Last update: november 1st 2017
Ti99Dir - TI99 filemanager for Windows
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Ti99Dir is a Windows program to browse through TI-99/4A files (v9t9 format),
Archive files (v9t9 format and created with Barry Boones archiver), .DSK files
(v9t9 and PC99*) or .IMG files (HFDC, SCSI or IDE) on a PC. Since version 4.2a
it is also possible to view monocolor and multicolor TI-Artist files and to view
GIF files with an external viewer
Irfanview). Since version 5.1a Ti99dir is equiped with a double browse
window and supports Cf7a+ cards and Cf7a+ card images. Since Version 5.2b it is
possible to view MyArt pictures.
When opening a TI99 file in one of the 16 viewer windows the content of the file
is checked by TI99Dir. If it is a data file it will by displayed in ASCII, if it
is a TI Basic or Extended Basic program file the program is displayed, it it is
a MyArt or TI Artist file the picture is displayed, if it is a character
definition file the characters are displayed. In all other cases the file is
displayed in a hexadecimal form. If a viewer window contains text it is posible
to print the complete or a selection of the text to your (PDF) printer.
An impression of the Ti99Dir main screen.
Ti99Dir viewer window containing a basic program.
Ti99Dir viewer window containing a character definition file (CHARA1).
Ti99Dir viewer window containing a TiArtist picture.
Ti99Dir viewer window containing aMyArt picture.
The latest version of Ti99Dir is build on Windows 10 as a 32 bit program and
should still run on Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1
(Not all tested by myself).
1) Browsing SCS, IDE, CF7A+ and DSK images on volume information block (VIB), directory
descriptor record (DDR), file descriptor index record (FDIR) and file descriptor record
(FDR) level. This demonstrates the inner layout of the storage media. See menu option
Tools -> Show image VIB, DDR, FDIR, FDR.
2) Reading and writing compact flash cards (like Cf7a+ or IDE cards) can now also
be used in Windows 98. To speed things up you better use an USB 2.0 port for this!
3) Extracting files from one or more selected ARC-files and/or DSK-images to
a directory with the same TI-name as the original ARC-file or DSK-image.
4) Converting one or more ARC-file to DSK-image with the same TI-name as the
5) Holding the Ctrl key and double-clicking or pressing F3 the file list of
the selected directory or (hard) disk image will be displayed in the oposite