libspectrum - Man Page

Sinclair ZX Spectrum support library


libspectrum is a library for reading and writing some of the file formats used by emulators of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. It also contains routines providing information about the various Spectrum clones which were available.

The file formats currently supported by libspectrum are:

Additionally, any files compressed with bzip2(3), gzip(3) or zip(3) can be read and will be transparently decompressed.

Full documentation for libspectrum is provided in `libspectrum.txt'.

See Also

bzip2(3), fuse(1), fuse-utils(1), gzip(3), zip(3).

The comp.sys.sinclair Spectrum FAQ, at


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Referenced By

audio2tape(1), createhdf(1), fuse(1), fuse-utils(1), listbasic(1), raw2hdf(1), rzxtool(1), snap2tzx(1), snapconv(1), snapdump(1), tape2pulses(1), tape2wav(1), tapeconv(1).

27th February, 2021 Version 1.5.0 Emulators