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Softerm was a terminal emulation program for Apple II, II Plus, or Ile . It was provided in two versions:
Softerm 1 provides basic terminal communications to a variety of host computers, timesharing services, and information services such as The Source, CompuServe and the Dow Jones News/ Retrieval.
Softerm 2 includes all features of Softerm 1 and provides an exact look-alike for many popular CRT terminals. Softerm 2 enables applications written for a specific CRT terminal to operate with an Apple system transparently and without programming changes. Special function keys, sophisticated editing features, and local printer capabilities of the terminals emulated by Softerm 2 are fully supported. A wide range of CRT terminal emulations supporting both conversational
Softerm 1 and 2 include a keyboard expander which provides 2 or 3 additional keys to the Apple keyboard. The additional keys function as SHIFT keys and allow all Softerm and terminal emulation keyboard functions to be performed in a single keystroke when used in combination with the main keyboard. Since all Softerm functions are initiated using the
Platform: Apple II, II Plus, IIe 48 Kb RAM Disk 5.25
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