Category : Printer + Display Graphics
Archive   : JPEGVIEW.ZIP
Filename : README.VIW

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README for the viewer version 1.0 (C) 4/1992 by Hubertus Kehl

This distribution is an additional source based on the JPEG sources of the
Independent JPEG Group. An viewer for VGA-cards has been implemented (jview)
and some changes in jdmain have been made, to implement a new switch -v mode
for the viewer. For details about the JPEG sources read README and USAGE.
This file describes only the things about the viewer source. Conditions for the
viewer are nearly the same as the Independent JPEG Group states for their
You are welcome to redistribute this software and to use it for any purpose,
subject to the conditions under LEGAL ISSUES, below.


useful for anything. (See LEGAL ISSUES for even more disclaimers.)

Please report any problems with this software to [email protected]


The author makes NO WARRANTY or representation, either express or implied,
with respect to this software, its quality, accuracy, merchantability, or
fitness for a particular purpose. This software is provided "AS IS", and you,
its user, assume the entire risk as to its quality and accuracy.

This software is copyright (C) 1992, Hubertus Kehl.
All Rights Reserved except as specified below.

Permission is hereby granted to use, copy, modify, and distribute this
software (or portions thereof) for any purpose, without fee, subject to these
(1) If any part of the source code for this software is distributed, then this
README files must be included, with this copyright and no-warranty notice
unaltered; and any additions, deletions, or changes to the original files
must be clearly indicated in accompanying documentation.
(2) Permission for use of this software is granted only if the user accepts
full responsibility for any undesirable consequences; the author accepts
NO LIABILITY for damages of any kind.

Permission is NOT granted for the use of any author's name or author's company
name in advertising or publicity relating to this software or products derived
from it.

I specifically permit and encourage the use of this software as the basis of
commercial products, provided that all warranty or liability claims are
assumed by the product vendor.


The following changes/additions to the jpegsrc.v3 of the Independent JPEG Group
have been made:

makdjpeg.lst added jview.obj for linker
makefile.bcc added generation and dependencies of jview.obj
jconfig.h defined compiler switch VIEW_SUPPORTED
jdmain.c Added option -v [mode] and checks for this
jview.c The viewer itself
vgamode.cfg configuration file for the VGA modes
README.VIW the viewer readme
USAGE.VIW the viewer usage

  3 Responses to “Category : Printer + Display Graphics
Archive   : JPEGVIEW.ZIP
Filename : README.VIW

  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

  3. But one thing that puzzles me is the “mtswslnkmcjklsdlsbdmMICROSOFT” string. There is an article about it here. It is definitely worth a read: