The eCSoft/2 weekly newsletter - 13 2024

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

  • QSINIT is a replacement of OS2LDR created from scratch.

  • Compiler for the PL/I programming language, although it is currently missing some features. PL/I is a powerful programming language suitable for a wide range of problems.

  • Icon Themes is a program which allows the desktop icons used throughout the Workplace Shell to be changed, based on installable icon sets or 'themes'.  A number of them

  • WFT (Web Family Tree) is a program that permits you to display your family tree on a web browser. It is distributed as freeware.

  • GoServe is a multi-purpose server for OS/2, which supports the 'Gopher' client-server protocol (as well as the World-Wide Web protocol).  The Gopher protocol is describ

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

  • This driver enables you to directly control usb devices.

  • Mpg123 is a console based decoder/player for mono/stereo mpeg audio files.

  • VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player supporting most audio and video formats (H.264, Ogg, DivX, MKV, TS, MPEG-2, mp3, MPEG-4, aac, ...) from files, p

  • XPDF converts PDF files to text or postscript, display PDF file information, extract images from PDF files.

  • A new whois (RFC 954) client rewritten from scratch. It is derived from and compatible with the usual BSD and RIPE whois(1) programs.

  • The paper library and accompanying files are intended to provide a simple way for applications to take actions based on a system- or user-specified paper size.

  • Astrolog port for OS/2 Presentation Manager. Astrolog is a free-to-use astrology calculation, charting and analysis software based on the famous Astrolog program by Walter D.

  • *nix SMPlayer port. SMPlayer is a GUI frontend for Mplayer developed using QT Toolkit.

  • Weasel: a POP3 and SMTP daemon for OS/2 (also available an IMAP optional extension).

  • Rexx front-end for K Movie Player.

  • PMPrintf, a very helpful utility for debugging PM/WPS programs.

  • 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.

  • K Movie Player Port, a multimedia player for the Linux "KDE" Desktop. This program, based on FFplay, is made to play various media files on OS/2 systems.

  • The IBM OS/2 Developer's Toolkit Version 4.5 provides development support for new features in the OS/2 Warp Server for e-business operating system.

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

  • Open Watcom is a joint effort between SciTech Software, Sybase , and a select team of developers, which will bring the Sybase Watcom C/C++ and Fortran compiler products

  • Collection of several PTR pointers for OS/2 by the OS/2 community (PTR and ANI format).

  • Wherever Change Directory, chdir for DOS and Unix and Os2.

  • cURL is a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax, supporting FTP, FTPS, HTTP, HTTPS, SCP, SFTP, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, FILE and LDAP.

  • Port of MPlayer: it is a movie player which runs on many systems (see the documentation).

  • Creates diskettes from DSK image files & vice-cersa. OS/2 FixPak are normally released in DSK format. This programs work in both DOS and OS/2.

  • MED  is an editor for OS/2 with predefined syntax highlighting for C/C++, REXX, Modula-2, Javascript, Java, Pascal, ADA, X86 and 68K assembler, Clipper, Fortran, Lisp,

  • Convert text files with DOS or Mac line breaks to Unix line breaks and vice versa.

  • Manjary is a mail and web server supporting POP3, IMAP4, SMTP and their SSL extensions, HTTP, HTTPS.

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

  • A simple GUI front-end in Rexx language for Mplayer, KMovie Player and

  • GUI front-end in Rexx language for FFmpeg, which will allow for converting audio and video between formats.

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

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