This page was last revised 27 August 2014.

Stringing and other ringing software




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Stringing is a program to generate bell ringing changes
on RISC OS (e.g. Acorn) computers.


It has been tested successfully on A440 (with Arm 3 upgrade), A5000, A7000, RiscPC600, StrongArm RiscPC, Iyonix PC and Raspberry Pi* machines. It will also run on a ‘PC’ running Virtual Acorn.

*Raspberry Pi running RISC OS


Stringing offers:

  • Over 150 stored methods, from 3 to 12 bells
  • Other methods can be rung by entering the place notation
    at the keyboard
  • ‘Blue line’ displays with synchronised striking
  • ‘Real’ church bell sound
  • Ringing from the keyboard
  • Ringing a dedicated dumbbell or silenced tower bell [not available
    on the Iyonix or on PCs running Virtual Acorn.]
  • Touches can be:
    • Entered in advance at the keyboard
    • Loaded from file
    • Called ‘live’ at the keyboard
    • Saved to a file for printing

Further information on Stringing can be obtained by downloading the Stringing Manual (520Kb)
or by contacting the author.



Other Ringing Software

For details of Abel see www.abelsim.co.uk.
For details of Beltower see www.beltower.co.uk.
For details of Ringing Master see www.ringingmaster.co.uk.
For details of other RISC OS ringing programs see the Fortran Friends website.



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