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Atari - MacOS file compatibility/conversion

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#1 800xl_1984 OFFLINE  


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Posted Sun Aug 5, 2018 12:52 PM

I'm in the planning phases of my first Atari programming project in over 30 years, and I need a little help on file transport.


I really have no idea about graphics file conversion. Does anyone know of a tool that will take graphics created on the Mac and prep them for use on Atari, including file formats? Back in the day, I would use GraphicConverter for most everything, but that's been bought by someone and who knows what it does anymore.


I see there is a Windows application that is expressly for creating Atari graphics, but I own no Windows machines.


As to text conversion, will the Atari choke on a straight TXT export? I would imagine these days, even the most stripped down export relies on some UTF standard that the A8 will have no clue about. Any insights?




Edited by 800xl_1984, Sun Aug 5, 2018 1:12 PM.

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