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software Current Software resources (freeware) are listed below these files are in zip format for easier downloading. Mac and Win PC's have built-in facilities, but you may like to use alternative archiving software, e.g. ALZip, WinZip, WinRar, Stuffit, etc. If difficulties are encountered "Right click" mouse and use "Save as" from menu.

For Matthew at the RCC - Two Power Point programs that may help you in what you seek to do. Enjoy (zip file) (Right click mouse 2 to D/load.)
For Mat
Alzip (v. 7.52) (ESTsoft) (Win) capable of extracting zip, rar, arc, iso, etc this is a 60 day trial offering. A single license is $27 or 16.25. ALZip .497
Anvil Studio ™  A free full featured audio/midi studio for the PC. Use in school for demo purposes - brill! - graphic / link for website.
BASICw32 (prog.lang.) (KS3/4/FE/pro) ideal to develop programming skills, Windows95/98/Me/NT4.0/2000/XP/Vista/7,  ver.7.5.7 (Nov. 6, 2011) (BS chkd) BASICw32 .989
Beacon Education Timesheet (jpg), for emergency use when you discover you are on site and have not got one.
Basilisk II (Open Source 68k Macintosh emulator for Mac O/s X), Run those Mac O/s 6-9  programs, slightly tedious set-up, but worth the effort. (BS chkd),  for info & software click link.  Basilisk II link
Basilisk II (for Windows), Run those Mac O/s 6-9  programs, not yet BS chkd. hopefully soon - for info & software click link. BasiliskWin link
Boxer (DOS emulator) (Mac O/s X), play the games found in Pupils Corner, or try:,, etc. (BS chkd)
Math Measurement Convert (Win), Measurement converter covers all forms, stand alone (just unzip and use  BS chkdfrom Josh - V.G.
DosBox (DOS emulator) (Windows - Vista/Win7), allows you to run DOS games [see Pupil page], DOS window/virtual environment - (BS chkd)
Links - DOSBox  or for info DosBox/wiki
DosBox 0.74
HomeWorkMaker (NaorSoft), (KS2/3/4), Converts, Solves: Fractions, Decimals, Area, Quadratic equations, Statistics, & more. Use the readme file HWM .264
KompoZer is an open source, "What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get" (WYSIWYG) complete web authoring system for Windows or Mac. It is based on Gecko, the Mozilla rendering engine. Of those I have tried this works reasonably well, it comes with a tutorial, so is useful to pupil and professional alike. KompoZer (Win) 8.5
KompoZer (Mac O/s X,) (BS chkd) - this is fast, slightly different layout. (34Mb unpacked from dmg) - link opens in a new window. KompoZer (Mac) 11
Solar System simulation by Jan Horn (Sth Africa), this is one to be seen to be believed, perfect for the classroom. (Win only)
Solar System info
Planet Maths originally (USA) for Win95, this works on XP, (Note: Does work in 64bit Win 7 ) covers basic arithmetic, long Div., Algebra, in my view excellent. (Uses VB3)
Planet Math
Personal Harmonograph Sim (KS3/4) MS-DOS prog., tested OK on XP, Mac's use Boxersee readme file (DT for the orgins of Harmonographs),
PrimoPDF by Nitro, creates PDF files, it does a good job and its freeware, needs .NET 2.0 Framework. PrimoPDF however prompts you at install.
MyDefrag (v.4.3.1) is a very useful utility to defragment your hard drive  (XP, Vista, Win 7), it behaves and looks  like "SpeedDisk" on the Mac. The s/w comes with scripts to set up daily/weekly optimisation and I have tested it on three of the AC/BS units and regular opitimisation appears to best method for achiveing speed. (BS-Admin supported).
Defraggler another useful ultility for deragmenting your HD. More like PC-Tools for those who rem DOS - (AC-admin supported/tested), Latest revision can be downloaded from here.
DiskDigger (v.83) Free Win. File recovery solution , HD, Flash disk, Digital camera: most media covered (Useful Utility) ( V.1.5 costs 9.68)
Binary-Decimal scope (Win) (v.1) The program allows decimal numbers to be entered and displayed in different bases - Binary, Octal or Hexadecimal. This is could be useful in the class (KS2/3) setting for explanation of number bases.
BBEdit is a high-performance text and HTML editor for the Macintosh. BBEdit is designed for the editing, searching, transformation, and manipulation of text. It provides an array of general-purpose features which are useful for many tasks, and includes many features which have been specifically developed in response to the needs of HTML authors and software developers. (AC supported link)
rev 9.3
YouTube Downloader, ever found that video file that you thought would be useful in the classroom and it would be so much easier if it were local. Thats exactly what this application (app) does. Fast, small, effective - Link opens in new window.

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