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Project Description

ArkSwitch is an easy to use, finger-friendly task manager for Windows Mobile 6.5.3 (with a WM6.5 compatibility mode). It is developed mainly in C#.


There are many task managers floating around out there, with lots of neat features and great UIs. I've been looking for a good replacement for the HTC Task Manager home screen button that no longer works properly in Windows Mobile 6.5.3, and I've been unable to find one I really like. So I made my own!

IMPORTANT: This application was designed specifically for WM6.5.3. Although it has been reported to work on WM6.5, I cannot recommend its use on that OS. You could enable WM6.5 compatibility mode, but it just wouldn't be the same without top bar integration.

How to use:
1. Install the CAB.
2. Either reboot (it will run on startup) or start it from the Start Menu --> Tools.
3. Click the left half of the top bar (or other area if customized) to bring it up.

The new v1.1.0 default theme, designed by Long Zheng, is customizable. Starting with this version of ArkSwitch, there is now a Theme directory that contains certain theme images and a config.xml file. The configuration entries should be self-explanatory. Background images are allowed, as people have been asking for them.

More Info

Much more information about this project, including its evolution, can be found at its original home on xda-developers:


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Last edited Feb 24, 2010 at 3:56 AM by Arktronic, version 4