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jpegtran BeagleBoard compatibility

There are a number of applications available for RISC OS that carry out various transformations on JPEG files, such as JCut, JClean and Jigwas. These make use of the IJG (Independent JPEG Group) software to apply the transformations but, unfortunately, the “jpegtran” module supplied with these applications will not run on the BeagleBoard. Some months […]

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Konto: Yet another bank manager

Mark Beerling has released what he describes as “(yet another) bank manager application.” He explains that he has been using BkMgr (which I believe is a very old application called “Contex Bank Manager”) for many years, but that application hasn’t been updated for BeagleBoard compatibility – hence his new application, called Konto, which offers some […]

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Calibre 3.23 released

Calibre is a very comprehensive application for designing and printing calendars of all shapes, sizes and types, written by the late Ray Favre using Dr Wimp, his utility and function library designed to make it much easier to write fully multi-tasking RISC OS applications in BBC BASIC. The last “official” version of Calibre, as found […]

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UnitConv 2.32 released

UnitConv, Chris Johnson’s, application for converting between various units – generally SI and Imperial, but also including some more specialist options – has seen another update, with version 2.32 now being available. The main changes since version 2.30 include: Some pop-up menus, for example in the image size window, didn’t do anything – these have […]

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RPCEmu 0.8.9 released

Peter and Matthew Howkins have announced the availability of a new version of free emulator RPCEmu. Version 0.8.9 brings with it a long list of improvements, fixes and new features. These include, for all the platforms on which the emulator can be run: There is now support for emulation of 256 MB of RAM. This […]

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New versions of OpenVector, OpenGridPro and DrawPlus

New versions of the three open source enhancements to draw, OpenVector, OpenGridPro and DrawPlus are now available. Version 3.36 of the applications includes a number of bugfixes, such as  rulers not scrolling consistently with their document windows, and text-area columns always being imported onto layer zero, and new to this version is that grid-snapping is […]

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BookMaker updated to support NetSurf

Nick Roberts has released version 2.15 of BookMaker, an address book manager for major RISC OS browsers, as well as many email, telnet and FTP clients. This version brings long-awaited support for NetSurf, something that has been sadly lacking due to the way NetSurf works – or, rather, worked; “Thanks are due” says Nick, “to […]

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Synchronise those directories with DirSync 1.10

Jan-Jaap van der Geer has released the latest version of DirSync, an application that allows two directory structures to be compared visually, enabling you to filter the differences you see in several ways so that it only shows you newer files, for example, or only files that appear in one of the two directories, and […]

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R-Comp Interactive announces ARMini software scheme for BeagleBoard users

With the BeagleBoard forming the heart of R-Comp Interactive‘s ARMini computer, it’s easy to see that some of R-Comp’s developments and releases for their computer might be relevant to those people who have put together their own RISC OS computers using the board. Well, now those “DIY” users have a way to access those developments: […]