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  1. 13 Mar '12 22:20
    I saw a post where greenpawn said he uses penguin chess editor. Are there any other free ones? I didn't see screenshots of penguin, can anyone compare it to Winboard/others?
  2. 14 Mar '12 19:20
    No reply? Mr greenpawn...?
  3. 14 Mar '12 20:24
    I only know of chesspad

    http://www.wmlsoftware.com/chesspad.html
  4. 14 Mar '12 22:02
    Hi enrico20

    I only just saw this post (I do log off now & then).

    I saw that other lad's post and I went and got version 2.0.2 of Chesspad.
    This is good. I have tried it four times. It works no problem.

    It toiled at first but I went into preferences, game display, display settings
    and unticked all the boxes. Perfect.

    OK I'm now a Chesspad man. The Penguin can waddle away.

    Cheers Wilf. That's a pint I owe you.
  5. 15 Mar '12 07:26
    Nice one Wilfriedva and greenpawn. I will have a look at Chesspad. I was a bit sceptical of penguin because I could not even see a screenshot.
  6. 16 Mar '12 14:29
    Originally posted by enrico20
    Nice one Wilfriedva and greenpawn. I will have a look at Chesspad. I was a bit sceptical of penguin because I could not even see a screenshot.
    Screen shots of Penguin (and the program) can be found here:
    http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/dashstofsk/penguin.html

    Ditto of Chesspad are here:
    http://www.wmlsoftware.com/chesspad.html


    Personally, in keeping with the KISS principle referred to in another thread, I still use Chesspad 1. I don't quite remember right now what I didn't like as much about Chesspad 2, but I do recall that it just did more than I want it to do.

    Richard
  7. Standard member hedonist
    peacedog's keeper
    16 Mar '12 16:45
    Originally posted by Shallow Blue
    Personally, in keeping with the KISS principle referred to in another thread, I still use Chesspad 1. I don't quite remember right now what I didn't like as much about Chesspad 2, but I do recall that it just did more than I want it to do.

    Richard
    Thats the problem with new versions of software. The programers get it right first time then try to justify their pay by adding bells n whistles to a new version.

    I still get mistyeyed thinking back to windows98.