None of the Windows programs make any changes to the operating system, although settings may be stored in the registry. They also include an uninstall option (except as noted). The OSX programs use standard preference files, and can just be deleted.

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Macintosh OSX Software below

Older programs

Windows Software

Text Ticker icon Download Purchase More Info new.gif Text Ticker 2.4 An unobtrusive “scrolling banner” (“marquee” or “crawler”) to scroll any text file across the top or bottom of your screen (or floating anywhere). Change font, color, speed, etc.
New features in version 2.4 include reading text files from a web site, using settings for all users of the computer or only the current user, and storing settings in an .ini file rather than the registry. Additional utilities are available to make network deployment even easier for administrators.
Perfect for keeping people up-to-date on company news or alerts, watching log files, reminding you of encouraging words, or help with memorization.
Fully functional 30 day trial. $20. Quantity discounts available.
“At a time when applications tend to bulge at the seams with bonus features of dubious applicability, Text Ticker is all lean, stable functionality. It derives its beauty not from extraneous effects but from its uncompromised usefulness.”
Peter Gresch

“It's rare when you get a piece of software that does exactly what you want. Text Ticker is it. Who would have thought I'd pay $20 for a utility? This is the one that's worth it. Thanks for delivering and for paying attention to the small stuff.”
David Alderson
newer.gif The next version of Text Ticker is under active development. Planned features include gradient, image, and transparent backgrounds, RSS feeds, weblinks, and Unicode support. If you are interested in testing or offering suggestions, please use the Contact form or email "TextTicker at SlashbackAssociates.com" for more information.
m3uEdit icon Download Purchase More Info m3uEdit 2.2 A robust m3u playlist editor. Edit serveral playlists at once, change font, print etc. Requests payment once per day at first startup, then fully functional. No time limit. $10.
newer.gif m3uEdit 3.0 is in beta testing. Version 3 offers a vast speed improvement on large playlists, adding all files in a folder, and other improvements. If you are interested in testing or offering suggestions, please use the Contact form or email "m3uEdit at SlashbackAssociates.com" for more information.
Shortcut Explorer icon Download Purchase More Info Shortcut Explorer 3.0 An easy utility to understand and control what’s on your Start Menu, Desktop, and Quick Launch toolbar.
Fully functional 30 day trial. $15.
Find Shortcuts icon Download Purchase More Info Find Shortcut 1.0 Search your hard drive for shortcut files. A perfect complement to Shortcut Explorer.
Fully functional 30 day trial. $15.
Jpeg Collager icon Download Purchase More Info Jpeg Collager 1.2 A jpg (and bmp) viewer to make collages. View several images (with no borders!), resize and arrange them on your screen, then save the composite collage to a new jpg file.
Requests payment once per day at first startup, then fully functional. No time limit. $10.
newer.gif Collager 2.0 is in beta testing. Version 2 is able to load many image formats, offers window transparency, a stable background window to build on, and other requested improvements. If you are interested in testing or offering suggestions, please use the Contact form or email "Collager at SlashbackAssociates.com" for more information.
Monitor Off icon Download More Info new.gif Monitor Off 1.0 Turn off your monitor with a click. The zip file contains a simple version and a version with a system tray icon. No installer or uninstall support. free.gif Freeware for personal use.
Text Drop icon Download More Info Text Drop 1.0 A text bank. You can drop any line of text on edit boxes or any other droppable place. free.gif Freeware for personal use.
Simple Worship icon Download More Info Simple Worship 1.2 Simple presentation software. Display full-screen text, one “verse” at a time. free.gif Freeware for personal or church use.
  Download More Info Fading Text Screen Saver Show text files in a screen saver. free.gif Freeware for personal use.

Macintosh OSX Software

Bulk Rename icon Download More Info Bulk Rename Change names of files or folders by dropping them on the icon. free.gif Freeware for personal use.
Delete Now icon Download More Info Delete Now Completely delete a file or folder by dropping it on the icon. free.gif Freeware for personal use.
HideMeShowMe icon Download More Info HideMeShowMe Alternately hide and show a folder. free.gif Freeware for personal use.
metronome icon Download More Info metronome A simple metronome. free.gif Freeware for personal use.
SineSeq icon Download More Info SineSeq Plays a sequence of sine waves. Designed for Rifing. free.gif Freeware for personal use.

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