Useful Programs

The Programs listed below have been suggested by the Group's Members as having been helpful to themselves and are therefore recommended by them for use to others. The programs have been put into sections, but as some programs overlap into other sections it is advisable to view all the sections.

Any member knowing of a suitable program not listed here is requested to use the contact page to send details so that it may be added to this page.

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Image Viewing Programs
WinNavigator v1.96

Powerful but easy-to use file manager - a good replacement for Windows Explorer or Norton Commander. Besides usual file management (copy, move, delete etc), it contains built-in viewer for 9 most-popular graphic formats, and 11 sound/music format, as well as video clips. In addition, it supports compressed files like zip, arj, rar etc (showing them as regular folders), has the SystemInfo panel, clipboard viewer, calculator, and Resource Explorer. As a bonus, the program contains two simple games (Tetris-like one, and Life)

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JP2view® JPEG2000 Viewer

JP2view is a low-cost, easy to use viewer software, enabling compression and decompression of images into JPEG2000 by means of a graphical user interface.

Graphical User Interface, including following features:
  •  Drag and Drop of multiple image files into the viewer.
  •  Zoom in, Zoom out in 10% steps with indication of the current zooming step.

  • Window display modes:
  •  Cascade, tile horizontally, tile vertically.

  • License Registration.

    Image information in windows title bar:
  •  Filename, image size, bit depth, compression ratio and filesize.

  • Current image information in status bar:
  •  Mouse position, pixel value (RGB) and zoom factor.

  • Image compression:
  •  Compression of image files into JPEG2000 file format (*.jp2) in baseline configuration (means: no
        regions of interest, no tiling, tile offset = 0).
  •  Compression of image files into JPEG2000 code stream (*.j2k).
  •  Compression of image files into Standard JPEG (*.jpg).
  •  Adjustment of desired image quality, image file size or compression ratio.

  • Image decompression:
  •  Decompression of JPEG2000 file format (*.jp2).
  •  Decompression of JPEG2000 code-stream (*.j2k).
  •  Decompression of Standard JPEG (*.jpg)-Display of multiple image files in one viewer.

  • Supported file formats:
  •  Windows Bitmap (BMP), JPG, JPG lossless, JP2, J2K.

  • More info.