snap2tzx(1) Convert ZX Spectrum snapshot to .tzx tape images


snap2tzx [-1 string] [-2 string] [-b colour] [-g string] [-l string] [-o filename] [-r] [-s speed] [-v] [-$ filename] snapshot


snap2tzx converts a ZX Spectrum snapshot into a .tzx tape image.


-1 string
causes string (which has a maximum of 32 characters) to be shown while loading.
-2 string
causes string (maximum 32 characters) to also be shown while loading.
-b colour
specifies the border colour while loading.
-g string
causes string (maximum 32 characters) to be used as the game name while loading.
-l string
causes string (maximum 8 characters) to be used as the BASIC filename in the loader.
-o filename
causes the output to be sent to filename.
causes the final line of attribute data in the loading screen to be bright.
-s speed
specifies the speed of the loader; available values for speed are 0 (1500 bps), 1 (2250 bps), 2 (3000 bps) and 3 (6000 bps).
specifies verbose output.
-$ filename
specifies that the ZX Spectrum screen stored in filename should be used as the loading screen.
-h, --help
give brief usage help, listing available options.
-V, --version
output version information.
specifies the snapshot (in a format supported by libspectrum(3)) to be converted.

In any string parameter, the tilde (~) will be converted into a copyright symbol.


None known.


Philip Kendall ([email protected]).

Tomaz Kac wrote z802tzx (, on which snap2tzx is very heavily based.

Martijn van der Heide wrote the turbo-loading code, originally for Taper (