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** [[Atari 810]]
 
** [[Atari 810]]
 
* CalComp
 
* CalComp
** [[CalComp Vistagraphics 4500]]
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** [[CalComp Vistagraphic 4500 floppy disk]]
 
* Commodore
 
* Commodore
 
** [[Commodore 2040 disk]] (and 4040; for PET computers; preceded 1541 despite higher number)
 
** [[Commodore 2040 disk]] (and 4040; for PET computers; preceded 1541 despite higher number)
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** [[North Star MDS-A-D]]
 
** [[North Star MDS-A-D]]
 
* PMC
 
* PMC
** [[PMC MicroMate]]
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** [[PMC MicroMate floppy disk]]
 
* Tandy
 
* Tandy
** TRS-80 Model I, II
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** TRS-80 Model I, III, 4
 
*** [[TRS-80 single density 5.25" disk]]
 
*** [[TRS-80 single density 5.25" disk]]
 
*** [[TRS-80 double density 5.25" disk]]
 
*** [[TRS-80 double density 5.25" disk]]
 
** TRS-80 Color Computer
 
** TRS-80 Color Computer
*** [[TRS-80 Color Computer single density 5.25" disk]]
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*** [[TRS-80 Color Computer single sided 5.25" disk]]
*** [[TRS-80 Color Computer double density 5.25" disk]]
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*** [[TRS-80 Color Computer double sided 5.25" disk]]
 
* Texas Instruments
 
* Texas Instruments
 
** [[TI-99/4A 90K]]
 
** [[TI-99/4A 90K]]
 
** [[TI-99/4A 180K]]
 
** [[TI-99/4A 180K]]
 
** [[TI-99/4A 360K]]
 
** [[TI-99/4A 360K]]
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* ZX Spectrum
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** [[ZX Spectrum Beta Disc 5.25" floppy]] (see [[TR-DOS filesystem]])
  
 
== 3 1/2 Inch ==
 
== 3 1/2 Inch ==
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* SAM Coupé
 
* SAM Coupé
 
** [[SAM Coupé disk]]
 
** [[SAM Coupé disk]]
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* ZX Spectrum
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** [[ZX Spectrum Beta Disc 3.5" floppy]] (see [[TR-DOS filesystem]])
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== 2 Inch ==
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* [[LT-1]]
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* [[Video Floppy]]
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== 2 1/2 Inch ==
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* [[Sharp 2.5-inch floppy disk]]
  
 
== 3 Inch ==
 
== 3 Inch ==
* [[HP 3-inch disk]]
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* [[CF-2 Compact Floppy Disk]]
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* [[MCD-1 Micro Cassette]]
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== 4 Inch ==
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* [[IBM DemiDiskette]]
  
 
== Data encoding formats ==
 
== Data encoding formats ==
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* [http://www.deviceside.com/fc5025.html Device Side Data FC5025 USB 5.25" floppy controller]
 
* [http://www.deviceside.com/fc5025.html Device Side Data FC5025 USB 5.25" floppy controller]
* [http://www.kryoflux.com/ Kryoflux]
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* [[KryoFlux]]
 
* [http://discferret.com/wiki/DiscFerret DiskFerret]
 
* [http://discferret.com/wiki/DiscFerret DiskFerret]
 
* [http://wiki.icomp.de/wiki/Catweasel Catweasel]
 
* [http://wiki.icomp.de/wiki/Catweasel Catweasel]
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* [http://disktype.sourceforge.net/ disktype: detect format of disk or disk image]
 
* [http://disktype.sourceforge.net/ disktype: detect format of disk or disk image]
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* [http://digitalcontinuity.org/post/144268258748/floppy-disk-format-identifer-tool Floppy Disk Format Identifer Tool]
  
 
== Other links and references ==
 
== Other links and references ==
  
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_floppy_disk_formats List of Floppy Disk Formats], Wikipedia.
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* [[Wikipedia:List of floppy disk formats|List of Floppy Disk Formats]], Wikipedia.
 
* [http://digitize.archiveteam.org/index.php/Floppy_Disks Digitize the Planet: Floppy Disks]
 
* [http://digitize.archiveteam.org/index.php/Floppy_Disks Digitize the Planet: Floppy Disks]
 
* Michael Haardt et al's [http://www.moria.de/~michael/floppy/ Floppy User Guide] has some information on physical, magnetic, etc formats.
 
* Michael Haardt et al's [http://www.moria.de/~michael/floppy/ Floppy User Guide] has some information on physical, magnetic, etc formats.
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* [http://forum.kryoflux.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=630&hilit=8+inch Some discussion of Shugart 801 8" drive]
 
* [http://forum.kryoflux.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=630&hilit=8+inch Some discussion of Shugart 801 8" drive]
 
* [http://www.macworld.com/article/3018315/storage/star-trek-creators-lost-words-recovered-from-old-floppies.html How Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s words were freed from old floppy disks]
 
* [http://www.macworld.com/article/3018315/storage/star-trek-creators-lost-words-recovered-from-old-floppies.html How Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s words were freed from old floppy disks]
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* [http://openpreservation.org/blog/2016/09/01/an-8-floppy-disk-challenge/ An 8″ Floppy Disk Challenge]
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* [http://openpreservation.org/blog/2016/09/02/digital-obsolescence-reproducing-data-cables/ Digital Obsolescence: Reproducing Floppy Data Cables]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHRc-QMoUE4 The 8-Bit Guy: How Old School Floppy Drives Worked] (video)
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* [http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/11986 Working with Floppy Disks from the 1980s]
  
 
See also [[Disk Imaging Software & Systems]].
 
See also [[Disk Imaging Software & Systems]].

Latest revision as of 02:06, 15 September 2019

See also Filesystems, which are contained on Floppy Disks.
File Format
Name Floppy disk
Ontology

Some floppies, 5 1/4" and 3 1/2".

Some floppies, 5 1/4" and 3 1/2".

Formats for images of floppy disk data can be found at Disk Image Formats.

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[edit] 3 Inch

[edit] 4 Inch

[edit] Data encoding formats

[edit] Devices to read floppy disks

[edit] Disk transfer info

[edit] Utilities

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See also Disk Imaging Software & Systems.

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