List of Open Source Software

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OS/2, ArcaOS and eComStation Open Source Software list. This is the OS/2 Open Source Catalog on a friendly to read list, you can also check the source code repositories at the OS2World Github.

The idea is to list open source project and software that shares the source code even if it is not under a formal OSI approved open source license.


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
AMouse (GUI) BSD 3-Clause C Amouse drivers GUI. [1]
pcitest Test tool AS IS C Tool to test some of the OEMHLP$ PCI interfaces. [2]
GRADMous Driver Patch AS IS C Program to patch IBM's GRADD-Driver for WinOS/2 IFGDI2VM.DRV for mouse speed [3]



Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
CoinFlip BSD alike GCC console application that flips a coin. [4]
MacAnova FLOSS GCC EMX Statistical Analysis and Matrix Algebra [5]
QtGrace Qt Application GNU GPL GNU g++
Qt libraries
Program to display or plot data, analyze data and prepare it for printing. [6]
Statist GNU GPL GCC Light weight statistics program [7]
upclient GNU GPL GCC client [8]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
ClamAV Antivirus GNU GPL
Coinficker Virus Scanner Utility BSD 3 Clauses C Tool that scan a network for signs of Conficker C. [9]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Calcus Qt GNU GPL v3 Qt4 scriptable calculator based on Qt and QtScript [10]
ehm Qt Application GNU GPL Qt4 libraries Simple calculator [11]
Euler GNU GPL Numerical math package with 3D/2D plots and programming language. [12]
GNU bc Command line GNU GPL GCC Arbitrary precision numeric processing language [13]
GNU dc Command line GNU GPL GCC An arbitrary precision calculator [14]
GNU units Command line GNU GPL GCC Converts quantities expressed in various systems of measurement to their equivalents in other systems of measurement. [15]
HPCalc PM Application GNU GPL GCC EMX HP 41C calculator [16]
KeyCalc PM Application A scientific calculator [17]
Octave C GNU GPL high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations. [18]
QEasyCalc Qt GNU GPL
Table GNU GPL DrDialog [19]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Agenda GNU GPL Free Pascal Contact book for appointments and telephones [20]
Cal BSD C displays a calendar and the date of Easter [21]
CDAY GNU GPL Today in history almanac, multiple system calendar [22]
GNU Cal GNU GPL GCC Calculating and printing calendars [23]

CD Recording

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Audio/Data-CD-Creator GNU GPL WPS aware application for CD and DVD writing. [24]
binchunker GNU GPL C converts a CD image in a ".bin/.cue" format (sometimes ".raw/.cue") to a set of .iso and .cdr tracks. [25]
cdrdao/2 GNU GPL
cdrutils Command line application GNU GPL VX-REXX Command line utilities to make use of CDRTOOLS [26]
DVD Backup Command Line GNU GPL GCC tool to rip video DVDs from the command line. [27]
DVD Author GNU GPL GCC, LibC DVD Backup
ISOCOMP2 ISO (and RAW and RSJ track) image comparison utility, part of the XCOMP/2 package. [28]
ISOFS File System GNU GPL Installable file system for OS/2 to access ISO rawfiles suitable for burning on CD. It allows transparent read only access to the contents of the raw file, also through WPS! Currently only single session images are supported.
mkISOfs GNU GPL mkisofs is used for premastering iso9660 filesystems which are used on CD-ROMs. [29]
mkhybrid mkisofs - create an hybrid ISO9660/JOLIET/HFS filesystem with optional Rock Ridge attributes. [30]
trk2iso Command Line RSJ's TRK to ISO format conversion utility [31]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
aclock Command Line OpenWatcom C ASCII clock [32]
asclock XFree86/2 C Clock [33]
Beat/2 PM Application GNU GPL VX-REXX Internet Time indicator [34]
Clock PM Application GNU GPL VisualAge C++
Analog or digital clock [35]
Clock60 PM Application BSD 3-Clause C Modified desktop clock, that contains additional features, like access to DCF77-stations. [36]
Dcf Command Line EMX DCF Decoder for radio clock receiver. [37]
DCF77 decoder for Gude Expert Mouse Clock serial Command Line BSD 2-Clause C++ DCF77 decoder for Gude Expert Mouse Clock serial. [38]
DeskClock PM Application GNU GPL DrDialog A clock that is displayed on the WPS desktop. [39]
glclock PM Application OpenWatcom An OpenGL clock [40]
MouseClock XFree86/2 Application GNU GPL imake XFree86-OS/2: Display the current time using the X root cursor. [41]
OS/2 NTPD MPL C Network Time Protocol Client for OS/2 Warp [42]
Universal Clock PM Application GNU GPL C Clock for OS/2 [43]
Yes, It's a Clock PM Application FLOSS C, Dialog Editor Clock for OS/2 [44]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
ATP Command Line GNU GPL GCC / EMX text-mode QWK reader [45]
CapiTel PM Application GNU GPL nmake Multi-threaded 32-Bit Answering Machine. [46]
ComScope PM Application GNU GPL nmake COMscope Communications Monitoring and Control tool. COMi asynchronous serial device driver. [47]
G Kermit GNU GPL GCC Transferring files with the Kermit protocol [48]
MultiMail offline reader GNU GPL OpenWatcom Reads Blue Wave, QWK, OMEN and SOUP packets. [ Binaries], [ Source Code] [49]
Psion Converter GNU GPL VisualAge C++ Psion<->OS/2 data files conversion utility [50]
The Online Pub GNU GPL C Full-featured multi-node teleconferencing program for most BBS software programs. [51]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
CdFly Qt Application GNU GPL C++ / Qt CD-DVD collection manager [52]
Datapad PM Application GNU GPL C "scratch pad" to jot notes in and organize small files into. [53]
dbf2db2 VisPro Create Heads in DB2 and records, from DBF files. [54]
dbf2mysql GCC Utility to import / export .dbf files to / from MySQL tables. [55]
dbf2sql GCC Utility to import / export .dbf files to / from mSQL tables. [56]
GNU_dbm GNU GPL Library of database functions that use extensible hashing and work similar to the standard UNIX dbm. [57]
PostgreSQL [59] PostgreSQL License
Vyper Database Engine Database Creation Utility BSD alike VX-REXX VIPER Database Engine Database Creation Utility [60]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
AE PM Application GNU GPL Pascal E.EXE replacement for OS/2 made in Pascal [61]
AEdit Command Line C Small, menu-driven, line-oriented text editor [62]
Batch Editor PM Application GNU GPL V2 C PM multithreaded application which allows to replace data in one or more files with various options (recur subdirectories, case insensitive, non printable characters) [63]
eFTE2 GNU GPL C++ Port of the FTE editor to OS/2 [64] [65]
elvis Clarified Artistic License C (GCC) vi-clone (written by Steve Kirkendall) [66]
Emacs GNU GPL C (GCC) GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor. [67]
FAST Editor Lite BSD 2 Clause Watcom C VIO mode programmers editor [68]
Flatten Command Line C (GCC) [69]
fte GNU GPL V2 C++ EMX [70]
getline GCC Input-edit package - Retrieves input a line at a time [71]
HexEdit/2 PM Application GNU GPL VisualAge C++ Binary file editor [72]
JED Editor GNU GPL Multi-platform editor [73]
JOE GNU GPL GCC Joe's Own Editor [74]
JOVE GNU GPL V2 C Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs is an open-source, Emacs-like text editor [75]
KEd Command line Simplified BSD Borland C++
VisualAge C++
Command line text-editor [76]
Kon PM Application GNU LGPL VisualAge C++ Multi-purpose PM text-editor. [77]
MicroEMACS PD GCC EMX 32-Bit version of µ-emacs 3.12 for OS/2 2.x [78]
MMM Editor Watcom C text editor [79]
nEmacs GNU GPL GCC Emacs Editor [80]
NEPMD extensions for EPM Scripts and bins GNU GPL 2 VAC 3.08, makefile easy portable [81] [82]
NVI BSD Re-implementation of the classic Berkeley text editor [83]
Quick Text Editor Qt App GNU GPL C++ A simple System Editor type text editor implemented in Qt. [84]
Sedt Editor‎‎ Command line / Text GNU GPL C Text editor [85]
SysEDOS2 GNU GPL VX-REXX System editor GUI [86]
The Hessling Editor GNU GPL [87]
Vile GNU GPL VisualAge C++, GCC 'Vi Like Emacs' programmer's editor [88]
ZED PM Application BSD C Easy-to-use text editor for OS/2 [89]
ZEDIT VisualAge C++ Latin/Greek/Hebrew editor providing diacritic overlays [90]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Atari800 XFree86/2 GNU GPL V2 Atari 800/XL/XE/5200 emulator [91]
Dosbox GNU GPL V2 An x86 emulator of DOS [92]
CPEM80 GNU GPL C++ Emulation of the CP/M-80 "operating system" [93]
Kegs XFree86/2 GNU GPL V2 C Apple IIgs emulator [94]
Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator [95]
Master Gear/2 Property of Marat Fayzullin C Master Gear emulator [96]
Spim BSD MIPS32 simulator [97]
VICE GNU GPL Commodore [98]
zsnes2 GNU GPL V2 Super Nintendo emulator [99]

