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New Mame Resolution INIs generator tool
06/10/16 06:07 AM Attachment: 403 KB (4 downloads)


Here is my attempt to provide a little utility to generate resolution INIs for setups with an arcade monitor.

The tool is based on a map table (CSV file) to generate the resolution INIs.

You can also add extra parameters if needed.

It's coded in VB.NET and requires .NET framework 4.6.1

Play with with it and tell me if it worth it.

Feel free to report any bug.

Also, don't hesitate if you have any idea for improvement.

I will try to do my best.

Thank you.


Note: You can also retrieve other versions here:,150893.0.html



June 22nd 2016:

Version 0.8:

- Added vector games support.
- Added list of games with resolution generator.
- Some games have 2 display entries for multiple screens. The tool will generate based on the first display statement only.
- Bugfixes.

June 15th 2016:

Version 0.7:

- Improved resolution detection
- Vertical monitor supported
- Separated stretch and rotation in different text fields
- Generating different filenames for the resolutions CSV file
- Bugfixes

June 11th 2016:

Version 0.6:

- Improved resolution detection.
- Made some other parameters user configurable
- Next is games on vertical monitor improvement.

June 11th 2016:

Version 0.5:

- Improved resolution detection
- Added vertical games on horizontal monitor

June 10th 2016:

Version 0.4:

- Improved resolution detection

June 9th 2016:

Version 0.3:

- Bugfix, last resolution was not written
- Can now make some decisions on resolution to pick. So far 3 conditions have been implemented.

1- Resolutions lower than the lowest resolution monitor setting will be set at the lowest monitor resolution setting
2- Exact match
3- Resolutions higher than the maximum one set, will be set at the maximum resolution provided

June 9th 2016:

- Vertical max resolution now configurable

- Experimental "Extract detection" button. So far, it only validates resolution lower than 240x240 and set it at 240x240

June 8th 2016

Version 0.1:

- First Draft

Edited by Pitou (06/23/16 02:37 PM)

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* New Mame Resolution INIs generator tool Pitou 06/10/16 06:07 AM
. * Re: New Mame Resolution INIs generator tool krick  06/10/16 06:36 AM
. * Re: New Mame Resolution INIs generator tool GavinB  06/06/17 10:14 PM
. * Re: New Mame Resolution INIs generator tool Pitou  06/10/16 02:38 PM

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