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Snippets – 31st August, 2015

News nuggets for you to chew on. The last few months have been very busy with stuff unrelated to RISC OS, so unposted news – particularly smaller items – has built up again. It’s time, therefore, for a snippets post to round up these smaller items.

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 27th June, 2015

You heard it here first eventually! With a ridiculously busy period now over (mostly – and until/unless things get silly again), it’s time to round up what’s happened in the intervening period in the world of RISC OS.

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 31st December, 2014

Because while no news is good news, some news is better. Or something. Keen eyed readers of RISCOSitory will no doubt have noticed that for the last couple of months they have in fact not been keen eyed readers of RISCOSitory at all. As is sometimes the case, the workload here at the Soft Rock […]


ID3TagEd updated to version 0.50, 0.51

0.501 replaces 0.25 – that’s, like, twice more than twice as good, innit? Chris Johnson has announced the release of version 0.50 of ID3TagEd and, since that announcement, he has updated the software yet again to version 0.51.

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Snippets – 19th March, 2014

Bringing you the latest yesterday’s last week’s month’s YEAR’s news TODAY! Thanks to a previous engagement being cancelled, an unexpectedly free day means I can – finally – root through my archive of possible news and put together a snippets-post of things that really ought to have been reported on before now on RISCOSitory.


CPUClock 1.01

Announcement from Chris Johnson, 12th November, 2013 When I first produced CPUClock about a year ago, it only worked on the BeagleBoard. The PandaBoard OMAP4 ROM did not implement the SWI Portable_Speed2 fully at the time. Having now obtained a PandaBoard ES, I find that the SWI is now fully implemented, and CPUClock now works […]


ConvImgs – a new image transformation tool

Siiiiiiiize of an elephant JPEG! Well known developer Chris Johnson, who maintains a number of applications, some his own, some taken over from David Pilling, recently released a new application for the batch conversion of a variety of image types, with some transformations of those images being possible at the same time.


Lossless JPEG transformations made easy with TranJPEG

You spin me right round, baby, right round, like a record JPEG baby, right round round round. Chris Johnson, well known for a number of applications, in particular the likes of Snapper and SyncDiscs, both of which began life with David Pilling and later taken over by Chris, recently announced version 1.00 of TranJPEG (mirror), […]


Snapper jumps from version 1.17 to 1.20

One, two, miss a few, ninety-nine, one hundred. Snapper is a screen-capture program, originally written by David Pilling and supplied with his scanning and image processing software, and now maintained and further developed by Chris Johnson.The software provides an easy way to save areas of the screen as sprites, something that can also be done […]