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TAPClean Front End 0.39 released

Following the release of TAPClean 0.37, I managed to also prepare updated Linux and Windows packages for TAPClean Front End, which include release binaries of TAPClean too. You can get the update from my software page. Enjoy!

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TAPClean 0.37 released!

Download release 0.37 from SourceForge here. Enjoy!

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Blue bands and green pixels

As I keep getting asked what blue bands and green pixels stand for in my tape dumping firmware (DC2N3 and DC2N5-LC), client software (DC2N4-LC), and analysis software (e.g. Web-based tape analysis tool, TAP Studio), I thought to take a moment … Continue reading

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More Bleepload fun

I was checking how “Bleepload” hands control over to “Bleepload Special” in “Bubble Bobble” when I stumbled on some code leftover in one of the blocks involved in the handover (set a breakpoint on execution at $BF1A and then check … Continue reading

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TAPClean and TCFE updated again!

As requested by¬†Fredric, I’ve now changed TAPClean so that the filename occurring within a Turbotape 250 header file is also embedded in the PRG filename of its data counterpart. As example, for “Pitstop II”, here’s the list of extracted PRG … Continue reading

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Initial draft of the documentation about Palace Tape Loader F1

It’s an early draft, but I thought to share it nonetheless as the “Palace Tape Loader” uses a read bit routine that does not involve the use of timers! You can have a peek at the loader’s code here. Stay … Continue reading

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More on the tape loader documentation effort!

If you’ve not had a look at my documentation of the loader written by the Mega-Save tool, which was announced here, you might want to have a look now and provide some feedback! Since the initial publishing of the information … Continue reading

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