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CBM HIR and HBM, where are they?

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:20 pm
by jfoust
These formats are listed in the formats list, but I can't find them in the Open dialog dropdown, in both MP and Classic.

I have some *.HIR files from an archive dating back to the mid-80s and I think these might be in this format. All are 8190 bytes. Nothing in the header, they appear to be all data.

Re: CBM HIR and HBM, where are they?

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:30 pm
by XnTriq
Is Show all graphic formats (ToolsSettings…GeneralGeneral) activated?

Re: CBM HIR and HBM, where are they?

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:41 pm
by jfoust
Thank you, that made it visible, and they did not load... so perhaps these weren't CBM files.

Re: CBM HIR and HBM, where are they?

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:00 pm
by XnTriq
jfoust wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:41 pm
Thank you, that made it visible, and they did not load... so perhaps these weren't CBM files.

You can verify the format by uploading them to the following site:
http://recoil.sourceforge.net/web.html wrote:This page displays pictures in file formats native to retro computers. Decoding takes place in your browser, nothing is sent over the network.
XnTriq wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:15 pm
http://recoil.sourceforge.net/windows.html wrote:
On Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP download recoil-5.0.0-win64.msi (for 64-bit Windows) or recoil-5.0.0-win32.msi (for 32-bit Windows). This includes:
  • Windows Explorer thumbnails
  • plugin for XnView [MP]
  • plugin for Imagine
  • plugin for Paint.NET
  • RECOILWin - a standalone viewer
  • recoil2png - a command-line converter
Mingos Commodorepage: Tutorials → RECOIL - REtro COmputer Image LibraryrecoilXnView.jpg