Emulation related tools

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
AdvanceSCAN GNU GPL C++ Command line ROM manager for MAME [100]
BAS2TAP GNU GPL V2 TAP tape image file converter [101]
Dosboxloader C [102]
GENSconv C HiSoft GENS source converter for ZX Spectrum [103]
MAMERun PM Application Custom made. Looks Copyleft. [104]
MTools GNU GPL V3 [105]
Tape Utilities GNU GPL V2 [106]
TapTools New BSD License [107]
ZX_SCR_Edit [108]
ZX_SCR_View C [109]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
3DMaze PM application C Presentation Manager program generates mazes and displays them in three dimensions. [110]
3DMaze 2 PM application C PM program prints 3D mazes with hexagonal rooms. [111]
Animation Player PM application C [112]
Apple C++ [113]
Adagraph GNU GPL V2 Ada system independent AutoCad compatible graphic package that was written on Ada 95 and may be used in different operation systems. [114]
BMPDiff C [115]
Cameraderie Mozilla Public License C [116]
Compface [117]
cpexif [118]
CSG Ray Tracer [119]
cvbmp [120]
cvtico [121]
D70Reader [122]
DEM2POV [124]
Dkbtrace [125]
Dovetail [126]
Exifren/2 [127]
fBMP [128]
fig2dev [129]
FractINT [130]
FM/2 Image PM Application GNU GPL VisualAge C++
Image is a simple, fast image viewer that works with OS/2's MMPM/2 [131]
GBMV2 [132]
gDiagramm [133]
GifTools [134]
GIFtoPS2 [135]
GIFtrans GCC (EMX) Program for converting GIF files to GIF89a [136]
GNU barcode Command Line GNU GPL GCC Tool to convert text strings to printed bars. [137]
GOAT PM Application GNU GPL Graphics Optical Analysis & Translation [138]
Gotcha! PM Application GNU GPL C++ Screen Capture tool [139]
HP2XX GNU GPL HP-GL conversion utility [140]
HPGS GNU GPL A HPGL/2 interpreter/renderer. [141]
IteCAD Qt GNU LGPL V2.1 Qt4 Libraries ITE CAD is an Italian CAE/CAD application [142]
jpeg2ps jpeg2ps converts JPEG files to PostScript Level 2 or 3 EPS. [143]
jpegdump Command Line BSD alike C Dump JPEG marker information [144]
JPEGER VisualAge C++ Process JPEG image files [145]
kdc dc2 C Convert .KDC to .JPG/.BMP and .DC2 to .TGA. [146]
lego Command Line GNU GPL GCC Tool to create images of models made of LEGO(R)-like bricks. [147]
mtekscan GCC Allows the use of MicroTek ScanMaker SCSI scanners. [148]
netCDF University Corporation for Atmospheric Research/Unidata License C, GCC NetCDF (Network Common Data Form) is a set of software libraries and self-describing, [149]
Panorama Tools GNU GPL GCC Image distortion corrections, changing of proection type, making various types of panorams, creating textures, etc. [150]
PBMPLUS MIT alike VisualAge C++ Toolkit for converting various image formats [151]
Plotmtv Xfree86OS/2 GNU GPL C fast multi-purpose plotting program for X11-windows [152]
PMPentax Dialog Editor, Watcom C Take screen shots [153]
PMSheet BSD Like VisualAge C++ File explorer like program for pictures [154]
PNGCheck GNU GPL GCC verifies the integrity of PNG, JNG and MNG files [155]
Povray GNU AFFERO GPL Watcom C 11.0b High-quality, Free Software tool for creating stunning three-dimensional graphics. [156]
POV Frontend C++ POV front-end [157]
PTOT VisualAge C++ PNG-to-TIFF converter [158]
PTPro GNU GPL GNU make, gcc, ilink Tool to retrieve & rename photos from your PTP camera [159]
PVQuan C Persistence of Vision Quantiser Utils. [160]
Scale Borland C++ Scales TGA files. [161]
ScanSort GNU GPL GCC Scan collection checker [162]
Show3D C++ A 'Magic Eye' type 3d image viewer [163]
SketchIt PM Application GNU GPL VisualAge C++ A Bitmap drawing tool based on DrawIt source code. [164]
Tgif XFree86OS/2 QPL license C Xlib based interactive 2-D drawing tool [165]
Truespectra Scripts Scripts for TrueSpectra's PhotoGraphicPro [166]
TTF2PT1 BSD Like GCC True Type to PostScript Type 1 Font Converter [167]
ViewFax XFree86 OS/2 GNU GPL [168]
WinCam GNU GPL C Port of Winc - Winc is a software package useful for getting images from a WinCam digital camera. [169]
WinIco Command Line GNU GPL C++ Convert icons from the Win32 format into the OS/2 format [170]
Xicon GNU GPL C Conversion program for translating icons between various formats. [171]
XLOADIMAGE XFree86 GNU GPL C++ XFree86 XLOADIMAGE - X11 Image Loading Utility. [172]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Alpine Apache License, Version 2.0 new generation of the well-known "Pine" text-based e-mail client. [173]
CJB Ip Forwarder GPL 2.0 Unix cjb automatic ip forwarding client port. [174]
DD-UP client GPL 2.0 update a host provided by the Free DynDNS service of [175]
Firefox PM Application MPL C++ Internet WWW Browser [176]
FrontenACT BSD graphical front-end for the "Enhanced CTorrent" BitTorrent client [177]
FTPServer GNU GPL V3 Modula-2 FTP Server [178]
Hostinfo BSD Port of hostinfo 2.2, a simple program to retrieve host information from an URL/IP address. [179]
HelpDesk PM Application Several OSS C Tool to get remote control access to OS/2 machines. [180]
ircd GPL v1 Server (daemon) program for the Internet Relay Chat [181]
ircflect GPL v2 IRC command line tool [182]
Jasmine GPL v2 ftp front-end using of the OS/2 WARP genuine part for FTP (File Transfer Protocol) for www maintenance [183]
Links GNU GPL C Lightweight browser working in text mode or PM shell [185]
lookup Addition to ircII/os2; shows domain and IP of a user. [186]
LightWeight GNU GPL Lighweight2 is a very small Browser. [187]
mlddc client for the Monolith dynamic DNS [188]
mlup script to update configuration [189]
Mr Message Instant messenger client which is capable of communicating over AOL's Instant Messenger network using the OSCAR protocol (used in the Win32 AIM clients, jBuddy, gAIM, Kopete, ICQ, and a variety of other clients). [190]
News Harvest extract binaries from all your favourite news groups while you work, while you sleep, or while you watch. [191]
NcFTP Free set of programs that use the File Transfer Protocol. [192]
NetChat Personal communication tool for OS/2. It is designed to hook 2 people up directly (without using the IRC channels, servers, IP servers, etc.) for a ONE on ONE personal text mode chat. [193]
NFTP text-mode ftp client for several platforms. [194]
Nuts NUTS talker server. [195]
OpenXP CrossPoint (XP) is a mail and news reader which supports not only the Internet also ZConnect formats, Fido, and a few less common types of networks. [196]
totals A simple program designed to determine "statistics" from Penguin FTP Daemon. [197]
SlipCall IBM TCP/IP 1.2.1 SLIPCALL program [198]
SlipFree Requests COM port from SLIP, runs a program, returns COM port to SLIP [199]
Total Control 123 An ircII script+helper applet which allows you to control z! and pm123 within your irc client console. [200]
TexasNet Connection Monitoring Bot Its main function is to identify people who abuse the local server in general. [201]
tftp tftp server that implements BLKSIZE,TSIZE options. [202]
VoiceChat/2 Internet Voice Communication package [203]
NISTIME This program access the NIST time/date server via TCP/IP and obtains the standard time. [204]
Telnetd Login A replacement login.exe for IBM OS/2 telnetd [205]
Tnlogin Replacement Telnet Login for IBM TCP/IP for OS/2 [206]
ssh ssh ported to OS/2 [207]
PopCliD popclient daemon for OS/2 [208]
Elm Mail System Command line Text-based email client commonly found on Unix systems. [209]
GNU inetutils a collection of common network programs. [210]
VSoup NNTP/POP3/SMTP client [211]
CTorrent BitTorrent (BT) Client program by C for FreeBSD and Linux. [212]
GetTZ Set INI TimeZone from environment string for PMMail. [213]
HtmlConv Converts from text/html to text/plain for PMMail [214]
MailRun Small and fast program to monitor your Pop3 mail account. [215]
pgpfake This shell allows programs that are designed to use PGP 2.6.3 to use PGP 5.0 instead. [216]
PMLPP PM Applications "Little Pop Peek for PM" (PMLPP). tiny POP mail checker for PM. [217]
PMMail Utilities PMMail 1.5 Utilities [218]
PMMail Utilities-C PMMail 1.5 Utilities - C language. Change and strip [219]
PMNews PM Application GNU GPL V2 C A PM replacement for SNEWS.EXE [220]
PwICQ PM Application GNU GPL ICQ clone for OS/2 [221]
QMail Mail local delivery agent, works with Sendmail [222]
renattach Filter to rename/remove mail attachments. [223]
Souper [224]
SpamFilter BSD 3 Clauses C Detect and reject e-mail messages containing unwanted advertising. [225]
SpamKill Weasel [226]
SpamKill2 [227]
Filter 4-Weasel [228]
xfmail [229]
Fingerd [230]
HUGS [231]
micq [232]
Netcat [233]
NetGrab [234]
OS2GOFER [235]
PhantomJS [236]
PMVNC Server [237]
PMVNC Client [238]
Stunnel [239]
tcpdump [240]
torpak/2 [241]
uqwk [242]
WarpGlobe [243]
WhoAmI [244]
Whois [245]
gentler whois [246]
XJDIC [247]
xvncviewer [248]
BinaryNewsGathered [249]
fix yenc [250]
Newsbeat [251]
Slrn [252]
SLURP advanced passive NNTP client [253]
Tass Threaded News reader for UUCP, TCP/IP [254]
Tin BSD 3 Clauses a threaded NNTP and spool based UseNet newsreader for a variety of platforms. [255]
DBZ for UUPC Extended news DBZ for UUPC/Extended news, based loosely on C-News dbz program, w/improved error logging. [256]
Lighweight2 GNU GPL a very small Browser. [257]
mozinst REXX script and associated tool to add some program objects to the desktop for Seamonkey/Thunderbird/Firefox. [258]
HTML GEN Generates HTML files out of source files and macros. [259]
ORB GNU GPL An HTML Preprocessor [260]
WebMonX GNU GPL monitors websites for updates and changes [261]
