The eCSoft/2 weekly newsletter - week 50

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  • The ultimate in personal financial programs for OS/2. This will make the rest of the financial programs here look like they were developed in the early 1990's.

  • File-system display & analysis utility. Shows partition-tables and bootsectors. Shows all HPFS internal disk structures like Superblock, Fnodes, Dirblocks etc.

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

  • Wildcard filename search withing a directory or a set of directories. Optionally you may specify a string to search for inside the files.

  • Agena is an easy-to-learn procedural programming language suited for everyday usage.

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  • The amazing Borland C++ Compiler, optimized release, finally available also for OS/2 Warp!

  • Patch for the Sybase Watcom C/C++ and Fortran compiler products V11.

  • Netscape Communicator US-English for OS/2 Warp.

  • National Semiconductor NE2000-Compatible NDIS 2.0.1 network driver.

  • VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use.

  • PrnDrv.exe is a utility to install or deinstall printer drivers on OS/2 and eComStation. It provides usage information if executed with no parameters. Developed by Keller Group Inc.

  • Scythia is a simple FTP client developed with Qt4.

  • MyCinema - A simple, fast, and multiplatform application to create your own movie collection.

  • Rapidshare Downloader is a simple application that allows you to download your files from Rapidshare.com (premium account).

  • Quicky is a simple note-taking application with Wiki-style syntax and behaviour.

  • QEasyCalc is a simple RPN calculator.

  • NetFleet is a multi-threaded download utility.

  • Beesoft Commander is a two-panel file manager (like Norton Commander).

  • A number of simple REXX procedures for beginners with REXX, accompanied by an explanatory text in the Dutch language, in ASCII, INF, incl.

  • Rexx sample using WPTools.dll and rexxlib.dll (1995-10-23).

  • bootAble is an OS/2/eCS script to create a maintenance partition or a bootable CD.

  • The BOOTOS2 program is a utility that allows you to build a BOOTable OS/2 V2,V3 or V4 system using an existing OS/2 V2, V3 or V4 system.

  • PPWizard is a free html preprocessor which is powerful and yet easy to use.

  • A text-mode web browser, which is able to correctly display tables and frames, and to render correctly most pages, even if they include several graphical elements.

  • Launch Pad is a WPS objects launcher for PMShell with support for PNG icons.

  • WPS-Wizard adds an icon engine to the WPS so colorful PNG images can be used as icons. A preview for image files and thumbnails created by the Lucide application is added to the info area.

  • IP addresses for home users are usually dynamically assigned and change over time. MyIP returns your current IP address by connection to dedicated servers.

  • BeeDiff (beediff) is a program with graphical user interface (GUI) for comparing and merging files.

  • PM MD5 checksum gen & checker with large file support.

  • GenINI, a pair of programs to backup OS/2 INI files in human-readable form, and to restore an INI file from the human-readable form.

  • Platform specific driver (PSD) for Warp4 kernel (single core). OS/2 Warp 4.0 (single core) not for UNI or SMP kernels!

  • Des chiffres (et des lettres), (Letters and) Numbers, Cijfers (en letters), version 1.2.0.

  • 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,

  • Libdvdread for OS/2, provides a simple foundation for reading DVD video disks.

  • This package provides a VNC server and client for OS/2 Presentation Manager, you can connect to a VNC-server somewhere in the network and display its content in a windo

  • A FreeRDP port for OS/2, eComStation and ArcaOS. FreeRDP is a client for Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), used in a number of Microsoft Windows operation systems.

  • FtpServer: an FTP daemon for OS/2. Lets you control which drives and directories the users are allowed to see.

  • NEPMD is an add-on for EPM, the Enhanced Editor of OS/2.

  • Cobras is an IDE for linux programmers.

  • This is an IM client with support for multiple accounts in one profile, and many other features.

  • Some programs designed to work with the .TAP format files used with the majority of ZX Spectrum emulators.

  • This package contains some utilities to cope with Postscript Type 1 fonts.

  • OS/2 port of a PCW (Amstrad) disk viewer. Useful to read the contents of a ZX Spectrum +3 disk image file.

  • A voice suppressing program. It can suppress the voice frequency band from a .WAV audio file. It can be used with LAME to work with MP3s.

    • Chord is a program which converts an ASCII text file containing lyrics and chords for one or more songs into a PostScript file with lyrics and chords typeset in a professional
  • A music typesetting program. Like MUP or ABCm2PS it accepts an ASCII text file as input and outputs a postscript file.

  • SoX is a cross-platform (Windows, Linux, MacOS X, etc.) command line utility that can convert various formats of computer audio files in to other formats.

  • QBall is a simple breakout game clone that uses Qt4.

  • This utility scans the desktop for PDF files created by Firefox, Thunderbird or Seamonkey, and prints the files automatically or offers a dialog to print them, using Ghostscript.

  • This program allow you to install LAN Server components, available on IBM OS/2 Warp Server for eBusiness (Aurora Convenience Package 4.51 and 4.52), on

  • An utility to retrieve files from un-mountable JFS volumes, unavailable due to any of a lot of reasons: phase 3 chkdsk fail etc. Includes JUne, PM undelete utility.

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

  • Bunch of free utils (including HPFS defrag) text mode only.

  • FM2 is an excellent file manager for the eComStation WorkPlaceShell with a lot of functions!

  • The Graham Utilities for OS/2 are the largest, most comprehensive suite of disk, file and general utilities specifically written for the OS/2 Operating System.

  • A Mozilla-based fast browser! Firefox includes:

  • Mozilla Thunderbird is a redesign of the Mozilla mail component, with several new features and improvements to make your mail and news experience better.

  • This is a clone of the first Duke Nukem game.

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