News nybble: It’s five past two for CPUClock

No, wait, that’s 2.05, a version number – not 2:05, a time! Chris Johnson has – apparently belatedly – announced the release of CPUClock (mirror) version 2.05, an small application that can display the speed and temperature of the CPU, as well as offer some control, such as reducing the clock speed if the temperature […]


DPlngScan updated and unleashed

New maintainer, new home, new very low price! Those in the world of RISC OS who possess long memories will know that there was a time when if you wanted to connect a scanner to your Acorn computer (because this was at a time when Acorn were still around, and the only suppliers of computers […]


News nybble: Text>Draw version 1.32

Along with a new version of TranJPEG, Chris Johnson has also released a new version of Text>Draw (mirror), an application that makes it easier to create ‘composite text objects’ – related groups of text objects that use differing styles of text, allowing you to mix normal text with superscripts, italics, and so on, which can’t […]


News nybble: TranJPEG version 1.33

Chris Johnson has released a new version of TranJPEG (mirror), an application that allows a number of transformations to be applied to JPEG images in a lossless manner, by acting as a front-end to the IJPG ‘jpegtran’ command-line utility. Version 1.33 sees several bugs squashed, and an option to overwrite the original file when processing.


IGEPv5 and Titanium graphics compatibility for ConvImgs

Now copes with setirps as well as sprites. Given that Chris Johnson has already added compatibility to Snapper for the new graphics format found on IGEPv5 and Titanium systems – not to mention the assistance he gave to David Pilling for Ovation Pro‘s support for the new formats – it’s probably not a huge surprise […]


Ovation Pro lands on Titanium and IGEPv5

A new version of desktop publishing application Ovation Pro has been released by David Pilling. The update to version 2.77z enables the software to work on the Titanium and IGEPv5 platforms, on which screen memory has the red and blue bits swapped (compared with earlier RISC OS systems) in screen memory.


CPUClock ticks its way to a new version

See you, CPU! Chris Johnson has released version 2.01 of CPU monitoring and regulating software CPUClock (mirror), which amongst other things is able to watch the processor’s temperature and automatically adjust the clock speed appropriately.


Snapper now supports IGEPv5/Titanium

App can snap itself – no selfie stick required. Chris Johnson has released a new version of versatile screen-grab application Snapper (mirror). Originally developed by David Pilling and now further developed by Chris, the application allows you to grab more (or, in fact, less) than just the whole screen. It can also capture an area […]

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 12th April, 2016

Can I stop being so busy now, please? Pretty please? Aw, go on… Observant readers will no doubt have noticed a low post count on RISCOSitory since the Southwest Show – a grand total of eight, in fact, including the show report itself, and this year’s April Fool. As is often the case, this is […]


GraphDraw 3.00 released

When it comes to maths, graphing is where I draw the line1! GraphDraw is a graph plotting application from Chris Johnson, which allows x and y values to be input and subsequently edited, and from the resulting data the software can calculate and plot: