Polychromatic, powered by OpenRazer, is a front-end UI for users to easily manage their Razer devices and a new release is out now with version 0.8.0.
One of the major new features includes a DPI stage editor, that has the ability to sync to hardware DPI buttons if the mouse has them.
They also pulled in some improvements from OpenRazer including:
- Add scroll options for Razer Basilisk V3.
- Scroll Mode (tactile, free spin).
- Scroll Acceleration.
- Smart Reel.
- Add device map for Razer Cynosa V2 (Nordic).
- Add device map for Base Station V2 Chroma.
- Overhauled implementation with OpenRazer’s Python library.
- Some devices may now show options for configuring sleep time and low power mode.
Plus these changes:
- Rework application architecture (“refactor”).
- Improve “Apply to All” by showing all capable options for connected devices.
- Improve error handling.
- Controller: Show button to open input-remapper if installed.
- Messages hinting that Polychromatic may implement its own key mapping have been removed.
- Controller: Removed “Backends” tab in Preferences.
- This is now under Tools → OpenRazer via the menu bar.
- Controller: Move “Download device images” check box to main preferences.
- Controller: Update configuration preferences for OpenRazer.
- Add option to set battery notifications [introduced in 3.3.0]
- Tray applet: Show a dialog box when actions fail.
- CLI: Add current battery status (under
- New Polish translation and an update for French.
Other fixes include:
- Fix a problem with poll rates that affected Razer Huntsman V2.
- Fix default DPI stages for Viper Mini.
- Fix VID:PID showing in reverse in Device Info.
- Fix opening of
razer.logwhen home folder isn’t at
- Fix crash when running a development version of the application from an “untrusted” Git repository location, like a network share.
- Fix translations for system-wide installations.
- Fix a typo in man page.
- Fix an erroneous “failed” troubleshoot when device has multiple PIDs.