Web Client Test Tool for analyzing, debugging and determining the correctness of web server (HTTP) protocol. [262]
QtWeb Qt Application GNU GPL compact web browser having some unique UI and privacy features [263]
Surfer GNU GPL, GNU LGPL simple web browser on QtWebKit that focus on usability [264]
QBrows GNU GPL small web browser [265]
NPDJVU GNU GPL Netscape plugin enables it to view DjVu files. [266]
Lynx GNU GPL fully-featured World Wide Web (WWW) client for users running cursor-addressable, character-cell display devices [267]
ColorPicker a small tool which allow to show RGB value of the color over cursor [268]
Faster Custom Open Source Faster is designed to make your web pages load up. [269]
Getstats (formerly called "getsites") is a C program that will produce detailed, concise, monthly, weekly, daily summary, daily, hourly summary, hourly, domain, request, directory tree, and error reports from your World-Wide Web or Gopher server. [270]
Gizmo GNU GPL colour coordinating utility for those who uses editors to make html documents with various colour RGB codes. [271]
Goose GNU GPL VX-REXX Checking Updated Homepage utility [272]
JunkBuster GNU GPL The Internet Junkbuster Proxy is free privacy-enhancing software that can be run on your PC or by your ISP or company. [273]
[[Online Software/2 PM Application GNU GPL DrDialog, REXX Desktop application to present applications listed on eCSoft/2. [274]
rtftohtml C translate existing RTF documents into HTML [275]
Swish-e index directories of files or remote web sites and search the generated indexes [276]
UNHTML Command Line GNU GPL V2 C Command line application that can turn an HTM file into a simple text (txt) file. [277]
Weasel Presentation Manager GNU GPL V2 Modula-2 Mail server supporting the POP3 and SMTP protocols. [278] [279]
Weasel IMAPD C IMAP4 server for the Weasel mail server [280]
Webalizer GNU GPL V2 Web server log file analysis program [281]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
CAR Simulate Constructions with compasses and ruler [282]
DrLife Not Life Cellular Automata Animator is a 1d and 2d cellular automata engine. [283]
Euler GNU GPL Program for numerical mathematics [284]
Octave GNU GPL high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations [285]
PM chaos BSD alike Program that simulates a simple chaotic system, the "standard map". [286]
Prime Prime Number Generator [287]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Ansirand GNU GPL displays randomic color characters on an OS/2 command session [288]
Config Apps GNU GPL V3 Program to edit the default web browser settings stored in the OS2.INI (user profile) under the WPURLDEFAULTSETTINGS [289]
CCSRCH GNU GPL V2 a cross-platform tool for searching filesystems for credit card information. [290]
cmatrix GNU GPL V2 CMatrix is a program that shows the Matrix movie animation scrolling lines. [291]
Family Tree GNU GPL V2 C++ Family Tree is a 32-bit multithreaded PM family tree program [292]
GED2WWW GNU GPL V2 convert GEDCOM (genealogical data) files to HTML with an emphasis on minimizing the amount of HTML produced while not sacrificing vital information [293]
GLExcess GNU GPL V2 OpenGL demo project [294]
Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) GNU GPL V2/ BSD PVM is a software package that permits a heterogeneous collection of Unix and/or Windows computers hooked together by a network to be used as a single large parallel computer. [295]
Pilot Not Specified C Pilot CAI interpreter [296]
Resizer Not Specified An application to change the size of other program windows. [297]
Sit-O-CHIRARI GNU GPL V2 a desktop accessory. Small Japanimation girl bitmap named 'Serina' will sit upon current active window. [298]
The Quoteriser GNU GPL V2 Quote manager, with quote-of-the-day and random .sig [299]
Tape lab Freeware An Audio Tape Label Editor. It uses the PM++ class library [300]
ViewRep Presentation Manager BSD 3 Clause C Display standard input and give the user the option of printing the file or just viewing via scoll bars. [301]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
IpConfigPM PM Application GNU GPL V3 DrDialog, REXXLib, VX-REXX A graphical interface to change IP address for network adapters [302]
Kerberos BSD 3 Clauses alike. C Network authentication protocol designed around the concept of granting tickets to clients, where each ticket is valid for access to certain resources on the server or network. [303] [304]
MyIP GNU GPL V2 C A simple TCP/IP utility for querying the current system's IP address as seen from the Internet. [305]
pcnfsd C used for authentication purposes by NFS clients in a PC environment that has no concept of user/password identification [306]
PMVNC GNU GPL V2 C VNC remote desktop control tool [307]
TCPConfig PM Application Pascal TCP/IP Configuration Program [308]
VNC Port PM Application GNU GPL C VNC (Remote control) application for OS/2 [309] [[310]]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Apache OpenOffice PM Application Apache License
Contact/2 Address management [311]
eAccounts A PM account and password manager. [312]
ePDF PM Application A PM tool for postscript to PDF conversion, which uses GhostScript as back-end. [313]
KeyRing/2 PM Application GNU GPL VX-REXX, Virtual Pascal Secure database for all your passwords, registration codes, lock combinations, Bank PINs - any small secret [314]
SmartPack for Mesa2 Edit- and size functions for Mesa2 from Sundial Systems [315]
Tequila for Mesa2 Filter-, zoom- and size functions for Mesa2 from Sundial Systems [316]
Pilot link pilot-link is a suite of tools used to connect your Palm or PalmOS© compatible handheld. [317]
TIMETRAC PM application PM Activity Time Tracker [318]
Warplog PM Application a journal type program that allows you to record daily events or notes in a simple PM interface [319]
WinCards PM application An OS/2 PM replacement for the Windows cardfile. [320]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
AMPOS2 REXX TYPO3 Web Content Management System (CMS) [321]
Analog Custom License This program analyses logfiles from WWW servers. [322]
Count web page hit counter, clock, and date cgi program for your web server. [323]
CuteWiki GNU GPL C stand-alone wiki engine implemented in ANSI C [324]
Firecast audio streaming server [325]
Icecast GNU GPL free server software for streaming multimedia [326]
ImageMap Add HTTP/1.0 to Mike Cowlishaw's gopher server [327]
Major Major GNU GPL V3 Modula-2 mailing list manager for OS/2. It lets you create multiple mailing lists on your machine. [328]
mod throttle access Patched source for mod_throttle_access 0.2 for Apache 1.3.X with binaries precompiled for platform OS/2. [329]
named BSD 3-Clauses C Simple domain name server [330]
opennap GNU GPL Open source napster server [331]
PMMailWeb GNU GPL a cgi web frontend for the Email software PMMail. [332]
PolarbarWeb/2 GNU GPL cgi web frontend for the Email software PolarBarMailer. [333]
Popper/2 POP3 server for OS/2 [334]
pop3d The pop3d daemon implements the Post Office Protocol Version 3 server. [335]
ProxyServer GNU GPL tinyproxy is a small HTTP proxy, ideal for use in small network situations where a (much) larger, caching proxy like squid might very well be overkill, or a security hazard. [336]
Radius GNU GPL V2 Provide a robust RADIUS server under OS/2 with additional features. [337]
Resin Caucho license provides a fast servlet runner for Apache 1.3 or greater, allowing Apache to run servlets and JSP files [338]
SQUIRM GNU GPL A URL redirector for SQUID. [339]
SQDR Freeware for Open Source Redirector for squid [340]
SimpleHTTPd GNU GPL small www server [341]
sockd BSD 3-Clauses C Simple SOCKS server for OS/2. [342]
y2kcgi Days left until the year 2000 CGI with Pascal Source. [343]
WebMail/2 VX-REXX WebMail/2 allows users to read emails via the web [344]
WebServe GNU GPL lightweight web server for OS/2 [345]
Archidiskodon Server-side FTP Scanner written in PHP and plain C. [346]
Jitterbug GNU GPL a web based bug tracking system [347]
Web Family Tree Modula-2 It is intended for use by people who (a) want to display their family tree in a web browser, and (b) run their own web server, or are willing to install a web server. [348]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
BlackBody Pascal Plot the Planck black body radiation curve for given temperature list. [349]
Fitsblink C program for analysis of astronomical images, especially of asteroids and comets. [350]
LVB LVB phylogeny program. LVB uses parsimony to reconstruct phylogeny from a nucleotide multiple alignment, using a simulated annealing heuristic search. This is suitable for moderately large data matrices. [351]
NGSpice Several licenses a mixed-level/mixed-signal circuit simulator [352]
PMBio Biorhythm chart software [353]
SimRobot2 C++ A robot simulator software package developed by the Universität Bremen and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence. It is being used for further research on autonomous robots. [354]
vAVRdisasm GNU GPL Atmel AVR Disassembler [355]
VPICDisAsm GNU GPL Microchip PIC firmware disassembler [356]
XEphem XFree86 Propietary a Motif based ephemeris and planetarium program [357]
XFITSview XFree86 GNU GPL a viewer for FITS format images for unix/X-Windows systems. XFITSview will display images allowing zooming, scrolling, modifying the brightness, contrast and color and allow determination of celestial positions in the image. [358]

