The eCSoft/2 weekly newsletter - week 08

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

  • A detailed and advanced new device manager!

    eCo Essentials subsrcription required.

  • Runtime for the new generation of applications developed by eCo software.

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

  • This driver enables you to directly control usb devices.

  • USB WebCam device drivers and control programs.

  • A static thunking library to be able to use the 32-bit KEE API from a 16-bit device driver

  • LibEBML is a C++ libary to parse EBML files.

    EBML, or Extensible Binary Meta-Language, is a simple XML like binary language for describing data in structured style.

  • Libmatroska is a C++ libary to parse Matroska files (.mkv and .mka). Matroska is an audio/video container based on EBML.

  • Libraries for standards-based RTP/RTCP/RTSP/SIP multimedia streaming, suitable for embedded and/or low-cost streaming applications.

  • Plzip is a massively parallel (multithreaded) data compressor compatible with the lzip file format. The files produced by plzip are fully compatible with lzip-1.4 or newer.

  • Frontend GUI for FFmpeg. QWinFF is a cross-platform, easy-to-use media converter frontend to FFmpeg.

  • FileSynq is a free and open-source program for uploading files and downloading them from a different computer.

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

  • 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.

  • REXX Reference Summary Handbook - 4th Edizione Ottobre 1997.

  • IAT (Iso9660 Analyzer Tool) is a tool for detecting the structure of many types of CD-ROM image file formats, such as BIN, MDF, PDI, CDI, NRG, and B5I, and converting them into ISO-9660.

  • HelpDesk for OS/2 is a project of OS/2 VOICE.

  • KVEC is a tool which can vectorize images using several graphic formats: WMF Windows Metafile, Enhanced Metafile, AutoCad DXF, HPGL, ART, Postscript, Adobe Illustrator AI, SVG/SVGZ (Scalable Vector

  • Pixel is a RGB, CMYK and HDR image editing, photo retouching and manipulating program available for many operating systems formerly known as Pixel32.

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

  • The IPF Editor is a 32-bit OS/2 2.x application and requires OS/2 2.0, 2.01, or 2.1. The IPF tagged files it generates may be used with any OS/2 application (1.x or 2.x).  

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

  • Simple DirectMedia Layer is a cross-platform multimedia library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, 3D hardware via OpenGL, and 2D video framebuffer.

  • Lucide is a plugin based document viewer for eComStation. In its first incarnation it supports PDF, DjVu and JPEG files but new document types can easily be added to it.

  • OS/2 Essentials was created to give OS/2 professionals the tools they most often need. It comes with several utilities that IS managers and end users alike will find useful.

  • Fixpak for eComStation Operating System includes a set of dedicated cumulative updates (Base OS, Must-Have and Data) into one single package.

    Supported systems:

  • Less is a free, open-source file pager. It can be found on most versions of Linux, Unix and Mac OS, as well as on many other operating systems.

  • eCo Market is a catalogue with popular software for eComStation and IBM OS/2 Warp.

    The idea is to provide a selected popular software repository like Linux distros.

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

  • Port of the popular OpenSource GNU GREP for UNIX: Search for corresponding strings in specified files.

    Ported using Open Watcom C/C++ & Fortran77.

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

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

  • The Java Image Editor is a simple image editor built using Swing. Features include:

  • The System Object Model (SOM) is a new object-oriented programming technology for building, packaging, and manipulating binary class libraries.

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