All the programs were generated by Win32Forth or its kernel.
Filenames which end with .zip are compressed with the program WinZip. The program WinZip can also decompress (unzip) for you. You can find WinZip on the internet. unzip all files of one compressed file into one directory.
Programs with a menu expects some action from you.
Read help and try something.
A viewer that shows you images one by one or in a slide show.
The following files can be shown: *.bmp; *.jpg; *.ico; *.pcd; *.psd; *.pcx; *.ppm; *.pgm; *.pbm; *.png; *.ras; *.tga; *.tif
The program is also able to save them as a bitmap. New in this version:
Added rotating, flipping, zooming and moving in the viewport.
On a fast PC zooming gives the same experience as turning on a zoomlens to change magnification.
Keep Ctrl pressed and press the UP or DOWN key to zoom in or out.
Zooming etc. also works in fullscreen mode
Now you can go forward or backwards in a manual slideshow.
- an endless automatic slideshow.
- a fullscreen mode.
- accelerator keys to the menus.
- a popupmenu.
- a SUI ( Social User Interface ).
When you would like to show a number of pictures you are no longer hooked to your PC or mouse anymore.
You can be sitting beteen your friends showing them your pictures
using a full screen and a remote 10 button joystick to control the slideshow.
That could be nice when your PC is also connected to your HD TV or an other big screen.
It is also possible to rotate, flip, zoom and move a picture using the joystick.
Hit button 4 of the joystick to zoom in.
Other functions and the needed buttons of the joystick are shown in the menu between parentheses.
Push the Joystick to move the picture in the viewport.
Open a picture before starting the slide show.
Read readme.txt for a number of tips and notes.
A clock which shows important days and will generate a sound, or signal at a previous defined time. It can be used as an intelligent alarm clock. 4thclock.exe can be used at 2 levels. When it is restarted, it will continue its tasks. Old settings will be restored when restarted. Just click and run, there are no questions to answer. A complex user interface is avoided by using an ini-file. You do not need to modify it when you use 4thclock.exe on an easy level. OpenGL generates the 3D graphics. Click with the right button in the window of 4thclock.exe for a menu.
The program 4Notes is a gadget that shows a file with notes on your desktop. Various text formats and styles of wordpad can be used. It is just like a primitive old fashion piece of paper at the wall. Put 4Notes.exe in your autofolder to see your notes at the start of your PC.
The program Calculates your overweight , or worse.
Unzip bmi_rnt.zip and start BmiWin.exe
This program needs NT or better.
The program opens or closes CD and DVD door(s).
( Last update: Version 3.10)
JukeboxIn4Th is a program that is designed to play music requests in a
certain order defined by the user or by the build in random traveler.
The JukeboxIn4Th needs at least windows XP and Directx 8.1.
New in this version: Faster scanning through a directory tree.
( Last update: May 9th, 2014)
The program draws various Julia and mandelbrot fractals using 16777216 colors. Unzip Julia442.zip. Read howjulia.txt for additional information. Start Juliav442.exe
The program is now thread aware. The speed depends on the available hardware threads of your CPU.
The hibernator might safe you energy costs. EG: A process needs much time to compute. When it is complete the process becomes idle. The hibernator is able to spot this and will try to put the PC in the hibernate state after one minute.
NOTE: The program has only been tested under XP. There is no support to configure your windows system in the right way as is described in the helpwindow. Unzip hibernator_rnt.zip and start Hibernator.exe
The program uses OpenGL to display a scene.
The scenes in scene22.zip are:
The program Playsnd.exe plays direct a wave file without showing a window or message box.
Tell Windows to start playsnd.exe when you click twice on a wave file.
This can be done when you change the action for files with the extension wav.
Click twice on a wave file.
The program shows the size of the L2 cache.
It is possible that your Windows NT HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) does not recognize the amount of L2 cache (Secondary RAM Cache) that you have installed. To force Windows NT to recognize it, edit:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management
The value name SecondLevelDataCache is a type REG_DWORD. A data value of 0 is the default which sets the L2 cache to 256K. If you have a different amount installed, set the value in decimal.
Example: If you have 512K cache, set the entry to 512 in decimal(Hexadecimal 200).