Miscellaneous
Utilities

Program Description Source DOS
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DOS
32
Win
32
BarClock Patches BarClock Plus v3.0a (using BwPatch, below) to fix the Application Error some programs generate in XP. Patch (1k) - - -
BaseN
v2.00
Convert numbers (including decimals & fractions) between bases. C (13k) 14k 29k 13k
BQ
v1.00
Backquote command substitution and response files for WinXP. Batch (2k) - - XP
BwDiff
v1.10
Display the byte differences between two almost-identical files. C (12k) 13k 29k 7k
BwGen
v1.00
Generate a program to make simple changes to a file based on byte differences. (Added 27 July, 2017.) C (VC6) (12k) - - 8k
BwPatch
v1.10
Modify a file (complement to BwDiff). C (16k)
RC
25k 45k 11k
CEcho
v0.90
Color echo, with built-in color and extended ASCII maps.
DOS versions require ANSI.
C (13k) 12k 28k 7k
Chars
v1.00
Display the current character set, with or without character codes. (B)C (4k) 8k --
Colours
v1.00
Display the text-mode colours. (B)C (2k) 9k --
Console Settings
v2.00
Change properties of the console window. C (48k) TM - 20k
Do Not Disturb
v1.05
Reads lines from standard input, overwriting to standard output. C (4k) - - 4k
End Of Line
v1.01
Convert line endings (requires at least Windows 2000). C (8k) - - 7k
Free Display total, allocated and free disk space; return percentage free. fasm (11k) 9k - 3k
Keyboard
v1.00
Display a keyboard layout and highlight each key as it is pressed. Useful for finding valid simultaneous key combinations for games. (T)Asm (13k) 3k - 55k
msPlugIn
v1.00
Identify a MilkShape 3D plugin. VC(6) (2k) - - 16k
NCat
v1.00
Named cat - combine multiple files to standard output, with filenames. C (2k) 11k 31k 12k
Scancode
v1.00
Display the hexadecimal scancode of each key pressed (and optionally released). (T)Asm (4k) 1k --
Telebell
v1.00
Change the frequency and duration of the teletype bell. (T)Asm (5k) 1k --
Text
v1.00
Display readable text within binary files. C (10k) 14k 32k 16k
View
v1.04
Display a file to screen if it fits, otherwise use an external viewer. C (9k) 14k 46k -
View
v2.01
Windows-specific version (uses Unicode file names, considers multibyte characters). C (12k) - - 7k
Which
v1.03
Locate programs on the PATH or in any directory. Batch (8k) Run - XP


Jason Hood
27 July, 2017.


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