The eCSoft/2 weekly newsletter - week 09

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  • Git is a distributed version control and source code management (SCM) system with an emphasis on speed.

  • File Commander is a 32 bit text mode file manager and shell that allows you to locate, copy, move, delete, view, edit and execute your files in a quick, convenient and

  • An interpreted, object oriented, scripting language.

  • FAT32.IFS for OS/2 will allow you to access FAT32 partitions (max 32 Gb, non removable) from OS/2.

  • USB basic driver stack including UHCI, OHCI, EHCI (USB 2.0) support, always required and to be installed first!

  • Standalone viewer for DjVu files. Features include navigating documents, zooming and panning page images, producing and displaying thumbnails.

  • ChessX is an open source chess database. With ChessX you can operate on your collection of chess games in many ways: browse, edit, add, organize, analyze, etc.

  • GLib is a general-purpose utility library, which provides many useful data types, macros, type conversions, string utilities, file utilities, a mainloop abstraction, an

  • Create a log file that you can submit with your test results when reporting a problem with a driver.

  • JAL (Just Another Language) is a Pascal-like programming language and compiler that generates executable code for PIC microcontrollers.

  • Odin is the name of the project and software that allows users to run Win32 (Windows 95 and Windows NT) applications in OS/2 Warp operating system natively, almost

  • Binkd is a TCP/IP daemon, written by Dima Maloff and others to transfer files between two FidoNet systems.

  • Books Organizer, an organizer for pdf files based on sqlite and with a built-in reader. Bring your favorite PDF pages all in one! Make your own extract pages from existing ones.

  • The best web server in the world! Now with native OS/2 multi-threading support!

  • TEA is the Qt-based text editor for UNIX-like systems and Windows. With an ultimate small size TEA provides you hundreds of functions.

  • cURL is a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax, supporting FTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, SCP, SFTP, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, FILE and LDAP.

  • QSINIT is a replacement of OS2LDR created from scratch.

  • is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. is compatible with all other major office suites.

  • BiblioteQ is a library management suite.

    Application developed using the Qt4 compiler.

  • TeXstudio is a platform-independent LaTex editor which gives you advanced possibilities to write your texts.

  • Qt based GUI tool designed to create and edit .torrent files. Program developed using framework Qt.

  • MP3 Diags is a Qt GUI-based application that allows end-users to identify issues with their MP3 files, fix some of the issues and make

  • A simple lightweight crossplatform application for notes managment. Program developed using Qt toolkit.

  • Full WYSIWYG interactively disassembler for i80x86, i8085, z80, i860, Pentium, i8051, 6502.

  • NDIS driver for Network cards with Realtek 8139/8130/810x chips.

    LAN adapter drivers currently available are:

  • A high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations. It provides a convenient command line interface for solving linear and nonlinear problems numerically.

  • SeaMonkey is a community effort to deliver an high production-quality releases of web browser code derived from "Mozilla Application Suite". The program includes the email client.

  • Regina is a Rexx interpreter that has been ported to most Unix platforms (Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, etc.) and also to OS/2, eCS, DOS, Win9x/Me/NT/2k/XP, Amiga, AROS, QNX, BeOS, MacOS X,

  • The Arca Noae Package Manager is a graphical interface to easily install, remove, and update software on any OS/2-based system.

  • This XML file contains hundreds of file types the filters for XWorkPlace. There are over 800 file types and over 1000 filename filters.

  • XWorkplace is the most feature-rich freeware Workplace Shell enhancer available. Some features:

  • A lightweight web server for OS/2, written in Modula/2, that should be suitable for most non-commercial web sites, and possibly many commercial ones.

  • This package contains the set of CA certificates chosen by the Mozilla Foundation for use with the Internet PKI.

  • wxTasks is a task list/process killer modelled after the WarpCenter. Click on the icon and you will get a list of running tasks, click on a task to show it.

  • Object Desktop for OS/2 is an advanced desktop environment.

  • This is a Java version of the famous game "Risk".

  • OLE2 stream unpacker (OS/2, DOS). Source code available.

  • This program monitors two I/O pipes: \PIPE\IOSTDIN and \PIPE\IOSTDOUT. Data sent to \PIPE\IOSTDOUT is displayed in its output window, and strings entered in its window are sent to \PIPE\IOSTDIN.