Screen savers

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Blackout GNU GPL V2 screen saver for OS/2 versions 2.0 and above. It is intended for use with monitors that have DPMS, or "green," support. [359]
DSSBlack Turn off the monitor by direct access to VGA registers. DSS module. [360]
HopAlong C Module designed for the OS/2 screen saver "ScreenSaver" by Siegfried Hanisch. [361]
Life PM implementation of the game of life, with source. [362]
Screen Blanker PM Application GNU GPL A program which blanks the screen after a specified period of inactivity, in order to prevent patterns from being "burned-in" to the screen. [363]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Spreadsheet Calculator GNU GPL Spreedsheet calculator [364]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Ispell GNU GPL GNU ispell is a program that helps you to correct spelling and typographical errors in a file. [365]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
BackTrack BSD Like free Speech System for OS/2 [366]
festival Not Specified general framework for building speech synthesis systems as well as including examples of various modules [367]
RSynth Artistic License, GNU General Public License version 2.0 (GPLv2) Provide basic text-to-speech capability on as many platforms and for as many spoken languages as possible by formant synthesis from an International Phonetic Alphabet representation. [368]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
bmp2tex BSD Alike converter from Bitmap to LaTeX [369]
bm2font GNU GPL V1 C convert pictures into TeX fonts [370]
Common TeX Specific License C Port of Common TeX for OS/2 [371]
dvips converts DVI output of TeX typography into a printable or otherwise presentable form [372]
dvidvi converts a dvi file into another dvi file, with perhaps certain changes [373]
DVI2TTY C Previewing dvi files on text-only devices (terminals and line printers) [374]
GlossTeX GNU GPL Automatic preparation of glossaries for use with LaTeX and MakeIndex [375]
latex2rtf GNU GPL translates LaTeX text into the RTF format used by various text processors, most notably Word. [376]
LaCheck GNU GPL find­ing com­mon mis­takes in LaTeX doc­u­ments [377]
texindex Indexes in LaTeX and TeXinfo documents [378]
texi2ipf Texinfo to IPF converter [379]
txi2ipf Transfer tex files to IPF format [380]
nuweb GNU GPL Literate Programming tool (web) works with any programming language and LaTeX [381]
teTeX complete TeX distribution for UNIX compatible systems [382]

Word Processing

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Cawf Not Available OpenWatcom C/C++ nroff-like text formatter [383]
Cols Command Line GNU GPL C Allow to print ASCII text in several columns without loosing any information. [384]
Contrast C This program contrasts two files by finding shared lines of data, and displaying the files with identical sections in the same colours. [385]
DocBookFramework Apache A bundle of programs to manipulate and convert XML DocBook files. [386]
FWEB GNU GPL A WEB system of structured documentation for multiple languages. [387]
funnelweb GNU GPL a powerful literate-programming macro preprocessor that enables you to weave programs and documentation together. [388]
GNU Enscript GNU GPL drop-in replacement for the enscript program [389]
GNU texinfo Texinfo is the official documentation format of the GNU project. Texinfo uses a single source file to produce output in a number of formats, both online and printed (dvi, html, info, pdf, xml, etc.) [390]
Ht2sp reads a text file, replaces all horizontal tabs in this file by spaces, and writes the converted text into a second file. [391]
Lout GNU GPL Document formatting system designed and implemented by Jeffrey Kingston at the Basser Department of Computer Science, University of Sydney, Australia. [392]
Lucide PM Application CDDL and LGPL licenses C++ Plugin based document viewer [393] [394]
par a flexible ascii text formatter [395]
Spidery WEB building a WEB system for the language of your choice [396]

Development Tools

For a list of open source software development tools please check the EDM/2 tools wiki page.


