[Coco] How to convert a .CCC file to a .BIN file?

Luis Fernández luis46coco at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 14 01:00:19 EDT 2014

My program can do this conversion (if not well tested)
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> Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:23:43 -0400
> From: robert.gault at att.net
> To: coco at maltedmedia.com
> Subject: Re: [Coco] How to convert a .CCC file to a .BIN file?
> Darren A wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 4:28 PM, Robert Gault wrote:
> >
> >> In short, there is no program that can guaranty conversion of .ccc files
> >> to .bin files. That's because the .ccc file may be one or more .bas or .dat
> >> files or a mix with .bin files.
> >>
> >
> >
> > Robert, I think you are confusing ccc with cas. The ccc files are cartridge
> > ROM dumps (Color Computer Cartridge).
> >
> > Darren
> >
> Well in that case, the conversion is simple but need not be done at all.
> Both MESS and VCC should be able to mount the .ccc ROM and use it.
> To convert a true ROM dump to a binary file you just need to put a header and 
> tail on the .ccc to change it to a binary LOADM format.
> The problem is that you can't directly LOADM a ROM dump because you trash the 
> Disk ROM while loading the cart ROM. You would need to offset LOADM the ROM dump 
> and then relocate it to $C000-$DFFF where it would normally reside.
> Typically that either needs a supplemental ml program loaded after loading the 
> ROM dump that moves it into the correct location or the supplemental program 
> needs to be part of the ROM dump itself.
> Robert
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