Avi's Backdrop is a backdrop application for Newton devices with OS 2.0 (which means a newer MP120, MP130, MP2000, MP2100, or eMate 300). Advantages? It's small (35K), it's fast, it takes up little heap, and it's free.
Version 1.27 (15 February 2000)
New birthday code (courtesy of Paul Guyot). More reliable and reads birthdays from the address book
Smarter birthday updating--only when needed, not on every wake
Internationalization by Paul Guyot
French translation by Paul Guyot
German translation by Theodorich Kopetzky
Version 1.26 (4 January 2000)
Fixed bug causing incompatibility with alt.rec
Added support for large background pictures (>32K). (Unlike normal background pictures, they must stay present and not frozen at all times.)
Now Open Source!
Avi's Backdrop is currently available for download as a StuffIt archive, as a ZIP archive, and in package format for direct download to a Newton. Go to the Aladdin Systems web site for an extractor for StuffIt achives for the Mac. Go to the WinZIP web site for a ZIP file extractor for the PC.
Download .sit file (37K) from Pittsburgh.
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Download source .sit file (40K) from Pittsburgh.
View the Read Me file online.
View the Background picture guide online.
View the Version history online.
La documentation est seulement disponible en anglais.
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Download .sit file (37K) von Pittsburgh.
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