Tag Archives: preservation

A number of software updates

Along with officially releasing TAPClean 0.38 on Sourceforge, I made version 0.40 of TAPClean Front End and version 3.4 of the IECHost GUI client available within my Software page. Enjoy!

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A few updates for 2019

First of all, happy new year to everybody! As I commented before, I might not have many opportunities to work at my own projects due to my current work load and travel. However, back from the holiday break I’ve immediately … Continue reading

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TAPClean planned update postponed

I had planned to release an update for TAPClean today, ahead of Christmas, but it turns out I forgot to add one file from my development clone to SF’s repo. Unfortunately, I haven’t got access to the missing file where … Continue reading

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TAPClean updated

A few weeks back, Pawel brought a couple of tape dumps to my attention, both using a loader very similar to Biturbo, but with a signature, “MMS”, that made him think of MMS, a famous coder from Poland. I’ve finally … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client version 3.3 released

Version 3.3 of the IECHost GUI client is now available within my Software page.

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Further progress on the IECHost GUI client version 3.3

Here’s a preview of the sector contents viewer that I plan to include in version 3.3 of the IECHost GUI client: Stay tuned!

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How the GCR value of a valid Commodore disk track can be represented with just 7 bits

There’s a series of interesting observations that come handy when attempting to transfer the GCR representation of a track value in a Commodore 1541 disk using fewer than 10 bits. First of all, Commodore’s own GCR encoding is covered here. Because track … Continue reading

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