Alexander Mai's OS/2 page
Yes, this is another webpage dedicated to
topics. It contains some software you won't find elsewhere
but nevertheless you may look at other
OS/2 related sites
Below you can find some programs for OS/2. Their sources are available
somewhere on the net but I couldn't find a binary distribution for OS/2
(at least none on current release level), so I decided to publish these builds.
Most of them were done just for fun and therefore not heavily tested.
Please study all warnings and documentation carefully. Note that
I am not the author of these programs (until stated
otherwise, of course) and therefore
I am not responsible for any damage
this software might cause.
I do not read and/or answer emails sent from T-Online or MSN.
Get a resonable internet provider instead!
Sometimes links to local archives may fail !
Then you should try the other of my locations:
I provide a (not complete) list of
tools and libraries
I have used to create the packages available here.
Almost all packages offered below require the
package to be installed.
List of available software
(1st build, 40015 Bytes)
filter for UNIX manual pages
which can create output in
TkMan, [tn]roff, RTF, SGML, HTML, MIME, LaTeX, LaTeX 2e, Perl 5's pod
(1st build, 100428 Bytes)
A tool to create animatied gifs. Check out the
for more information.
Exuberant ctags 3.2
(1st build, 91104 Bytes)
Best ctags utility available: supports C, C++, Java, Fortran, Eiffel
Get the original source distribution and older versions
(1st build, 75283 Bytes)
File is a utility which identifies files based on an
I use the
Mark Moraes and Christos Zoulas and enhancements from the previous
OS/2 port by Darrel Hankerson.
Gnuplot for OS/2
(version 3.7 and related software)
Plotting software. Handles mathematical expressions
2d(3d) data sets
Archiver (which often compresses better than INFO-ZIP)
The famous raytracer. Now version 3.1 including X11 preview!
(2nd build, 408123 Bytes)
A "dual-mode" application which
converts HTML files to PS, PDF
"dual-mode" means here:
it runs under X11 if available. Otherwise it can be used as a
command line utility which doesn't require the X11 libraries!
HF-Lab generates heightfields which can be used as landscapes
or other surfaces in computer-generated (e.g. raytraced) images.
the famous Smiley-program :-)
A2PS 4.12 (1st build, 573397 Bytes)
One of the best ASCII to Postscript converters
(which is better ?!)
It offers "pretty printing" of many types of ASCII files (e.g. sources
in many programming languages) and is able to call third-party utilities
to handle more difficult formats.
By it doesn't support NLS for the program's messages. I am working
More Information can be found on the
homepage of a2ps
MPAGE version 2.5
print multiple pages of text per sheet on a PostScript
program to create calendars (Postscript-files)
converts an ASCII file with C/C++ code to Postscript
very minimalistic ASCII-to-Postscript-converter
A few chess engines which offer a VIO interface and/or
can be used with xboard.
Software for XFree86/OS2
Some applications I built for XFree86/OS2
stuff not ready for distribution at all ...
various TeX tools for OS/2
lacheck 1.26 (1st build, 20275 Bytes)
Simple LaTeX syntax checker. Available from
VERA (Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms)
1.5 (202533 Bytes)
GNU acronym list of more than 7000 computing related terms. Compiled to .inf format
which I have written in
(Alexander's Change Directory)
real fast and comfortable utility for changing directories
(Alexander's Do For All)
Quick&dirty;&tiny; utility providing wildcard support for every
(it expands wildcards itself and executes the command n-times)
(Alexander's Make Distribution)
A small REXX util to create archivs. It reads in simple
scripts which may contain (shell) commands und target directories.
(Alexander's Rexx Cruncher)
ARC "compresses" REXX source
(Alexander's Text to HTML converter):
Well-suited for converting small ASCII text-files containing german 'Umlaute'
(Alexander's Mail FrontEnd)
A PMMSend (PMMail's textmode interface) command line wrapper similar to
the Un*x mail program
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