240x240 Compatibility List -- Treo 700 etc.

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The 240X240 Dilema.

Many Pocket PC phones nowadays have 240x240 resolution because Windows Mobile 5.0

doesn't support 320x320 resolution and the next square screen resolution supported is 480x480.

However when it comes to prices of touch screens, the screens with 480x480 are too expensive,

so Pocket PC phone manufacturers, who wanted to use square resolution in order to accommodate

a QWERTY keyboard, were forced into 240x240.

Examples of devices sporting the square screens are the HP iPaq HW6515, HW6715, Palm Treo 700w,

and Fujitsu Siemens Pocket LOOX T830 Pocket PC phones. Look for some others later in the year.

When regular Pocket PC applications and games are run, the square screens cut off the information

below the 240 pixel mark. Sometimes, they do scroll but often that's not the case which means

that about 25 percent of the display is missing.

The only real solution to this problem is to have software that is designed to accomodate the

240x240 resolution.

Developers have begun to rework existing games and applications to work on square screen devices

but a convenient list of what's currently available is a little difficult to come by. So, I

decided to start a thread here to hopefully help a few folks out that will be buying these units

this year.

How reliable is the list? ALL the programs listed by myself have been confirmed by the developers themselves so they should work fine. If, not contact the developer on their product page.

Others who add to the list may have tested them on their own devices or not. Hard to control that, so use your own judgement when trying them out.

The Treo 700w in particular promises to bring many new Pocket PC users into the fold. This list

will hopefully guide many of them to what's available.

This list is by no means comprehensive, so if you know of any programs that are confirmed to

work on 240x240 devices, feel free to include them in this thread.

Please follow the basic format that I've started but feel free to add your comments, if any, so

that people will get a good idea of what the software is about. You don't need to shorten

the URL's like I did.


1) In order to make this post more readable,URL's have been shortened using the

Metamark URL shortner at:

2) Descriptions and URL's are courtesy of, a site I visit often.

3) Inclusion in this list is not an endorsment of the product by the author.

General Applications WM5 240x240 Ready



The simplest and fastest way to create memos and reminders on your Pocket PC

Calligrapher v8.2

Four input methods in one: Write Pad and Write Anywhere handwriting recognition input panels,

on-screen keyboard with auto-complete, and PenCommander.

Battery Pack Pro v2.1.3

View battery life, storage cards, launch apps, keep your system optimized & adjust

brightness on your today page.

Egress (RSS Feeds) v2.4.2

Egress is an advanced yet easy to use application which displays your favorite RSS/ATOM

feeds directly on your PocketPC. Now supports Podcasting!


FlexWallet enables you to securely store and carry any type of information on your

PocketPC, including bank accounts, credit cards, calling cards, passwords, PINs,

documents, ideas


A powerful tab based today screen plugin that allows you to create shortcuts to

your favorite Pocket PC programs on your Today screen, battery and memory meters

and much more.

IM+ for PocketPC

With IM+, the most popular instant-messaging systems MSN, AOL, ICQ,Yahoo!,

Jabber and Google Talk are available on your Pocket PC.


Info2Go is an extremely powerful, location based active information system

for people on the go. Save time, money and frustration wile you travel by

having a single point of info.

Laridian Bible

Powerful, award-winning Bible software with the complete text of the

popular New International Version (NIV) Bible.

Leonard Maltin?s Movie Guide 2006

Instantly transform your handheld into the most up-to-date, comprehensive

and reliable movie guide around

Marsware Weather Panel

Display the current weather and forecast on your Today Screen.

Mobipocket Reader (Free)

eReader for Pocket PC and Windows Mobile Edition software allows

you to read your eBooks whenever you want and wherever you go.

MyPersonalDiet v1.14

Manage your weight, fitness and health by defining, tracking and

monitoring your own diet and nutrients that matter to you.


Get the latest headlines, weather, sports, business, and entertainment

news wirelessly on your Pocket PC.

Novii Remote Deluxe v3.3

Operate your home theater, TV set, Cable/Sat box, DVD/CD, Audio, VCR, etc.


PdaNet turns your Windows Mobile Smartphone or PocketPC Phone into a

high speed Wireless Modem for your Laptop or PC.

PhatNotes v4.6

PhatNotes is an award-winning notes organizer for Microsoft Windows

Powered Pocket PCs, Desktop PCs and Palm OS powered mobile devices.

