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Short:dicpng - compress data into png-images
Author:Rupert Hausberger <natmeg at gmx.net>
Uploader:Rupert Hausberger <natmeg gmx net>
Type:util/pack
Version:1.1
Architecture:ppc-morphos
Date:2012-03-06
Download:http://aminet.net/util/pack/dicpng-morphos.lha - View contents
Readme:http://aminet.net/util/pack/dicpng-morphos.readme
Downloads:1886
Description
===========
  DIC stands for "Data Image Compress" and is an algorythm
  to compress data into images. PNG is used as output-format,
  therefore the executable-name is "dicpng".

  - The png-image of a compressed data can be shown like any other png-image.
  - The compression-ratio is nearly that of LHA, depends on data. Seems to
    have nice ratios on binaries but bad on text-files.
  - The input-data is threaded in a special way to gain a better ratio.
  - The info for decompression is stored as a png-tag.

Requirements
============
  - MorphOS 1.x
  - png.library
  - z.library

Installation
============
  Copy the executable to C:

Usage
=====
  dicpng does only work from a shell.

  Arguments
  ---------
  IN/A,OUT

  IN/A - Input filname
  OUT  - Output filename

  Examples
  --------
  dicpng ram:test                 - Compress ram:test to ram:test.png
  dicpng ram:test.png             - Uncompress ram:test.png to ram:test
  dicpng ram:test.png OUT ram:out - Uncompress ram:test.png to ram:out

  WARNING: The output-file is overwriten without prompt!

Author
======
  ©2009-2012 Rupert Hausberger <natmeg at gmx.net>
  http://natmeg.mooo.com/

License
=======
  GPL. Please refer to the file COPYING for details.

History
=======
  Please refer to the file ChangeLog for details.



Contents of util/pack/dicpng-morphos.lha
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[generic]                 4560    4700  97.0% -lh5- 610b Mar  1 01:13 dicpng.info
[generic]                21059   48396  43.5% -lh5- 2efe Mar  1 01:48 dicpng/C/dicpng
[generic]                 4560    4700  97.0% -lh5- 610b Mar  1 01:13 dicpng/Docs.info
[generic]                   74     111  66.7% -lh5- 2463 Mar  1 01:48 dicpng/Docs/ChangeLog
[generic]                 7182    7320  98.1% -lh5- 5bbd Mar  1 01:13 dicpng/Docs/ChangeLog.info
[generic]                 6996   18092  38.7% -lh5- a33a Mar  1 01:13 dicpng/Docs/COPYING
[generic]                 7182    7320  98.1% -lh5- 5bbd Mar  1 01:13 dicpng/Docs/COPYING.info
[generic]                  723    1532  47.2% -lh5- 3500 Mar  1 01:13 dicpng/Docs/dicpng.readme
[generic]                 7182    7320  98.1% -lh5- 5bbd Mar  1 01:13 dicpng/Docs/dicpng.readme.info
---------- ----------- ------- ------- ------ ---------- ------------ -------------
 Total         9 files   59518   99491  59.8%            Mar  6 21:13

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