Arachne APM packages


APM 'Tools'
Some details about APMs
APM 'tech spec' details
ad2file.apm 44,102 bytes
AD2FILE is a tool written by Ron Clarke for use by APM developers.
By using this 'tool' with your APM, you can give users the option of 
adding (links, information) to an existing Arachne file.
(TXT, HTM, AH, etc..)
For example....
ad2file is used in tabs.apm to offer the option to add a link,
at the top of the existing utils.htm file,
to the Arachne tabbed browsing system (also written by Ron Clarke).

make-apm.zip 426,685 bytes
Everything you need for making your own APMs (2 examples included)

Character sets

ISO88591.APM ISO-Latin-1 (8859-1) font set (for West European languages - includes RFC1866 entities). [default charset] Size 125 KB

ISO88592.APM ISO-Latin-2 (8859-2) font set (for Central European language - includes conversion table for Windows-1250 encoding), Size 116 KB

ISOLAT-1.APM Older ISO-Latin-1 (8859-1) font set, with larger size 1 fonts. (for West European languages - includes RFC1866 entities). [default charset] Size 125 KB

ISOLAT-2.APM Older ISO-Latin-2 (8859-2) font set, with larger size 1 fonts. (for Central European language - includes conversion table for Windows-1250 encoding), Size 116 KB

KOI8-R.APM KOI8-R (includes Cyrillic characters, preferred by Russian DOS and Unix users). Size 137 KB

CP1251.APM CP-1251 (Windows-1251) font set (includes Cyrillic characters, for East European languages). Size 134 KB

CP895.APM CP-895 ("Kamenicti",KEYBCS) font set (charset preferred by many Czech DOS users). Size 117 KB

LAT1CONV.APM (updated) Utility for printing of ISO-Latin-1 (default on Internet) characters on printers using IBM CP-850 ("PC-ASCII" - default for most printers). Size 24 KB

LAT2CONV.APM (updated) Utility for printing of ISO-Latin-2 (default on Internet) characters on printers using IBM CP-850 ("PC-ASCII" - default for most printers). Size 9 KB

ALT-FONT.APM Alternate fonts and Font change page (hotkey Alt+F). Size 155 KB

Additional plug-ins

telnet.apm Clarkson university TELNET and text mode FTP client for DOS.
Size 158 KB.
(updated May 30, 2009 with new config.tel to work with static IPs
 in addition to the default of 'BOOTP')
Many thanks to Czerno for diagnostic work in making this new config.tel

config.tel 1075 bytes

QV.APM 32bit AVI, MPEG3 (audio), MOV (Quicktime) and WAV plug-in.
Also works with Gravis Ultrasound.
QuickView Protected Mode (QV) version 2.58
Requires 386 or better CPU !
Maintained by Multimediaware. Size 640 KB.
'local' copy of qv.apm 654890 bytes

cdp.apm MULTI-PLAYER APM Package created by Florian Xaver ("dosFire").

VC.APM Volkov Commander. Shareware file manager for DOS.
Size 66 KB.

DC.APM DOS Controller. Freeware file manager for DOS.
Size 38 KB.

HDCOPY.APM Utility for copying floppy disks. "Cardware".
Size 66 KB.

BINHEX.APM Command line utility for decoding of Macintosh eMail attachments.
Size 19 KB.

ACOPY.APM Makes it possible to always save file type of choice to download directory without user intervention. Size 6 KB.

URL2HTM.APM Utility to make Win9x URL files usable in Arachne. Size 3 KB.

SHTML.APM SHTML Processor for Arachne. Size 11 KB.

GZIP32.APM GNU Zip for use with some PDF files. Size 56 KB
Last updated: 00-10-05

HTMLEDIT.APM Beta version of external Turbo-Vision based HTML editor.
Size 127 KB.
(modified via 'tppatch' by Dale E. Sterner on Arp 18, 2008
 to run on todays' faster computers)

add_tags.apm 52882 bytes
Allows you to add a random text tag at the end of every
outgoing e-mail message (*.tbs) with minimal user interaction.

