Paul Smedley has released an OS/2 build of GCC 6.3 (12/22/2016). This compiler is required to build numerous open source projects.
Paul Smedley has released (12/19/2016) an OS/2 build of PMBitchX version 1.2.1. BitchX is an IRC client with a PM interface, with features that include: multiwindows, resizable windows, fonts configurable on the fly, scriptable pulldown menus, and full BitchX script compatibility.
Art of Illusion version 3.0.3 has been released (12/12/2016). This is a full featured 3D modelling, rendering, and animation studio that requires Java 1.6 or higher.
Lars Erdmann has released (12/4/2016) a PSD (Platform Specific Driver) for the Warp4 kernel (single core). It handles floating point exceptions via trap 16 instead of IRQ13, which uses the native CPU exception handling.
PMMail/2 version 3.22 has been released (11/25/2016). Features include support for a new spell checker (aspell), and the use of XML for message indexing. VOICE purchased the rights and source code for this popular email client; VOICE sponsorship is required as part of the registration, but the demo version can be used for one account, and some other limitations. The project is looking for additional volunteer programmers. From VOICE News.
DjView version 4.10.6 has been ported (11/21/2016) to OS/2. This is a viewer for DjVu documents, which uses the Qt4 libraries.
Arachnophilia version 5.5 build 2922 has been released (11/18/2016). This is a web page editor and development tool, which requires Java 1.5 or higher.
ChatZilla version 0.9.93 has been released (11/8/2016). This is the IRC client that comes with SeaMonkey (and works with Firefox); it supports SSL and full Unicode nicknames.
BiblioteQ version 2016.09.04 has been ported (11/2/2016) to OS/2. This Qt4 app is a library management suite.
Crosti version 1.13.3 has been ported (10/27/2016) to OS/2. This Qt4 app is for making cross stitch patterns from an image file.
ScummVM version 1.9.0 has been released (10/17/2016). This allows you to run several adventure games, provided you have the data files. Games known to work include those based on LucasArts' SCUMM (Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion) system, many Sierra SCI and AGI engine games, Myst, Legend of Kyrandia, Simon the Sorcerer 1 and 2, Beneath A Steel Sky, Broken Sword 1-2, Flight of the Amazon Queen, and lots more. There are even free downloads available for a few of the games.
A beta build of VirtualBox version 5.0.6 has been released (10/11/2016). This is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product, available as open source under the GPL. There is some discussion on the OS2World forums about what is currently working. From OS2.jp.
GetYourNews version 2.20 has been released (10/9/2016). This is a newsgroup attachment downloader.
Icecast has been ported (10/6/2016) to OS/2, along with IceS-ne and IceS2. This is a server and clients for streaming in MP3 and Ogg Vorbis formats. It can be used to create an Internet radio station, or private jukebox.
SQLiteBrowser version 3.9.1 has been ported (10/3/2016) to OS/2. This Qt4 app is a GUI management tool for SQLite databases.
FileSys version 3 has been released (10/2/2016). This is a WPS class replacement for WPFileSystem and WPSystem, with modifications to better support USB removable devices.
Wim Brul has released WebSee version 1.1 client and server for generic USB UVC WebCam support, which require the latest USBHCD drivers and USB Resource Manager for isochronous support. There are also some older device-specific USB WebCam drivers for the Logitech C250, the ThinkPad X200T (Chicony), and the ThinkPad X230T (Ricoh).
SpamFilter has been updated (9/15/2016). This is an open source multi-threaded daemon able to detect and reject e-mail messages containing unwanted advertising. It features local sockets and named pipes interfaces to receive queries and send answers to mail server software, such as Weasel.
ClamAV GUI version 0.4.1 has been ported (9/14/2016) to OS/2. This is a GUI for configuring the ClamAV anti-virus / mail filtering software.
Starfighter version 1.6 has been ported (9/10/2016) to OS/2. This is a 2D space shooter, which uses the SDL library.
An OS/2 port of heimdal version 1.5.3 has been released (9/3/2016). This is a Kerberos client, which will be used to support newer versions of Samba.
Electric Sheep version 2.7b12 has been ported (9/2/2016) to OS/2. This software uses idle computer cycles to create animated abstract art.
PrefBar version 7.1.0 has been released (8/28/2016). It allows you to configure several Mozilla settings on the fly, and incorporates the features of UABar.
libjpeg-turbo version 1.4.2 has been ported (8/24/2016) to OS/2. This is a JPEG library that uses modern CPU instructions to accelerate compression and decompression.
