RISC World


Aaron Timbrell rounds up the software directory

As part of this issue's PD Column we are including a copy of the newly available TextEffx application. This makes graphics, such as logos, using fonts, so you will need some fonts to use. In case you don't have enough we are including a special RISCWorld only copy of the Typography font collection.

Typography 500

This special version of Typography includes 500 carefully chosen fonts from the full Typography 2500 collection. The Typography font collections are the best selling font CDs on the RISC OS platform.

Included in Typography 500 are:

  • Over 500 outline fonts all hinted with our own NDT hinting system.
  • Free copy of Font Designers Toolkit.
  • Free copy of FontTrix PRO.
  • Run fonts directly from the CD without having to install them to your hard disk.
  • Install whole groups of fonts or just single faces.
  • View samples of any font, even those that are not currently installed.
  • Font installer for EasyFont PRO, Font Directory & Acorn !Font folders.
  • Easy to use, just click on a button to turn on a group of fonts.
  • Serif Fonts, SansSerif fonts, Blackletter, Designer, OpenFace, Script and more.
  • All fonts come with a full latin 1 character set.
  • PostScript compatible font names database.

"The latest ndt font collection professional typography expert 2100, must represent the best value fonts collection from isv, perhaps even on the Acorn platform. over 2000 fonts, plus a variety of software to use them to the best of your advantage.....the presentation of the software and resources is impeccable; the package oozes quality, and the standard of typographical design is very absolute must for anybody remotely interested in design and desktop publishing, and offer truly excellent value for money."
Acorn User Review of Typography 2100

Typography 2500 special offer (save 50%)

If you would like the complete Typography 2500 collection on CD then you can purchase a copy for half the normal price. The collection normally retails at £9.90, but is available to RISCWorld subscribers only, at the the special price of £4.95 including UK postage. Overseas customers can order a copy for £5.95. Stocks are limited at this price so if you would like one contact APDL as soon as you can.

The complete DiscWorld line up

As per usual we have our collections of the latest RISC OS games and applications, as well as support files for this issues articles:


CD inlays for RISCWorld.


All the games from this issues games world column.


Iyonix software from this issues Iyonix column.


Applications related to the letters page.


All the latest PD, shareware and freeware releases from the PD column.


RISCWorld SDL code examples and a copy of !GCC.


This contains two sets of Toolbox Modules. The Castle archive contains the latest 26/32 bit neutral system components, required if you want to run a lot of new software releases on 26bit machines. The RISCOS Ltd archive contains later and improved versions of a number of modules and is suitable for all versions of RISC OS from 3.1 onwards. We have also included copies of SharedUnixLib and UnixHome as these are needed by some programs.


A special edition of the Typography font collection from iSVProducts/APDL.

Aaron Timbrell