RSTS V7 magtape images on bitsavers

Glen Slick glen.slick at
Thu Feb 9 23:31:44 CST 2017

On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 6:14 PM, Zane Healy <healyzh at> wrote:
> What is the file extension?  TPC or TAP?  I forget which SIMH uses, but there used to be a converter available to go from the format that many of the tape images are in, to the one SIMH uses.
> Zane

SIMH does at least SIMH, E11, and TPC format tapes.

For simulated magnetic tapes, the ATTACH command can specify the
format of the attached tape image file:

ATTACH -f <tape_unit> <format> <filename>

The currently supported tape image file formats are:
SIMH SIMH simulator format
E11 E11 simulator format
TPC TPC format
P7B Pierce simulator 7-track format

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