In the next release:
04 oct 2019
Solved the cut problem, pet was cutting when going outside of the screen for just a moment.
Updates will download from GitHub, not from esheep.petrucci.ch anymore.
Compiled with Visual Studio 2019 and used new libraries.
08 jul 2019
Improved border detection, also top and bottom border (not only left and right)
Some times on respawn, pet was cut in a wrong way
02 jul 2019
Improved border detection, now the pet will walk until the border was reached, not before.
Improved multiscreen, pet will not be visible on the second screen when it leaving the area to respaw
Improved spawn, it should not blink anymore before spawning again
NEKO, another mate from 1995 is now available
Please use the offline editor before uploading the new animation on GitHub as it will validate your xml and check it.
12 jun 2019
Same version as the UWP (Windows 10) version - now as portable (see GitHub).
Without certificate, maybe the antivirus will give a warning
Multiscreen added (set it in the option dialog)
If the application is not installed, the settings are saved in the application folder
Support for new animations format (https instead of http), since in future the animations will be moved to github.
NEW OFFLINE EDITOR! CHECK THE GITHUB-PROJECT TO DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW.
13 jan 2018
Improvement in the option dialog (help over GitHub).
My certificate will expire in 5 days and the price is too high now... Don't know if I will ever pay a new certificate :P
12 aug 2017
Under options you can start multiple pets when the application starts.
07 mar 2017
Multiple childs can be created from the same animation ID
Online editor can check your xml values, so it gives less errors on the application once released
Check the new animations under Options!
22 feb 2017
Solved a bug with the icon, if you downloaded an animation with a wrong icon it was not possible to run the app again
08 feb 2017
Developers can generate agraphically image from the XML animation: see blog (thank you Robin)
Improved memory usage (thank you Robin)
Offset of the pet was not calculated correctly
02 feb 2017
Solved a bug when the sheep was falling (app crashed)
Window will not be set on foreground anymore (you can set it back under options, if you want it)
The entire documentation can be found online on github now.
21 jan 2017
Solved a bug with the fullscreen (pet was set in background even if there wasn't a fullscreen window)
Increased stability with wrong formatted animations
New certificate to sign open source application (last one was expired)
01 jan 2017
Version 1.0! This application works without any big bugs now :D
Fullscreen detection, if a movie is playing, the sheep will not be on top most anymore
Bring to top, if you click on the tray icon, the sheep will be on top most again
Version 0.9.8 (beta)
13 aug 2016
If sound player fails, you can see the error on options.
Corrected the position of the pet if you have the taskbar on the top.
Removed the async sound, please use the gSheep pet (under option), it is much better than my sheep :P
Version 0.9.7 (beta)
19 jun 2016
Default animation had too much sounds
Pet can create childs and child can create sub-childs.
Version 0.9.6 (beta)
14 jun 2016
Border collision sets the pet on the right position.
Possibility to add sounds (NAudio was implemented)
Option dialog redesigned
Version 0.9.5 (beta)
17 apr 2016
Child can't be picked anymore
Animation will not steal anymore current window focus when created
Application update notification appear only if the application is installed
The last frame of a single animation was not executed correctly
Solved bug with offsetY in the XML animation
Version 0.9.4 (beta)
16 apr 2016
Solved a bug with screen border detection
If an update is available, the changelog will be show
Version 0.9.3 (beta)
14 apr 2016
Double click to close a single pet
Publish and create an installer with your PET without see any sheep on the app!
Solved child animations bugs
A respawn will be executed when pet is outside the screen and not on collision with the borders
3 new animations for the sheep
General improvements, like fading pet or installing application
Version 0.9.2 (beta)
25 mar 2016
Optimized source code
Reading XML with XML serialisation instead of the internal parser
Smoother movements of the pet
Version 0.9.1 (beta)
25 feb 2016
Solved a bug with the Culture (countries with "," as comma)
Version 0.9.0 (beta)
04 feb 2016
Solved falling bug (window was always take to front)
Installer integrated in the application
Signed with SHA-2 Certum Open Source Certificate
Version 0.8.8 (beta)
03 feb 2016
Code comments updated:
If a pet can't be spawn, a default position will be used.
About box shows you the information of the current animation.
application directly from the app.
Application can be copied in the windows autostart menu!
Version 0.8.5 (beta)
27 jan 2016
Code is commented and uploaded here:
Window will not flash anymore when the sheep fall over it
Sheep XML animation was optimized
Solved a little bug when an animation was over
Application can be executed twice
Version 0.8.1 (beta)
21 jan 2016
Begun to commenting source code
Optimized xml/xsl for animations
Added detection to screen borders
Try the beta pet: Arcanoid (go under options and select BETA PET: Nr "7")
Optimized the online pet editor
Version 0.8 (beta)
15 jan 2016
Added a certificate to the application (to increase reputation)
More "child" animations features
Solved some bugs with option and about box
A new webpage design!
Version 0.7 (beta)
11 jan 2016
Added child animations, for bath/flowers and so on
Under option, you can select between 2 animations
Make your PET under
Added a new animation to the sheep
Version 0.6.1 (beta)
06 jan 2016
xml and xsd updated, to allow more functionality and more flexibility.
, to allow you to create your mate!
Version 0.6 (beta)
03 jan 2016
Run-animation was wrong (sheep running to the screen border)
made some changes:
removed the mountain and replaced it with a tray icon
added an about box
Version 0.5 (beta)
23 dec 2015
Rewrote completly the code, to be open source
Sheep can take a bath
You can create your own animation!!!
Check the project page:
Check the manual page to create your own animation:
Version 0.3 (beta)
15 dec 2015
Optimized window detection and detect if window is not anymore in foreground
Sheep can pee
Sheep can fall down from taskbar (reborn)
Sheep can take a bath
Version 0.2 (beta)
10 dec 2015
Added "info dialog" functionality
Sheep can sleep in 2 different ways
Sheep falls down in a better way
Detect window on the desktop and walk on it
Hurt on the screen border
Kill all sheeps
Version 0.1 (beta):
First version. Sheep can walk and run on the taskbar.
This is an
Open Source project!
You can see the entire code and wiki on GitHub.
See this project and report any bugs here:
Download for free!
Now as UWP-App for Windows 10
Download it directly from the Microsoft Store:
Win 7/8 exe
Go to GitHub
Go to GitHub!
This page is outdated. The entire project and a new editor are now hosted on GitHub.
Also the webpage and Blog is now on Github pages.
Create your own pet!
I wrote an online editor, so you can write your personal pet and publish it worldwide!
Some utilities for the editor: