RISC OS does not, however, exist in a vacuum. Add too much heavy-handed copy protection and you (a) remove one reason for avoiding MS Windows and (b) create a very powerful reason for switching to GNU/Linux.
To compete with free you need to have a superior product, and if copy protection gets in the way of that then you loose.
RISC OS sprite to BMP file converter released 7th software has announced the release of a simple tool that can convert RISC OS sprite files into Windows BMP images. Programmer Steve Revill said: "It isn't particularly pretty or efficient but will do the job in most cases." Discuss this. Published: 22 Mar 2009