Books Organizer version 0.3 has been ported (8/23/2016) to OS/2. This Qt4 app is a PDF organizer with a reader.
MP3Diags version 1.3.04 has been ported (8/17/2016) to OS/2. This Qt4 app manages information in MP3 files.
Midori Sans version 0.4 has been released (8/12/2016). This is a semi-condensed sans-serif font with styling similar to Verdana and DejaVu Sans, but with improved readability at small sizes.
Workplace Sans version 1.03 has been released (8/11/2016). This is a Unicode TrueType outline font that is designed to resemble the OS/2 bitmap font WarpSans. Thanks to Alex Taylor for the info.
Dave Yeo has released (7/18/2016) a build of Lightning version 4.0.8; this is a SeaMonkey and Thunderbird extension that provides calendar support. It is compatible with SeaMonkey 2.35.x and Thunderbird 38.x builds.
Torrent File Editor version 0.3.0 has been ported (7/5/2016) to OS/2. This Qt4 app is a GUI editor for .torrent files.
More Qt4 apps were ported (6/17/2016) to OS/2, including: taskbar version 2.4.14 is a program launcher; and Qedit version 2.7.1 is a text editor based on NEdit.
Xplanet version 1.3.1 has been ported (6/4/2016) to OS/2. This is a renderer for planetary and solar system images based on the NASA SPICE Toolkit.
eFTE/2 version 1.0 has been released (5/30/2016). This is a full featured text editor, based on FTE (Folding Text Editor). The configuration now compiles on the fly. Thanks to Gregg Young for the info.
dos2unix and unix2dos version 7.3.4 have been released (5/24/2016). These command line tools convert plain text files from/to DOS and UNIX formats.
emsFS version 0.01a has been released (5/20/2016). This is a virtual file system driver for 4GB or more of RAM.
Lynx version 2.8.9dev.9 has been ported (5/7/2016) to OS/2. Lynx is a text-mode WWW browser.
The Adobe Source fonts have been packaged (5/3/2016) to OS/2. It includes these fonts from Adobe: Adobe Source Code Pro, Adobe Source Sans Pro, and Adobe Source Serif Pro.
Nconvert version 6.88 has been released (5/2/2016). This is a multi-format image converter that supports more then 300 graphics formats.
Peter Moylan has updated (4/21/2016) his numerical analysis software, which includes the Modula-2 source code, and test programs. It covers complex numbers, matrices, polynomials, rational functions, fast fourier transform, and differential equations.
Google Droid fonts have beeen packaged (4/21/2016) for OS/2. This is a family of high-quality fonts originally designed for Google Android, and includes Droid Sans, Droid Sans Mono, and Droid Serif.
A driver for MCS7830 based USB to Ethernet adapters has been updated (4/17/2016) to version 1.4.
Flames version 3.1.1 has been ported (4/10/2016) to OS/2. This tool algorithmically generates images and animations, like ones hosted at the "Electric Sheep" website. The Qt4 application Qosmic version 1.5.0 has also been ported (4/11/2016), for a nicer GUI method.
A number of multimedia libraries have been ported (4/7/2016) to OS/2, including: libogg version 1.3.2; libvorbis version 1.3.5; opus version 1.1.2; and libtheora version 1.1.1.
Pumpa version 0.9.2 has been ported (4/5/2016) to OS/2. This Qt4 app is a simple pump.io client.
JFtp version 1.60 has been released (3/28/2016). This is a Java file transfer client, that supports FTP and various other protocols like SMB, SFTP, NFS, HTTP, and file I/O. It includes many advanced features such as recursive directory up/download, browsing the LAN for Windows shares, and more.
Two RSS apps have been ported (3/13/2016) to OS/2: QuiteRSS version 0.18.4, and RSSGuard version 3.1.0. Both are RSS and ATOM feed readers, which use the Qt4 libraries.
FastCGI version 2.41 has been ported (3/6/2016) to OS/2. This is a module for running web applications under Apache and various other web servers.
Jasper version 1.900 and OptiPNG version 0.75 have been ported (3/5/2016) to OS/2. These are JPEG conversion and PNG optimization programs, for manipulating bitmap images.