ara-pdf.apm 11990 bytes
Converts .PDF files into BMPs (one for each page of the PDF)
Also requires GhostScript --> gs705dos.zip 5,302,698 bytes

arachat.apm 3837 bytes
Arachne GUI for IRC

aragames.apm 20898 bytes
Arachne Games addon
All games Copyright their respective authors.
Doh!   Copyright Math'M & Algotech March 2004  256bytes and uses
Ask v1.1 Public Domain - Copyright TifaWARE, George A. Theall
Match_50 Copyright Werner Scholz.  999 bytes
Train (VLAK) freeware Copyright Miroslav Nemecek 1993  13154 bytes
Aragames apm was packaged by Reset00

aranews.apm 80417 bytes
Arachne news client

armenian.apm 148077 bytes
This package contains ArmSCII-8 Armenian fonts.
With an Armenian keyboard driver you can use Armenian 
characters in eMail messages and when filling forms.
(3 screen-caps)
armenia1.gif 16347 bytes
armenia2.gif 20530 bytes
armenia3.gif 18189 bytes

aunzip.apm 7908 bytes
Arachne Zip viewer and unpacker

backarac.apm 90036 bytes
This utility written by Ron Clarke will back up Arachne files
that are subject to frequent change.
It is a quick one-click method of placing suitable files into
Arachne's \backup directory.
It is triggered by clicking on oops\backarac.ook. 

bkmn-029.apm 142679 bytes
This is a new Hotlist(Manager) by hanshampel

calendar.apm 4158 bytes
Calendar for Arachne is a DOS freeware program that will generate
no frills calendars for any month or year between 1753 and 2399.

cdplay97.apm 12275 bytes
Simple CD player for DOS version of Arachne with sources.

cdplay98.apm 12426 bytes
Simple CD player for DOS version of Arachne with sources.

cp1251-e.apm 140832 bytes
This package contains Windows CP-1251 cyrillic fonts created for
East European Arachne users by Vasily Zatsepin from Russia.

dirtel.apm 40718 bytes
DIRTEL (Electronic Address Book)
dirtel01.txt 207 bytes

dl.apm 88143 bytes
Front-end for HTGET for use with Arachne or from the command line.
dl-apm.txt 2797 bytes
dl-apm.jpg 77380 bytes

dmcrack.apm 56187 bytes
DMCrack v0.16b is a DOS program for extracting "video" URL(s) from 
freshly downloaded DailyMotion pages files. 
That is, copies of files with URLs like: 
http://www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/xvn4m3 

dosamp.apm 120310 bytes
Lets you play MPEG Audio Layer III.

exted150.apm 5023 bytes
This package adds ANY external text editor capability for those 
who would prefer something other than Arachne's built-in editor.

fedit.apm 40924 bytes
Font editor for ARACHNE WWW Browser.
(Cannot edit system font 8x14.fnt)

filofax.apm 42044 bytes
A package with a Notebook, an Addressbook and a Diary.

ftpwiz.apm 93423 bytes
This package contains a freeware DOS FTP AGENT with FULL COMMAND set
(by GLENN G.GILBREATH)

grabpage.apm 457815 bytes
Uses Wget.exe to grab a web page and all of its embedded images

hamx.apm 84194 bytes
HamX for Arachne
Extracts the URL of the video from Xhamster pages
via F2 key while viewing that page. 
HamX.EXE developed by Ron Clarke
Webpage de-coding and APM developed by Glenn McCorkle

hotmenu.apm 8599 bytes
Hotlist Menu manager keeps URL's sorted on smaller Hotlists.

htmt0922.apm 59192 bytes
Simple form based HTML generator. Creates personal www page.

irc.apm 91947 bytes
jpIRC IRC package
A public domain IRC client for DOS, supporting the ident
protocol, so can be used with modern IRC servers.

jpirc.apm 92102 bytes
jpIRC IRC package (second APM release)
A public domain IRC client for DOS, supporting the ident
protocol, so can be used with modern IRC servers.

koi8-r_e.apm 141732 bytes
This package contains KOI8-R cyrillic fonts created for
East European Arachne users by Vasily Zatsepin from Russia.

linuxdrv.apm 85566 bytes
This little APM uses LDIRDOS.EXE from Werner Zimmermann
and LINDEX.EXE by Ron Clarke to access Linux partitions
from within Arachne.
(8 screen-caps)
linuxdr0.gif 26851 bytes
linuxdr1.gif 27550 bytes
linuxdr2.gif 23129 bytes
linuxdr3.gif 25044 bytes
linuxdr4.gif 25638 bytes
linuxdr5.gif 24098 bytes
linuxdr6.gif 24311 bytes
linuxdr7.gif 20810 bytes

lxpic.apm 38598 bytes
External viewer for ARACHNE (BMP,GIF,PCX,JPG)
Made by Stepan Peichl (2002) Packaged IW2EVK Perotti R. 

