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Old January 7th, 2009
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Exclamation Back With 2 *New* Pro-Grade Skins!

I revamped my old LimeWire Vista skin - "LimeWire Ultimate".
I also revamped a private skin I was using long ago - "LimeWire Matrix".
Both are available below to the public.

LimeWire Ultimate - Splash Screen


LimeWire Ultimate - Preview:


LimeWire Ultimate - Download:
LimeWire Matrix - Splash Screen


LimeWire Matrix - Preview:


LimeWire Matrix - Download:
Feel free to post a thanks or any feedback right here!
Request for skins allowed here as well - must have specific theme in mind.
Be sure to change the downloaded ".zip" to ".lwtp" - Enjoy!
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Note about these skins:
I plan on adding more custom images to the skin based on their themes.
Expect a new upate to them in coming months.
Of course, it will be here, on this thread, so you shouldn't miss it. :P
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Man these look great but I can't use it. In Limewire it comes up: The skin you have selected it out of date...
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Hm... I suggest deleting the "version.txt" file and try applying the skin for starters. All the files you need to use it are there though - so it will work with some effort if any need to be used. If deleting the "version.txt" didn't work - try altering the "theme.txt" file - there's also a version number in there. I'm not sure if either one would affect it's use; so let me know when you try it - if you get to it before I do; and you probably will.
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Okay I tried to delete the version.txt file and the skin still didn't work it just came back when I tried to apply it again. I checked the version.txt file in notepad and the version number matches up with my Limewire version number (4.18.8).

Maybe I downloaded the file incorrectly? All I did was when I hit save on the download, I added .lwtp to the end of the file. When it downloaded it, it showed up as a 674 kb LWTP file. Originally there is no separate folder for it but it came up when I put into the .limewire/themes. The only thing in the separate folder is version.txt. Is this correct? because the other themes I downloaded were zip files and they worked correctly once I extracted them. Also the LWTP files were of smaller size on my other skins and the separate folders were of larger file size and contained multiple files.
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You need to unzip the contents original file as a zip/rar FIRST - that will extract the file's contents (images and the theme data) to the new folder. Then change it to .lwtp so LW recognizes it as a new theme. Then reload LW. If that still doesn't work I'll look into this myself.
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Cool thx for bearing with me man, I got it to work! For some odd reason I couldn't upzip it before with the default Windows unzipping program but I used 7 zip and it worked. The themes look absolutely amazing! I love it! Again thx alot for the help, gladly appreciated.
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