PhatPad v3.0

Highest Rated Note-Taking Application for Windows Mobile Software

Includes Customizable Toolbar, Photo Backgrounds and More

Pocket Informant

Pocket Informant is a PIM replacement for the PocketPC platform.


A Today plug-in that replaces your built-in Calendar and Tasks on your

Today screen, offering a much more powerful solution.

Pocket Quicken

Pocket Quicken places your financial activity at your fingertips making

it easy to keep your Quicken information complete, accurate and up-to-date

wherever you go.

Pocket Weather

Get weather forecast to your Pocket PC. Including both a Today screen

plugin and the new WeatherConsole application!

Pocket Stocks Live

Track stocks or mutual funds traded on NASDAQ, NYSE, Amex etc. Enjoy latest

news headlines and market commentary in radio and TV!

Remote Display Control for Pocket PC (Free)


RepliGo allows you to transfer, view, and print any PC-based document

on your Pocket PC.

Resco File Explorer

This advanced File Explorer can compress files with build-in ZIP,

encrypt files, view registry, view text and image files...

SmallMenu (Free)

SmallMenu is an integrated tool which combines cascading program

menus, a task manager and a battery monitor.

Spb Diary

Today plug-in for Calendar, Tasks, Contacts, Notes and Messages.

Powerful replacement for the standard Today plug-ins for appointments and tasks.

Most of actions performed on the Today screen

Spb GPRS Monitor

A unique utility for measuring your GPRS connection and calculating

its traffic and costs.

Spb Pocket Plus

Task manager. Powerful Today plug-in with tabs. Close button that

really closes, etc.

Spb Weather

Spb Weather is a powerful weather Today plug-in. You can customize

weather views, skins and weather sources. You can save your Today

screen space running Spb Weather as a tab of Spb Pocket Plus 2.5+

SOTI Pocket Controller

Operate your Pocket PC or Smartphone from your desktop computer,

video recording,capture/print screens,skins,DOS,battery/memory usage

Sprite BackUp

Sprite Backup 5.0 for Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC. The ulitmate

backup solution from the award winning Sprite Software Ltd

Space Reclaimer v2.5.4

The only Microsoft Certified Pocket PC cleaner. Safe and robust.

SplashID v3.32

Secure personal identification organizer for Windows Mobile Pocket PC

Sunnysoft Backup Manager v3.7

A highly sophisticated backup application for Pocket PC.

WebIS Mail2

Email application with superior interface and options including

GMail, SSL, POP3, IMAP support.

Games 240x240 WM5 Ready


Atomic Battle Dragons

Joust to save the kingdom in an epic battle riding dragons and slaying beasts.

Atomic Cannon v2.5

Ultimate artillery duel with 85 weapons of mass destruction.


The official version of the classic Battleship naval combat game.


Incredibly popular and addictive online game by PopCap

Bejeweled 2

The legend has returned...and is more wildly addictive than ever before

Checkers Pro

Revisit this classic and learn Flying Kings.

Chess Pro

Improve your skills using unlimited hint, undo and replay.

Chroma Games

A great triple pack of classic board games


Chuzzles are googly-eyed little balls of fur that giggle,

squeak, and sneeze as you push them across the board.

Crazy Daisy

Spin the flowers to match the colored petals and watch them pop!

Cribbage Pro

Race to the finish with this classic.

Concrete Software?s Aces Texas Hold ?Em v1.3.1.1

Play the original, award winning Texas Holdem poker game.

Cubis (Free on Treo 700w CD)

Cubis - the next generation puzzle game

Euchre Pro

Master your game using detailed history and statistics.

Five Hundred Pro

Improve your skills using unlimited hint, undo and replay.

Gin Pro

Discard and Knock your way to win.

Hearts Pro

Embrace the Queen and shoot the moon.

Jackpot Casino

3D casino with blackjack, roulette and two slot machines.


Powerful jigsaw puzzle for 240x240 Windows Mobile devices.


Beautiful space breakout for 240x240 Windows Mobile devices.

A must for Arkanoid fans.

Motocross 3-D Mini Sports Bike

Full screen motocycle racing!Support Windows Mobile 5.0

and Square Screen.

My Little Tank

Hours of fun and Minature Tank Mayhem.

Spades Pro

Improve your skills using unlimited hint, undo and replay


A version of the puzzle craze that's become a worldwide phenomenon.

