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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.|
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
|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|
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|
Education Timesheet (jpg), for emergency use when you
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|
O/s X), play the games found in Pupils
Corner, or try: www.dosgames.com,
www.abandonwaredos.com, etc. (BS chkd)
|Math Measurement Convert (Win),
Measurement converter covers all forms, stand alone (just unzip and
use BS chkd) from
Josh Madison.com - V.G.
|DosBox (DOS emulator)
- Vista/Win7), allows you to run
DOS games [see Pupil page], DOS window/virtual environment - (BS
Links - DOSBox or for info DosBox/wiki
|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
(Sth Africa), this is one to be seen to be believed, perfect for the
classroom. (Win only)
||Solar System info
|Planet Maths originally
Win95, this works on XP, (Note: Does work in 64bit Win 7
) covers basic arithmetic, long Div., Algebra,
in my view excellent. (Uses VB3)
Harmonograph Sim (KS3/4) MS-DOS prog.,
tested OK on XP, Mac's
use Boxer, see
readme file (DT
orgins of Harmonographs),
Nitro, creates PDF files, it does a good job and its freeware,
needs .NET 2.0 Framework. PrimoPDF however prompts
you at install.
is a very useful utility to defragment your hard
Vista, Win 7), it behaves and looks like "SpeedDisk" on the
The s/w comes with scripts to set up daily/weekly optimisation and I
tested it on three of the AC/BS units and regular opitimisation appears
best method for achiveing speed. (BS-Admin supported).
|Defraggler another useful
ultility for deragmenting your HD. More
for those who rem DOS - (AC-admin supported/tested), Latest revision
can be downloaded from here.
Free Win. File recovery solution , HD, Flash disk,
most media covered
(Useful Utility) ( V.1.5 costs £9.68)
scope (Win) (v.1) The program allows decimal
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.
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)
|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
OK! Thats all for now folks!