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Extract the BASIC from a ZX Spectrum file


listbasic [OPTION] file


listbasic extracts the BASIC listing from a ZX Spectrum snapshot or tape file and prints it to standard output.



specifies that the program to list is a Beta BASIC program.

-h, ā€‰--help

give brief usage help, listing available options.

-V, ā€‰--version

output version information.


specifies a snapshot or tape image from which to extract the BASIC, which must be in a format supported by libspectrum(3).


None known.

See Also

fuse(1), fuse-utils(1), libspectrum(3)

The comp.sys.sinclair Spectrum FAQ, at


Philip Kendall (

Chris Cowley wrote SnapList, (, on which listbasic is very heavily based.

Referenced By

audio2tape(1), fuse-utils(1), snap2tzx(1), snapconv(1), tape2pulses(1), tape2wav(1), tapeconv(1), tzxlist(1).

1st July, 2018 Version 1.4.3 Emulators