FlippyWindow is a simple Windows application that non-destructively flips any part of your screen horizontally.
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FlippyWindow
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[FlippyWindow][1] is a simple Windows application that non-destructively
flips any part of your screen horizontally, in real-time and using
minimal resources. Flipping images (or viewing things with a mirror) is
a technique used to [help view things with "fresh eyes"][2] which can
aid with [spotting visual issues][3].

[1]: <https://www.robotinaponcho.net/flippywindow/>
[2]: <http://www.comic-tools.com/2008/10/my-mirror-is-most-important.html>
[3]: <http://yourfirstproduct.com/info/bmreverse>

FlippyWindow requires Windows 8 or a later Windows operating system as
it (ab)uses the [second release of the Magnification API][4].

[4]: <https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms692162(v=vs.85).aspx>


Building FlippyWindow
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  1) Grab a copy of [FlippyWindow's source code][5] (which is also
  available on [GitHub][6]).
  2) Build FlippyWindow's icon with "BuildIcon.bat" (you'll need
  [ImageMagick][7] installed and available from the command line).
  3) Use CMake to generate Visual Studio bumf.
  4) Use the generated Visual Studio bumf to build FlippyWindow.

[5]: <https://www.robotinaponcho.net/git/?p=flippywindow.git>
[6]: <https://github.com/damiendart/flippywindow>
[7]: <https://www.imagemagick.org/>


Licence
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FlippyWindow is written by Damien Dart and is licenced under the MIT
licence. For more information, please refer to the accompanying
"LICENCE" file.