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PicCon (which is short for Picture Converter).
Latest version is 1.02.
PicCon was written by Morten Eriksen.
email address: email@example.com
PicCon is a "programmer's pictureconverter". That is, it
is not in the usual 'packed format -> packed format' style,
but it is a program that convert packed pictures to RAW
format, ready for inclusion in programs you are writing.
Parts of pictures might also be cut out and saved.
* uses datatypes.library (with the appropriate datatypes
installed, you can load JPEGs, GIFs, or any other format)
* handles AGA pictures
* palettesaving in many formats (ECS/OCS, AGA, ECS/OCS/AGA
* RAW saving in numerous formats (bitplane, interleaved,
chunky, sprites (including AGA sprites) ++)
* choice of saving as binary or source (both assembly and C)
* correct handling of HAM6, HAM8, EHB and dual playfields
* some nice timesaving features, like autocrop, flipping ++
Note: the 1.02 demoversion contains a bug that makes 5
Enforcer-hits, these are not dangerous. This is fixed
in the registrated version (which is free for any Mungwall-
or Enforcer-hits whatsoever).
As the datatypes.library is used for loading the pictures,
you need version 3.0 (or later) of the operating system.
The program do work on rekicked machines (AGA chipset is
Available via anonymous FTP at:
nic.funet.fi in /pub/amiga/graphics/applications/convert/PicCon-102.*
ftp.wustl.edu (188.8.131.52) in /pub/aminet/gfx/conv/PicCon-102.*
...and any aminet mirror site.
PicCon-1.02.lha (20034 bytes)
PicCon-1.02.readme (1156 bytes)
Shareware fee is $15 (or an equal amount in your own currency).
The demoversion is freely distributable, the registered version
is shareware and copyright Morten Eriksen.