  • Play Othello (also known as Reversi) against another player or against the computer. Source code included.

  • Rexx libary functions: executable modules unlock, CRC32, MD5 with CDROM option, file compare, CPU detection, Pseudo-Random. Source code available.

  • WISE Setup unpacker. Source code available.

  • Pcl2 is a data image viewer. Manages PIC, PIC 2, PI, MAG, JPEG, BMP, XBM, PPM, PGM, PBM (originates by X68k). There is a

  • Unpack LC10 compressed DOS4/G[W] programs. Source code available.

  • Fast reboot, for use with URAM. Source code available.

  • A companion to BEP2MID, Piano is a Q-Basic program which turns the computer keyboard into a monophonic, somewhat unrealistic piano keyboard.

  • Basic Mathematic Functions for use with OS/2 REXX.

  • Draw on a PM window, with REXX.

  • Photoproc tools for Digital Camera photo images preprocessing.

  • PMMail/2, email client. OS/2 and Windows versions available. From 3.0 version, the program is free to all VOICE members for 90 days.

  • Migrate mail from PMMail to Thunderbird: Two Rexx scripts, one to copy all of your PMMail mail folders to Thunderbird mail folders (requires some manual post- processing), and one to migrate your a

  • OS2ENDIVE is a software package, which can be used to utilize motion video acceleration features of some videochips.

  • Unsupported utility to allow third-party FF/SM/TB-related DLLs to use high memory.

  • WTD is an utility for PMDLL. Drop an EXE or a DLL to use the directory of the dropped file as a STARTUPDIR of PMDLL.EXE.

  • PMDLL shows you DLL dependencies of OS/2 executables.

  • CHK4DLLS.EXE is a tool to verify the DLL dependencies used by a .EXE or a .DLL file.

  • This package is a small collection of functions which provide access to the NT registry, event log, service control manager, clipboard and shell, to a large set of applications through OLE Automati

  • ABOVE512.exe marks pure 32bit code and/or data objects of existing LX format DLL modules as 'loading above 512MB'.

  • DeleGate is a universal application level gateway, or proxy server which can relay most of fundamental application protocols used in the Internet today, running on most of major platforms.

  • Central Remote Control gathers events from TV remote controls, notebook buttons, USB-keyboard multimedia buttons and translates them to commands for multimedia applications.

  • The Slick Editor is powerful editor for programmers supporting macros and the direct access to your develop tools. Available for OS/2 and DOS.

  • Decompressor for Phoenix BIOS 4.x, 6.0, Decompressor for BCPVPD and $COMPIBM, Decompressor for SNIPAC (Fujitsu). Source code available.

  • Convert Phoenix graphic (4 bit) to PPM (OS/2 and DOS). Source code availale.

  • This program can fix and pack files produced by Watcom VX REXX (OS/2 and DOS).

  • OS/2 Config.sys menu: paches OS/2 config.sys in memory to adjust settings like cache size,shell program,network support and other settings.

  • Simple calculator (Qt), includes source code.

  • CDTHRU.EXE - OS/2 CD-ROM transfer rate program.

    To use:

  • Pixman is a library that provides low-level pixel manipulation features such as image compositing and trapezoid rasterization.

  • Experimental NE ("New Executable" format for target OS OS/2) file repacker.

  • Decpmpressor for MR-BIOS. Source code available.

  • IOMEGA ZIP 100 automatic unprotect: PPAOS2.ADD drive ("IOMEGA Parallel Port-Attached ZIP Drive Support for OS/2") does not have any possibility to set time bef

  • URAM monitor to terminate programs that execute invalid opcodes (DOS). Source code available.

  • With IMG you can copy diskettes, create images from harddisk partitions, CD-ROM and write it back to media. Source code available.

  • iHPFS makes it possible for OS/2 users to use their HPFS partitions when they boot plain DOS.  The HPFS partition is assigned a drive letter, and can be accessed like any DOS drive.  iHPFS is restr

  • Disable/enable internal cache for 486+.

  • Changes VGA textmode 80*25 from 9x16 to 9x20 font useable for DOS and OS/2. Source code available.

  • Changes OS/2 VGA textmode 80*25 from 9x16 to 9x20 or 9x19 font. Source code available.

  • Link multiple EXE-files. Source code available.

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