Mup version 6.4 has been ported (3/5/2016) to OS/2, along with the FFT library version 3.3.4. These is a music publishing program, full of useful features for musical typesetting, that outputs high quality Postscript, and an audio analysis library.
More Qt4 apps were ported (3/5/2016) to OS/2, including: EBE version 2.7.10 is an IDE for programmers; and PREditor is a front-end for POV-Ray.
dcraw version 9.25 has been ported (3/5/2016) to OS/2. This is a digital camera RAW file conversion utility.
SDL version 1.2.15 OS/2 port has been updated (3/2/2016). Simple DirectMedia Layer is a cross-platform development library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, and graphics hardware; it is used by video playback software, emulators, and popular games. This OS/2 port features updated VMAN, DIVE, and DART support.
More SDL games have been ported (2/28/2016) to OS/2, including: Super Mario War is a game for up to four players, where the basic goal is to be the last player standing; Hex-a-Hop is a hexagonal tile-based puzzle game with one simple goal: destroy all green tiles; and Caph is a sandbox game, where the aim is to make contact between the red and green objects.
Numpty Physics has been ported (2/27/2016) to OS/2. This is a drawing puzzle game, which uses the SDL libraries. There are also additional levels available.
PMDLL version 2.12 has been released (2/26/2016). This allows you to view DLL dependencies of OS/2 executables.
More SDL games have been ported (2/26/2016) to OS/2, including: Biniax2 is a puzzle arcade game of logic and reaction; and Cooldown is a game where you build pipes to cool down rolling balls.
SDLPoP version 1.16 has been ported (2/24/2016) to OS/2. This is an open source clone of the game Prince of Persia.
SDL version 2.0.4 has been ported (2/24/2016) to OS/2. Simple DirectMedia Layer is a cross-platform development library designed to provide low level access to audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, and graphics hardware; it is used by video playback software, emulators, and popular games. This OS/2 port features VMAN, DIVE, and DART support; OpenGL and joystick are not supported.
MPlayer version 1.3.0 has been ported (2/17/2016) to OS/2. It has support for Win32 codecs, UniAud, DIVE, SNAP video overlays, and WarpOverlay. There is a browser plugin included, as well as MEncoder, a simple movie encoder. Most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, WebM, and more are supported.
libdvbpsi version 1.3.0 has been ported (2/11/2016) to OS/2. This is a full MPEG2 client/server multimedia library, used by the VLC media player.
The SDL game LBreakout2 has been ported (2/9/2016) to OS/2. This is a breakout-style arcade game.
mpg123 version 1.23.0 has been ported (2/7/2016) to OS/2. This is a command line MP3 player.
bootAble version 6.10.3 has been released (2/5/2016). This is a script which can be used to create a maintenance partition or bootable CD with enough facilities to fully manage and recover your system. It contains support for LVM, HPFS, JFS, FAT32, UDF, and the CD file system.
Which version 2.1.5 has been released (2/5/2016). This is a clone of the UNIX 'locate' command, allowing you to locate files.
SDLMAME version 0.170 has been ported (1/30/2016) to OS/2. This is an SDL version of the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator.
WarpIN version 1.0.22 has been released (1/25/2016). This is an open source PM installer / uninstaller, that can also install quietly through environment variables. It also offers self-installing executables. The latest version can be found on Hobbes.
libkai version 1.2.0 has been released (1/23/2016). The K Audio Interface is a DART and UNIAUD implementation library. It has been used in KMP, MPlayer, and VLC.
libkva version 1.2.3 has been released (1/23/2016). This is a library for displaying video streams, which supports SNAP video overlays, WarpOverlay!, and DIVE. It has been used in KMP, MPlayer, and VLC.
XviD version 1.3.4 has been ported (1/18/2016) to OS/2. This library offers a high performance and high quality MPEG-4 video de-/encoding solution.
Some multimedia libraries have been ported (1/12/2016) to OS/2: libmatroska version 1.4.0 is for parsing Matroska audio and video containers; and libebml version 1.3.0 parses EBML files. These are used by the VLC media player.
LightMd Editor version 1.0.4 has been ported (1/9/2016) to OS/2. This Qt4 app is a Markdown Language Editor.
CoolReader3 version 3.1.2 has been ported (1/8/2016) to OS/2. This Qt4 app is an eBook reader.
CMake version 3.4.1 has been ported (1/6/2016) to OS/2. This is a cross-platform, open-source build system.