ProTERM for Mac

By InTrec Software Free to try

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Developer's Description

Connect with libraries, even several at the same time, search card catalogs, magazines and periodicals. Copy and paste the text to a ProTERM document and reformat and edit the text for your needs. Save the text as TEXT, or PC or UNIX format. Download text for import to database, spreadsheet, etc. Call your office from home, or call home from the office. Connect with a mainframe computer, and ProTERM will make mainframe think you are connecting with one of its own terminals.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.5

  • Navigate quickly with improved and added menus and menu choices; menu names and interfaces are now more intuitive, descriptive and meaningful.
  • All new extensive help and detailed documentation system in the Macintosh Help menu. All new online ProTERM help and documentation files.
  • Improved Appearance Manager and compatibility with older and current Macintosh systems, including Mac OS 9 keeps ProTERM up to date with the fashion world.
  • New Scripts menu runs DIRC scripts, AppleScripts, and applications.
  • Connect directly to a service without opening a dialog window (set by preference).
  • Countless new user-scripting goodies added or improved in ProTERM's DIRC scripting language, including new and updated DIRC documentation.
  • Reformat text using "Remove Spaces" stream filter power tool to convert any sequence of multiple spaces to a single space. This is a very cool tool for grabbing text from a web page and converting any selected part of it to full paragraph and left flush text! Select all from the web page, choose copy, open a ProTERM document, and paste. Choose Remove Spaces from the Edit menu and its done! Better yet, a multiple sequence of spaces to a single space, and all spaces from the beginning of a line.in the Edit:Convert menu. Better yet, select the text and press and hold the command key while pressing the keypad zero key (the keypad to the right of the keyboard). Do it a number of times until the desired formatting is achieved. The resulting text will also be converted to curly, or typographer quotes.
  • Run aliases from the ProTERM Scripts, Connect and Help menus.
  • Create custom key equivalents. ProTERM 1.5 offers about 100, special keys with instructions on how to change existing or create hundreds more. See "Resident User Custom Keys" in the ProTERM Help menu.
  • Robots love ProTERM!: A new option in the Send ASCII dialog window; "Append Linefeed to Return" does exactly as its name implies, it adds a linefeed after each return during an ASCII send. This feature was added for customers who use ProTERM Mac to control big toys: machine shop $100K+ milling machines, the Federal Government's robot microscopes, and other controller applications which may benefit from this addition.
  • Encode and decode "secret" messages easily "Translate ROT-13".
  • New PT Network allows the telnet host mode to work with ProTERM, Win95 and UNIX Telnet clients. Users can now write scripts which to accept incoming telnet connections.
  • Higher performance Telnet driver makes significant changes in high-speed connections: ADSL, cable-modem, ISDN, or LAN.
  • Connect files and Online Options windows for telnet services now show the IP address of the remote computer for either incoming or outgoing connections.
  • Updated Modem selection list, and updated core modem driver includes special connect/carrier messages for 44000-57333 bps (56K modems).
  • Command-click a file in the Scripts, Connect and Help menus opens that file for viewing and or editing.
  • Group similar files in custom sub-directories in the Scripts, Help and Connect (services) menus, and they show up as a submenu.
  • Remote printing has additional features and depth and easier to use.
  • Enhanced Character Count shows character, words and lines count in the raw unformatted and formatted states.
  • ProTERM is now compatible with applications such as Netscape when starting a telnet sessions using the NCSA Telnet(R) method. ProTERM 1.5 understands and offers 'CONF' as a filetype choice when saving pointers to a telnet session.
  • Progress indicator shows libraries loading.


Release November 9, 2008
Date Added April 4, 2000
Version 1.5

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Macintosh, Mac OS Classic
Additional Requirements System 6.05 or higher


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