Punter is noted for his work with Commodore microcomputers. He created WordPro, the first major word processor for the Commodore PET and Commodore 64 computers. He is also the designer of the Punter file transfer protocol which bears his name.
In the 1980s Punter designed and operated the bulletin board system (BBS) for the Toronto PET Users Group. He was an occasional speaker at the World of Commodore expos, and is featured in the film BBS: The Documentary.
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- "Steve Punter". Personal Computer Museum. Retrieved 28 December 2014.
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