Here are a few 'freeware' odds and ends which some folk might find useful.
All are in ZIP archives.
For RISC OS computers (formerly Acorn)
All work fine (unless otherwise indicated) under all versions of RISC OS,
from 3.10 to 4.03, and on all the later versions of 'RISC OS Select' up to 4.37 and probably
later ones as well. They also work on the 'X-Scale' -powered 'Iyonix' from Castle Technology running RISC OS 5 up to
- !Calcula - A BASIC expression
evaluator. Version 2.08 (24-Jan-2006)
- !BuildHTML - A utility to build
HTML pages from text files. Version 1.10n (08-Oct-2003)
- !IndexHTML - A utility to index
a directory full of webpages. Will do a whole site. Version 1.00j
- !AcornDBC - Turns an Acorn
Database file into a TAB delimited ASCII file. Version 1.00b (14-Oct-2003)
- !PhunLogCk - A website log
checker for log files created by 'Apache'. Version 1.00l (24-Oct-2005)
- !UnRAR - A front end for a decoder
of 'RAR' audio files. You will need to download the binary utility from here. You will also need the
32-bit Shared C Library and the 32-bit Shared Unix Library. (29 May 2006)
- !D2EPS - A front end for a
converter of Acorn 'Draw' files to 'EPS' files. You must also download the
binary utility from the author here or from here. If you're using
an Iyonix, download Ewen Pring's
32-bit version. (29 May 2006)
- For Users of the ANT/RISC OS Internet
The following two applications are for those who wish
to download and decode binary files from Usenet using the
ANT/RISC OS Internet Suite.
- !SortMerge sorts and merges raw
Marcel news files. Use it where Marcel cannot sort the postings
properly. It's also quicker than saving a Marcel folder, and will work
over a network. (28 May 2006)
- !MergeB64U will 'UU'Decode,
'Base64'- decode or 'Yenc' -decode any of these file types if found in the
contents of a saved Marcel folder, including merging any multi-part
postings, naming the files, and setting their types where known. It may also
be used in conjunction with files created by !SortMerge.
NB !MergeB64U requires RISC OS 4 or 5.
(28 May 2006)
- 'alt.binaries.rock-n-roll' has some marvellous postings,
especially on a Sunday!
- All of the above are still under development.
- Lampoonery - Some GIFs poking fun at
'Micro$oft', 'Netscrape' etc. (40k).
- More Lampoonery - More GIFs poking fun at
'Offarce 97', and a discredited political party! (62k).
- (Some of these have ended up here).
Use these freely on your pages.
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