This patch replaces SMW's original status bar with a HUD similar (but not identical) to the one in New Super Mario Bros. Wii. It's not layer 3 so you can have full Layer 3 backgrounds without them cutting off. For this same reason I reccomend that you install No More Sprite Tile Limits. It has options to make it 1 or 2 rows wide, and some other things.
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Update 1.5 (15/12/2016): Added support for LX5's Star Coins Patch. Update 1.6 (07/01/2017): Fixed GFX when the message box closes Update 1.7 (12/01/2017): Fixed game over bug, thanks to Luansilva12 Green Jerry. Remoderation update (28/12/2019): Added options that allow you to decide if installing the Mario GFX DMAer patch, and enable/revert remapping of the last smoke tile. Removed weird tags, and possibly a breakpoint opcode left in the code (lda $7337). Also restored a SA-1 optimization the original patch used to remove.
Appears to be identical to the unmoderated version. Be careful about what you upload!