qlwiki:peintre

Peintre

Packaging for Sinclair QL Peintre
This is a bitmap drawing program produced by Pyramide which was controlled through a series of icons.

Quite a neat utility, this provides the most common commands you require. Only handles standard QL screen modes (4 and 8colours). Alas it cannot handle 512 x 256 pixels and can only handle (384 x 216 pixels) meaning that screens are only 27648 bytes in length (compared to the normal 32768 bytes) - the program expects these screens to have an extension of _Qsc.

However, the screens can be loaded directly to the QL's screen memory although they only show as 216 lines of pixels, rather than the original 256 lines. The 384 pixel display by the program is given black edges on either side.


Screenshot of Sinclair QL Peintre by Pyramide
Title: QL Peintre
Language: SuperBASIC and 68000 machine code
Author: Mick Andon
Publisher: Pyramide
Year of Publication: 1986
Price as at June 1986: £14.95
Platforms Suitable for: All Sinclair QLs and emulators
Commercial Status: Freeware
Sources Available from: Unknown
Latest Version available from: Sinclair QL Homepage

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