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PDF to JPEG conversion now offered by KPDFUtil

Kevin Wells has released yet another update to his front-end for PDFUtils, a set of command-line tools for manipulating PDF files in various ways. Version 1.03 of KPDFUtil now supports converting PDF pages to JPEG files.

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News nybble: KPDFUtil 1.01 brings image extraction

Kevin Wells’ recently released KPDFUtil, which provides a front-end for some features offered by PDFutils, has already seen its first update. Version 1.01 now includes support for extracting images from PDF files, with options for all images, or just those found on a certain range of pages. The new version also benefits from some minor […]

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Improved GPX output in BusTimes 1.13

Kevin Wells’ BusTimes application provides a means for RISC OS users who travel by bus to look up information online about particular stops – retrieving the times for buses that stop there, and additional route information about them. It does this by using Wget to communicate under the hood with the TransportAPI website.

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News nybble: StreetFix exports GPX files of report locations

Kevin Wells has updated StreetFix, his software that allows RISC OS users to report problems to local authorities, such as potholes, broken street lights, etc. Using Wget, the software interfaces with the FixMyStreet website to do this. It can also be used to look at existing reports, and version 1.02 of the software allows those […]

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QrCode gains WiFi support

Wait! What? Oh… encoding access details in a QR code. As you were… Kevin Wells’ application for generating QR codes (two-dimensional bar codes) has been given some more attention, and version 1.07 of the application is now available to download. Two notable changes have been added to this version of QrCode:

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News nybble: QrCode bins MeCards, picks up vCards

Kevin Wells’ application QrCode has been updated to version 1.06, in which MeCard support – only very recently added – has been dropped in favour of vCard support. The latter Virtual Contact File (VCF) format is more flexible, offering more fields, and is more widely used. At the same time, Kevin has switched from BBC […]

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Bug fixes for MPData+

With a general election so recently behind us and a new set of Members of Parliament now in the House of Commons, Kevin Wells has released a new version of MPData+ – his application that allows RISC OS users to access data about their local MP.

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MACadd a vCard to your address book

Kevin Wells has released version 1.05 of MACadd, his application to dig into the details of any given MAC address. The new version allows the company name and address behind the MAC address to be exported as a vCard file, ready for importing into a contact database.