Section: Emulators (3) Updated: 16th December, 2010 Local index
libspectrum - Sinclair ZX Spectrum support library
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
The file formats currently supported by
Snapshots: .z80, .szx, .sna (all read/write), .zxs, .sp., .snp and +D
snapshots (read only).
Tape images: .tzx, .tap, .spc, .sta, .ltp (read/write) and Warajevo .tap,
Z80Em and CSW version 1 (read only).
Input recordings: .rzx (read/write).
Disk images: .dsk (both plain and extended), .fdi, .sad, .scl, .td0, .trd
and .udi (identification only).
Timex cartridges: .dck (read only).
IDE hard disk images: .hdf (read/write).
Microdrive cartridge images: .mdr (read/write).
Additionally, any files compressed with
can be read and will be transparently decompressed.
Full documentation for
is provided in
The comp.sys.sinclair Spectrum FAQ, at
Philip Kendall ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
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using the manual pages.
Time: 07:57:04 GMT, June 15, 2011