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Alien Blaster
Aquanaut GNU GPL [397]
Asteroids GNU GPL [398]
BallsBall GNU GPL [399]
Dave Gnukem
Doom for OS/2
Dodgin' Diamond II
EyeCon PM Application Public Domain * C A very silly pointer tracking program for OS/2 Presentation Manager. [400]
Jump n' Bump
Kobo Deluxe
lBreakout 2
Lotto GNU GPL [401]
MakMan GNU GPL [402]
Neko98 [403]
Rollball GNU GPL [404]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
ASPI C ASPI Interface Library [405]
AsuaCtl PM GNU GPL V2 C Library that updates the standards controls for OS/2. [406]
Cairo LGPL or MPL C 2D graphics library with support for multiple output devices. [407]
Cantatore Libraries BSD 3 Clauses C Three libraries/DLLs created by Alessandro Cantatore (3dctls.dll, afcbsu00.dll and afcpmu00.dll) required for Attribute Manager and Batch Editor [408]
Cell Toolkit PM BSD 2 Clauses C++ Library for OS/2 PM designed to simplify implementation of two important parts of user interface (UI). Split views and Toolbars [409]
Color Wheel PM BSD 3 Clauses C++ ColorWheel control DLL [410]
Cubus OS/2 Class Library BSD 3 Clauses C/C++ C++ Class Library for OS/2 that encapsulates PM and VIO APIs, also including classes for strings, semaphores, threads, multimedia, TCP/IP, OS2MEMU, the undocumented DosQProcStatus and DosQuerySysState APIs. [411]
CUtil BSD 3-Clause C Library that contains functions that is used by Noller & Breining Software [412]
DayTime GNU GPL V2 C Data conversion library that involved the use of dates [413]
DBMANIP C A set of basic functions for manipulating DBase3(+) files. [414]
DevIL GNU LGPL C Developer's Image Library (DevIL) is a programmer's library to develop applications with very powerful image loading capabilities, yet is easy for a developer to learn and use. [415]
DosMapPhysMem() dynalink library GNU LGPL V2 C Dynalink library that maps specified physical memory region to 32bit process address space and unmaps it. [416]
DosQueryPerformance GNU LGPL V2 C
Dynalink library that queries performance activity ratios (busy, idle and interrupt one) of overall system and each CPUs on 32bit OS/2 process. [417]
DosEstimateFreqCPU GNU GPL V2 C
Dynalink library that estimates clock frequency of all available CPUs on 32bit OS/2 environment. [418]
Dynamic Windows BSD C Application framework that was designed to make it easy to create dynamic applications with a modern interface. [419] [420]
EVRexx REXX GNU GPL C External functions for REXX programs. EVRexx enables the use of PM dialog windows from REXX application. [421]
FastINI GNU GPL C A Rexx DLL with example rexx code on how any rexx program that accesses INI files through SysIni calls are made much faster. [422]
Freetype GNU GPL and BSD alike C/C++ freely available software library to render fonts [423]
GI Library C Generic Interface between games and input devices [424]
Glass PM C++ Library PM C++ aimed to develop PM applications with C++ [425]
Glide/2 3DFX License C 3DFX Glide 2.x DLL [426]
glib/LibIDL GNU LGPL C glib and libIDL libraries required to build Mozilla for OS/2 [427]
GNU RX GNU GPL C A fast replacement for the GNU regex library [428]
GNU Readline GNU GPL V2 C provides a set of functions for use by applications that allow users to edit command lines as they are typed in. [429]
Iconv C ICONV.DLL interfacing to built-in UCONV.DLL. This is a minor derivation of iconv2 [430]
jpeg C JPEG image compression by Independent JPEG Group [431]
K8055 C A DLL to access K8055 from application level [432]
kLIBC BSD 3-Clause C C runtime library in which the coder is exploring The Single Unix Specification (SUS) and various *BSD, Sun and Linux interfaces used in 'portable' software. [433]
LibAV GNU LGPL C Provides cross-platform tools and libraries to convert, manipulate and stream a wide range of multimedia formats and protocols. [434]
libgpg-error GNU GPL / GNU LGPL C Defines common error values for all GnuPG components [435]
libpq C
Multithread compatible port of PostgreSQL libpq library [436]
Lib3ds GNU LGPL C Library for managing 3D-Studio Release 3 and 4 ".3DS" files. [437]
Libpng libpng license C official PNG reference library [438] [439]
Libtool GNU GPL C GNU libtool is a generic library support script. Libtool hides the complexity of using shared and static libraries behind a consistent, portable interface. [440]
libssh2 BSD alike C SSH2 protocol implementation [441]
libgcrypt GNU GPL C crypto library based on the code used in GnuPG [442]
mlzo GNU GPL V2 C Mini version of the LZO data compression library [443]
MultiColumn ListBox PM BSD Alike C MultiColumn ListBox (MCLB) PM control. [444]
mzfntcfgft FreeType license C Dependent lib and DLLs for Mozilla Cairo builds [
mzfreetyp2 C Quick build of freetyp2.dll to be used with the Mozilla apps [445]
Numbers.DLL REXX Public Domain Implements a REXX function (Number) for OS/2 that returns on number expressed in cardinals, it est, in letters, in English, Catalan or Spanish [446]
ncurses MIT New curses library is a free software emulation of curses in System V [447]
lzo C LZO compression routines [448]
PrintQ PM C Print Library for OS/2 Presentation Manager Programs [449]
PrtGraph REXX Library REXX Public Domain C Gives you access to complex graphic printing functionality under REXX. [450]
PTHREADS C POSIX Threading Library [451]
PCRE BSD license C Perl-compatible regular expression library [452]
PmCtlsPP BSD 3-Clause C PmCtlsPP modifies some OS/2 window controls to add some features known from Windows: double click on Entry fields selects only a single word, etc. [453]
QT3 Toolkit Vbox GNU GPL V2 C++ Qt Toolkit Version 3 for OS/2 for VirtualBox. Spin-Off of Netlabs Qt3 [454]
Qt Library GPL and LGPLv3 C++ [455]
REXX/DW REXX GNU LGPL External function package for Rexx programmers providing a cross platform GUI toolset. The underlying GUI package is Dynamic Windows. [456]
RexxIPC GNU LGPL C Access to InterProcess Communications facilities of the OS/2 operating system. [457]
REXX PrintGraph REXX Public Domain C
Enables for complex print document formatting with REXX. [458]
REXX utilities REXX Freeware C++ rxmmutl.dll - This is a collection of miscellaneous REXX utility functions and code fragments. Some of them are coded in REXX others in C. [459]
RexxUni REXX Pascal RexxUni.Dll provides a part of UniCode API for Rexx programs. [460]
REXXUtil REXX CPL C REXX Utilities - rexxutil replacement [461]
RexxVIO REXX BSD alike C This program extends the REXX language by providing many REXX external functions. [462]
RxImgSize REXX BSD 3 Clauses REXX Rexx Screen Capture demonstration with the source code. It is a function in a rexx dll that can capture the screen and save it to a file. [463]
RxFnSet REXX BSD 3 Clauses C RxFnSet is a Rexx callable DLL w/task & process API. [464]
RxMous REXX Freeware C Library that returns mouse position for clicks on text screens. [465]
Sablot GNU LGPL C Simple DirectMedia Layer library for OS/2 [466]
SDL PM GNU LGPL V2 C SDL Libraries version 1.2.15 [467]
Text Interface/2 Public Domain C++ Easy to use classes allow advanced program interfaces to be designed. Windows, pull down menus, mouse support, and data entry allow unlimited design options to the developer. [468]
User Customizable Menu PM BSD Alike C UCMenu is a powerful "toolbar" custom PM control. [469]
USB4REXX REXX C, REXX Library to call USB device from REXX [470]
VGAlib C SVGALIB is the video library used to make the Linux version of Doom [471]
VidMgr Public Domain C Provides a set of screen drawing, cursor and keyboard routines for text mode MS-DOS, OS/2 and Windows NT applications [472]
VJensen Lib BSD-3-Clause C [473]
[VX-REXX Extras Library REXX BSD C, VX-REXX API & class library designed to extend the functionality of Watcom VX-REXX (version 2.1). Its objective is to provide various new object classes and useful functions. [474]
WarpOverlay! MIT C The WarpOverlay! Project is the development project for the replacement of HW EnDIVE. [475]
WatREGEX BSD 3-Clause Alike C REGEX Release for Open Watcom [476]
wxWidgets wxWindows Library Licence (Similar to LGPL) C++ C++ library that lets developers create applications for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other platforms with a single code base. [477]
XDR BSD 3-Clause C++ The eXternal Data Representation standard is a standard for representing data in a machine-independent format. [478]
XPM XFree86 BSD alike C++ X PixMap format for storing/retrieving X pixmaps to/from files. [479]
ZLib AS IS - BSD alike C general-purpose, legally unencumbered lossless data-compression library [480]



Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
LGOProc MMOS2 Pascal file format procedure for MMOS2, for reading and writing OS/2 boot logo files. [481]
JPEG-IO procedure MMOS2 BSD 3 Clauses C A drop in replacement for the JPEG procedure [482]
xgaproc MMOS2 Pascal file format procedure for Phoenix BIOS suspend graphic [483]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
FMRadio C AZTEC FM Radio program plus driver [484]
PMRadio GNU GPL C Control Reveal and Aims Labs ISA FM Radio card [485]
Reveal C C Source routines needed to control a REVEAL RA300 Radio card [486]
SpaSe PCRadio Control GNU GPL Pascal This program has complete control over the radio card known as PC SpaSe Radio 003 (an ancient ISA card) [487]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
CD2MP3_PM BSD C [488]
cddb GNU GPL V2 C CDDB module and aString library (which is required to compile it). CDDB module was coded to be used within WarpCD-Copy program [489]
GramoFile GNU GPL C Program to clean wave files from pops, ticks and hiss' and perform track splitting. [490]
FluidSynth GNU GPL C Reads and handles MIDI events from the MIDI input device. [491]
ggrab GNU GPL C++ streaming tool for Dbox2 with neutrino [492]
LBPlay GNU GPL C [495]
Macplay C++ The Monkey's Audio Codec player for PM123 [496]
MidiLab/2 As Is C MIDI Sequencer/Editor [497]
MMAudioPak GNU GPL / Others C Collection of audio IO procedures to extend OS/2’s multimedia system. [498]
MP3WRAP Command line GNU GPL C wraps two or more mp3 files in one large playable file, without losing filename and ID3 information. [499]
Mp3Splt Command line GNU GPL C split mp3 and ogg files from a begin time to an end time, without need of decoding and reencoding. [500]
MPEG Searcher Finds audio MPEGs for you using specified path, edit the tags, sort the list of MPEGs, and generate the list using various templates. [501]
Musepack Play GNU GPL C++ Living Audio Compression decoder plugin for PM123. [502]
Normalize GNU GPL C Adjusting the volume of wave files to a standard volume level. [503]
os2sound C Sound sample player for OS/2 [504]
OggPlug C Ogg plugin for PM123 [505]
PM123 BSD C [506]
PM123 (Maazl) BSD C [507]
PMMixer GNU GPL C [508]
RSynth GNU GPL C text to speech system produced by integrating various pieces of code and tables of data. [509]
SetAmp Pascal switch the amplifier of the MiroSound PCM Pro (Crystal CS4231,OPTI 82C929). [510]
SGPMIX GNU GPL Pascal [511]
Shorten Play C++ Shorten player (shnplay) plugin for the PM123. [512]
Snd BSD alike Ruby sound editor modelled loosely after Emacs [513]
Speex BSD alike C patent-free, Open Source/Free Software voice codec [514]
TiMidity-MCD GNU GPL C [515]
Voix GNU LGPL C [516]
WarpAMP Playlist Editor IBM Dialog Editor facilitate the editing and creation of playlist files for the WarpAMP MPEG audio player program [517]
WaveMaker C generates sine, pulse and triangle waves and writes it in a file. [518]
wavhdrec C++ Record saves the recording settings right in the beginning of the data file and saves every buffer it gets from DART to this file. Play reads the recording settings and plays the following audio data. [519]
WavMix C++ small utility to "mix" large 44.1khz stereo .wav files. [520]
WavPack] BSD Alike C++ Hybrid Lossless Audio Compression [521]
Wave Extration Utility Command Line GNU GPL C++ extract and convert .WAV files from other binary files, such as some digital camera images (Kodak DC260+) [523]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
TVShow PM Application Not Specified * C++ TV tuner software for OS/2. [524]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
DCITU GNU GPL C++ Digital Camera Image Transfer Utility application for OS/2 [525]
MPEGENC Command Line BSD Alike C Porting of Berkeley mpeg_encode to 32-bit OS/2 [526]
MPEGPLAY Command Line C MPEG Video Software Decoder. Porting of Berkeley mpeg_play to OS/2. [527]
MPG123 Command Line GNU GPL C Command line MP3→WAV decoder [528]
QuickMotion MMOS2 GNU GPL C++ Quickmotion for OS/2. MMOS/2 CODECS for Apple formats [529]
RegionSet GNU GPL C Region Code Manager [530]
VLC PM Software GNU GPL C VLC Media Player port to OS/2. [531]
WebCam/2 PM Software GNU GPL C WWW-Cam utility for Fast Movie Machine II and Win-TV. [532]
Xine MCD MMOS2 GNU GPL C MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 Video CODECS for OS/2 [533]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
ABCTab2PS GNU GPL GCC 4.5.2 Reads ABC music format files and typesets music in Postscript format. [534]
abcpp GNU GPL Preprocessor designed for, but not limited to, ABC music files. [535]
ABC to MIDI GNU GPL Suite of command-line programs made to handle MIDI file conversion to-from ABC format. [536]
ABCM2PS GNU GPL V2 GCC 4.5.2 A music typesetting program which reads a music description file written in ABC format and produces a postscript file ready to be transformed in PDF or printed directly to a PostScript-capable printer. [537]
ABC2Prt GNU GPL V2 GCC 4.5.2 Tool to extract single parts from ABC music files. [538]
Bigben GNU GPL lays the bigben tune every hour [539]
ChordII GNU GPL This program reads a formatted text file (named a .cho file) which contains lyrics and chord description, producing a Postscript file which one can view or print via Ghostscript/ Ghostview, or even print it directly on a Postscript printer. [540]
Chord CHORD read a text file containing the lyrics of a song, the chords to be played, their description and some other optional data to produce a PostScript document. [541]
FAAC LGPL license Freeware Advanced Audio Coder [542]
FluidSynth GNU LGPL Real-time software synthesizer based on the SoundFont 2 specifications [543]
LBCSMix GNU GPL V2 Mixer for Crystal Semiconductors mode 2 codecs. [544]
LbMix Mixer backend for ESS Maestro-2E and similar [545]
minstall PM Application GNU GPL and GNU LGPL List IOProcs and CODECs currently installed in MMOS/2 [546] [547]
Mup Open Source Program for printing music. [548]
ModInfo Program that will generate information about a Protracker module. [549]
PASVXMIX Mixer for Pro AudioSpectrum 16 sound card. [550]
rtmmmpak GNU GPL V2 RTMMM is a program to digitally mix multiple sources into DART. [551]
SBPM/2 Mixer for SB pro and SB16. [552]
SGPMIX BSD like Mixer for Aztech Sound Galaxy Pro16 Extra [553]
Subtitler BSD like Shows subtitles for AVI files (usually SUB files) while they are being played with WarpMedia or WarpVision. [554]
VCDImager GNU GPL C Mastering suite for authoring, disassembling and analyzing Video CDs and Super Video CDs [555]
VCDTools GNU GPL C The VCD-Tools should enable you to create your own VCD [556]
vpdart Pascal Tools for wav files - WAVCONV, PLAYMCI, WAVINFO, WAVUNIT [557]



Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Arc C File Archive Utility [558]
bdsap Pascal Create small and fast selfextractor (OS/2) [559]
macutils These utilities are for using MacIntosh files and archives under OS/2. [560]
NDB GNU GPL V2 C NDB ("no double blocks"). Backup tool. [561]
sCT GNU GPL [562]
Zip Info-ZIP compression and file packaging utility [563]

Archive extraction

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
UNARJ AS IS UNARJ file uncompressor [564]
UnPack Command line Unpack program for .pak files [565]
UnZip Info-ZIP BSD Like Extraction utility for archives using .zip format. [566]

Archiver frontend

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
ArcView PM Application GNU GPL VX-REXX Archive viewer and extraction [567]

Archiver utilities

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
FCrackZip GNU GPL [568]

