Jim has put together a set of tools to help converting .BMP images to the new sprite format of the Spectrum Next, ready to be hardware-accelerated on screen. Here they are:
An 8bit sprite screen with the correct palette for Spectrum Next.
This file converts any 8bit BMP into a raw Spectrum Next sprite file
- Extract the EXE out of this zip file
- to use type
- Convert2NextSpr filename S
- change filename to the name of your BMP image but leave out the .bmp part
Spectrum Next palette ACT file for Photoshop.