such as Close Window, Alt-Tab, Brightness Up / Down, Toggle AMD Overlay, etc
  • AMD Overlay toggle on main screen (make sure that overlay is enabled under Adrenaline app)
  • FPS limiter settings 30 - 45 - 60 - 90 - 120 - OFF
  • Support for Sleep / Boot / Shutdown backlight toggling on the Ally
  • Option to disable built-in XBox controller completely
  • Custom binding for toggling XG Mobile #1964
  • Stop / Start Services button under Extra now also suspends Armoury Crate main service (if you don't want it to interfere with controller modes)
  • Minor UI tweaks in controller bindings screen

Other changes and fixes​

  • Miniled Multi Zone toggle for 2024 models #1957
  • Improved RGB support for 2024 models #1949
  • Custom key-bindings for switching performance modes #1931
  • Fixed missing backlight checkboxes under Extra for some Strix models #1943
  • Fixed UI related crash #1992
  • Improved RGB support for ROG G703 model #1995
  • Added lightbar support for some old models #1929
  • Improved Anime Matrix "diagonal" layout #1648
  • Moved Advanced Settings (library needed only for AMD undervolting under Fans+Power) to a separate zip. App can download it on demand or you can extract it manually into same folder as the app itself.
 

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GHelper v0.154 released
Changes since last final release 0.151

G14 and G16 2024 Improvements​

  • [Experimental] Basic ⚡Slash Lightning controls #2046
  • Backlight brightness controls for 2024 models
  • Added 3rd (mid) fan support for 2024 models #2067

Other changes​

  • Removed UI flicker of main app window (especially for dark theme)
  • Improved Ambient / Heatmap backlight modes by pausing them when backlight is turned off
  • Fixed situation when anime-matrix wouldn't turn on after hibernation sometimes
  • Support for ROG Strix Impact III (P518) (thanks @IceStormNG) #2012
  • LED brightness fix for TuF M3 Gen II (thanks @IceStormNG) #2004
  • Mouse Profile Import/Export (thanks @IceStormNG) #2030
  • App will turn off backlight while lid is closed even if laptop remains awake #2013
  • Improved narrator support #2035
  • Improved USB-C charger detection for FA507 #2018
  • Added option to delay plugged / unplugged automated actions #2020
  • Added workaround for bugged BIOS 317 for GA503 models, that swaps custom fan curves #2049
  • Airplane hotkey fix for ancient devices #2052
  • Unhandled exception when USB device can't be open #2057
  • Camera toggle for Vivobooks #2060
  • Custom hotkeys fix #2059
 

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GHelper v0.158 released
Changes since last final release 0.154

Dimming and Visual modes​

  • [Experimental] Flicker-free dimming for OLED screens :)
  • [Experimental] Visual modes and Gamut Modes #2176 #520
  • Ctrl + FN + F7 / F8 to control flicker-free dimming
Gamuts (Native / sRGB / DCIP3 / DisplayP3) and Visual Modes will be available only if appropriate ICM color profiles are located under C:\ProgramData\ASUS\GameVisual

Other Changes​

  • [Experimental] GPU Power Limit setting for 2024 models that support it #2141
  • [Experimental] Option to set number of P-cores and E-cores on supported Intel devices under Extra
  • Added AMD undervolting support for G14 2024
  • Improved Ultimate mode switch for 2024 models
  • Added option to keep Slash Lightning ON when lid is closed on 2024 models #2046
  • Support for Strix Impact (P303) (thanks @IceStormNG) #2121
  • Various mouse support fixes (thanks @IceStormNG) #2159
  • Added Vivobook Pro 15 OLED to list of OLED devices #2168
  • Zenbook FN-lock support #2154
  • Fix for rare case when app couldn't write changes to config #2133
  • Tweak for swapped custom fan curves (due to bios bug) on GA503R #2155
  • Config parameter to set battery / temperature readings refresh interval #2096
  • UI tweaks and improvements
 

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GHelper v0.161 released
Changes since last final release 0.158
  • Maximum value of GPU Power slider for 2024 models based on actual Max TGP reported by Nvidia #2141 (comment)
  • FN-V binding under Extra and option to assign Visual Mode change to it or any other hotkey #2211
  • Color temperature setting for Visual modes #2186
  • App would re-apply visual mode on start (except if Default is selected) #2185
  • Option to make tray icon black and white #2203
  • Added Zenbook S 13 and Vivobook 16x to the list of OLED devices with dimming support #2197 #2201
  • Improved TUF FN-F6 binding to toggle screen off only when Asus services are inactive
  • Minor tweaks for mode toggling for G14 2024 #2227
  • Various UI tweaks and improvements
 

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GHelper v0.164 released
Changes since last final release 0.161
  • Visual Modes panel will be disabled when HDR is active or laptop screen is off #2301
  • Clicking on "battery health" label will open battery report #2311
  • Option to disable Status LEDs under Extra for 2024 models #2303
  • Option to hide Visual Modes from UI completely via config #2307
  • Improved driver comparison for Updates section #2283
  • App would set refresh rate in Auto mode only if current one is different from what it should be
  • Added Vivobook Pro 16X, Pro 15 and Zenbook Pro 14 DUO to the list of OLED devices #2246 #2262 #2269
  • Fix for Gladius III Aimpoint and Gladius III Aimpoint EVA02 (thanks @IceStormNG ) #2266
  • Support for Chinese TuF M4 Wireless (P310) (thanks @IceStormNG ) #2285
  • Improved hotkey handling for Zephyrus S17 #2247
  • Added AsHidService to stop-list under Extra #2248
  • Fn-lock improvements for FA706 #2278
  • Fixed Shift + Screenpad hotkey for DUO laptops for toggling Screenpad #2296
  • Added delay to to Screenpad Hotkey action (thanks @rollercoaster) #2305
  • Improved USB-C charger detection for Optimized mode #2143
  • App won't stop AMD Adrenaline process when setting Eco mode #2306
  • Minor UI tweaks for Rog Ally
 

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GHelper v0.165 released
  • Visual Modes and Gamuts for Vivobooks that support them #2342
  • Aura tweaks for Strix 2024 #2344
  • Maximize button for Fans+Power #2312
  • Improved Fn+F6 (Toggle Screen) behavior for old models #2340
  • UI Tweak for Ally controller settings #2341
  • UI Tweak to prevent focusing app on wake up #2339
  • Option to re-apply power limits for a very old AMD models #2355
  • Improved Battery Report generation when system user name contained spaces
  • Improved Max GPU power slider reading for 2024 models
  • Aura tweaks for GU502 #2359
 

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GHelper v0.167 released
Changes since last final release 0.165
  • Static mode for Slash Lighting #2448
  • Added legend for Updates section
  • Linked CPU power sliders under Fans + Power
  • Slash Lighting tweaks #2447
  • Option to delay hotkey mode toggling #2391
  • Option to bind Left, Right or Middle mouse button clicks to M-keys #2430
  • Hotkey to toggle refresh rate #2389
  • Power limits tweaks for G614, G814J and FX507V #2429
  • Added Vivobook M140 and UM340 to the list of OLED devices #2445 #2462
  • Backlight tweaks for G614JVR #2444
  • Fixed UI issue for TUF M3 mouse #2454
  • Minor Ambient mode tweaks
  • UI tweaks #2463 and translation updates
 

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GHelper v0.170 released
Changes since last final release 0.167

[Experimental] AutoTDP for ROG Ally​

Can help you keep (almost) same FPS and consume a little bit less of power in order to extend life on battery.

  • Works only if you have FPS limited enabled
  • App will automatically adjust power limits in order to maintain currently set FPS limit.
  • Auto TDP ranges from 6W up to Power limit defined by current active Mode

Other Changes​

  • Anime Matrix brightness slider for custom pictures #2486
  • UHD / FHD display mode switch for Duo models #2485
  • Slash Lighting tweaks for lid closed / sleep state #2381
  • Improved detection if device supports screen overdrive #2497
  • Dimming option for Vivobook S540 #2519
  • Key-bindings set to run custom commands will launch them without admin rights
  • UI fixes #2515 #2492
  • Mini-led multizone toggle UI improvements
 

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GHelper v0.173 released
Changes since last final release 0.170
  • Fixed control for Slash Lighting even if it was disabled in AC before
  • AutoTDP tweaks and 40/50 FPS limit for ROG Ally
  • Updates section tooltip to show installed driver version #2572
  • Support for ROG Gladius III (P514) (thanks @IceStormNG) #2614
  • Touchscreen toggle binding #2575
  • Save boot sounds status for devices that don't report it #2555
  • Fixed backlight modes list for old Strix devices #2634 #1641
  • Exception handling #2596 #2556
  • Translation and UI updates
 

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GHelper v0.176 released
Changes since last final release 0.173
  • Removed unsupported charge limits for TUF models and G14/G16 2024 #2408
  • Support for ROG Keris P509 (thanks @IceStormNG) #2655
  • Support for ROG Glaidus II PNK LTD P504 (thanks @IceStormNG) #2651
  • Battery Percentage Pattern for Slash Lighting (thanks @lgarlati) #2685
  • Added notification when Windows Dynamic Lighting may override keyboard backlight (for 2024 models)
  • Improved toast notification aliasing #2642
  • Per-key RGB checkbox (for models that exist in per-key and 4-zone RGB variants) #2691
  • Translation updates
  • Minor tweaks and improvements
 

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GHelper v0.178 released
Changes since last final release 0.176
  • Gladius II Wireless support #2762
  • TUF M4 AIR support #2729
  • Fixed DPI support for TUF M3 Gen II (thanks @IceStormNG) #2795
  • Separate lighting zone controls for battery/charger mode for Strix models #2739
  • Added more RGB modes for Zephyrus DUO 16 #2691 (reply in thread)
  • Improved ICM profile reading in some cases #2763
  • Re-apply charge limit on every wake-up #2785
  • UI Fixes #2775
 

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