Development blog

Memory Bandwidth Benchmark tool released

Since 2002, this tool has been internally used for measuring memory bandwidth performance on different CPU architectures and, that “knowledge” was used on CRM32Pro (specific code paths) and also in other applications. Nowadays, this tools has been reworked and it is a complete memory bandwidth benchmark. The source code is available and also binaries for…


Benchmarks results of zlib and zlib-ng running on some AMD and Intel CPUs

Back in the 2013 when I began to work on CRM64Pro, I did a quick survey of possible compression algorithms to use. With CRM32Pro, I used UCL (discontinued since 2004) and I wanted to use a newer and portable compression algorithm. I played a bit with zlib, LZ4, zstd and others but finally, I selected…


Improved website design and coming updates

It has been a few years with the same website design although I had some ideas floating in my mind. Finally, I got some time for working on it and it is done so I hope you enjoy the new design. In addition, I have been working on CRM64Pro so I will release an updated…


CRM64Pro v0.966 and first public beta of EditorC64 released

A major revision of CRM64Pro GDK with several improvements is available for downloading. It is still on beta stage but we have been using for some internal projects and is quite stable. It also includes a beta version of EditorC64 (just missing the GUI tab). This version is able to import old DPF files into the…


CRM64Pro Beta and DPF2XML updated

A minor revision of CRM64Pro GDK with some improvements is available for downloading. As it is a beta version, only Windows 64 bits DLL version is provided. DPF2XML is also greatly improved and now is able to export/import all DPF resources to a XML file (MegaStorm Interchange XML v1.0 format or MIXv1). This MIXv1 file can…