The eCSoft/2 weekly newsletter - week 01

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  • 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.

  • OS/2 port of DOOM.

  • DOSBox is a DOS-emulator that uses the SDL-library which makes DOSBox very easy to port to different platforms.

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

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

  • PM Backup Suite - backup utilities for eComStation and IBM OS/2 Warp.


  • Star is the fastest tar archiver for UNIX. The OS/2 port features full support for 64bit file I/O and ability to backup and restore OS/2 EAs.

  • With ClipGrab you can download online clips from many sites with just some clicks and then automatically convert them into "usable" files.

  •  BackMaster, a true 32-bit presentation manager backup software package for OS/2 2.1. BackMaster was designed from the beginning to use the 32-bit power of OS/2 2.1.

  • Light, fast and with nationalized versions. Support for Java1.3 and Windows plugins!

    New features:

  • Dmake is a make utility similar to GNU make.

  • Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language developed at PUC Rio (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio). Port by different authors.

  • Zampa is a firewall configuration program for IBM OS/2 Warp TCP/IP Ver. 4.1 and up.

  • BM2WPS creates URL folders and URL objects from your Netscape bookmark file BOOKMARK.HTM. BM2WPS is for OS/2 Warp 4 only (because URL objects and folders are new features of Warp 4).

  • The CommuniGate Pro Server is based on the Internet Standards (RFCs) and it has many additional features required for today's industrial-level messaging systems.


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