mht2tbs.apm 313 bytes
Makes it possible for Arachne to handle .MHT files
generated by M$ OUTLOOK
Made by IW2EVK Roberto Perotti -- 12/11/2005
mht2tbs.txt 144 bytes

mplayer.apm 7,475,684 bytes
The worlds GREATEST media player ported to DOS by Michael Kostylev
and integrated into Arachne via mime.cfg lines & 2 batch files for
launching mplayer.exe

mupdf07.apm 3,338,540 bytes
MUPDF v0.7 (built for DOS in 2011)
Displays PDF files.
(Screencapture to sequentially named TGA files via F12)

mupdf10.apm 3,545,943 bytes
MUPDF v1.0 (built for DOS in 2012)
Displays PDF files.
(Unfortunately, the F12 TGA feature was not compiled into this version)

nemedia.apm 105773 bytes
Updated on Sep 17, 2012 with a small modification to DailyMotion
decoding
Updated on Feb 27, 2012 to work with the Gorilla-Vid and DaClips
links found at www.1channel.ch
Updated on Nov 09, 2011 to decode the encrypted links at DailyMotion
Ever come across a webpage that you think (or know), has embedded
links to media files (sound or video), but Arachne doesn't show them?
Maybe the link(s) are hidden inside javascript, or enclosed in
<embed></embed> tags.
Irritating, isn't it ! 
And that is why Ron Clarke wrote this utility. 
It will find the links to the following types of media:
ASX, AVI, FLV, MID, MOV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, OGG,
OGV, QT, RAM, RM, WMA, WMV, WEB, and YouTube movies. 
It will also show links to ASPX, HTM/HTML, PHP, STM and XML pages.
And links to .EXE & .COM executable files.
along with mms:// and rtsp:// URLs 

netdos.apm 869 bytes
This APM will enable the NetDos functions in Arachne
which will allow you to run programs with these filename
extensions (filename.netdos-com filename.netdos-exe),
when downloaded from a 'trusted' site that is listed in
your security.cfg file located in the Arachne_main dir.

nnews.zip 117873 bytes
This is a very early implementation of NNTP in Arachne.
At last.... read (no sending yet) news groups (NNTP) with Arachne.

noid.apm 115071 bytes
Ron Clarke wrote this utility to extract the media URL
from abc.net.au web pages, and other domains with similar page code. 
NOID will examine the webpage code and harvest the media URL(s). 
The "live" URL(s) will then be displayed by Arachne. 
Be aware, videos from some domains may have a resolution of 1280x760
which may be unplayable on older equipment. If this is a problem,
then FFMPEG may be used to resize videos to 640x380 resolution. 

pdfhtm.apm 352309 bytes
Converts PDF files into HTM files and displays them in Arachne.
This package was put together by PEROTTI ROBERTO IW2EVK.
pdfhtm.txt 222 bytes

pktdrvrs.apm 303991 bytes
More than 30 Additional packet drivers for Ethernet Wizard.

png2bmp.apm 206382 bytes
This is an updated build of the PNG2BMP utility (and BMP2PNG), per :
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ArachneDevelopment/message/4229

printgfd.apm 219560 bytes
This package contains Printgfd, a DOS program
for printing JPG , GIF, PCX, BMP images under ARACHNE
PACKAGE MADE BY IW2EVK Roberto Perotti

ps2pdf.apm 1418 bytes
Converts .PS file created with the Alt+P key sequence into .PDF file.
This 'plug-in' requires GhostScript --> gs705dos.zip 5,302,698 bytes
to be installed, and that its directory be located in your path.

quickset.apm 16785 bytes
Use Shift-F2 to RESET current "Hotlist", Download path or Homepage.

recode.apm 122051 bytes
Provides an additional button on the 'Save' dialogue (F2)
that allows to change the character encoding of the current 
page. If national characters on a page are not readable 
press F2 and choose a different character set. The contents
of the entire page will be changed in order to display it 
with your current screen fonts.

refresh.apm 9570 bytes
Reload files from your hotlist file

ronsrss.apm 71747 bytes
RSS 2 HTM converter for Arachne by Ron Clarke

sbplay.apm 120874 bytes
Plays .VOC,.WAV,.SND,.IFF,.SAM,.MOD
via internal speaker or sound card
Copyright John A. Ball Packed bY IW2EVK
sbplay03.txt 252 bytes

shtml.apm 11375 bytes
SHTML parser for Arachne 

spkrwav.apm 11225 bytes
A WAV file player for those of us with only an internal speaker.

