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 RomWBW is distributed as a package (zip archive) containing the pre-built ROM images, source code, and all required build tools. To use a pre-built ROM image, download the distribution package to a modern computer (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.). Unzip the archive using any of the common zip management applications. You will see that the distribution is broken up into a few sub-directories. The Binary directory contains the pre-built ROM images. Based on the table below, pick the appropriate ROM image: RomWBW is distributed as a package (zip archive) containing the pre-built ROM images, source code, and all required build tools. To use a pre-built ROM image, download the distribution package to a modern computer (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.). Unzip the archive using any of the common zip management applications. You will see that the distribution is broken up into a few sub-directories. The Binary directory contains the pre-built ROM images. Based on the table below, pick the appropriate ROM image:
  
-^Platform ^ROM Image File^Built-in Device Support ​                                                                                 +^**Platform**^**ROM Image File**^**Built-in Device Support**                                                                              ​
-|SBC V1/​V2|SBC_std.rom ​  ​|Supports onboard PPIDE disk, VGA3/CVDU video/kbd, PropIO (video, kbd, SD Card)                           | +|SBC V1/​V2 ​  ​|SBC_std.rom ​      ​|Supports onboard PPIDE disk, VGA3/CVDU video/kbd, PropIO (video, kbd, SD Card)                           | 
-|Zeta V1 ​ |ZETA_std.rom ​ |Supports ParPortProp (video, kbd, SD Card)                                                               | +|Zeta V1 ​    ​|ZETA_std.rom ​     |Supports ParPortProp (video, kbd, SD Card)                                                               | 
-|Zeta V2 ​ |ZETA2_std.rom |Supports ParPortProp (video, kbd, SD Card)                                                               | +|Zeta V2 ​    ​|ZETA2_std.rom ​    ​|Supports ParPortProp (video, kbd, SD Card)                                                               | 
-|N8       ​|N8_std.rom ​   |Supports onboard SD Card, video, keyboard; production board assumed (date code >= 2312)                  | +|N8          |N8_std.rom ​       |Supports onboard SD Card, video, keyboard; production board assumed (date code >= 2312)                  | 
-|Mark IV ​ |MK4_std.rom ​  ​|Supports onboard SD Card, IDE Disk, VGA3/CVDU video/kbd, PropIO (video, kbd, SD Card)                    | +|Mark IV ​    ​|MK4_std.rom ​      ​|Supports onboard SD Card, IDE Disk, VGA3/CVDU video/kbd, PropIO (video, kbd, SD Card)                    | 
-|RC2014 ​  ​|RC_std.rom ​   |Requires Scott Baker 512KB RAM/ROM module; supports ACIA, SIO/2, Compact Flash, PPIDE, and Floppy modules|+|RC2014 ​     |RC_std.rom ​       |Requires Scott Baker 512KB RAM/ROM module; supports ACIA, SIO/2, Compact Flash, PPIDE, and Floppy modules|
  
 Your system does **not** need to have all the devices listed above to use the pre-built ROM. The devices will be detected and used only if present. All you need to have is the CPU board with ROM/RAM and a serial port. All pre-built ROM images are simple 512KB binary images. If your system utilizes a 1MB ROM, you can just program the image into the first 512KB of the ROM. The ReadMe.txt file in the Binary directory has more detailed information on the pre-built ROM images. Your system does **not** need to have all the devices listed above to use the pre-built ROM. The devices will be detected and used only if present. All you need to have is the CPU board with ROM/RAM and a serial port. All pre-built ROM images are simple 512KB binary images. If your system utilizes a 1MB ROM, you can just program the image into the first 512KB of the ROM. The ReadMe.txt file in the Binary directory has more detailed information on the pre-built ROM images.
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 The following custom applications are included on the ROM disk to enhance the operation of RomWBW: The following custom applications are included on the ROM disk to enhance the operation of RomWBW:
  
