The following are changes currently implemented in development builds of Cyotek Slicr. Please note that these changes are not final and may be removed prior to the next stable release. If you have any comments about these forthcoming changes, please contact us.

Nightly builds featuring these changes are available from the Downloads page.

IMPORTANT! Future updates to Slicr will remove Razor based templates in favour of Liquid. If you currently make use of custom templates using the Razor syntax please contact with details


  • Overwrite prompts display in the CLI client now support an overwrite all option
  • CLI client now supports loading images in additional formats
  • Added i switch to CLI
  • Added new nocrashreport switch to command line clients
  • Command line clients can now display solution information when reporting crashes [#201]


  • Tabbed or tree based option/property dialogs now include a search field
  • Minor improvements to External Tools dialog
  • Minor start-up improvements
  • No longer forced to run as 32bit in 64bit environments


  • Setup would display an error stating Unknown custom message name "lcid" if an appropriate version of .NET Framework was not installed and was required to be downloaded by Setup
  • Uninstall should no longer prompt for feedback when running Setup to upgrade an existing installation
  • x parameter is now optional
  • The CLI now correctly uses the second unnamed argument for the destination, the use of /destination is also preserved for compatibility
  • Corrected some settings that weren't being cached
  • Exception reports no longer include the user name of the current user
  • Exception reports no longer include the raw host name
  • Backup files had the wrong file extension (regression)
  • Partial output is no longer printed by CLI tools when using the quiet switch
  • Statistics are now printed when using the statistics switch even if quiet is also specified
  • All output is now correctly written to log files when the log switch is used, irrespective of the quiet switch setting
  • Command line parameters were case sensitive [#339]
  • Setup programs were only signed with SHA256, meaning Windows Vista couldn't read the signatures
  • Setup tried to install .NET 4.6.2, causing an installation failure on Windows Vista which only supports 4.6.0


  • Templates were not always displayed when switching to the Templates view

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