Create .ST images on an ST?

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Create .ST images on an ST?

Postby AnakiMana » Sat Aug 22, 2015 10:38 pm

Is there a utility that can image floppies to .ST files - one that runs ON the Atari? I have original disks I want to image to use in my MiST, and I don't want to bother with an old PC that has a floppy drive. On the STE I have an UltraSatan, so I can copy the .ST images to SDcard and easily transfer them to the MiST or store them as backups.

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Re: Create .ST images on an ST?

Postby kodak80 » Sun Aug 23, 2015 2:02 am

I think JAYMSA will work with both MSA and ST file formats. Program is included:
JAYMSA18.zip


Select Compress from the Disk menu option to compress a disk in the drive to a file. Select ST in the file options. Hope this helps. :)
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Re: Create .ST images on an ST?

Postby AtariZoll » Sun Aug 23, 2015 8:35 am

I found JayMSA as confusing in usage and probably buggy. After doing ST image, it switched to image content show mode, and all buttons except info got lost - so further work not possible. There are some older disk utilities which do imaging simpler, faster and more reliable, but none of them supports directly ST format. FastcopyPro makes DIM, what is likely just another extension, but same (raw) format. There are some others too, but I really can not remember, I used mostly my own imaging program: http://atari.8bitchip.info/floimgd.php
Scroll lower to TRACC (Trackcopy) . It needs 2 MB RAM, but I can post 1 MB version too here. It is actually updated version of my very old floppy util, what used own custom image format, before emulator era.
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Re: Create .ST images on an ST?

Postby exxos » Sun Aug 23, 2015 10:26 am

I wrote one in STOS a long time ago if that helps.
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