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Name EggPaint (Atari Falcon)
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Identifiers PUID:  fmt/1604
Classification Image (Raster)
Description EggPaint is a simple uncompressed raster image format with 16 bits/pixel (RGB 5-6-5 format) and an 8-byte header, used on Atari Falcon computers. The Atari Falcon030 (usually shortened to Atari Falcon), released in 1992, was the final personal computer product from Atari Corporation. A high-end model of the Atari ST line, the machine is based on a Motorola 68030 CPU and a Motorola 56000 digital signal processor, a feature which distinguishes it from most other microcomputers of the era. It included a VIDEL programmable graphics system which greatly improved graphics capabilities.
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Source The National Archives and Records Administration / The National Archives and Records Administration
Source date 24 Jan 2022
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Last updated 24 Jan 2022
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