Shroud

Licence: Freeware
Version 1.2 | Release Date: 2013-08-25 | Download
  • Note: This version requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later, including OS X Lion (10.7) and Mountain Lion (10.8). Shroud 1.1.2 is the last version to support Mac OS X 10.5.
  • Hide or show Shroud’s backdrop with a keyboard shortcut.
  • Focus on the frontmost window in OS X 10.8.
  • Eliminate flashing when focusing on the frontmost window or application (not entirely in Mac OS X 10.6, however).
  • Try to ensure Shroud’s Preferences appears in front of the backdrop in more cases.
  • Fix an issue where the “Cover menu bar” checkbox in Shroud’s Preferences did not match reality when Shroud was first run.
  • Fix Shroud becoming visible if it was hidden when you exit from full-screen mode if you had “Cover menu bar” checked.
  • Update crash reporter (the service I was using to receive crash reports is no longer operating).
  • Sign with Developer ID for Gatekeeper on OS X Mountain Lion (10.8).
Version 1.1.2 | Release Date: 2011-06-14 | Download
  • Fix Shroud’€™s menu bar-covering window getting stuck on a different Space from the rest of Shroud when exiting full-screen mode.
  • Work around an issue where other Shroud windows can end up beneath its backdrop when switching to a Space containing Shroud (OS X 10.6 only).
Version 1.1.1 | Release Date: 2011-05-27 | Download
  • Work around an OS X bug which caused Shroud’s menu bar-covering window to briefly move into the middle of the screen when you show or hide the Dock.
  • Attempt to fix Shroud’s menu bar-covering window getting stuck on a different Space from the rest of Shroud.
Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2011-03-16 | Download
  • “œPeek at” (temporarily show) the menu bar when you hold down one or more modifier keys (Command, Option, Control, Shift or Function). This lets you view the menu bar clock, battery status, etc., while keeping your hands on the keyboard. Select keys to use in Shroud’s Preferences.
  • Hide the menu bar if you somehow manage to move your mouse outside the menubar with a menu pulled down within 0.1 seconds of entering it.
Version 1.0.1 | Release Date: 2010-12-30 | Download

Includes Help, which was accidentally omitted from 1.0.

Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2010-12-27 | Download
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