Psion Epoc Drawing and Graphics Software

Bitmap paint programs and vector drawings plus graphics viewers.

Drawing and and graphics programs.

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File Converters

CAD Sketcher
Freeware 2D CAD drawing program with zoom, pan. Site is in German, so I haven't confirmed location. www.netcologne.de
CADmx
Freeware technical drawing package by Nicklas Larsson. 16 layers, absolute, relative and polar coordinates, export AutoCad DXF files. Formerly at w1.318.telia.com/~u31802901/nicbit/epoc.htm
DeMarco5
Andrew Ferry. Freeware. Data flow diagramming and drawing tool. D5V www.btinternet.com/~adfhome/demarco5/
Doodler
Shareware pen based graphical jotter by Gary Belcher. www.neuon.com/
Draw5
Vector drawing package for Psion 5. Insert drawings into EpocWord. Accepts WMF. Shareware. Try RMRSoftware for buying it as RMRDraw.
P5CAD
Shareware CAD drawing program. Circles, ellipses, dimensions, etc. High end, but reported to be non-standard. By Andrew Duffield. www.duffy.force9.co.uk
Palette!
Freeware, Martin Guthrie. Use all the colours on your Series7, netBook or netPad...! Palette lets you use all 256 of the Psion's colours in Sketch - instead of just the 16 built-in ones. It is a separate app. but, once launched, this utility integrates so seamlessly with Sketch (we hope!) that it gives the appearance of being part of it. This is essential in making the 'hidden' colour capability of Sketch not just accessible, but usable for practical purposes, i.e. without requiring excessive user effort/time with stylus or keyboard. www.pscience5.net
Photo 5
Graphics application, 30 drawing tools, 20 clipboards, scale, stretch or skew, mirror or invert, filters, animations, image browser, 10000 word manual. Shareware from PocketIQ www.pocketiq.com/
RMRArt
Shareware art, image and drawing program with zooming by Andy Harsent $20 www.rmrsoft.com.
RMRDraw
Shareware vector drawing package originally known as Draw5, from Interconnex UK Ltd. $40 www.rmrsoft.com

5FX
MBM picture viewer for Epoc 32 (ER5). Explorer interface with pen navigation. Selectable image thumbnails. Mixed still and animated slide shows. Expandable image transitions (Example source code included). Visual MBM file management. Fast thumbnails, jpg support, shrink to fit options. 30 day evaluation copy. 5fx.SIS 394kb July 2001 www.stampark.co.uk
5Pic
Richard Wakelin. Freeware picture viewer shows Series 3 pictures on Series 5, and converts and saves them in Series 5 MBM format. www.rwsoft.co.uk
DXFV
Geosynn2002's DXF freeware viewer DXFV
EasyMBM
Richard Wakelin. Build MBM files. Bitmaps can be cut, copied and pasted between four open files. Zoom, flip, rotate, select area. Shareware. www.rwsoft.co.uk
Image7
Richard Wakelin. Freeware picture viewer shows pictures in 256 colours. www.rwsoft.co.uk
MBMUtils
Daniel Sissman shareware. Bitmap viewing, manipulation and printing program. View, manipulate and build MBM image files. Create libraries for applications. Effects emboss, intensify, motion blur, ripple, skew, solarise etc. Colour support, multi-tabbed preferences dialog. Opens .mbm files (both normal and ROM based), sketch files and .aif files. Save to .mbm (both single bitmap and multiple bitmap types) and standard sketch files. Using the program you can fully organise multiple bitmap files with the add bitmap, append bitmap, replace bitmap and delete bitmap functions. You can also individually re-size bitmaps and alter their colour depths. www.pocketiq.com
MBMV
Freeware. View and print single and multiple MBM EPOC picture files. mbmv.SIS 5kb May 2000 www.alchemy.com.my/
MBMView
Shareware File viewer and image manipulator reads jpg, bmp, mbm, aif, Sketch, and tiff graphic formats, RealMaps, capture screenshots better. View faxes sent in TIFF format as email attachments.Shareware. Written by Lieuwe de Vries (now deceased). No way to register this now. mbmview.SIS 94kb + 290kb Feb 2000 Formerly http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/platodva/psion.htm
MBM Viewer
Simple viewer 2k .app Aug 1997
MBM File creation
Have a look at Phil Spencer's tutorial on "Creating EPOC MBM Picture Files" for how to add Icons to your OPL programs. homepages.nildram.co.uk/~nicko/5icons.htm
OneMBM
Nicklas Larsson's freeware combines bitmaps from several MBM files to make a single multi bitmap file. Formerly at w1.318.telia.com/u31802901/nicbit
PicSee
Matt Riley's Freeware utility PicSee allows viewing of PIC images on Epoc32 .mbm multi bitmap picture files. Details from 3 Lib
Slides
Brain Drain. Slideshow of MBM files ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/platodva/psion.htm
T5Img
Displays Palm ImageViewer or FireViewer pictures. Copy to clipboard. Convert MBM to ImageViewer. Shareware. home.c2i.net/trygveh/english/
Video
Use Java Runtime Engine and Java Media Framework to run Quicktime or AVI viewer to (slowly) watch Quicktime video clips. Ouch. Phil Gooch lists best settings (5fps, 7kb, uLaw 2:1 sound compression at 8kHz). Takes about 30 seconds to start on a 5mx. web.onetel.net.uk/~philgooch/psion/

Other programs

ColorMix
Shareware by Neil Sands. Mix RGB colours, get values in decimal and hexadecimal for entry into HTML and OPL. www.cix.co.uk/~neilsands/psion
Fract5
Freeware fractal generator with OPL source code. Also FPlot5. www.persicke.de
Hop
Laurens Lapre. Freeware fractal dot image drawing OPO program. Ctrl Esc stops. home.wanadoo.nl/laurens.lapre/
IrTranP and IrPhotoClip digital camera
Andrew Gregory says It lets you transfer a photo from your IrTranP digital camera (most Casio) and save it as a JPEG on your EPOC machine. I've also released an OPM that does the transfer: www.scss.com.au/family/andrew/epoc/myprogs/irtranp/
Mandel
Freeware Mandelbrot and Julia set drawing program. Zoom, save images. Formerly http://www.xs4all.nl/~ljlapre/psion.htm
Morleysoft Fern
Freeware draws a fractal fern. Formerly www.morleysoft.co.uk
PsiFrac
Freeware fractal generator drawing, save as MBM. www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Garage/1283/
S5mboles
Freeware clip art written by Huub Linthorst available at http://website.leidenuniv.nl/~linthorsthjm/
StereoVu
Stereogram drawing creator, creates 3D images. Load background, export to PIC, turn text into 3D. Freeware by Shane McKee. http://www.shanemckee.utvinternet.com/stereovu.htm
YORIS
Kolja Kaehler Freeware. Your object rotates in stereo. Stereo viewer for Wavefront 3D files. yoris.SIS 168kb Oct 2000.

File Converters

XnView
Windows (and Unix) freeware to convert a .jpg or other picture file to 16 grayscale MBM file www.xnview.com

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