RAW images to C code

Discussion in 'Wii - Emulation and Homebrew' started by diego_pmc, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. diego_pmc
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    diego_pmc Advanced Member

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    I am trying to convert a PNG image of Lucida Console font (here it is) to a C source file, using raw2c. I have no problems converting it, but the size of the C source code is quite large. I produce the font PNG image by using WiiBuilder and I have tried making PNGs with smaller font sizes, but the filesize of the C source is always a few hundred KB.

    As a comparison, the C source that Uffe Flarup used in his game, Sand Traps, is only 25 KB and it is also produced using raw2c; if however I convert his font from PNG to RAW (with Photoshop) and then use raw2c to make the C file, I will get a file that's about 800 KB.

    How can I reduce the size of my C source?
     
  2. pembo

    pembo GBAtemp Regular

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    don't bother converting it to raw, just run the png straight through raw2c.exe.
     
  3. giantpune

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    are you just trying to use it in your wii app? if so just put the bin2o stuff in your makefile.

    CODE%.png.o : %.png
    ÂÂÂÂ@echo $(notdir $