New Photon

David Westbury has sent me a new version of the Photon graphics viewer, along with a new version of the PHGTK toolkit of graphics conversion functions. Photon now supports output to PIC files with a command such as  EX Photon,infile$,outfile$;command$ and the \m16\m32\m33 mode number switches. It is now possible to save converted files from […]

JPEGs, GIFs and PNGs

Had an email today from the author of the Photon JPEG graphics viewer, David Westbury. It contained the latest incarnation of his graphics conversion programs, FJpeg, FGif and now FPng as well. These routines are written as SuperBASIC extension functions to decode JPEG, GIF and PNG graphics files to QL PIC format graphic files, in […]


After tinkering with the Minis-QL and flash memory cards all week (hope I can remember how to put the Minis-QL computer all back together now!), it’s back to working on my Q-Dock docking station for QDOSMSQ systems. Q-Dock is largely working now apart from a setup utility. I’ve been using Marcel Kilgus‘s PNGconv program for Windows to convert […]