Backup and Recovery

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Checkout Command Line Public Domain C schedule backup related command line utilities for OS/2. [569]
fileUpdate [570]
SCSI_Tape_Backup C Utility for SCSI tape backup [571]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Compress Command Line C Command line file compression tool [572]
GNU zip GNU GPL compression utility designed to be a replacement for compress [573]
lxLite GNU GPL [574]
OS2LZ Command Line C LZH routines compiled for OS/2. [575]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
FastUUE Pascal Automatically decode the files that are sent in the format UUEncode. [576]
UUDOALL Port of the DOS/Unix UUDOALL UUDECODER to OS/2 [577]
UUPREP GNU GPL V2 UUPREP facilitates the decoding of binaries from comp.binaries.os2. [578]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Bench PM Public Domain C PM basic benchmark tool [579]
CPUBurn GNU GPL [580]
MDisk C Disk benchmarks utility. Its primary purpose is not to measure basic disk subsystem performance. [581]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
ASCTBL_ASCII_Table Presentation Manager BSD 3 Clauses C Displays a table of all ASCII codes in decimal, hex, and as a printable character where one exists. [582]
ClipBrd PM Application GNU GPL C PM Clipboard utility [583]
tclip Pascal Comprehensive clipboard control unit [584]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
INIServ GNU GPL V3 * Modula A client-server approach to editing INI files, for situations where you have to manage a machine remotely. [585]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
a2ps GNU GPL [586]
DeText Utility that reverses the effect of a LF -> CR/LF
GenINI GNU GPL Modula A program (DumpINI) to convert an OS/2 binary INI file into a human-readable file; and a program (LoadINI) to do the reverse translation. [587]
GNURecode GNU GPL [588]
h2d GNU GPL h2d - Numeric converter. HEX -> DEC / DEC -> HEX converter [589]
Hlp2Inf GNU GPL [590]
Inf2HTML GNU GPL [591]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Attribute Manager PM Application GNU GPL C A small PM application that allows to easily manage ordinary and extended attributes (.SUBJECT, .COMMENT, .KEYPHRASES). [592]
CD Boot/2 GNU GPL v3 C++ [593]
cdrom C Eject/load [594]
ClearTMP C [595]
Ddrescue GNU GPL V2 C GNU Ddrescue is a data recovery tool. [596]
Deltree C Deltree clone [597]
Deltree2 Command Line Artistic License C Command line utility to delete the specified directory and all the files and subdirectories contained within. [598]
df BSD-3-Clause C Displays statistics on disk volume usage. It is similar to one of the UNIX programs of the same name. [599]
DiskUse GNU GPL v2 icc, link386 displays drive usage [600]
Distributed File Repair Utilities Command Line GNU GPL C [601]
Dskcpy2 Command Line C attempts to be a "smarter" diskcopy in that it will read the entire source disk into memory on one pass and then retains it for as many copies as the user cares to make.
Fast False Floppy Format Command line C program to do a quick scrub of a floppy disk directory. [602]
fdel Command line Public Domain C++ force delete command tool [603]
FileSetDateTime GNU GPL C++ [604]
FileSystem_Benchmark Free C [605]
FLOPPY C Utility to autodetect when a floppy is changed. [606]
Fst GNU GPL C [607]
hfsinst BSD alike VX-REXX HPFS386 Installation Utility [608]
HFSutils GNU GPL C [609]
hpfsdt Freeware C This program toggles the "dirty" status bit on an HPFS drive. [610]
IOStone GNU GPL VX-Rexx, C Multi platform disk, file I/O and buffer cache efficiencies benchmark program. [611]
ISOren GNU GPL VX-Rexx rename files and directories to ISO level 2 or to DOS convention. [612]
PMFloppy_DiskCopy Public Domain C, Guidelines [613]
PMFormat PM Application BSD 3-Clause C PMFormat is a diskette formatter. [614]
QFORMAT Command Line C "Quick format" 360KB, 720KB, 1.2MB and 1.44MB diskettes. [615]
raread / rawrite BSD 3-Clause C Utilities to read and write raw diskette images [616]
Rh Public Domain C [617]
ShowPart C Show partition record data for 80 (first) drive. [618]
SM2AddOn GNU GPL C [619]
SpaceHog Public Domain C [620]
Synkron GNU GPL C++, Qt4 [621]
ToLower C [622]
Usage Command line Public Domain C Tool that prints out the disk usage of all subdirectories. [623]
USBMountd Public Domain C [624]
VFAT2EA Free Pascal [625]
Which GNU GPL C [626]
WipeDisk Command Line C Safe way to delete all files on a floppy. [627]
Wiper C Remove a whole branch of a subdirectory tree, along with the files contained within those directories. [628]
XDel GNU GPL C [629]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
AEFS GNU GPL Cryptographic file system for OS/2 and Unix-like operating systems. It allows transparent access to encrypted files stored on any file system. [630]
DES Not Specified C DES encryption algorithm for OS/2 [631]
DES2 Not Specified C DES encryption code originally appearing in Dr Dobb's Journal. [632]
DES OS/2 Not Specified C DES encryption algorithm for OS/2 [633]
Digesta BSD C, Watcom [634]
GnuPG GNU GPL V2 GNU project's complete and free implementation of the OpenPGP standard as defined by RFC4880. [635]
Krypto BSD Pascal [636]
MD5 BSD-3-Clause C MD5 message digest utility. [637]
PGPKeys GNU GPL VX-REXX graphic Shell for the key management of "Pretty Good Privacy" V 5.0, shortly PGP. [639]
PGP Tools GNU GPL Watcom C/C++ v10.6 32-bit OS/2 PM user interface for the Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) v5.0 for OS/2 encryption software. [640]
TeaTime-2 Not Specified Modula-2 [641]
*Z*crypt Command Line AS IS Binary file encryption program designed to meet some very specific objectives. [642]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
2coldir Command line Free to Modify - BSD Alike C crude attempt to imitate for OS/2 the MS-DOS ddir PD program. [643]
AIXLIKE Command line C AIX like shell command utilities for OS/2 [644]
cmp GNU GPL C [645]
DataSeeker PM Application Sybase Open Watcom Public License version 1.0 C PM based file and text search utility. (Formerly ACDataSeeker) [646]
Dired Derivated Works allowed C++ A directory editor modelled after Dired Mode of GNU Emacs, but targetted for non-emacs users, designed for the UNIX environment. [647]
DSPLIT GNU GPL V2 C Tool to facilitate the splitting and rejoining of long files. [648]
File Attributes C Enables you to change the "attributes" of your files. [649]
FileNova C File List Utility for OS/2 - Japanese (Original Version) [650]
FileStar C File List Utility for OS/2 - Japanese [651]
FSJ Open Watcom 1.5 splits a file in multiple pieces or joins multiple files into a unique file. [652]
GNU Grep GNU GPL OpenWatcom C [653]
GNU sed GNU GPL C [654]
GNU text utilities GNU GPL C [655]
Hex Display Assembler This program shows one the use of the DosAllocHuge API call. [656]
HexFind Free C [657]
K_Replace_Name Pascal [658]
LESS C A paginator similar to "more" or "pg". [659]
MMV Command Line Freeware C A program to move/copy/append/link multiple files according to a set of wildcard patterns. (Source Project of MMV32) [660]
More Command Line BSD 3 Clauses Alike Borland C++ 1.0 More command like utility clone [661]
NewFileManager PM Application BSD 3 Clauses C Prototype for OS/2 file manager [662]
PM File Finder Utility C File Finder Utility [663]
ShowExe Command Line BSD 3-Clauses C Displays information about the EXE file named on the command line. [664]
xbin C convert mailable format BinHex file into binary before downloading to MacTerminal [665]

File Manager

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
FileFreedom PM Applications Freeware C++ [666]
FM/2 PM Applications GNU GPL V2 C++ The Swiss Army Knife of GUI file managers. [667] [668]
OnScreen2 GNU GPL C++ [669]
Text Mode FM/2 GNU GPL IBM VisualAge C++ V3 with FP8, IBM Developers Toolkit v4.5 [670]

Font Utilities

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
getfont C Extract embedded fonts from a PostScript document [672]
InstFont as is C command-line tool for font installation [673]
TFont e-mailware C change the default font in full-screen [674]
TTF2PT1 BSD C [675]
Type1_font Public Domain C [676]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
ECHO PM application Not Specified * Qt a simple graphic tool that shows at a glance which devices in a PC, laptop or server are supported by eComStation. [677]
MMBS PM application Not Specified C My Micro Benchmark Suite - benchmark tools for OS/2 [678]
OS2Info GNU GPL Pascal Allows to list details about your running OS/2 or eComStation environment and also shows hardware related information (CPU, Number of CPU's installed). [679]
WebSee PM application Not Specified Webcam Support for OS/2 [680]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Irman GNU GPL C++ OS/2 daemon to use the Irman infrared receiver to control your system. Uses REXX for scripting. [681]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Characters Map/2 PM Application GNU GPL V2 C character map program [682]
ConText BSD C [683]
dbcsmap GNU GPL C [684]
KIME C [686]
NSIME C Improvement of the interface the IME (kana-kanji conversion function) in OS/2 [687]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
FixKey BSD C (icc) recognizing certain keys [688]
HPLED C, 286 Assembler HP SK-2505 keyboard messages LED switcher [689]
Keyboard Layer/2 GNU GPL C alternative keyboard layouts switcher [690]
numcomma C (icc) comma on the numpad instead of a period [691]
numlock C++ NumLock toggle [692]
ShiftLock bug C, link386 [693]
Win95Key C [694]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
823xcool C
CPU_throttle C [696]
epox Public Domain C
Ice Pascal [698]
lmicro Pascal [699]
P2L97 Public Domain C [700]
QuietPC C [701]
Tx97mon C++ [702]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
AllocMem EMX Swap/unload as many DLLs to disk as possible [703]
Highmem Apache license 2.0 Utility to run programs in high memory [704]
MemLink GNU GPL [705]
Memory Watcher AS-IS C print out of the memory status [706]
os2-mem Command line GNU GPL C Simple memory reporting command for OS/2 [707]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
1284 IEEE-1284 Parallel Port Device Detection code [708]
Bakers Dozen Command line BSD-3-Clause C Set of command line utilities for OS/2 and DOS. [709]
Brik C 32 bit checksum calculation in C. [710]
buffer2 GNU GPL Small program written taking portions of code from GenMac utilities samples and from XWP [711]
Cable GNU GPL V2 [712]
CPUInfo GNU GPL [713]
CRC Public Domain C [714]
Elmar's Command Utilites Command Line BSD 3-Clause C Command line utilities for OS/2. lsa, pwd, qualifypath, querymem, shutdn [715]
Fake Public Domain C [716]
FaxWorks_Modify C [717]
Hibernation_toolkit C [718]
Intelligent View REXX [719]
isRunning C++ [720]
METAR_decoder C [721]
OSWait C Three batch file utils that count down a user specified number of seconds. [722]
PCI-AGP_bus_sniffer Pascal [723]
PCIUtils GNU GPL C [724]
PMKey BSD C [725]
PnP Free Pascal [726]
SerialPort Free C++ [728]
TimeUp C [729]
VGASync Public Domain Assembler [730]
Veit's Tools Veit Kannegieser tools source code [731]

Input Devices

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
eM Bee 3 Junior PM Application GNU GPL Warp 3, EMX 0.9c Button 3 enhancer [732]
MouseSpeed Command line Public Domain [733]
MousePen uses a backpropogation neural network to recognise characters [734]
MSE PM Application GNU GPL [735]
SysPointers PM Application GNU GPL [736]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Sticky/2 GNU GPL V2
  • VisualAge C++ V3
  • TCP/IP
Client/Server program to send sticky notes across an IP network [737]
TCP/IP Profile Manager BSD
Defines multiple TCP/IP configurations [738]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
A4Print Copyleft C A couple of programs to print things on a laser printer in such a way as to just about maximise the amount of stuff on an A4 page. [739]
eCUPS VX-REXX integration of ​CUPS into eComStation [740] [741]
EPrint BSD 3 Clauses C Enhanced PRINT for OS/2 [742]
PM Printer Manager PM Application GNU GPL V2 VX-REXX Graphical printer management tool designed to replace several older, separate programs by integrating their functions. [743]
PrintMon C Printer device monitor, that allows, for example, GhostScript to be used as the back end of a PostScript PM printer queue. [744]

