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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby leech » Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:55 pm

Yeah, I downloaded them all to my phone last night as I was laying in bed reading this post! Very excellent. I should probably link this post to my post of the 'still being developed' post.

Actually we really should put these things in a wiki. I've actually bought Atari software recently to show my support for those which still will develop for our beloved platform. Though not so much that I can afford the full Calamus package, which is like 999...
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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby TheNameOfTheGame » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:06 am

I talked to Derryck Croker of CCC/DDP and he confirmed there was a Texel 2.30 beta which was translated by Peter West. I'm trying to contact Peter to see if it still exists. This would be a major find!

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby charles » Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:18 am

is there a metacomco basic compilier admist all the relics?
like to be able to link and compilie stand alone executable .PRG from the basic listings .BAS
?????
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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby nagual » Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:03 am

TheNameOfTheGame wrote:I talked to Derryck Croker of CCC/DDP and he confirmed there was a Texel 2.30 beta which was translated by Peter West. I'm trying to contact Peter to see if it still exists. This would be a major find!


Indeed :D

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby kcr2000 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:11 am

Is there a german version of Papyrus X maybe?
Thanks a lot.
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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby nagual » Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:28 am

kcr2000 wrote:Is there a german version of Papyrus X maybe?
Thanks a lot.


So, here it is :-))
Already registered, just run and enjoy:-)
All other informations, including serial, you can find inside archive :D

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7Y1zH ... sp=sharing

Please, let me know if download was succesful:-)


Cheers :cheers:

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby kcr2000 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:36 am

Wow, fast as lightning ;-)

Is there a reason why the english version is about 12 megs and the german only 4 megs?

Do you have german versions of the other apps too?

Thanks.
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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby nagual » Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:49 am

kcr2000 wrote:Wow, fast as lightning ;-)

Is there a reason why the english version is about 12 megs and the german only 4 megs?

Do you have german versions of the other apps too?

Thanks.


I really don't know why english version is bigger than german :?

I think I have Texel 2.20 German version, let me see and check soon:-)

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby nagual » Thu Sep 28, 2017 10:54 am

Well , here it s :-)

Already registered :-)

If you need german versions, please, specify which apps so I can look:-)
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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby Playmobil » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:12 pm

Hi TheNameOfTheGame !

I have Magic 6.20 in French (98% French and 2% German) Some feature still in German, but the rest is in French...

Are you interested ?

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby TheNameOfTheGame » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:25 pm

kcr2000 wrote:Wow, fast as lightning ;-)

Is there a reason why the english version is about 12 megs and the german only 4 megs?

Do you have german versions of the other apps too?

Thanks.


If you look at the files on the first page, several are already German (and have separate English patches):

Cab
Jinnee
MagiC (German manual in Documentation archive)
Texel

I do have other German apps/manuals from ASH, etc. If you want any, just post your preference here. :cheers:

German versions:
ASH Emailer 2.3h
ASH Utilities
E-Copy 1.72
Scripter 1.1
Kobold 3.5

Germans manuals:
Ash Emailer 2.3h
ASH Utilities
Cab 2.8
Jinnee 2.5
Kobold 3.5
NVDI 5
Texel 2.20

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby TheNameOfTheGame » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:27 pm

Playmobil wrote:Hi TheNameOfTheGame !

I have Magic 6.20 in French (98% French and 2% German) Some feature still in German, but the rest is in French...

Are you interested ?


Sure, thanks. :cheers:

I was debating whether to add other language versions after the English one for International users. Since this is an English forum I wasn't sure. What do you guys think?

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby dbsys » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:34 pm

TheNameOfTheGame wrote:I was debating whether to add other language versions after the English one for International users. Since this is an English forum I wasn't sure. What do you guys think?


I think it makes sense to add other languages, where available, now that your list growing.... I think many German and French and Spanish speaking Atarians are here.

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby TheNameOfTheGame » Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:58 pm

nagual wrote:
TheNameOfTheGame wrote:I talked to Derryck Croker of CCC/DDP and he confirmed there was a Texel 2.30 beta which was translated by Peter West. I'm trying to contact Peter to see if it still exists. This would be a major find!


Indeed :D


I know, it would be exciting. Maybe Thomas Much would even release the source now since ASH stopped selling it, but I have no contact information for him. If anyone knows how to reach him, please PM me.

These things go in cycles. Sometimes authors drop out for a long time then come back to their roots.

For instance, Sven Kopacz released his source for Emailer/IConnect a year or so ago. It can be found at http://monokrom.orion.uberspace.de/sven.kopacz/.

