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ref:xbin [2018/02/06 21:19]
digital man [History] Added alt/bright-palette versions of marilyn and sync disk demo images
ref:xbin [2020/05/28 19:33] (current)
digital man [XBin] .bin files usually contain CP437 chars
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 ====== XBin ====== ====== XBin ======
  
-XBin (''​.xb''​) is an ANSI/block art file format created by Tasmaniac of [[http://​www.acid.org|ACiD]]. The main "image data" portion of the file is identical in format to that of a BIN (''​.bin''​) file: an IBM CGA text mode memory dump consisting of pairs of 8-bit character (e.g. alphanumeric or symbolic/​graphic) data accompanied by 8-bit attribute (e.g. color) data.+XBin (''​.xb''​) is an ANSI/block art file format created by Tasmaniac of [[http://​www.acid.org|ACiD]]. The main "image data" portion of the file is identical in format to that of a "​Binary Text" ​(''​.bin''​) file: an IBM CGA text mode memory dump consisting of pairs of 8-bit character (e.g. CP437 alphanumeric or symbolic/​graphic) data accompanied by 8-bit attribute (e.g. color) data.
  
 In addition to the "image data", the file may optionally contain: In addition to the "image data", the file may optionally contain:
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   - One or two font (character set) definitions   - One or two font (character set) definitions
  
-===== Example ​=====+===== Examples ​=====
 ==== CT-XBIN.XB ==== ==== CT-XBIN.XB ====
 {{:​ref:​xbin.png?​400|An ACiD XBin demonstration file (CT-XBIN.XB) displayed in SyncTERM v1.1b}} {{:​ref:​xbin.png?​400|An ACiD XBin demonstration file (CT-XBIN.XB) displayed in SyncTERM v1.1b}}
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 ==== The same file displayed without embedded font or palette data ==== ==== The same file displayed without embedded font or palette data ====
 {{:​ref:​xbin_without_font_or_palette.png?​400|Does your terminal display XBin's like this?}} {{:​ref:​xbin_without_font_or_palette.png?​400|Does your terminal display XBin's like this?}}
 +
 +==== cx-unnamed.xb ====
 +{{:​ref:​unnamed.png?​400|A spectacular XBin demonstration displayed in SyncTERM v1.1b (in development)}}
 +
 +==== tcf - 22 - amidala.XB ====
 +{{:​ref:​amidala.png?​400|Another outrageous example of the art possible through the XBin format}}
 +
 ===== Fonts ===== ===== Fonts =====
  

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