Power Management

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
OS2APM Access program to APM subsystem [745]
OS2 UPSd GNU GPL [746]
PUC [748]
UPS Power manager drivers GNU LGPL [749]
VeriData [750]
XBatt BSD [751]

Process Management

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Death Free XF86SUP.SYS process killer [752]
Death9 Free XF86SUP.SYS process killer WatchCat plugin [753]
DOSONO C++ DOS on OS/2 timed task run/terminate program [754]
Kill Public Domain C process killer [755]
kTaskMgr GNU GPL V2 XF86SUP.SYS process information [756]
NICE/2 Apache IBM change priority levels [757]
ProcMan GNU GPL V2 Watcom C/C++ process manager for eComStation [758]
Procs BSD 3-Clause C Lists all processes running in OS/2 2.0. [759]
XLoad © X Consortium C Patch for DosPerfSysCall support [760]
Yet another Kill utility Public Domain VisualAge C++ 3.0 process killer [761]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
CronEdit [762]
Eventer Command line Public Domain Command line utility that waits until a specified time. [763]
PMCron GNU GPL [764]
Remind GNU GPL [765]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
4OS2 Command Line Specific AS IS license [766] [767]
ash [768]
Bourne Unix shell C Bourne clone ported from Minix. [769]
CMD_boot Public Domain [770]
DOS Navigator [771]
GNU shell utilities GNU GPL [772]
GNU bash GNU GPL [773]
IPLPause Commercial and Free derivative works allowed C A small timer program for your CONFIG.SYS during startup. [774]
KShell [775]
Larsen Commander for OS/2 GNU GPL [776]
Midnight Commander GNU GPL [777]
NYAOS Command line tcsh-like enhanced commandline shell. [778]
zsh OSI Approved [779]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Alias Microsoft OS/2 SDK Command recall, and aliasing for OS/2 character sessions [780]
BookShelf GNU GPL [782]
CMDHere GNU GPL [783]
Configuration Editor GNU GPL [784]
CPU Monitor starter [786]
dskxtrct Command Line GNU GPL V2 unpacking diskette images produced by SAVEDSKF such as those distributed by IBM for fixpacks [787]
dmidecode GNU GPL [788]
FileSystem_Benchmark Freeware [789]
Installable File System Shell C OS/2 2.0 installable file system shell and makefile. [790]
LockUpWD [791]
MemSize GNU GPL [792]
MPTable BSD License [795]
NewView PM Application GNU GPL Pascal OS/2 help files viewer [796]
NoCAD [797]
On Shutdown [798]
Pentium Bug Command line [799]
PMSpy PM Application BSD 3 Clauses C spy messages that are posted to windows through a message queue and messages that are sent directly to windows. [800]
Pwd/2 MIT [801]
RebootC Command Line C Code to reboot an OS/2 2.x machine [802]
Reboot-2 Command Line C example of how to reboot OS/2 1.3 and 2.0. Uses the DOS.SYS driver. [803]
RenModul Command line GNU GPL [804]
StartVIO Command line [805]
SPE Command line [806]
SetProc [807]
SetPriority Command line GNU GPL [808]
set6x86 Command line GNU GPL [809]
Smokey Magic Fixer PM Application C Examine the OS/2-PM font system [810]
Shutdown Command line Freeware Borland C++ utility to schedule a system shutdown [811]
SysLogd BSD Like [812]
SysLog BSD Like [813]
System Load PM Application BSD 3 Clauses C Monitoring the status of various system components. Modular platform to display different data sets. [814]
Switch [815]
SwitchTo/2 BSD Alike C++ Utility that allows you to switch windows into the foreground from a command line. [816]
ShutDown2 GNU GPL [817]
UpdCD Freeware VX-REXX Updated the OS/2-eCS ISO images with fixpacks [818]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
Animated Mouse Pointer WPS Application Apache License C WPS Utility to support animated mouse pointers [819]
ATShell PM Application GNU GPL C
IBM VisualAge C++
Blackhole WPS Application C
SOM Compiler
Boinc Widget [822]
Bubblepad WPS Application BSD 3 Clauses C, SOM Compiler, IBM VisualAge C++ [823]
CandyBarz WPS Application GNU GPL C
GNU make
CandyFolder WPS Application GNU GPL [825]
Console GNU GPL GCC, GNU Make [826]
CpPal GNU GPL C, Dialog Editor [827]
CrisWidgets GNU GPL REXX [828]
DDIcon GNU GPL SOMCompiler [829]
DeRegistered PM application GNU GPL [830]
Doodle Screen Saver GNU LGPL C, SOM Compiler [831]
Execnet GNU GPL [832]
eZip Integration of ZIP files into the WPS. [833]
FileSys WPS Application Free a WPS class replacement for [834]
FM2TaskBar GNU GPL [835]
Flip GNU GPL [836]
HB Object Inspector GNU GPL VX-REXX [837]
HotScroll BSD 3 Clauses [838]
HotCorners WPS Application BSD 3 Clauses SOMCompiler [839]
HWMan WPS Application Free SOMCompiler Hardware Manager WPS Class extender [840]
INI Assistent GNU GPL [841]
Login PM Application GNU GPL [842]
LSwitcher GNU GPL [843]
MinAll [844]
Mini PM Shell [845]
MNIcon [846]
MultiDesk GNU GPL [847]
NPS WPS Enhancer WPS Application [848]
NewMonthGadget GNU GPL [849]
Nice OS/2 Enhancer GNU GPL [850]
Open [851]
Program Commander/2 GNU GPL [853]
PMPause GNU GPL [854]
PopCD PM Application GNU GPL VX-REXX Removable media/Audio CD Object' Utility. When you insert CD-ROM/Removable media/Audio CD, PopCD! creates its object on desktop and open/play. [855]
PU Monitor BSD 2 Clauses [856]
QuitProg [857]
Run GNU GPL [858]
RexxAutoStart GNU GPL VX-REXX [859]
Scale [860]
SCMouse [861]
Shape Window Library GNU GPL [862]
SmartLaunch Successor of Assolaunch. Launch any file-object from commandline or via drag and drop, developed as an addon to PMSEEK, to launch a file from the search-resultbox in pmseek [863]
Stats WPS Application GNU GPL C
SOM Compiler
IBM Dialog Editor
SysBar2 GNU GPL [865]
Systray 2 [866]
Styler/2 PM Application GNU GPL V3 C User interface enhancer for OS/2 Warp 3 and 4. [867]
The Wall WPS Application GNU GPL VX-REXX [868]
VClassed GNU GPL Register/deregister classes and to create new instances of registered classes. [869]
Vwin [870]
Wanda GNU GPL [871]
WarpCenter HotKey [872]
Window List Manager Command line [873]
WPSam WPS/PM Application BSD 3-Clause C a tool similar to WPSac. It allows to switch the desktop by switching to another OS2.INI file (and OS2SYS.INI). A fullscreen version is also contained (INITOS2) [874]
WPSac WPS/PM Application BSD 3-Clause C Workplace Shell Access Control is a tool that restricts access to the workplace shell to users with a configured user id (comparable with the WinNT logon). [875]
WPS Class Manager PM Application GNU GPL V3 C management of the WPS classes [876]
WPS Wizard WPS/PM Application GNU GPL C A set of classes to add unique features to the WPS. [877]
wxTasks GNU GPL [878]
XLogo [879]
XShadow GNU GPL SOMCompiler [880]
XWorkplace GNU GPL V2 SOMCompiler [881]
ZipZap GNU GPL V2 VisPro/C [882]


Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
CPUTemp BSD 3 Clauses C Intel CPU Temperature Xworkplace widget. [883]
XCenter Scripts XCenter Scripts [884]
IP Monitors toolkit A collection of scripts you can use to create TCP/IP monitors. [885]
wxTasks GNU GPL V2 Task list/process killer modelled after the WarpCenter. [886]
ClipBoardMonitor This widget shows one icon as long there is text in the clipboard and shows a different (empty) icon as soon as there is any other datatype or no data at all in the clipboard. [887]


System Components

Name Type License Requirements Comments Repository
NOM SOM Replacement CDDL 1.0/LGPL 2.1 NOM is the object model on which the Voyager desktop is based. [888]