ssh.apm 222875 bytes
Secure shell client for dos
License=Copyright (c) 2000 Nagy Daniel - GNU/GPL

ssh2dos.apm 1315376 bytes
SSH2DOS interface for Arachne
(screen-cap) ssh2dos.gif 33473 bytes

sshdos67.apm 94414 bytes
SSHDOS67 interface for Arachne
(screen-cap) sshdos67.gif 30535 bytes

tabs.apm 43451 bytes
Tabbed browsing add-on for Arachne.
(Written by Ron Clarke)

telnet32.apm 421257 bytes
Telnet 32bit WATT32 DJGPP

traceurl.apm 458107 bytes
Trace Route interface for Arachne.
Use the new button on the F2 saveas screen
to trace the URL of current page.
Or the form on tracert.htm to trace
a manually entered or  pasted-in URL. 
(a collaborative effort between Ron Clarke & Glenn McCorkle,
 with extensive testing by Eric Emerson)

ttf2fnt.apm 25884 bytes
This utility converts Windows True Type fonts to bitmap font
format which can be used by Arachne.
If you want to run it from Arachne, you need Windows 3.1
installed on your PC (win command).
This program requires Windows 3.1 or higher to run.


untub8.apm 107184 bytes
Untub8 extracts video links from www.tube8.com pages
Navigate your way to a Tube8 video page.
Press F2 and click on the Untub8 button. 
Untub8.exe will analyse the page, extract the link,
and Arachne will display it. 
UNTUB8 is developed by Ron Clarke

usbload.apm 32367 bytes
Load DOS USB DRIVERS without modifying your config.sys

view.apm 75033 bytes
Converts DOC,RTF,WRI,WPD,WS and more into text files
and displays them in Arachne.
Packaged by Roberto Perotti IW2EVK
Please note that this version will only work while off-line
view_txt.txt 231 bytes

vimeole.apm 140460 bytes
Vimeolé extracts video links from Vimeo.
This APM was put together by Ron Clarke.
Original work on Vimeo page decoding thanks to Fred Macall. 

wgetssl.apm 500317 bytes
This plugin adds 2 functions to Arachne via Wget.exe v1.8.2
1) grabs a web page and all of its embeded images
2) grabs an SSL (HTTPS) web page

wgetssl2.apm 858345 bytes
This plugin adds 2 functions to Arachne via Wget.exe v1.11.1
1) grabs a web page and all of its embeded images
2) grabs an SSL (HTTPS) web page

xedi403p.apm 2814 bytes
XEDITV APM Package created by Tomas Brunclik
External text editor for viewed documents and mail messages.

xedit40.apm 168304 bytes
XEDIT APM Package created by Tomas Brunclik
External text editor for viewed documents and mail messages.

xedit403.apm 168935 bytes
XEDITV APM Package created by Tomas Brunclik
External text editor for viewed documents and mail messages.

xls2htm.apm 179867 bytes
XLS2HTM - XLS file Reader 
A utility to convert (at least some) XLS files to .HTM files
and (some) PowerPoint files, so that Arachne can display them.
Based on the freeware utilities XLHTML.EXE (GPL) and PTTHTML.EXE 
from Steve Grubb, linux_4ever@yahoo.com.
This APM was put together by Ron Clarke ron@ausreg.com 

xpdf302.apm 1,751,135 bytes
XPDF v3.02
Converts PDF files into text files and displays them in Arachne.
This package was put together by glennmcc
using Bernie's v2.02 package as a guide.

xvideos.apm 95088 bytes
Xvideos for Arachne
Extracts the URL of the video from Xvideos pages
via F2 key while viewing that page. 
Xvid.EXE developed by Ron Clarke
Webpage de-coding and APM developed by Glenn McCorkle

ytcrack.apm 87,873 bytes
(includes YTcrack v0.33b and YTconfig v0.33b)
(C) Fred C. Macall
http://users.ohiohills.com/fmacall/
Extracts the URL(s) of the video(s) from YouTube 
You will see an extra button in the "save" panel: 
"Extract video URL from a LIVE YouTube Page" 
Linking to this button will call YTcrack, 
which will scan the page for the URL of the video file. 
Beginning with version 0.11b, YTCrack also works with freshly
saved copies of video.google.com Web pages.
That is, Web pages with URLs like:
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1234567890123456789

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