Virtual Morse Key

Virtual Morse Key

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
2.6
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.5.39
  • Total Downloads:
    6,587
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 21, 2005
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    51.02KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Morse Code has long since passed its heyday, but its fascination lives on. This program allows users to type text into the computer using the telegraph's old code, by entering long dashes and short dots, which are then transformed into letters. The program presupposes a knowledge of Morse Code, since no dictionary is included. New users likely will have some trouble finding the exact amount of time to pause between clicks in order to separate letters, although this delay sensitivity can be reconfigured. The results can be saved to a text file. We would have liked to see an option to convert text to Morse Code and back, rather than just the one-way feature. However, the program may still be helpful for anyone learning Morse Code who wants some practical experience.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"Virus! Signed-up just to write this review."

March 06, 2014  |  By boonimajneB

 |  Version: Virtual Morse Key 2.5.39

Pros

When you click on the "Morse" button it shows you in dits and dahs what you have submitted in one box, and in the other box it shows the translated version (in English) what you have said ("morsed").

I believe you can shorten/lengthen the setting for it to allow a lengthier/shorter space as needed, though I did not use this for that long and cannot prove if it actually did this.

Cons

Seeing as this software is called "Virtual Morse Key" I expected it to make a morse beep tone when I pressed a button which did not happen. I didn't even check if this software had settings I wanted it off my computer so fast because of all the random things being installed. That is why I said it is a virus, not the hacking kind but the installing junk onto computers kind of virus.

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2 stars

"A little had to use?"

December 03, 2009  |  By echomark

 |  Version: Virtual Morse Key 2.5.39

Pros

Installed easy and nice layout

Cons

I just had a little bit of problem understanding how to use it.

Summary

Maybe I did not understand it or how to use it.

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1 stars

"Very little value."

June 27, 2005  |  By billy84000

 |  Version: Virtual Morse Key 2.5.39

Pros

It does translate dashes and dots to english.

Cons

What value this is to anyone, I have no idea? If it took English as an input and produced morse code, that would be useful.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher de-Shalit
Publisher web site http://www.deshalit.com
Release Date June 21, 2005
Date Added June 21, 2005
Version 2.5.39
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Language Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows, Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Me
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 51.02KB
File Name vmk-v2.5.39.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,587
Downloads Last Week 3
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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