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Enigma by Kaelri Enigma by Kaelri
Preview background: Scottish Highlands by boysetsfire.

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Update: Enigma 4 Patch 1 (16 September 2012)

I've added some of the performance improvements and bug fixes made since the release of Enigma 4. Please check the Issues List to see which issues have been addressed. :)

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Update: Enigma 4 (7 August 2012)

It looks like I managed to beat the one-year anniversary of 3.1, if only by four days. :)

First, some news. One: I need to give special thanks to smurfier, who has been a huge help to me this cycle. Among many other things, he's contributed his latest features from LuaCalendar, and he's tightened up some of my code considerably. If you like what you see in Enigma 4, be sure to thank him.

Two: I've decided to jump on the Chrome bandwagon and simplify my version numbering. The next stable update will be Enigma 4. After that will be 5, 6, 7, etc. If I need to do patches, they'll still use decimals (e.g. 4.1, 4.2).

Three: the Enigma source code is now being hosted on GitHub. So if you want to see, test, and give feedback on new features before the beta, you can "Watch" the project page on GitHub and follow Enigma's development in real time. :)

Now, on to the new stuff. :)

A new tool lets you search for and set your weather code entirely from within Enigma.

Variants now work the way they used to: just right-click a skin and pick from the "Variants" menu. No more of that frustrating double-clicking on an invisible background.

Speaking of backgrounds, all skins now have a shadow that appears on mouseover. This makes it easier to grab skins and move them around.

All-new skins include Process, which shows your top Windows processes by CPU usage; a Reader variant for the taskbar; and a Volume variant for the sidebar.

Taskbar skins now automatically resize to fit their contents.

Many, many new options. The old options are smarter, too: you can now add your Gmail account with or without "", and Google Calendar feeds with or without "/basic". You can also right-click any individual option to restore the default.

The Calendar skin now lets you display your personal events from a local XML file. You can also choose to have the Google Calendar skin write an XML file with your upcoming appointments.

It's much easier to add new tabs to Notes and Reader. Instructions will be added to the FAQ in the near future (see below).

These are just the highlights. As always, you'll find a complete changelog in the release notes.

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Enigma is a featured "suite" for the Windows system monitoring application, Rainmeter. It's a library of desktop gadgets that you can choose from, arrange and configure however you want.

A neutral, minimalist design that goes well with a wide range of themes, wallpapers and color schemes.
Over 100 customization options in a user-friendly panel, no programming skills required.
Up to 7 variants for each skin, including "Sidebar" and "Taskbar" styles that stack neatly and snap together.
Support for "stylesheets" - third-party modification packages that completely change the look and feel of the entire suite. New stylesheets can be installed and turned on or off in seconds.
Three pre-made themes that fit your computer screen right out of the box.

Enigma also includes a full range of standard skins for a Rainmeter suite, including clocks and calendars that show your personal events; feed readers that support RSS, Atom, Gmail, Google Calendar and Remember The Milk; notepads; picture slideshows; media player controls and album art displays for over 16 players; application launchers and search engines; weather forecasts powered by Yahoo! Weather; and numerous system and network monitors, including CPU, RAM, volume, drive space, WiFi status, IP address, recycle bin state, and more.

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Enigma has been downloaded over 330,000 times alone, and over 2 million times bundled with Rainmeter, which chose Enigma as its default theme in 2009. It has been featured several times by Lifehacker, Windows Magazine and Computer Bild, and spent over two years as the #1 most popular work in deviantArt's Skins and Themes category.

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License & Credits

See here for a list of credits and license information for this software.

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Issues List
Forum Thread

Please don't post help requests on deviantArt. Use the forum thread instead. It really helps to keep everything in one place. :)

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For more information, visit the official website.
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Daily Deviation

Given 2009-02-25
Enigma by ~Kaelri If it wasn't for spinegrinder, I wouldn't have seen this. I can't believe I missed it. If you don't have this awesome suite, then I can't believe you either :p ( Suggested by MidnightExigent and Featured by mrrste )
Archael7 Featured By Owner 3 days ago
Anyone know how to add weather manually?
dmarbury Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2017
Like others have stated: a superb suite that sadly has lost most of its functionality. For example, weather and music being the two major/borderline essential pieces of the suite. I hope one day it will be restored to its former glory. One can dream, one can hope... for a better future for one's data rich desktop ; )
gregory2001 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2017
Music works fine.
MohamedSafwatQNB Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2017  New Deviant
Acidinmyfridge Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2017
can only agree, this is superb and excellent! love the neat and and clean design.
tetriser016 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
This thing is superb and neat.

But I may appreciate it if you can add Unicode support to the RSS Reader skin?
anyaPaR Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2017
Really amazing!
rjbottger Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2017
Nice work, would it be possible for you to make a couple of elements for this from the Yhaoo weather page? Specifically the wind & pressure and the sun and moon.
Gamerbiomek2 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2017
love this skin Heart 
I would also like to have the name of the month on there too, if you could do that or tell me how that would be nice
ShutaStella Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2017
Does Enigma gallery still work? I can't seem to add any pictures. Either I forgot how to add pictures to it or there is something wrong with Rainmeter/Enigma.  
thongtran2910 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2017
where can I find the clock in centre??? And where I can find the wallpaper? I really like it but i can't find it
KateKoneko Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
The clock is a separate skin. I found it over here: Arcs
CashSR Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2017  Student General Artist
that's really nice
PaladinPainter Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2017  Professional Digital Artist

You did magnificent job  What? What?    

:iconwplz::iconeplz::iconlplz::iconlplz:        :icondplz::iconoplz::iconnplz::iconeplz:
r0xidesign Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2017  Student Artist
what soft use this ?? i want to use but i cant to open .rmskin
Bman409 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2017
xGerbil Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017
Amazing job! I just have one question, is there any way to resize some of the widgets? I just want to make the Notes widget a little smaller because I don't have much in there.
DubaiBunniesUAE Featured By Owner May 31, 2017
Amazing job!
ZaetaTheAstronaut Featured By Owner May 10, 2017
sadly alot of the widgets don't work
kekedasol Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2017
how can I use weather code finder? it doesn't work ! 
Pul53dr1v3r Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Try out this one too:…
yogimon2000 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2017
Awesome theme thank you for sharing
MarianaRodriguez Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2017
How to install???
xGerbil Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2017
Download by clicking the download button in the top right corner of this page. Once it is done downloading, go to your downloads folder and right click the file named "enigma_by_kaelri-d1ptasn" and click "Install Rainmeter Skin".
manimgoindowndown Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2017
A nice 4k functional skin. This is how it should be, beautiful.
Chuachenegger Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2017
Superb theme dude, congrats
amansharan Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2017
How to use the music icon, it doesn't do anything!!!!.... Please help!!!!!!
Penquin99 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 7, 2017
I simply love this skin ! therefore i wanted to ask if its possible to change in any way, gmail to outlook email ?
CinemaCraft Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016
seeru001 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2016
how did u get that circular dock kinda feature in d centre??
and my sidebar only works for the rightmost position!
can u help plz?!
SkyBreeze26 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2016  Professional Interface Designer
Love the style
Min34itAT Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2016
Nice :D
NenadRaf Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2016
Thanks! :)
kingdragon01 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2016
It wont work for me:( It keeps saying download failed:(
It let me get your other skins, but never this one! Am I doing something wrong?
BurningOtaku Featured By Owner Edited Sep 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For those who are struggling with the weather, here's the fix:
Find the "" file in the path "C:\Users\[YourName]\Documents\Rainmeter\Skins\Enigma\resources\Measures" (could be different for you)
and replace everything with the following code:

It changes the way it gets the data from Yahoo. Yahoo broke kinda every skin out there at the moment.

Credits to artyom and jsmorley  on the Rainmeter forum!

Edit: You'll have to find the weather codes on Yahoo Weather and change the codes in the file under "..\resources\User".
CashSR Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2017  Student General Artist
It worked~
thank you for share this
Tagojen Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017
Hey, this solution no longer seems to work. When I query the api manually (in browser) to verify data it seems that 75%+ of the time, it fails to deliver anything except some sort of failure statement.
DarkGabriel1701G Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2016
Thank you very much for this fix! 
BLACKGHOSTnet Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Weather code finder dont work :-(
BurningOtaku Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Look at my comment for the fix.
BLACKGHOSTnet Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
 dont work ((
Im replace everything in 
""  and change the codes in the "" (
NinthTome Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2016
ninjadude452 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2016
hey, im new to deviant art. is there a certain button to click to download or do you rightclick and save the image.
Stottpot Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2016
Hey man same thing happened to me, the download button is always located on the right. But in this case this is a skin for the program rainmeter and not an image (although you can right click and save the image if you wanted to haha). It's essentially a customization program and these skins that are created by people have different stuff in them. Google it for more info :)
Stottpot Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2016
Sorry guys pretty new to this whole thing so any help would be greatly appreciated. First off i wanted to completely remove the windows task bar to use the enigma one. How do you do that? 
Also when using two screens, whenever i disconnect the second screen everything that was there jumps on to my screen. Does anyone know a good skin or methods that set stuff to only appear on the second screen when it is connected. Cheers in advanced :)
anja1226 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2016
Is this skin working on windows 10?
Luc0900 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2016
Yes it is, i am currently running it now on Windows 10.
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