Also, I talked to Manfred Lippert and he was happy to give the source to Manitor/Trapper. I put it up here: http://www.atari-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=32337. If he wouldn't have lost the source to Jinnee I believe he would have released it also.

Still trying to get the source to MagicNet. I have a friend in Greece and we have found Vassilis Papathanassiou, but sadly at this point it doesn't seem like he is interested in Atari anymore. Pity really, but I'll keep trying.

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby Playmobil » Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:40 pm

I'm agree with @dbsys

I've spent months & months & months to have a Magic6.20 in French ! Never found !

So I make it by own... Based on the Fatrakoon version, upgraded in 6.20 with à MAGIC.RAM French, and modify all the apps & files into the installer...

Here my files : (MAGIC6.20 French Complete)

https://mega.nz/#!cQwgnbYI!2E2E3mG-EmHV ... FuSExgchv0

P.S : Sorry for my poor english, hope you understand me...

P.S2 : I have made THING 1.9 RSC in French too, but not finished yet, only 80-85%... But all primary functions are translated...

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby TheNameOfTheGame » Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:46 pm

Playmobil wrote:I'm agree with @dbsys

I've spent months & months & months to have a Magic6.20 in French ! Never found !

So I make it by own... Based on the Fatrakoon version, upgraded in 6.20 with à MAGIC.RAM French, and modify all the apps & files into the installer...

Here my files : (MAGIC6.20 French Complete)

https://mega.nz/#!cQwgnbYI!2E2E3mG-EmHV ... FuSExgchv0

P.S : Sorry for my poor english, hope you understand me...

P.S2 : I have made THING 1.9 RSC in French too, but not finished yet, only 80-85%... But all primary functions are translated...


Thank you. I updated the first post with your French version of Magic! :cheers:

Also added German versions of Scripter 1.1 and E-Copy 1.72.

Added links for HomePage Penguin 3.05 which came on CD from 16/32. Thanks to nagual for starting the HPP thread!

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby Maartau » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:51 pm

TheNameOfTheGame : huge thanks for this thread & the uploads :D .

Will it be possible to have "Kobold 3.5" & "NVDI 5" ?

:cheers:

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby charles » Thu Sep 28, 2017 3:58 pm

did somebody mention ash?
is there a full English package of pure pascal available?
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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby TheNameOfTheGame » Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:58 pm

Maartau wrote:TheNameOfTheGame : huge thanks for this thread & the uploads :D .

Will it be possible to have "Kobold 3.5" & "NVDI 5" ?

:cheers:


Lol, I was just scanning in the German manual when I read your request.

Added NVDI 5 English (link to FatRakoon's archive) and User Manual (Not my scan!)
Added NVDI 5 German, NVDI 5.03 update German and NVDI 5 user manual German. :cheers:

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby TheNameOfTheGame » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:11 pm

charles wrote:did somebody mention ash?
is there a full English package of pure pascal available?


I don't have it but would be very interested in it. I put up Pure Pascal 1.1 German. If anyone has a newer version, please let me know! :cheers:

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby Playmobil » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:11 pm

NVDI 5 from Fatrakoon is NVDI5.00 not NVDI5.03 !

I search NVDI 5.03 install files month & month & month and never found them...

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby TheNameOfTheGame » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:12 pm

Playmobil wrote:NVDI 5 from Fatrakoon is NVDI5.00 not NVDI5.03 !

I search NVDI 5.03 install files month & month & month and never found them...


It has the Update folder with FRESHUP.TOS included in the zip. That should bring it up to 5.03 as far as I know.

I got the German 5.03 update directly from Ash.

*Edit* I looked at the Fatrakoon Update RSC with a hex editor and it is ~98-99% English (just a few error messages in German) so I think it is ok to use as a 5.03 update. :D

But yes, like you I have never seen an English 5.03 update by itself in the wild though.
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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby Playmobil » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:15 pm

TheNameOfTheGame wrote:Thank you. I updated the first post with your French version of Magic! :cheers:


Please use another link too, because my mega-link, maybe lost in few month... I prefer that my files uploaded everywher to not lost them...

Poor english, I know ! :lol:

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby Playmobil » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:17 pm

Maartau wrote:TheNameOfTheGame : huge thanks for this thread & the uploads :D .

Will it be possible to have "Kobold 3.5" & "NVDI 5" ?

:cheers:



Kobol 3.5 in English was pretty... I can made a French version if the RSC are "editable"

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Re: A couple abandonware apps

Postby marss » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:20 pm

Thanks


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