This program automates the creation of ROX wrappers for non-ROX programs.


The basic install procedure is:

Make sure you have installed the required dependencies first.

Zero Install

ZeroInstall is a way of running programs without the need to install them. If you are a user of ZeroInstall then you can run AppFactory via when using the injector.



Version Release date Size Changes
1.0.0 Mon 04th March 2002 stable release
1.0.1 Thu 07th March 2002 fix potential problem with rox_run
1.0.2 Sat 24th August 2002 fix libxml2 compilation problem.
1.0.3 Sat 14th December 2002 fix problems with spaces in the path name.
1.1.0 Wed 16th April 2003 GTK+ 2 version
1.1.1 Wed 23rd April 2003 fix save box bug, new options system
1.1.2 Mon 9th June 2003 GTK+ 2 version of args window, default icon now PNG format (Thomas Leonard), new icon (Geoff Youngs).
1.1.3 Mon 15th September 2003 changed method of testing ROX-CLib's version number to use expr, added Italian translation by Yuri Bongiorno.
2.0.0 Sat 14th February 2004 70K Stable release for ROX-CLib 2.0.0.
2.1.0 Mon 17th May 2004 70K Use aclocal.m4 from ROX-CLib 2.1.0. Option to build for Zero Install. Update for ROX-CLib 2.1.0, by using rox_init() and stock images in menus.
2.1.1 Thu 4th August 2004 70K Generated script needs to quote variables (Gareth Williams).
2.1.2 Fri 27th August 2004 65K Fix include style for new ROX-CLib.
2.1.3 Mon 22nd November 2004 64K Use $MAKE instead of make when building. Switch to rox_choices_load/save and rox_info_win.
2.1.4 22nd October 2005 65K Use apsymbols for Linux portability. Update for ROX-CLib changes.
2.1.5 18th March 2006 68K Added Zero Install injector feed. Support for internationalization.


Stephen Watson