Monday, July 13, 2009

Image to ZX Spec 1.0.4 Released

Hot on the heels of the 1.0.3 release I burnt out to finish 1.0.4 with a number of new ordered dithering options, performance tweaks and other nice things - try it online (requires Java 6, you will be shown a security prompt) or download it (more links bottom of this post beneath changes).

You can find out more about what Image to ZX Spec can do here

Here's a sample of the new ordered dither modes, note that although the Spectrum only has 7 effective colours (excluding half bright) the dithering achieves the appearance of many more...

Version 1.0.4
- Added Ordered Dithering and a substantial number of new modes
- Added options control for ordered dither intensity
- Refactored some old code giving a small performance increase
for screen export and error diffusion dithering
- Replaced input folder option with file selector so individual
files can be processed instead


Webstart Image to ZX Spec (i.e. "online" usage - requires Java 6)

Download Image to ZX Spec 1.0.4

Download the Image to ZX Spec 1.0.4 (GPL 2) source code

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