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AlarmPak captures the Reminder messages from the
Dates application and handles these message much better than the Newton does. AlarmPak
lets you set the volume, beep, and frequency of alarms. AlarmPak also remembers an
unlimited number of reminder messages, so you don't have to. AlarmPak 2.0 (for
Newton OS 2.0) includes SoundPak! SoundPak adds additional sounds to AlarmPak. SoundPak
use very little heap memory (about 550 bytes). SoundPak is automatically installed in a
folder called Extensions in the extras drawer. When installed, additional sounds are
available in AlarmPak's prefs. Credit: Atomic Software.
Make your own alert and alarm sounds! Alert Maker
is a tool that allows you to create your own alert sounds by converting Notes sound
recordings to alert sounds. Requires a Newton device with sound recording. This has been
tested on a MessagePad 2000. Compatible with deep focus designs' Roosta (In the Databases:
Calendars & Clocks section) and Sound Off! Credit: deep focus designs.
Announce is a cure for the "Text to Speech
Envy" suffered by MP 120 and 130 owners! While Announce does not do true TTS (that's
in the works right now), Announce does talk. On startup, a pleasant male voice
announces any or all of the following: 1) Day of the Week 2) The Current Date 3) The
Current Year 4) The Current Time 5) The Time and Day of Week (if different from today) of
your Next Appointment 6) The Status of Your Battery. To configure Announce, tap the
application icon and a prefs dialog will come up.. it should be self-explanatory. Credit:
DSR is a program that will enable you to record
notes on the MP2000 without opening the lid. DSR uses the Power Switch to start and stop
recording. Recording may be done with Newton on, off or by using buttons in the DSR
application. For usage, view the Readme included. Credit: DMP Systems.
NR404 produces electric drum beats and tracks.
This extensively tested package includes many sampled drum beats and tracks with a
user definable tempo and volume controls. Credit: Steve Cronin and Francis Preve of
Sound Icon Maker helps Macintosh users make sound
icons for Newton applications using System 7 and AIFF sound files. This
unregistered shareware limits sound size to 12k. Sound Icon Maker requires MacOS 7.0
or greater. Sound Icons require Newton OS 2.0 or greater. Credit: deep focus
Link sounds to actions and events. Get
feedback from sounds (ie. finished faxing) Events include: Beaming, Faxing, and Finding,
Adjust individual volumes, Compatible with Sound Icons by deep focus designs,
Includes Help book, NewtonID aware but not required. Compatibility with eMate and
Newton system volume has been added. Developer's note: Delete old preferences before
installing the new version. At this time it appears that Sound Off! is incompatible with
the German MP2100 with System ROM D-2.1 (747260)-1. Credit: deep focus
Sound To Soup (copyright 1997 by DMP Systems) is
a program that will enable you transform a NotePad recording into a soup and have that
sound available for the O/S to use in any place that you can select sounds. Use it to make
your own Alert sounds. Just make a sound recording in Notepad (with a memorable
name). Then, press the 'Add' button in Sound To Soup. This will copy the sound into
it's own soup and add it to the Registered Sound List. You'll see the soup in the Storage
drawer named: "Soundxxxxxxxx:DMP" where xxxxxx is the name you gave it. If you
did not name it, then a number will be used. You may now use that sound in any application
that lets you select sounds. A well written app lets you use any sound that have been
'Registered' with the O/S. Open up Preferences and tap 'Alarm' and then 'Alarm Sound'.
Sound To Soup functions for 45 days unless registered for $10 USD. Credit: DMP Systems.
Speak Time(tm) (also known as Time & Temp) is
a freeware program that will Speak the Time and Temperature. Speak Time runs on any Newton
but will tell the real Temperature only on the OMP / 100 amd MP2K as only
they have a sensor inside. All other Newtons will report 32 deg. Credit: DMP Systems.