The eCSoft/2 weekly newsletter - 17 2021

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  • An interpreted, object oriented, scripting language.

  • An easy-to-use helper for Zip archives in OS/2(TM), eComStation(TM) or ArcaOS(TM)

    This Application is a graphical user interface

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

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

  • 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.

  • Turn your OS/2-PC into a perfect home entertainment system!

    Supported Hardware:

  • Logical Config.Sys Sort analize your CONFIG.SYS file and sort it into logical sections.

  • CustEPM adds an Actions menu to EPM, in a way that makes it easy for  users to incorporate into their own EPM setup.  It is a customized  version of EPM that users who

  • SIO2K is shareware communication drivers and utilities for OS/2 developed by Ray Gwinn.

  • Qltools is a program for systems such as Linux, Windows NT, OS/2 and MSDOS (and Win95) to read and write floppy disks in the 'QL5A' or 'QL5B' format used by the QDOS operating system and its clones

  • Console allows you to define the default size, position, font size, borders and much more for a VIO window (OS/2 and DOS) running a program.

  • CPUSim is a Java application that allows users to design simple computer CPUs at the microcode level and to run machine-language or assembly-language programs on those CPUs through sim

  • Change Controls is a PM utility that allows you to change the default controls (Minimize, Maximize, etc..) in OS/2 to whatever you want.

  • File Phoenix will scan a selected drive and list all files which are (possibly) recoverable.

  • Qoobar is a software to edit tags for different audio files format. With Qoobar you can:

  • The eSchemes replaces the original eComStation Scheme editor and gathers the functionality of Window Themes,

  • TiMidity plays MIDI and Module (.MOD) files. It does it in software without depending on any hardware MIDI support your soundcard might have.

  • A patch to make Syndicate Wars run under OS/2 Warp or eCS.

  • LUCASFIX is a patch for Lucas Arts's classic games, that have problems on  newer computers. It will fix the divide by zero problem and will make it

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

  • Ports of GNU GCC 3.x and 4.x, which ensure 100% compatibility with ANSI C/C++.

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

  • 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.

  • iQPuzzle is a diverting I.Q. challenging pentomino puzzle developed using Qt software development framework.

  • BS_Info shows information about your system and can start various configuration programs.

  • Portable C library for dynamically generating PDF ("Adobe Acrobat") files, with support for many other programming languages.

  • BookMaker assists the user in creating IPF files and compiling them with the IPF (Information Presentation Facility) compiler.

  • 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).  

  • IPFC Preprocessor is tool to expand the capabilities of the IPF Compiler.

  • VyperHelp is a visual outliner and editor for creating online help for OS/2-based systems. It generates IPF files, which can be compiled into OS/2-based HLP and INF files.

  • Tool to view OS/2 INF help files under Windows.

  • RexxBase is an external OS/2 DLL that allows REXX programs to process dBase files.  The DLL contains several REXX API to process up to 10 dBase files at a time.  An index facility is available to h

  • Stacker is a disks/partitions compression tool. Stacker supports FAT and HPFS filesystems and includes a special edition of Norton Speed Disk to defrag filesystems.

  • 4allTeX, based on the emTeX package by Eberhard Mattes, is a fairly complete collection of programs and utilities for working with Te

  • EmTeX is a TeX dis­tri­bu­tion de­vel­oped un­der OS/2. It works well un­der DOS and Win­dows 3.x too, but not un­der Win32 sys­tems.

  • OS2TeX is a distribution of Donald E. Knuth's typesetting system TeX for the IBM operating system OS/2 Warp.

  • Texmaker is a Qt4 program, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application.

  • TeTeX is a complete TeX distribution.

  • VTeX/2 is a TeX program for OS/2 that generates PDF or PostScript output immediately from the TeX source file.

  • pmCSTeX is a macro package for the OS/2 editor EPM (Enhanced Programmers Editor, version 6.03b or higher).

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

  • TexTool stands for LaTeX tools. TexTool is a graphical user interface to LaTeX document edition and related software.

  • The EPM TeX Front End is an additional module for the OS/2 `Enhanced Editor' (EPM).

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