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VPView32, or simply "VPView", is a [[*.VP|VP]]-viewing program coded by Heiko Herrmann for [[Volition]], Inc.
 
VPView32, or simply "VPView", is a [[*.VP|VP]]-viewing program coded by Heiko Herrmann for [[Volition]], Inc.
  
It is a part of the [[Descent Manager Tools]] (DMTOOLS) suite, and there have been at least two notable versions of it. Version 1 splash screen displays an [[SF Dragon]] being fired upon, and only supports FreeSpace VP files. Later versions support [[Red Faction]] and [[Summoner]] archives as well, and adds characters from other [[Volition]] games to the image.
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It is a part of the Descent Manager Tools (DMTOOLS) suite, and there have been at least two notable versions of it. Version 1 splash screen displays an [[SF Dragon]] being fired upon, and only supports FreeSpace VP files. Later versions support [[Red Faction]] and [[Summoner]] archives as well, and adds characters from other [[Volition]] games to the image.
  
 
VPView supports hierarchical viewing of the VP file structure, extraction of files, and active preview of .ANI, .PCX, and .WAV files. The tool has been the de facto VP viewer for years, although it is no longer supported by the original developers.
 
VPView supports hierarchical viewing of the VP file structure, extraction of files, and active preview of .ANI, .PCX, and .WAV files. The tool has been the de facto VP viewer for years, although it is no longer supported by the original developers.
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Both versions of VPView32, as well as other tools from the DMTOOLS FSKit can still be found on the [http://www.descent-network.com/descman/ Descent network site].
 
Both versions of VPView32, as well as other tools from the DMTOOLS FSKit can still be found on the [http://www.descent-network.com/descman/ Descent network site].
  
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VPView32 can also be downloaded as part of the DM Toolkit from [http://www.freespacemods.net/download.php?view.109 Freespace Mods]
 
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Revision as of 23:14, 27 February 2014

Descent Manager VPView32

VPView32, or simply "VPView", is a VP-viewing program coded by Heiko Herrmann for Volition, Inc.

It is a part of the Descent Manager Tools (DMTOOLS) suite, and there have been at least two notable versions of it. Version 1 splash screen displays an SF Dragon being fired upon, and only supports FreeSpace VP files. Later versions support Red Faction and Summoner archives as well, and adds characters from other Volition games to the image.

VPView supports hierarchical viewing of the VP file structure, extraction of files, and active preview of .ANI, .PCX, and .WAV files. The tool has been the de facto VP viewer for years, although it is no longer supported by the original developers.

Getting VPView32

VPView32 can be downloaded individually.

Both versions of VPView32, as well as other tools from the DMTOOLS FSKit can still be found on the Descent network site.

VPView32 can also be downloaded as part of the DM Toolkit from Freespace Mods