Applications and Utilities

CloseIt 30/04/2008

Version
1.07a
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
CloseIt (45K)

Open file manager. Allows closure of single files or all files with the same path.

Recommended version 1.07 or higher

Debatcher 21/11/2017

Version
2.08
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
D/A (*)
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
Debatcher (55K)

Email utility, mainly useful for Pluto or Hermes users.

Options include automatic Pluto debatching when all mail and news fetchers have quit, timed Hermes RSS feeds, Hermes log trimming and Hermes global whitelist update from Pluto address book and mailing lists.

Recommended version 2.07 or higher

Note : Pluto is now available free under a GPL license and ARM 7 compatible :-

http://www.avisoft.f9.co.uk/pluto/

MFPxEpson 29/03/2017

Version
1.10
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
N/W (*)
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
MFPxEpson (111K)

Ink management, Black and white, Greyscale and Colour scanning for Epson Multifunction printers. Scanning for Epson flatbeds (version 1.10 or later).

Known to work : CX3200, CX6500, CX6600, RX560, RX620, RX630, RX640, RX700, DX8400, SX235, SX400, SX405, SX515, PX800, PX830, 1660 Photo

Should work : CX3600, CX3650, CX3700, CX3800, CX4200, CX4600, CX4800, CX5000, CX5200, CX5400, CX6300, CX6400, DX3800, DX3850, DX4050, DX5000, DX5050, DX6000, DX7400, RX425, RX500, RX600, RX700

USB ROOL/Castle USB interfaces only

Recommended version 1.10 or higher

PrtSet2USB 06/03/2018

Version
1.15
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0

ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
PrtSet2USB (58K)

Intended for use with pop-up !Printers, this program makes setting of the USB codes easier. !Printers doesn't normally allow more than one PDF associated with a pop-up printer and forces the connection to Parallel. It can also re-order the PDFs, allowing easy selection of the default pop-up as the first match is used.

USB ROOL/Castle USB interfaces only

Recommended version 1.15 or higher

PrintSpool 06/03/2018

Version
2.18e
OS
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
N/W (*)

ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
PrintSpool (188K)

Flexible print spooler. Fully supports the 'USB' interface and 'Parallel' connections. Other supported connections are 'To file' (with optional overwrite protection), 'Shared' printing and a variation of shared called 'Linked' printing. Simtec USB users are covered by the 'To file' connection however there are no printer status checks with this option. Each print device has it's own queue.

This program may also help with problems caused by using USB to Parallel converters.


Recommended version 2.18e or higher

FireFox Using PrintSpool in conjunction with Firefox

ScanKick 30/04/2008

Version
1.00a
OS
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
N/W (*)

ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
ScanKick (54K)

Interfaces with TWAIN to correct USB scanner problems at the point of scanning using similar techniques to USBKick.

USB ROOL/Castle USB interfaces only

Spr2Jpeg 01/12/2005

Version
1.08
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
Spr2Jpeg (37K)

Simple front end to ChangeFSI converting Sprites to Jpegs.

Recommended version 1.07 or higher

StampIt 23/10/2012

Version
2.09
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
StampIt (34K)

File time/date stamper - dials may be set from an existing file.

Recommended version 2.06 or higher

Tally 30/04/2008

Versions
3.34a/2.27
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
N/W (*)
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
Tally (100K)

Calculator with Tally-roll feature and editing of entered data.

There are two versions of this program, pre-OS4 and OS4 (This version will also work on earlier OS versions if the Nested Wimp is present). The loader should automatically use the correct version for your machine. Features differ between versions.

Recommended version 3.34 or higher

USBKick 23/07/2013

Version
1.10a
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
USBKick (53K)

Attempts to enable USB devices that have failed to appear when switched on or plugged in.

USB ROOL/Castle USB interfaces only

Recommended version 1.07 or higher

Utils 29/09/2005 OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
Utilities (9K)

Four utilities :-

  • !Reset (29/09/2005) - Shut down desktop and reset machine.
  • !Bye (21/09/2004) - Shut down desktop.
  • !Delay (15/09/2004) - Run programs after a given delay.
  • !NumOn (27/03/1995) - Desktop program switching Num-Lock on and Scroll-Lock off every second.
VideoLog 11/03/2008

Version
1.64
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
D/A (*)
N/W (*)
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
VideoLog (99K)

Video recordings manager.

This program isn't ideally suited to maintaining tape libraries where the programmes are viewed over and over again. Once viewed, programmes are no longer important.

Videolog needs Dynamic Areas and the Nested Wimp so may not run on all OS versions.

Recommended version 1.63 or higher

Games

BlackJack 29/11/2011 OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
BlackJack and High/Low (21K)

Two desktop card games.

Cards 07/12/2011 OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
Cardsharp (188K)

Three card games in one. Black Lady, Oh Hell and Knockout Whist.

Improved display mode is used automatically when a suitable MDF is available.

Horse 29/11/2011 OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
Horse Racing (13K)

Desktop horse racing.

NapoleonII 02/12/2011

Version
1.11
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
Napoleon II (88K)

A 32bit compatible recreation of the original Napoleon game by Alan Stout that appeared in Risc User.

Recommended version 1.11 or higher

Word WorkOut 30/04/2008

Version
2.02a
OS
3.1
3.5
3.7
4.0
5.0
ROOL OS compatible

ARM 7 compatible
Word Workout (176K)

A Word WorkOut (CodeWord) puzzle generator. Link the letters of the alphabet to the corresponding numbers on the grid.

Recommended version 2.02 or higher

Aemulor

Sim City !Run file 06/08/2003 OS
5.0
ROOL OS compatible !Run file for Sim City 2000 under standard Aemulor (1K) - not required for Aemulor Pro

The standard version of Aemulor doesn't support sound.

Games that work include Sim City 2000, Heroes of Might and Magic 2, MasterBreak, Alone in the Dark and Spheres of Chaos.

Eureka Tools3D patch 07/01/2003 OS
5.0
ROOL OS compatible Tools3D patch for Eureka (7K)

Fixes the 'Fatal Error: cannot initialise cursor subsytem error' when running Eureka under Aemulor prior to version 2.32 and any unusual looking tool icons with later versions.

Aemulor

Aemulor Pro supports a large number of games including those shown below (with sound) :-

Abuse, Air Supremacy, Ankh, Apocalypse, BHP, Botkiller 1, Bug Hunter in Space, BurnOut, Cannon Fodder, Conqueror, Corruption, Cycloids, E-Type, Exodus, FireBall2, Fish, Formula Two Thousand, Gods, Heroes of Might and Magic 2, Holed Out, Inertia, Interdictor, Iron Lord, Ixion, Mad Professor Mariarty, Master Break, Pacmania, Paradroid 2000, PowerBand, Premier Manager, Quest for Gold, Rick Dangerous demo, Sim City 2000, Small demo, Spheres of Chaos, Starfighter 3000, Styx, Superior Golf, Syndicate+, Terramex, The Last Ninja, The Wimp Game, Twinworld, Wolfenstein, YAIG. Alone in the Dark and TEK may also work but are unstable.

Spheres of Chaos can be found at http://www.spheresofchaos.com/

RComp's Krisalis Collection Gold CD which contains patches for many games can be found at http://www.arsvcs.demon.co.uk/leisure/krisalis/index.html

Some games may only work in their unpatched form, often requiring the ARM610 engine.



Programs require a RISC OS based computer running RISC OS 3.1 or above (SA compatible.)
(*) D/A = Dynamic Areas required     (*) N/W = Nested Wimp required

ROOL OS based machines/Iyonix compatibility : ROOL OS compatible     ARM 7/ARMini compatibility : ARM 7 compatible

The non-USB specific applications should run on all machines.

E-mail : Ian.Hamilton@AAUG.Net


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