The version available for download on our website is the the final version. We wont be making any changes to it until we get some reports highlighting critical bugs. So if you have downloaded it from MediaFire ( CNET will soon publish SVA P8 ) then you are running the right version.
About transparency and multi-screen support and the rest. As we thought these were the Not-So-Essential features we shifted them to Feature-Unlocks. Just as an alternative way for Donations
. Check Settings Panel -> Contribute
The actual goal behind SYN is to make sure that when singularity is reached the common people will have all the freedom over it and will not be controlled by any corporate. And that's why we keep improving versions over versions to keep in pace with the existing technologies in the market and making sure that we remain the best Free alternative to them.
If SVA is not responding then there's some internal error. Firstly check "Flaw Stabilization" ( Settings Panel - > Engine Settings ). If the percentage is below 80 then theres a problem. Just open the log file by saying "open log file" or go to Settings Panel - > About - > Open Log File and check if some errors are logged. Try to interpret them if you cant then just upload it here ( or to some file hosting sites like DropBox ) and share the link. We will take a look at it for you and try to find a solution.