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May freeware

By Chris Williams. Published: 24th May 2002, 06:55:57 | Permalink | Printable

Quick link list to freeware software announcements

Here's is a brief rundown of recent freeware announcements.

Master your Viewfinder www.jeffray.co.uk/vfsetup.html
VFSetup 1.04 is an addition to RISC OS 4's configuration utility (a plugin) which allows easier setting of features of the ViewFinder graphics card. Now includes VFPatches which integrates the ViewFinder fully into the RISC OS mode system.

Graduated desktop houseofmabel.com/programs/?a=s&b=desktop
FadeBack 0.01 Create nice pinboard backdrops: lots of fade types, edit colours, load colours, load and save palette files and more.

Beeb emulator goodies homepages.paradise.net.nz/mjfoot
BeebIt 0.40 is a freeware BBC Micro computer emulator for RISC OS versions 3.00 and above. It emulates the Acorn BBC Model B, BBC Model B+ and BBC Master 128 computers. BBCFiles is a BBC file converter that converts between some of the various types of files used by BBC emulators on Acorn & PC formats. BeebItFS is an 8-bit BBC Micro filing system, written so BeebIt can access files on RISC OS filing systems. It also allows the use of some 6502Em style 'BBC Applications'.

GCC made even easier www.davea.web.btinternet.co.uk/gccide
GCCide 1.20 is a frontend to the RISC OS port of GCC, a C compiler.

RISC OS Weatherman melhuish.info/simon/projects/oww
Oww 0.67.5 is an application for running the Dallas / AAG 1-wire weather station and associated hardware on RISC OS, Linux and Cygwin.

Pieces of, um, gem www.denmarkwa.net.au/~kwright
Gems 1.06 is a puzzle game involving aligning gems and gaining points by completing sets of them.

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