8bitworskhop's Dithertron - mode 2 screen generation on your browser

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8bitworskhop's Dithertron - mode 2 screen generation on your browser

Post by scruss » Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:44 pm

I was just on a session at KansasFest (the Apple II event, usually in Kansas City) that introduced me to the very neat 8bitworkshop online IDE. While the IDE doesn't (yet!) support the Beeb, its Dithertron graphics tool does. It only generates PNG images in Mode 2 format right now, but is still potentially useful:
morris_minor_convertible-bbcmicro.mode2.png
moggy with squozed aspect ratio because modern
morris_minor_convertible-bbcmicro.mode2.png (13.63 KiB) Viewed 425 times
(Yes, it produces pixel-for-pixel utput, so the aspect ratio won't look right.)

The original image is here: https://mltshp.com/p/1J74Z

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Post by dominicbeesley » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:29 am

Nice idea for testing out stuff. Kind of jsfiddle for the c64. Do you know what c compiler it uses?

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Post by mlouka » Sat Oct 03, 2020 2:29 pm

The perceptual colouring option combined with Stucki dithering algorithm is really impressive. Gives much better results that I would have though was possible with Mode 2 and the standard colour pallette. Nice to be able to quickly see the differences between so many dithering algorithms.
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