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AOL 2.5.1 Ready

The official release of version 2.5.1 of the AOL software is now available on the Internet right (as well as on AOL itself, undoubtedly) at: ftp://ftp.aol.com/mac/Install_America_Online_ v2.5.1.bin Despite what the accompanying ReadMe says, the AOL 2.5.1 client software does not, in fact, require an Internet connection, but supports both regular modem connections and MacTCP-based Internet connections. New features include the capability to connect over the Internet, and the client software looks and works just the same

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Kai at Macworld Expo

I joined a packed auditorium at Macworld Expo in Boston to see Kai Krause demonstrate some of the graphic art tools from HSC. Though his presentation was nominally for graphics professionals and hobbyists who create images with tools like Photoshop, I suspect others attended for the same reason I did - to see Kai give one of his legendarily enthusiastic demos and see some fantastic images, some of which you can see by looking on the Internet as well. http://www.wimsey.com/Pixel_Pushers/ Some of Kai's tips and tricks are also available on the Web at: http://the-tech.mit.edu/KPT/KPT.html KPT Bryce -- Although I'll probably never use any of Kai's tools myself, seeing Kai use them to make cool images rated as one of my favorite parts of Macworld

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GIFConverter 2.3.7

GIFConverter, a shareware program written by Kevin Mitchell , focuses on conversion of various graphic file formats to and from GIF compressed format. GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a popular compressed graphics format for images with up to 256 colors or greyscales (8 bits of color info per pixel)

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Netware, But Not From Novell

There are two ways to look at netware, that increasingly huge body of software that is primarily available electronically and is paid for informally. (I include shareware, freeware, beerware, and so on in the netware category.) From the point of view of software producers, netware increasingly competes with the more trivial end of software products

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Netware: JPEGView

It has been my great pleasure to discover that some netware has achieved commercial quality. In particular, JPEGView, by Aaron Giles , is a useful and stable program with a good interface