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Set of necessary programs for a PDA

The PDA, as well as the home computer, is useful only in that case when on it necessary programs are installed. The market of such programs for "handhelds" though is not so great as for their senior colleagues, however nevertheless gives the chance to choose. Let's consider the most useful programs for a PDA.
The PDA, as well as the home computer, is useful only in that case when on it necessary programs are installed. The market of such programs for "handhelds" though is not so great as for their senior colleagues, however nevertheless gives the chance to choose. Our task will be to pick up the programs which are most fully using resources of our PDA, and the most useful to work with it. For a start we will understand, what functions are built in a PDA and for what we are going to use it.
Some handhelds have the built-in digital camera that will demand from us the additional software for convenient viewing of the made pictures and their subsequent editing. And even at absence in a chamber PDA, possibility of comfortable work with images including with a photo, quite it is useful.
If your PDA, has any way access to the network the Internet – it will be necessary to install the browser, to use one of numerous clients of ICQ, e-mail browser.
In total PDA are initially equipped with an operating system which has in itself a number of already built-in programs and utilities. The standard is existence of organizers, the calculator, the short reference book. However these programs are not always convenient in use, and it will not be possible to manage this modest list in use of a PDA definitely.
Therefore we will consider the most useful programs suitable to the majority of standardly completed PDA.
    Council from InfoAdvisor.net! Before acquisition of any of the programs listed further, surely specify compatibility it with your version of an operating system.

File manager

Resco Explorer
Resco Explorer
Resco Explorer – one of the best file managers for a PDA and communicators (a PDA with function of phone). Supports all widespread operating systems therefore will be suitable for any device. The program provides convenient and fast navigation according to catalogs, allows to copy, move and rename files, also possesses search function by means of which it is possible to find easily the necessary file and to see its contents. Rather useful innovation it is possible to call presence of the Basket where remote files are located.
Except the main function, Resco Explorer contains a number of additional functions which, undoubtedly, will be useful to users of a PDA. It and the convenient archiver allowing to archive with one pressing of a stylus the necessary data and if necessary to cipher them the password. Except standard function of viewing of text documents, this file manager supports also graphic JPEG, GIF, PNG and BMP formats.
One more distinctive feature of the Resco Explorer program is function of enciphering of files – very useful utilitka, especially considering possibility of loss of a PDA.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: convenient functions of navigation, search; useful additional functions; possibility of enciphering of files
Minuses: price
Site: www.resco.net/
Price: $29,95, are opportunity to use the trial-version for acquaintance

Text editors

SoftMaker Office
SoftMaker Office
Very convenient and useful program for creation and editing text documents and tables. Includes two TextMaker and PlanMaker programs in the structure.
The main feature of this program is possibility of editing the habitual doc and xls formats without preliminary converting. That is, working with office files, you will print as well as from the computer.
TextMaker – the program for work on a PDA with text files. Represents almost full analog of Word – allows to add easily references, footnotes, to format the text, and also to check spelling.
Has in itself a huge number of useful functions such, as creation and editing tables, registration of styles and paragraphs, bookmarks, an insert of special symbols, enciphering of data.
PlanMaker – respectively, the program for work on a PDA with spreadsheets. Allows to carry out a huge number of mathematical functions.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: very useful functions of spelling, habitual interface, compatibility with the majority of modern mobile OS
Minuses: high price
Site: softmaker.de/
Price: $69.95

Programs for reading books

HaaliReader
HaaliReader
One more wonderful application of a PDA – reading electronic books. It is simple, convenient and is always available. Once HaaliReader distinguishes from the programs helping to make reading more comfortable. Very multipurpose eReader, with a set of settings and the pleasant interface.
Among indisputable pluses of this program – completely adjusted "hot" keys, the full statistics showing on what percent of the book you stopped, opportunity to add bookmarks and many other things.
Also in the program there is a possibility of installation of several modes of reading the text – it is possible to create the day and night modes, manually to set degree of contrast of the screen, the color scheme, habitual for eyes.
It is very convenient to read the text on a PDA, using function of an avtoskroll – it is not necessary to press any buttons, only set the speed of scrolling of the page and the program itself for you will thumb through the virtual book.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: a set of useful functions, existence of an option on control of contrast, the color scheme
Minuses: existence of small mistakes and defects
Site: haali.cs.msu.ru/
Price: free license

AlReader
AlReader
Program similar to our previous example. Also is able to read books, independently to glance over the text, to adjust visual registration and hotkeys.
Pleasant trifles such as opportunity to turn the screen on 90, 180 or 270 degrees, are also present at this development. At malfunctions with the text it is possible to choose coding type manually.
The menu is rich with settings therefore, if something happens, it is always possible to adjust the eReader under itself and more convenient to make.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: good nastraivayemot, convenient interface
Minuses: existence of small defects and mistakes
Site: alreader.kms.ru/
Price: free license

Multimedia

ACDSee Mobile
ACDSee Mobile
ACDSee Mobile – the colleague of the computer analog. This program does not need special representation, but nevertheless we will a little tell about it.
Convenient and fast browser of graphic documents practically all modern formats. Comprises basic functions for editing photos and creation of photo albums.
Possibility of converting of pictures in a format, native for PalmOS, became interesting function for fans of Palm.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: convenient and clear interface, support of a large number of formats
Minuses: critical minuses it is not revealed
Site: www.acdsystems.com/
Price: the conditional and free

