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Treo Software Roundup - v103108

Fri Oct 31, 2008 - 9:38 AM EDT - By Neal Martin

Palm OS

Welcome to this week's Treo Software Roundup! Let's get started and round up some software!

Palm OS New:

BEIKS Space Lifter Game for Palm OS v5.5

In Space Lifter, by BEIKS, you operate a transportation space station. Much like your UPS colleagues down on Earth, you have to pick the cargo from where it was left and deliver it as quickly as possible to its destination. In whole.

Various obstacles of natural and artificial sources are in your way and prevent this job from being completely automated.

The G-force of a nearby planet is pulling the ship down whenever in open space and you must periodically use the engine power to maintain latitude. Left and right ship bumpers help you navigate your way through space. Other space stations and occasional rockets better be avoided, although they could also be neutralized by using an energy-hungry power shield.

The initial game release features 50 different playing levels of increasing difficulty, plus some bonus levels. More levels can be created with the SpaceLifter Level Editor, which is also included in the trial packages for the game.


  • Pick up cargos as soon as they appear on docks. Listen for the specific signal notifying you a cargo has been placed for delivery or periodically inspect docks for new deliveries.
  • Use the main ship engines to compensate the G-force and perform a soft landing. Monitor the fuel level and use it wisely to avoid falling short of it.
  • As soon as new cargo is loaded, its destination will be given. There are different types of cargo and they may have different requirements for the transportation process (see below).
  • Do not leave the boundaries of the playing field or your object may get lost in space or get caught by the G-force and crash.
  • Watch out as other objects in space may surprise you and help you or harm you.

I like the idea of creating my OWN levels!

Get Space Lifter here for $9.95!

Budget Manager Deluxe v4.0

Budget Manager, by Lakshmi Solutions LLC, will help you to manage and keep track of all your expenses!

The application will also help the user to analyze monthly expenses and to estimate possible monthly savings.


  • With Budget Manager you can easily plan and create budgets to track you expenses, your incomes and your savings. With the Budget summary screen you can easily monitor your budgets and compare the current month to your last month information. With the Transactions screens it is simple and fast to manage your transactions, assign them to your budgets, and view them by budget and/or time periods.
  • The application has Analysis tools that will show you summarized information across all budgets. It will indicate potential savings per period and will show you savings historical information on tabular and graphical screens.
  • Configure Budget Manager to your needs, setting security password to protect your information, setup the purge process to maintain only the amount of data that you need on your device, select your country currency, configure the looks of the application, etc.
  • The Deluxe version includes a PC companion, very similar to the software on the Mobile Device, to facilitate data entry on the PC. From PC companion the user can export Budget and Transaction data to a word file or to excel as a CSV file for printing or analysis. You can also sync your data between your PC and your Mobile Device.
  • The application contains a budgeting Tips screen for the novice users, and Help features describing each screen.

Is it worth a small investment to help you create and keep track of a personal budget? If so, buy it now!

Get Budget Manager here for just $14.99!

Arabic PiLoc Deluxe localization for Palm Centro v3.83

Arabic PiLoc Deluxe Lite localization system, by Paragon Software (SHDD) - Penreader, is one of best-selling solutions for localization of Palm OS devices. PiLoc localization systems series provides language support and interface translation for more than 40 languages.

Arabic PiLoc Deluxe Lite for Palm Centro is an irreplaceable utility which provides you with Arabic localization of your Palm device: Arabic fonts, on-screen keyboard layout and Graffiti layout. PiLoc Deluxe edition is supplemented with additional useful features in order to make work with your smartphone much more convenient and easier.

Arabic PiLoc Deluxe Features:

  • Alt-keys using in applications
  • In some applications (like Address Book) there is no active editable field and it is impossible neither to call up the onscreen keyboard nor to enter any alt-key characters.
  • Now you are enabled to open the alt-character list of a key by pressing the "key" "alt" combination.
  • Current language one-hand switching
  • Now you are enabled to change current language by holding one key on your Palm Centro. Just press "Option" or "Right Shift" key to see which layout is set and hold it until your smartphone beeps to change the layout.
  • Current language indicator in any application
  • One-hand Command Bar call by holding one key
  • Integrated PiLoc Monitor features
  • Now you don't need to install PiLoc Monitor application separately - Arabic PiLoc Deluxe can remember language and codepage for each application you use.
  • You may always look up a contact in Arabic from any application. The contact will always be readable.
  • Arabic SMS will always arrive in readable encoding.
  • You will always be able to see an SMS body and the sender in an SMS-alert.

Arabic PiLoc Basic Features:

  • Built-in system fonts replacement to add Arabic letters.
  • Right-to-left text input.
  • Additional on-screen keyboard layout for Arabic letters.
  • Basic ligatures support (LamAlef and others).
  • Correct selection, Copy/Cut/Paste operations for mixed text (both Arabic and English).
  • Correct search operations for Arabic text.
  • Possibility to install several additional language support systems (for example, Arabic and Russian).
  • PiLoc preferences can be saved for each installed language separately: you do not need to re-tune the encodings, fonts etc. after switching between languages.

