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13 Dec 2018 Research: Overview of game file formats and archives
paper about the formats used by games for archiving their files with some statistics, information and curiosities, originally written in April 2013

04 Dec 2018 News: Small restyling of the website, hopefully more mobile friendly

25 Nov 2018 QuickBMS: QuickBMS generic files extractor and reimporter 0.9.2
fixed make_dir and comtype copy bug bugs introduced in 0.9.1, improvements for long_name_support function and its alternative use for chdir and stat, reimport mode for nameless files on linux, fix for lz4x that took 220 Mb of memory for nothing

22 Nov 2018 QuickBMS: QuickBMS generic files extractor and reimporter 0.9.1
mydown library fix, various fixes related to BytesRead_idx, build_filter, -X and sockets, filexor/rot/crypt reset position when a new filenum 0 is open, QUICKBMS_CRC_TABLE var in verbose mode, QUICKBMS_*_FOLDER variables available at runtime, findloc fix, math mul/imul, direct_var_alloc fix, many fixes in CMD_Set_func, memcpy replaced by mymemmove/STR_MEMCPY for fixing some current and future issues, comtype.h (no longer needed to check defs.h with comtype_scan2), some new compression algorithms and updated libraries, encryption key visualization in verbose mode, encryption rc4_nokey, Capstone disassembler engine supporting many architectures, added another algorithm in encryption random, libtomcrypt update, fixes for quickbms.dll, added many fake compressors used in reimport2, -# option in reimport mode for reimporting only the modified files skipping the others, -U option for listing all the compression algorithms available in quickbms, some new guessed extensions, zstd aluigi fix, important fix for non-english unicode folders and a rare bug caused by multiple path delimiters in non-english filenames, removed ccs=UTF-8 in file opening for using quickbms.exe with Wine again, cstring decoding error if input is wrong, fix for the -f #NUM feature, reimport_4gb_files.bat, tentative of supporting nameless files in append mode, output_folder set to "" will use the folder of input file, revision of runtime help, quickbms_arg var containing whole -a input, some command-line options switched from toggle to fixed value for avoiding wrong double usage, fix for fgetss empty line in quickbms_4gb_files, fix for GUI input file selection in Win98

22 Nov 2018 MyToolz: mydown 0.4
improvements and fixes, mydowlib is now part of mydown

31 Oct 2018 News: if you saw a warning on this website it was Cloudflare that has been forced for the HTTPS of the previous news. there was no problem on the website, I will evaluate what to do with HTTPS

08 Oct 2018 News: can be reached also on SSL and PGP key (new) available at the top of the page

15 Sep 2018 Research: recompiled steamlobbylist, steamuserip and steamfilelist with the current Steamworks SDK, just in case it makes any difference

17 Jun 2018 QuickBMS: QuickBMS generic files extractor and reimporter 0.9.0
fix bms parsing from buffer, backslash escape with quotes at end of bms line, c_structs fix, extracted/reimported files statistics separated from log operations (append mode), filecrypt disabled during log, String VAR S empties all arguments before setting them, String n (byte2num) N (num2bytes) and U (base64) operators, RNG available in encryption, call/startfunction can set caller arguments with new values, added variable6 and variable7 types, improvement of encryption increment, various updated/improved/new/fixed compressions, increased buffer for selected files, IPC interface with -W option (web/namedpipe/mailslot), type ? when selecting bms script to load the clipboard content, -f #NUM for extracting only the file number NUM, improved xml_json_parser, fast SortArray, special files myfseek, namecrc fix, quickzip fix, Open filenum 0 redirect mode, improvements for Open command now with FDDE2 and FDSE2, -0 works in reimport mode too, ucl/lzo/bzip2 are no longer external, clog with zero-bytes uncompressed files

17 Jun 2018 MyToolz: mydownlib 0.3.4a (and mydown)
SSL fix

09 Mar 2018 QuickBMS: QuickBMS generic files extractor and reimporter 0.8.4
fix and warnings for reimport2 with sequential offset, nvache compression, fix for putvarchr using strings, cipherfinal support for openssl algorithms, BCryptDecrypt encryption, backtrace.c 64bit compatibility, fix for fdnum indexing in file.c, fix for slog in reimport mode with encryption filecrypt, append mode visualization symbol, comtype explode in reimport mode, now reimport2 clears the original space if new file is bigger, fix for qfs compression, base64 small fix, swprintf gcc 7, fix for String VAR t VAR, lz77wii in reimport mode and level5_compress, comtype html/xml/json

21 Jan 2018 QuickBMS: QuickBMS generic files extractor and reimporter 0.8.3
math rol/ror for 8/16 bits, few file number assignment fixes in cmd.c, prs_8ing_compress, now file numbers can be variables too, fixed bug introduced in 0.8.2 in OpenSSL rc4 (probably still affecting openssl 1.1), better visualization of -B with small files, automatic filename if Slog uses empty name, fix for mydownlib with openssl 1.1, the invalid Idstring VAR FILENUM is no longer supported

08 Jan 2018 QuickBMS: QuickBMS generic files extractor and reimporter 0.8.2a
micro bugfix for putvarchr in 0.8.2

07 Jan 2018 QuickBMS: QuickBMS generic files extractor and reimporter 0.8.2
new alternative reimport mode activated with -r -r, other options available in quickbmsver, String v operator acting like CSV, some new compression algorithms, small fix for putvarchr used with variables, Encryption flip for reversing bits, fix for OpenSSL 1.1, new -B option for dumping the unparsed data of the input files, small fix for some coverage statistics, fixed bug in reimport mode with renamed duplicate files, the -. option now allows to reimport data in some header/data builder scripts, comtype copy no longer allocates the full size of the file in memory, experimental support for http:// and https:// input files, important fix for selecting specific files in GUI mode, -J option for forcing all the constant strings as Java/C escaped strings, better support for RIFF files when guessing extensions, xmath supporting also 'char'/time/octal/binary

07 Jan 2018 MyToolz: mydownlib 0.3.4 (and mydown)
fix for zlib compression, experimental keep-alive support for ssl, small typo bugfix, fix for overwriting existent files. probably the last version with the mydown_http2file prototype

07 Jan 2018 Research: FSB files extractor 0.3.8a
small improvement for the scanning feature enabled with -o -1

07 Jan 2018 MyToolz: x86 32bit calling conventions 0.2.2a

07 Jan 2018 Research: EA Madden decompression 0.1

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