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       grafx2 - Ultimate 256-color bitmap paint program


       grafx2 [options] files...


       This manual page documents briefly the grafx2 command.

       grafx2  is  a bitmap paint program that allows you to draw in more than
       60 video resolutions, including most of the standard Amiga  resolutions
       :  320x200,  320x256,  320x512,  640x256, 640x512, etc... provided your
       videocard knows how to handle them.

       This program is dedicated to everybody who knows what  a  single  pixel
       is.  Its  layout  is not very different from the famous Deluxe Paint or
       Brilliance, so it will be quite easy to handle it if you know at  least
       one  of  these programs.  If you aren’t used to the art of drawing with
       up to 256 colors, it will be a little more difficult for you,  but  you
       should  give  it  a  try  (or  more,  because most of the power of this
       program won’t show up on the first try).


       A summary of options is included below.

       /?, /h, /help
              Show summary of options.

       /wide  To emulate a video mode with wide pixels (2 x 1).

       /tall  To emulate a video mode with tall pixels (1 x 2).

              To emulate a video mode with double pixels (2 x 2).

       /skin <filename>
              Use an alternate file for the menu graphics.

       /mode <videomode>
              To set a video mode listed with the /help parameter.


       User settings are stored in ~/.grafx2/gfx2.ini.  This  file  is  really
       meant  to be edited by the user and allows to tweak many aspects of the


       Since grafx2 uses the SDL library for graphics and user input  you  can
       use  control  some  of  that  parts using the SDL environment variables
       described                                                            at


       gimp(1), imagemagick(1).


       grafx2  was  written  by  Adrien  Destugues, Yves Rizoud, Peter Gordon,
       Markus Weiss, Rusback, Franck Charlet, Luc Schrijvers,  Karl  Maritaud,
       Guillaume Dorme, and Karl Bartel.

       This  manual  page  was written by Gürkan Sengün <>,
       for the Debian project (and may be used by others).

                               February 23, 2009