GRAPHICS PRODUCT SOURCELIST
Where to find the graphics products discussed in this issue.
FOR 8-BIT ATARICOMPUTEREYES
Video digitizer system captures images from your videocamera, VCR, or television set onto your 8-bit Atari computer. The $399.95 version includes a black-and-white video camera.
$129.95, 48K disk. Digital Vision, Inc., 14 Oak Street, Suite 2, Needham,
MA 02192. (617) 444-0940.
This is the graphics software that comes with most light pens and touch tablets made for the Atari such as the Atari Touch Tablet ($59.95, Atari Corp.) and KoalaPad ($99.95. Koala Technologies, 2065 Grand Junction Avenue, San Jose, CA 95131. (800) KOA-BEAR.)
The original Atari joystick drawing program, this uses Graphics 7 1/2, a high resolution, four-color graphic mode and has set a standard format for Atari graphics files. The original manufacturer has gone out of business. PD Micropaint Artist ($10, Antic Catalog, PD053) is a public domain program that does the same job.
LISTER PLUS, PICTURE PLUS
Among other things, Lister Plus ($19.95) dumps any listed file (including programs) to the printer using any custom character set you choose. Picture Plus ($29.95) manipulates most types of picture files so you can save them to the printer in four sizes.
48K disk, requires BASIC. Non Standard Magic, P.O. Box 45, Girard, OH
44420. (216) 539-6033.
This ultra-friendly program mixes text and graphics to create cards, stationery and banners that you print out on your graphics-capable dot-matrix printer. Additional libraries of graphics are available for $29.95 each.
$49.95, 48K disk. Broderbund Software, 17 Paul Drive, San Rafael, CA
94903. (415) 479-1170.
FOR ATARI STDEGAS
Easy-to-use, powerful paint program operates in all three ST graphic modes.
$39.95. Batteries Included, 30 Mural Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario
L4B 1B5 Canada. (416) 881-9941.
The source code for this rudimentary graphics program offers examples of executable GEM calls for programmers. It is available only in the ST developer's kit which can be purchased from Atari Corp. for $300.
Atari Corp. originally gave away early versions of this paint program. However, it is not in the public domain and Atari plans to sell the final version this summer.
Atari Corp., 1196 Borregas Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. (408) 745-2000.
This GEM-based, mouse-operated telecommunications program for the ST can access CompuServe VIDTEX high resolution graphics. (We also use Flash to maintain the ST section of Antic Online.) $39.95, Antic Catalog, STO220.