Get Arabic PiLoc Deluxe here for $59.95.

You can also get Greek PiLoc Deluxe localization here for $39.95 or Hebrew PiLoc Deluxe localization here for $59.95.

BEIKS Stedman's Concise Medical Dictionary for Palm OS v6.0

BEIKS presents the Stedman's Concise Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is one of the most popular, reliable and trusted medical dictionaries in USA and throughout the world.

Its latest Fifth Edition is thoroughly updated with more than 51,000 entries, featuring more of the medical terminology used in over 30 of today's fastest growing health profession areas. You will also find more comprehensive inclusion of entries suited for the Nursing field, with correct terminology for all Nursing students and practitioners.

The enclosed electronic version is optimized for use on mobile devices, allowing quick and reliable search of terms, cross-reference among articles and easy one-hand navigation.

More than 40 leading consultants from the fastest growing nursing and health professions contributed to the enhancements of this latest edition, making it the ultimate quick-reference, core vocabulary resource for students, educators, and practitioners in the health professions.


  • 51,000 terms of medicine and allied health field
  • Throughout, detailed definitions for each term
  • Pronunciations, including alternative British spellings
  • Term etymology, where available
  • Cross-references from within articles
  • No connection needed - all data stays on the device
  • Proprietary data format with very high compression ratio
  • Designed for easy, one-hand operation

Get it here for $29.95!

Halloween Winter Ride for Palm

Here's a game from Penreader for those who wish to get into the Halloween spirit:

Do you miss Halloween mystery and dream of riding a broom? Everything is possible with new Halloween for Palm OS! Just let yourself believe in magic...

Halloween Winter Ride for Palm OS is the newest amusing easy-to-play arcade game with perfect graphic!

A funny Witch has to be in time at the Halloween party. But her way is not so easy! The Halloween night is terribly frost, horribly dark and full of danger. You can help the witch to control the broom to avoid the smash with the dropping icicles, enchanted spruces, black cat in the Dracula castle and other devilries.

Advanced features of the Halloween Winter Ride edition:

  • the best score and current result preservation
  • destination counter
  • different kinds of static and moving obstacles
  • landscape support

Get it here for $15.95.

Palm OS Updated:

PrettyMap Full - World Atlas, Maps with 3D Elevation Surfaces and GPS support

Maciej Komosinski has updated Pretty Map Full to version 5.4.

PrettyMap lets you view vector and raster maps and images (such as country boundaries, world cities, rivers, satellite photos), search in geographically-referenced data, visualize and analyze spatial information, download current weather reports and forecasts, extend your knowledge by taking an educational quiz, and edit your own simple maps.

A simpler version, PrettyMap Basic, costs $24.95.


  • support for vector maps (points, lines, areas)
  • support for raster maps (terrain elevation and bathymetry, images, symbolic)
  • handles multi-attribute data associated with vector map objects
  • displays maps of various planets
  • supports GPS, logging GPS locations, "follow GPS" mode and export to KML/GPX
  • so that you know where your fleet is, and others know where you are
  • displays current weather maps, detailed weather reports and forecasts (requires Internet connection)
  • all maps are free: political - country boundaries with country names, capitals, population sizes; major cities with names, status, population ranks; comprehensive sets of data for each country, based on the current information from The World Factbook; USA states; major rivers; satellite photos and images; elevation data for Earth, Moon, Mars, lunar mountains, craters, seas, lakes, and many more!
  • spherical projection
  • relief and 3D elevation (DEM) view with vector map overlay
  • shows day and night regions, computes shadow length and sun/north orientation
  • various color schemes for elevation maps
  • user-defined elevation colors
  • zoom range from whole planet to meters
  • multiple, configurable vector map layers
  • data search for vector map databases
  • versatile quiz with teacher mode for vector map databases
  • bar charts and color-by option for numeric features in vector map databases
  • distance measurement
  • integrated user-defined locations (Points Of Interest) editor for work in the field
  • synchronization of map data (map with map, map with server)
  • sessions to quickly save/restore program state
  • adjustable water level for elevation data
  • numerous settings to customize the program
  • users who purchased version 4.x can upgrade to 5.x for $10.

Get it here for $39.95!

Express2Desktop Converter

LivePIM Software has updated its Express2Desktop Converter to version 4.1.

Express2Desktop Converter is a conversion tool between Microsoft Outlook Express and Palm Desktop.

It allows you to convert Outlook Express address book to Palm Desktop address book. Which you may synchronize with your Palm hand held devices later by HotSync.

By using Express2Desktop Converter, it could be very easy to keep your Palm, Palm Desktop and Microsoft Outlook Express address book information up to date.


  • You may select the current Outlook Express address book or a specific address book file ( *.wab ).
  • Can convert address book data to multiple Palm users.
  • Can convert all or only part of the Outlook Express address book data.
  • View Outlook address book and Palm Desktop with one click.
  • Avoid bringing duplicate records in Palm Desktop smartly.
  • And more...

Minimum Requirements:

  • Palm Desktop 3.5 or higher, Outlook Express 5.0 or higher

Convert your Outlook Express address information and keep it up to date with Express2Desktop Converter!

Get it here for just $9.95!

A3VS DVD Catalyst Free

A3VS has updated its DVD Catalyst Free to version 1.0.2!

DVD Catalyst Free is a 1-click desktop application for converting movies and tv episodes into a format that can be played on your portable video player device.
**(Requires the free TCPMP or other DIVX-capable player application for playback)**

It is a free version of our award-winning DVD Catalyst applications, and while not as feature-packed as DVD Catalyst 3, DVD Catalyst Free does support the most popular video player devices.

It can convert DVDs (movies and TV episodes), as well as all common video file formats (avi, mpeg, divx, xvid, mp4, mkv, flv (youtube), etc) without the need of any additional software.

It can create video files that are fully compatible with the following devices:

  • iPhone (1.0 as well as 2.0)
  • iPod Classic, Nano (3G), Touch and iPod Video
  • Palm Treo / Centro (DIVX format, you will need something like TCPMP as a video player application on the device)
  • Playstation Portable (Firmware version 3.03 or higher)
  • Windows Mobile PocketPC/Smartphone, both QVGA and VGA (DIVX format, you will need something like TCPMP as a video player application on the device)
  • Zune 30 (First Generation)
  • Zune 4/8/80 (Second Generation)

DVD Catalyst Free does not contain any spyware/malware/virus/toolbars/adware.

DVD Catalyst Free does not contain many of the features available in DVD Catalyst 3. If you want more freedom and control of your conversions, a wider selection of video player devices, or utilize more powerfull features such as automatic black bar removal, start-stop adjustments, please download the 7-day, unrestricted trial version of DVD Catalyst 3.


  • One-Click DVD conversion for free! DVDs are automatically detected, just select your video player, and start the conversion.
  • Easy to use single-click interface. Just put in a DVD and start the conversion. No endless clicking through numerous steps.
  • Ejects DVD when finished. No need to keep looking at the computer screen, Just wait untill the DVD pops out.
  • Works on Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Vista.
  • No additional software required to perform conversions. Other free (and some commercial) conversion methods require the use of one or more additional applications. DVD Catalyst Free works completely by itself.
  • Adjustable video quality / filesize, Create higher quality files or smaller filesize. Build with the high quality conversion engine of DVD Catalyst 3, DVD Catalyst Free creates smaller but better quality files out of the box. However using the quality slider you can freely adjust the quality as well as the filesize of your video files.
  • Converts movie DVDs, TV episode DVDs as well as all common video files. commonly called "Converter Suite" or "All-In-One".
  • Multi-Core processor support for most conversion formats. Dual-core as well as Quad-core. Ipod/iPhone/PSP and Zune (4/8/80) conversions utilize as many cores as you have to speed up conversions tremendously.
  • Language and Subtitle selection. Easily select the desired audio language and/or subtitle text you want.
  • Automatic batch conversions. Multiple DVD drives, multiple video files, you can queue up as many as you like, without having to start the conversion for each individual selection.

While not as feature-packed as DVD Catalyst 3, this program sounds awesome and it's FREE, so check it out!

Get it here for free!!

DVD Catalyst 3 has also been updated to version 360.5! If you want the FULL featured version of this award-winning program, then get it here for $19.95!!


FontSmoother by Alex Pruss Software has been updated to version 2.32.

Is the default font on your PDA not smooth or readable enough? Or maybe you would like fonts that are bigger... or smaller but still very legible? Perhaps using italics would look cool? Or do you have a favorite Windows font you want to use on your PDA? Make your ebook reader, browser and other applications look better than ever!

Smoothed fonts (antialiased fonts) decrease font "jagginess". FontSmoother lets you use smooth fonts in almost all applications on your hi-res OS 5 PDA (but not lo-res devices like Treo 600 or some Zires). FontSmoother includes a number of free smooth fonts and you can convert Windows TrueType fonts with the free EasyConvert utility.

There is a free 8 day trial, after which all smooth fonts default to their non-smooth versions until registration is completed. However, after the 8 days, font smoothing should remain in effect for free in the following applications PalmBible , BibleThumper, Bible Explorer with You, Bible with You, OliveTree Bible Reader, Concordance with You, myBible, BibleReadme, Universalis Liturgy of the Hours, and Virtual Rosary.

And of course you get free upgrades for the life of the product!


  • Use smooth fonts.
  • Use different fonts in different applications.
  • Make your own fonts out of Windows TrueType fonts (if your font license allows this).
  • Compatible with the latest version of Fonts4OS5, FontHackV or FontSubst, but can be used on its own.

Get it here for $12.95.

Happy Halloween!!

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