Tag: Oliver Zardini

Brutal Deluxe Software to Keynote Kansasfest

It has been announced that the team of Olivier Zardini and Antoine Vignau, better known to those in the Apple community as Brutal Deluxe Software, will give the 2017 Kansasfest Keynote.  According to the announcement on the Kansasfest Website: KansasFest 2017, the 29th annual Apple II convention, is scheduled for July 18 – 23 in […]

Brutal Deluxe Releases Multi-Purpose LZ4 Compression Algorithm

This technical article discusses the recent LZ4 data compression algorithm and its ability to become a good multi-purpose lossless compression format for the Apple IIGS computer. Mostly for game programming area, where we have to handle multi-types of data (Graphic, Sound, Music, Code, Misc data…), the availability of one generic compression / decompression algorithm will […]

Brutal Deluxe Software Introduces Apple IIgs Bechmark Tool

Paris, September 1st, 2013 – Brutal Deluxe Software is proud to introduce BenchmarkeD to the Apple II community. BenchmarkeD is a benchmark utility for the Apple IIgs. It allows you to calculate the average throughput in reading and writing files and sequential disk blocks of your ProDOS volumes. BenchmarkeD uses standard GS/OS routines to perform […]

Brutal Deluxe Releases fEDD up Archival System

Antoine Vignau and Olivier Zardini, founders of Brutal Deluxe Software, are proud to introduce their newest software to the Apple II community. “I’m fEDD up” is Brutal Deluxe’s second answer to nowadays preservation of 5.25″ diskettes on the Apple II. Its main features are: • Essential Data Duplicator compatible If Utilico Microware’s EDD or compatible […]

Brutal Deluxe Software Releases DeluxeWare CD-ROM as Free Download

Brutal Deluxe Software has announced that their January 1996 version of the DeluxeWare CD-ROM is now available as a free download.  The DeluxeWare CD-ROM contains over 650mb of Apple IIgs related software and was the first French CD-ROM dedicated to the Apple IIgs. COntents of the DeluxeWare CD-ROm include: Apple programs Documentations Creative visual Hypermedia […]

Brutal Deluxe Software Releases Fishhead Copier

Brutal Deluxe Software has announced the availability of their Fishhead Copier program which allows users to copy software in the GS/OS Environment. Fishhead includes a number of important advancements and features including: * Attribute preservaswtion when copying files * Batch Mode allowing removable devices and consecutive disk copying * Advanced error handling * A complete […]