-^Appplication^Description ​                                                                                                                        ​+^**Appplication**^**Description**                                                                                                                     
-|ASSIGN.COM ​ |Add, change, and delete drive letter assignments. Use ASSIGN /? for usage instructions. ​                                            | +|ASSIGN.COM ​     |Add, change, and delete drive letter assignments. Use ASSIGN /? for usage instructions. ​                                            | 
-|SYSCOPY.COM |Copy system image to a device to make it bootable. Use SYSCOPY with no parms for usage instructions. ​                               | +|SYSCOPY.COM ​    ​|Copy system image to a device to make it bootable. Use SYSCOPY with no parms for usage instructions. ​                               | 
-|FDU.COM ​    ​|Format and test floppy disks. Menu driven interface. ​                                                                               | +|FDU.COM ​        ​|Format and test floppy disks. Menu driven interface. ​                                                                               | 
-|OSLDR.COM ​  ​|Load a new OS on the fly. For example, you can switch to Z-System when running CP/M. Use OSLDR with no parms for usage instructions.| +|OSLDR.COM ​      ​|Load a new OS on the fly. For example, you can switch to Z-System when running CP/M. Use OSLDR with no parms for usage instructions.| 
-|FORMAT.COM ​ |Will someday be a command line tool to format floppy disks. Currently does nothing! ​                                                | +|FORMAT.COM ​     |Will someday be a command line tool to format floppy disks. Currently does nothing! ​                                                | 
-|MODE.COM ​   |Reconfigures serial ports dynamically. ​                                                                                             | +|MODE.COM ​       |Reconfigures serial ports dynamically. ​                                                                                             | 
-|XM.COM ​     |XModem file transfer program adapted to hardware. Automatically uses primary serial port on system. ​                                | +|XM.COM ​         |XModem file transfer program adapted to hardware. Automatically uses primary serial port on system. ​                                | 
-|FLASH.COM ​  ​|Will Sowerbutts’ in-situ ROM programming utility. ​                                                                                  |+|FLASH.COM ​      ​|Will Sowerbutts’ in-situ ROM programming utility. ​                                                                                  |
  
 Please see the [[https://​www.retrobrewcomputers.org/​doku.php?​id=software:​firmwareos:​romwbw:​apps|RomWBW Applications]] page for more information on using these applications. Please see the [[https://​www.retrobrewcomputers.org/​doku.php?​id=software:​firmwareos:​romwbw:​apps|RomWBW Applications]] page for more information on using these applications.
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 The RomWBW distribution is a compressed zip archive file organized in a set of directories. Each of these directories has it’s own ReadMe.txt file describing the contents in detail. In summary, these directories are: The RomWBW distribution is a compressed zip archive file organized in a set of directories. Each of these directories has it’s own ReadMe.txt file describing the contents in detail. In summary, these directories are:
  
-^Directory^Description ​                                                                                                                           ​+^**Directory**^**Contents** ​                                                                                                                          
-|Binary ​  ​|The final output files of the build process are placed here. Most importantly,​ are the ROM images with the file names ending in “.rom”.| +|Binary ​      ​|The final output files of the build process are placed here. Most importantly,​ are the ROM images with the file names ending in “.rom”.| 
-|Doc      |Contains various detailed documentation including the operating systems, RomWBW architecture,​ etc.                                     | +|Doc          |Contains various detailed documentation including the operating systems, RomWBW architecture,​ etc.                                     | 
-|Source ​  ​|Contains the source code files used to build the software and ROM images. ​                                                             | +|Source ​      ​|Contains the source code files used to build the software and ROM images. ​                                                             | 
-|Tools ​   |Contains the MS Windows programs that are used by the build process or that may be useful in setting up your system. ​                  |+|Tools ​       |Contains the MS Windows programs that are used by the build process or that may be useful in setting up your system. ​                  |
  
 ===== Acknowledgements ===== ===== Acknowledgements =====
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