Ztools, the Infocom Toolkit by Mark Howell,
currently maintained by Matthew T. Russotto

Ztools contains the following tools:

check    - checks story file integrity, same as $verify command. Works on all
types except for V1, V2 and early V3 games which have no checksum
in the header. Optionally outputs a new story file of the correct

infodump - dumps header, object list, grammar and dictionary of a given
story file. Works on all types. Grammar doesn't work for V6
games yet.

inforead - converts IBM bootable disks to story files. Only for IBM PCs,
requires Microsoft C or Borland C.

pix2gif  - convert IBM MCGA/VGA (`*.MG1`) picture files from V6 games to
individual GIF files, viewable on most platforms.

txd      - disassembles story files to Z code assembly language, plus text
strings.  Works on all games from V1 to V8. Also supports Inform
assembler syntax.

Current version: 7/3.1 (07nov98). Some of the executables below contain older
versions of Ztools which may not support all of the game files mentioned above.

# Mac_TXD.sit

Mark Howell's TXD (and some associated Ztools)
ported to the Macintosh by Grey Lowell.
Fat binary for 68020 or better and PowerPC

# infotoolkit.shk

Infocom Toolkit by Mark Howell, probably version
14apr93, ported to the Apple IIGS by Matt Ackeret.
Runs under Orca or GNO or any compatible shell.
Packed with ShrinkIt.

# mactxd.sit.hqx

txd (27jul96, version 5/10) for the Macintosh,
ported by Robert M. Dickau

# mactxd_readme.txt

Description of mactxd.sit.hqx

# ztools71_mpw.cpt.bin

Ztools version 7/1 compiled as Macintosh MPW tools
by Matthew T. Russotto

# ztools72_os2.zip

OS/2 executables version 7/2 (03aug97); ported by
John W. Kennedy.  OS/2 Warp executable, OS/2
source code, and the original source.

# ztools731.tar.gz

Ztools portable source code version 7/3.1 (07nov98)
for Amiga, DOS, Mac, Unix and VMS

# ztools731_dos.zip

MSDOS executables version 7/3.1 (07nov98), built by
Steve Nickolas. Archive includes 16-bit (built with
Watcom) and 32-bit (built with DJGPP) executables.

# ztools731_freebsd.tar.gz

FreeBSD executables, version 7/3.1 (07nov98).

# ztools731_osx.zip

Mac OS X executables version 7/3.1 (07nov98),
compiled by Brad Town.

# ztools731_riscos.spk

RISC OS executables version 7/3.1 (07nov98),
ported by Kevin Bracey.

# ztools731_win32.zip

Win32 (Windows 95/98/NT) executables version
7/3.1, ported by Kirk Klobe

# ztools73_amiga.lha

Amiga executables version 7/3 (07feb98), ported
by David Kinder

# ztools73_beos.zip

BeOS executables version 7/3 (07feb98), compiled
by Stephen van Egmond.
PowerPC and Intel x86 versions included
NameLast modifiedSize

Parent Directory  -
ztools73_beos.zip1998-10-25 04:00 110K
ztools73_amiga.lha1998-02-15 05:00 66K
ztools731_win32.zip2001-06-03 15:11 107K
ztools731_riscos.spk2002-04-12 20:13 268K
ztools731_osx.zip2006-10-19 11:08 115K
ztools731_freebsd.tar.gz2001-05-13 21:02 49K
ztools731_dos.zip2002-03-12 17:31 324K
ztools731.tar.gz1998-11-07 05:00 59K
ztools72_os2.zip1997-09-25 04:00 244K
ztools71_mpw.cpt.bin1997-02-14 05:00 83K
mactxd_readme.txt1996-07-27 04:00 1.8K
mactxd.sit.hqx1996-07-27 04:00 41K
Mac_TXD.sit1998-12-03 05:00 91K
infotoolkit.shk1993-08-18 04:00 51K
Index2006-11-12 04:23 2.6K

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