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General Category => Technical Support => Software related => Topic started by: ComSoft6128 on 20:24, 20 November 17

Title: CQM Filetype
Post by: ComSoft6128 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
Title: Re: CQM Filetype
Post by: GeoffB17 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
Title: Re: CQM Filetype
Post by: ComSoft6128 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