ATASCII is a eight-bit encoding that was used on Atari computers. It uses most, but not all, of the ASCII printing characters; codes 7B through 7F are different. The characters with the high bit set (80 through FF) are, with some exceptions, inverse video versions of the same code ANDed with 7F. There have been a number of programs to portray ATASCII on modern operating systems, as well as fonts designed from the originals.
- Atari 8-bit FAQ - What is the ATASCII Character Set?
- Wikipedia entry on ATASCII
- SpriteShack: Using ATASCII in Games
- Atari Character Codes from Computer Magazine Issue #70
- Issue of Analog Computing Magazine (#31) covering ATASCII Animations
- Process of typing in ATASCII on an Atari computer
- Atari technical manual - Lots of tech details about Atari 400/800 (including character code info)
- Code table
- The Atari Character Set page at Atari-Forum.com (This page might be broken -- more info here.)
- Joyful Coder ATASCII Map
- ATASCII map in PDF
- Atari ATASCII Viewer (Java) on Sourceforge. Last updated in 2001.
- ATASCII View Windows program for viewing ATASCII characters
- Web-based ATASCII Printer
- Terminfo for ATASCII
- Syncterm Software - Terminal program for Windows that supports ATASCII
- Memo Pad, a windows memo pad for ATASCII characters
- File directory containing two ATASCII Telnet Clients for Windows
- http://ape.dyndns.org:8083/ABBUC/379/IBM2A.C IBM2A.C - Program to make "best guess" conversion from ATASCII to IBM PC Characters (1993)
- Display of ATASCII on a 40h light panel (Video)
- ATARI BBS SIM (850 Express) Video of a simulation of dialing an Atari BBS
- ATARI TOONS "Aliens"
- ATARI TOONS "Trek"
- Video of an ATASCII award-winning animation from 1986