Norbert's Software

Last Update: March 3, 2015
Below are a number of utility programs I have written over the past ten years or so. These programs are free software; you can redistribute them and/or modify them under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
These programs are distributed in the hope that they will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
cardread  (description) (source) : Reads Windows 3.1 cardfiles (text only)

crvfit    (description) (source) : Fits data to curves defined by series

delrptln  (description) (source) : Deletes repeated lines in a file
diversity               (source) : Calculates Diversity Metric 

filesrt   (description) (source) : Sorts a file by a given field
filesrta                (source) : 

file_cut  (description) (source) : Skips initial characters of a file

formatb   (description) (source) : Convert text files to PostScript

hexdump   (description) (source) : Displays contents of a file in Hexadecimal

insrecdl  (description) (source) : Inserts newline delimiters for fixed records

lextract  (description) (source) : Extracts lines from a text file

mkindex   (description) (source) : Automates the creation of html indexes

parser    (description) (source) : Extracts data from database flat files 

ca        (description) (source) : Cross Assembler for 6502 microprocessor (and potentially other 8 bit processors)

If you discover any bugs, or have any questions concerning these programs, please send me an email (
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