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Convert-Studio   [1990]

Convert-Studio Released by :
Padua [web]

Release Date :
December 1990

Type :
C64 Tool  (MultiColor)

User rating:*********_  9/10 (6 votes)   See votestatistics

Credits :
Code .... Lubber of Padua

Download :
ftp://ftp.padua.org/pub/c64/Tools/Misc/padua-tooldisk.lnx (downloads: 742)
ftp://ftp.padua.org/pub/c64/Tools/collections/padua_tooldisk.zip (downloads: 423)
http://csdb.dk/getinternalfile.php/62535/padua_tooldisk.zip (downloads: 276)

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User Comment
Submitted by TomoAlien on 23 November 2011
@King Durin:
For typing inverse chars you press CTRL + 9 on a real C64 or TAB + 9 if you're using Vice emu.

To get the space you just hold shift and press a.

To turn off typing inverse chars you press CTRL + 0 on a real C64 or TAB + 0 if you're using Vice emu.

Hope that helps :)
User Comment
Submitted by King Durin on 16 November 2011
When trying to load a Koala image, the dialog has a reversed spade followed by "PIC " and then you can enter a file name. How do you name a file with the reversed spade? I've tried naming my Koala files with just "PIC " in front but it won't load them.
User Comment
Submitted by TomoAlien on 16 November 2011
Well, this is so useful... Delicious!
Thank you for this amazing tool, it sure gives graphician's and coder's time and nerves :P.

@Joe:
This is not a fail because of the program, it's because of you actually :P.
Real fail is here:

No... I don't know what the hell happened here. Seriously, pixels started disappearing from the screen with very slowly... WTF But I still could control the cursor.
A simple reset fixed it :).
User Comment
Submitted by Lubber on 6 September 2009
Yes, it means the given picture is too complex and cannot be packed into a single charset. Thus you need to make adjustments to your picture or split it at some region to 2 different pictures (top half, bottom half to be able to have use 2 charsets later with raster splits) to generate 2 (or more) charsets. The goal for this tool was to pack one or more pictures (e.g. big characters) into one single charset.
User Comment
Submitted by redback on 6 September 2009
Outstanding tool! The 'Converting aborted' error occurs when your gfx has more than 256 distinct chars.
User Comment
Submitted by Ed on 10 August 2009
FAIL
User Comment
Submitted by Tao on 27 December 2007
@Deekay: I have a whole bunch of tools to do stuff like this; created most of them when I worked on Revolution and Electronaut. None of them have nifty UI's though, since I already know what I want them to do =)
User Comment
Submitted by DeeKay on 27 December 2007
Big love for this!
AFAIK the only converter that allows converting several bitmap screens into one single charset... So this is the only tool you can use if you f.ex. wanna do some huge scrolling logo!
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