The eCSoft/2 weekly newsletter - 47 2020

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  • Netscape Communicator US-English 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.

  • 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.

  • Three STDIN/STDOUT utilities of the Tiny Applications Collection.

  • ABCm2PS is a C program for music scores typesetting.

  • Well-known command-line driven interactive function plotting utility.

  • QSINIT is a replacement of OS2LDR created from scratch.

  • GammaTech REXX SuperSet/2 are a set of external REXX functions and SOM classes for OS/2.

  • Lighweight2 is a very small Browser. It is just for surfing the web. It will not save cookies, it is not able to use webplugins such as Flash nor extensions.

  • QtWeb is a compact, secure, portable and fast web browser having some unique UI and privacy features.

  • Arora is a lightweight cross-platform web browser. It's free and runs on several platforms.

  • Lynx is a text web browser with SSL support, now packaged as self installing exe file.

    Port by different authors.

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

    New features:

  • These scalable TrueType fonts reproduce the fonts used in BIOS and IBM PC DOS operating systems and clones.

  • The TxWindows library for development of text mode applications using a windowing system including menus, dialogs and more!

  • QupZilla is a new and one of many Qt WebKit Browsers available. In addition to standard features, QupZilla offers:

  • Dooble is a platform-independent open source web browser. Application developed using Qt4 compiler.

  • IBM WebExplorer for OS/2 Warp.

  • Mozilla suite is no longer mantained. Available alternatives are:

  • A Mozilla-based fast browser! Firefox includes:

  • ZipStream is the Next Generation data security and disk compression Software for OS/2.

  • A complete image processing program for OS/2!

    The program includes also an Impos/2 Rexx language interface.

  • T, a very small yet very powerful full screen text editor for IBM PC, PS/2 and compatible machines.

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

  • Midnight Commander UNIX port.

  • Goes thru the specified files and replaces strings therein. This program was part of the XFolder source package. the first name of XWorkplace.

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

  • Tux Football is a great 2D soccer game for Windows and Linux. It's bringing old style gameplay from DOS times back to the desktop with up to date graphics!

  • Chomp for Presentation Manager is a Pac-Man (tm) clone game, for the OS/2 Presentation Manager environment.  It is a direct port of Xchomp, which was written for the X window system on a Sun workst

  • A Tiny Dancing Elephant with a digital clock.

  • Derive original data used in line graphs from PCX files.

  • OS/2 Kernel update. Only the latest versions are listed.

  • New Athena Unicode is a freeware multilingual font distributed by the American Philological Association under OpenFontLicense.

  • The GUI builder is a tool designed to aid application developers deliver their applications faster to market by replacing the Java layout complexity with a WYSIWYG and simple XY layout.

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