M4FE - A front-end for M4
M4FE is an application designed to serve as a front-end for the M4 Board for the Amstrad CPC and Amstrad Plus range of computers. It's available as a ROM.
- M4FE main.png
M4FE main screen
- M4FE text.png
M4FE text reader
- Directory browsing using keyboard and/or joystick with support for up to 64k entries per directory.
- Application launching with support for CPC BASIC files, Binary files or SNA snapshots.
- Text file viewing. Automatic for ASCII files or manual for any other type.
- File searching
- DSK to Disc transfering
|1.1||Added support for SNA files||M4FEv11.zip|
|1.2||Added text file viewer||M4FEv12.zip|
|1.3||Fixed compatibility problems||M4FEv13.zip|
|1.4||Fixed bug with file index/count display||M4FEv14.zip|
|1.5||Added support for 16 char directory names and fixed bug with empty directories||M4FEv15.zip|
|1.6||Removed directory cache and RAM footprint lowered to 0 bytes while in background||M4FEv16.zip|
|1.7.1||Fixed bug in search||M4FEv171.zip|
|1.8||Added DSK to Disc transfering||M4FEv18.zip|
How to install and run
First of all, you need an Amstrad CPC or Plus with a M4 board fitted.
This application is distributed as a ROM, which means it needs to be installed in either a software ROM slot in the M4 itself or a ROM Box attached to your system.
To run the application type the following command at the BASIC prompt: