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John Ridges tools now public domain

November 23, 2015 by martin@os2world.com

Several tools developed by John Ridges on the 90?s had been released as Public Domain, both binaries and source code.


 


The programs that are now public domain are:


 


? Animate ? Set of desktop animations.


? Checkout ? Schedule backup related command line utilities for OS/2


? Deskpic ? Screen Saver tool for OS/2 that includes Animate


? Deskext ? Source code and examples to create desktop animations.


? Eyecon ? A couple of eyes that follow your pointer tool.


? Fatbits - A pixel magnifier program for OS/2 Presentation Manager.


? John Ridges Misc Tools ? Several little tools


? Usage ? Command line tool that prints out the disk usage of subdirectories.


 


You can visit a little wiki page of each software here:


www.os2world.com/wiki/index.php/John_Ridges


 


Special thanks to John Ridges to giving the source code to the community.

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