Super Slyder

Guide your spherical hero through a wealth of brain-teasing mazes

filled with obstacles, friends and foes

Super Wild Wild Words

Ready to rustle up some words?

Text Twist

Text Twist! is a great word game created by GameHouse

Tire Tossin

Fun game set in the backwoods


Control the stone frog idol of the ancient Zuma in this action puzzler

Additionally, I have created a website in association with

that has links to dozens more applications compatible with 240x240



Edited by marathon332

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Great post Steve! I don't have a 240x240 screen myself, but I had wondered about how the compatibility worked out.


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Agreed. Topic pinned 8)


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X-Play Studio

Now you can play MP3 and DivX files directly from

your desktop PC and watch them wirelessly on your

Pocket PC. Even TV with a tuner card.


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WorldMate 2006 Professional 4.1

WorldMate provides you with essential information for your

business travel - from world clocks and weather forecasts

to comprehensive flight and travel information.


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Lexisgoo English Dictionary

The first speaking english dictionary with 182,000

entries, 4100 idioms, Thesaurus, Grammar Handbook and

Study Assistant


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MySportTraining 3.95

Track your workouts, view your performance, improve

your fitness. Full-featured, powerful yet simple.

Mobitools For PocketPC v3.3

Mobitools is a small application which helps you to

perform quickly Turn Off, Screen Off, Soft reset,

Task manager, Screen capture and Smart Launcher.


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RMRCar (WM) - Company Car Manager 2.1

A Company Car (Vehicles) Manager

Ringo Mobile 1.2

Add fun and flexibility to your ringtones

Ringo Mobile makes it easy to change ring and

message tones, and set tones for friends and groups.


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Timekeeper is a customizable high-resolution stop watch

for Pocket PC. Packaged with unique activity skins,

Timekeeper allows you to time a relay, clock a chess match,

and more...

Blitzkrieg: War in Europe 1.5

Great graphics and really good AI opponents will make

you play this World War II strategy game for hours.


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PocketNotes:Like Outlook Notes(Treo700) 3

Create notes just like Microsoft Outlook.

Associate notes with color, categories. Sort by date,

color, categories and filter by categories.

Supports manual sycronization with MS Outlook


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3D Mini-Dogfight (Air Combat ) 1.5f

Dogfight Head-To-Head, Enjoy Together!

Support Windows Mobile 5.0 and Square Screen.

PTvncWM5.x V1.1

PTvncWM5.x will allow you to control your PC from

your Pocket PC over Bluetooth/WiFi wireless

networks across the Internet.


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HanDBase Professional Database Mgr-PPC 3.5

HanDBase 3.5, the award winning mobile relational database,

with 2 way Sync conduit, forms designer and MS Access sync.

Acky's XP Breakout 3.1

Blast your way through 150 powerful levels in

the ultimate arkanoid game.


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3D Nine Hole Golf 1.0f

The most realistic 3D golf simulation!

Support Windows Mobile 5.0 and Square Screen.

NOVOSEC SMARTFilter - Professional 1.3

NOVOSEC SMARTFilter Professional gives you the

freedom to decide who can call you and who

will be blocked.


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VoiceDialerPro 2.0 (English) PPC Phones

Use your voice to place calls to anyone in your

contact list. Version 2.0 adds digit dialing &

voice commands no teaching is necessary.

Just press one key.

Aces Blackjack 1.0.4

Blackjack with a twist! Play conventional

Blackjack or one of two high score games

- Aces Time Crunch or Aces Hand Challenge


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xBar 3

xBar allows you to switch between applications

in memory like your Windows computer, allows you

to close tasks, copy/paste text, schedule tasks

(wake up with your favorite MP3 !) automate some

tasks with the Macro manager,run your favorite

programs using only the DPAD.

3D Chopper Fight 1.1f

Command the suburban arena armed with your zippy

remote control helicopter.


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RMRDiet (WM) - Diet/Weight/Exercise 2.1

RMRDiet allows you to monitor your food intake, weight

and exercise programme as part of a combined weight

loss program.

3D Mini-Jetfight (Air Combat) 1.2f

Modern air combat with famous jet fighters.


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pocketWords 1.20

pocketWords - Crossword , Scrabble® and Anagram

solutions in the palm of your hand

Pocket Player 2.72

Pocket Player 2.7 is an alternative music player

for your Windows Mobile Pocket PC, featuring playback

of common audio formats such as MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WMA,

and WAV files.


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