Computers and Technology
Submitted By pietjep
OS BIG Editor v0.5 Readme
1. Product Info
2. Product History
3. To do, future features
4. Version history
1. Product Info
- Src: Delphi 2005 Personal Edition - Compiled: March 9, 2007, 5:02 AM GMT - Current version: 0.5 - Authors: Banshee
2. Product History
Interface improved again, program may now open and extract files through drag and drop. TGA files will be previewed in the program. OS BIG Editor is now able to associate .big files with it and several options were added to make the program more confortable for the user. These options are also saved everytime the program is closed and loaded in the next time.
Interface improved, program may now open files by parameters, file size and compression size showed when user selects it and extract will now extract all selected files.
First public version of the program, basic extracting tools.
3. To do, Future features
- .manifest/.imp/.relo/.bin support - create and edit BIG files - compress files inside the .BIG package with RefPack compression. - preview DDS and few other binaries. - tree view - additional parameter support
4. Version History
0.5 - revisions by Banshee: - Added: Associate .big files with OS BIG Editor at Options -> Preferences (Note: the second and third icons were made by Danny van Loon). - Added: Preview your TGA files in the program (done by Zlatko Minev and, its interface.was improved by Banshee) - Added: Extract your files by dragging and dropping them to windows explorer. - Added: Drag your .BIG files by from windows explorer and open them by dropping them into the program (coded by Danny van Loon). - Added: New quick options available: Cut Image Preview, Word Wrap and Save Full Directory When Extracting. - Added: Program settings and latest opened directories are saved in a options file. - Updated: Program icon and some graphics were updated. They still look stupid. - Updated: Update Me now links a different section of PPM totally dedicated to display information about the program and download link of the latest version.
0.4 - revisions by Banshee: - Added: Parameters supported. Using "bigeditor.exe myfile.big" may open myfile.big if it exists. - Added: Selected file full name, file size, compressed size and compression rate. - Added: Online Help, Support and Get Updates and the first readme file and liscense included. - Updated: Interface was updated to disable the features that don't work.. - Bug Fix: Extract now extracts all selected files, instead of only one. - Bug Fix: The program no longer loads the whole file in the memory.
0.3 - revisions by Banshee: - Added: Extract and Extract All. - Added: BIG support. The program reads .BIG files and the files inside it and display the texts files in the screen. - Added: About box and a stupid program icon.
Source is at OSBIGSource.zip. It uses the RefPack decompression code from Jonathan Wilson (jonwil).
TARGA.pas is a TGA library from David Reed and it is included in the source.
Drag and Drop directory files are from Drag and Drop Component Suite Version 4.0, made by Angus Johnson & Anders Melander. They are also included in the source to allow Turbo Delphi users to edit the program
Updates will be available at the Project Perfect Mod: http://www.ppmsite.com
Support at http://cnceditingtools.ppmsite.com