XSA Format

Last updated on: December 2 2012

The XSA (XelaSoft Archive) format is a special compression format which I designed to be able to distribute raw disk images (DSK files) via the internet. I have developed various programs that support the XSA format. Some programs compress directly from a floppy disk to an XSA file or vice versa. Other programs can be used to compress or decompress directly from DSK files to XSA files or vice versa. The latter ones are actually general compression programs which can be used to compress/decompress arbitrary files. Though, they are mainly used for disk images.


[ftp] d2ff2d.lzh Compress from diskette to XSA file and vice versa on PC (MS-DOS) and MSX
[ftp] xscxsdsr.lzh Compress/decompress XSA files to (DSK) files, sources in C
[ftp] xscxsdmx.pma Compress/decompress XSA files to (DSK) files on MSX
[ftp] xscxsdpc.arj Compress/decompres XSA files to (DSK) files on PC (MS-DOS)
[ftp] xsc_xsd.hp.tar.gz Compress/decompress XSA files to (DSK) files on HP-UX
[ftp] xsc_xsd.sun.tar.gz Compress/decompress XSA files to (DSK) files on SunOS
[ftp] xsc_xsd.linux.tar.gz Compress/decompress XSA files to (DSK) files on Intel based Linux
[ftp] xscxsdamiga.lha Compress/decompress XSA files to (DSK) files on the Amiga