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Offline ComSoft6128

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CQM Filetype
« on: 20:24, 20 November 17 »
Hi All,


Looking thru a 3.5" disc I found at the weekend, I found it was full of CPM software.
However some of the files have CQM not COM as the filetype. I assume this indicates that they are compressed files.


Does anyone know what utility I would use to return them to COM files?


Thanks,


Peter

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Re: CQM Filetype
« Reply #1 on: 01:27, 21 November 17 »
Yes, they are compressed.

Either via use of the stand-alone utilities SQ and USQ, or via use of the NSWP general utility which allows files to be tagged from a list, and then squeezed or unsqu.   There are prob some other utils which use the same Huffman compression, but these are the ones I'm familiar with.

I would highly recommend NSWP, because of the other things you can do as well.

Geoff

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Re: CQM Filetype
« Reply #2 on: 05:55, 21 November 17 »
Thanks Geoff,


I will look for thru the disc at the weekend to see if I have SQ/USQ. Pretty sure I have NSWP somewhere.


Cheers,


Peter