WinampPAQ
WinampPAQ
Excellent program for reproduction of audio of files. Supports the majority of modern formats.
It is possible to connect "skins" (skins) for more graceful display on the screen of your PDA to this player. Along with such interesting graphic interface, the program allows to operate sound streams of music, to regulate loudness, and also to adjust a graphic equalizer.
Also there is an opportunity to operate the list of reproduction, to put songs in cyclic reproduction or on a casual choice.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: it is a lot of opportunities with minimum "weight", free of charge
Minuses: critical minuses it is not revealed
Site: winampaq.com/
Price: free license

The Core Pocket Media Player (TCPMP)
The Core Pocket Media Player (TCPMP)
TCPMP by right is considered the best video a player for the pocket computers using the Windows Mobile and PalmOS platforms. The program supports a huge number of the codecs necessary for playing of audio and video and also allows to open graphic files.
The excellent clear interface of the program, set of useful settings attract the increasing and bigger number of admirers and users of a PDA to this player.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: support of a huge number of formats, good management
Minuses: critical minuses it is not revealed
Site: coreplayer.com/
Price: free license

Internet

Opera Mini
Opera Mini
One of the best browsers for a PDA. Differs in the small size and a huge number of the useful functions combined with the interface, very convenient and easy for understanding. Opens the Internet sites as WWW, and WAP formats.
The main feature of the Opera Mini program is the principle of its work. Unlike the majority of browsers this works by the principle the client server, that is all actions with the opened sites are carried out on the party of the server of the Opera Software company developer, and on the screen of the mobile device already ready result is displayed. It allows to save many times over a traffic and, respectively, expenses on the Internet.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: small size, economy of a traffic, big functionality
Minuses: critical minuses it is not revealed
Site: www.operamini.com/
Price: free license

ProfiMail
ProfiMail
Perhaps, the best e-mail client for owners of a PDA. Despite the small volume, the ProfiMail program allows the user to carry out practically all functions of the personal computer e-mail client. Provides full synchronization of the mobile client with the e-mail server.
One of features of the program is opportunity to work with several mailboxes, each of which can have own settings.
Has function of economy of a traffic which is in downloading only of headings of letters that allows the user of a PDA to choose what exactly he wants to read completely. Also the program supports all codings and even letters in HTML format therefore problems with reading and interpretation of "abracadabra" should not be. The most useful features of ProfiMail is existence spam filters by means of which you will be able to eliminate the letters containing certain phrases or keywords in the subject or the body of the letter. There is a support of the telephone book, work with the attached files, the scheduler of loading of letters.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: big functionality, existence spam filters, existence of the Russian interface
Minuses: high price
Site: www.lonelycatgames.com/
Price: $24,99

QIP PDA
QIP PDA
Communication on the Internet was always and, with development of mobile technologies of team of developers the forces on this area directed. And the habitual computer client for icq – QIP, let out the mobile version. QIP PDA is executed in the best traditions of this pager, with firm "Koloboks" and the pleasant easy interface.
Not without reason QIP PDA with great strides wins hearts of fans of mobile communication. The set of setting up the program, replaceable skins, setting up light schemes – all this is put into perfectly worked interface and a program code.
In this client it is really very easy and convenient to communicate. Download and try, after all the program free and is available to everyone!

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: easy code and design, set of settings, convenience of the interface
Minuses: critical minuses it is not revealed
Site: qip.ru/
Price: free license

Other useful programs for a PDA

Pocket PROMT
Pocket PROMT
Mobile version of the well-known electronic PROMT Translator takes the lawful place in our review therefore is worthy to be established on your PDA.
Quite often it happens that it is necessary to translate what documentation or the word urgently. Constantly to carry with itself a set of dictionaries of various directions and languages inconveniently and it is perhaps uninteresting. For this reason the PROMT company also developed the version of the translator especially for a PDA. The handheld always with itself therefore it will be extremely useful to organize the personal translator at himself in the device especially as it supports almost all modern mobile operating systems.
If you often have to translate texts of a certain subject, it is possible to establish additional dictionaries on such subjects as the Internet, commerce, electronics and other.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: mobility, possibility of the translation "on the fly", additional dictionaries
Minuses: critical minuses it is not revealed
Site: www.promt.ru/
Price: conditional and free, 620 rub.

Resco Keyboard Pro
Resco Keyboard Pro
Very useful utility for work with text documents and other programs on PDA in which frequent use of the keyboard is necessary.
The program has in a set four kinds of keyboards, additional opportunities for work with the digital keyboard, the list of often used phrases and many other things.
Big plus is existence of the increased keyboard for typing with a finger, without use of a stylus.
Very much will not prevent your PDA.

Verdict from InfoAdvisor.net:
Pluses: it is a lot of useful opportunities, the accelerated set of earlier set phrases
Minuses: low speed of a set, quite high price
Site: www.resco.net/
Price: $19,95

We considered the most actual programs for a PDA by means of which perhaps normally to work. Other choice depends only on you and on your specific requirements.
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