| DiStella||Bob Colbert||Distella is a disassembler specifically for the Atari 2600. It creates source code that is usually recompilable without any human intervention. It examines the code and performs some basic tracing routines which allow it to accurately distinguish da….||Assembly Tools||2600||N/A||DOS||2.10||Adv||None|
| Makewav||Bob Colbert||Makewav converts ROM images for the Atari 2600 into .wav files that can be transfered into a Cuttle Cart or Supercharger for play on an original Atari 2600.
For the Supercharger:
It can convert Supercharger ROM images (6k, 8448 bytes and 32k) int….||Miscellaneous||2600||N/A||DOS||4.2||Adv||None|
| PCAE||John Dullea||The PC Atari Emulator, or PCAE, is a 32-bit Microsoft Windows program designed to emulate the famous Atari 2600 Video Computer System on PC’s compatible with the Intel 80486 CPU or better. It accomplishes this with an emulation engine that is writt….||Debuggers / Special Emulators||2600||N/A||Win||2.6||Adv||None|
| bB Editor||Steve Englehardt||bBEditor is a freeware Integrated Development Environment (IDE) developed for batari Basic. This software is still in development, with new features planned to support the latest release of batari Basic.||Assembly Tools||2600||N/A||Win||1.2.0||Adv||None|
| VaderMatic||Greg Zumwalt||DOS Space Invaders batch hacking tool (by G. Zumwalt).
Submitter’s Note: The ROMs have been removed. In order for this editor to function, you need to include a Space Invader ROM in one of the directories.||Game Specific||2600||Space Invaders||Win||1.0||Beg||None|
| Bit Hacker||Edwin Blink||I wrote this windows utility to view and hack graphics in Atari VCS2600 Roms. But it can be used on all kinds files to manipulate bits in a graphical way.||Graphics Editors||2600||N/A||Win||1.04||Beg||None|
| INDY 500 XE Track Editor||Gustavo del Dago||Indy 500 XE Track Editor is a tool for creating new tracks for an extended version of the clasic game Indy 500 for the ATARI VCS 2600.||Game Specific||2600||Indy 500||Win||2.0||Beg||None|
|PF Painter||Jason Rein||PF Painter (formerly known as ‘Stella Playfield Editor’) is a graphical tool for generating single color or 8-color (RGB blend) playfields. The image can then be saved as a DASM-formatted text file to be plugged into your Stella source code….||Miscellaneous Graphics Tools||2600||N/A||Mac OS||1.3||Beg||None|
| Combat Playfield Editor||Zach Matley||The editor allows you to create your own playfields for tank and airplane games based on Combat. To use, simply draw your playfield on the grid and save as either a tank maze or as a clouds. The editor will produce a binary that consists of either a ….||Game Specific||2600||Combat||Win||1.0||Beg||None|
| Freeway Randomizer||Steve Englehardt||Creates Freeway source code that randomly changes the traffic patterns of the cars, the number of cars per lane, and how fast they move.||Game Specific||2600||Freeway||Win||1.0||Beg||None|
| Atari Hacking for Dummies||Marco Lazzeri||Atari Hacking for Dummies Tool, with AHD Files. This game can hack any Atari 2600 game that it’s configured for.||Graphics Editors||2600||N/A||DOS||0.1||Beg||None|
| Edit/Show GFX||Bob Colbert||These programs allow you to extract graphics from Atari 2600 binary files into a text file, then turn the text file back into a binary.||Miscellaneous Graphics Tools||2600||N/A||DOS||1.0||Beg||None|
| Hack-O-Matic III||Jeff Wierer||Hack-O-Matic III (referred as HOM3 from now on) is a program you can use to edit the graphics in Atari roms. Editing them by hand would be pretty painful because you would have to do a lot of hexadecimal-binary-hexadecimal conversion. HOM3 displays t….||Graphics Editors||2600||N/A||Win||188.8.131.52||Beg||None|
| Atari 2600 Music Kit||Paul Slocum||The Atari 2600 Music Kit allows you to write music for the Atari 2600. It’s a 2600 music driver and by writing your own data file for it, you can assemble a ROM file for the 2600 that will play your music. The ROM can be used on an emulator or….||Sound||2600||N/A||DOS||2.20.03||Adv||None|
| Stella-Graph||Christopher James Pepin||Stella-Graph is a program that will help you to create playfield graphics for the Atari 2600. Just create your graphics by clicking on the check boxes and then hit the create code button when you are ready. The program will generate the appropriate ….||Miscellaneous Graphics Tools||2600||N/A||Win||1.3||Beg||None|
| batari Basic||Fred Quimby||batari Basic (bB) is a BASIC-like language for creating Atari 2600 games. It is a compiled language that runs on a computer, and it creates a binary file that can be run on an Atari 2600 emulator or the binary file may be used to make a cartridge th….||Assembly Tools||2600||N/A||DOS||1.0||Adv||None|
|TIA Playfield Painter||Christian Bogey||I wrote this utility to draw Playfields for the Atari VCS 2600 and to save pictures as data code ready to be included into VCS 2600 programs.||Miscellaneous Graphics Tools||2600||N/A||DOS||1.03||Beg||None|
| Tune 2600||Thomas Jentzsch||This is a program to test various distortions and frequencies to help in designing a sound driver or making music with an existing music driver.||Sound||2600||N/A||DOS||0.5||Int||None|
| batari Basic (Mac OS)||Fred Quimby||To install, download the DOS/Windows version of batari Basic and copy these files to the folder where you unzipped batari Basic.
This is the same as the Windows version. Enabling you to write Atari 2600 games using a form of Basic.||Assembly Tools||2600||N/A||Mac OS||1.0||Adv||None|
| Create Your Own Adventure||Steve Englehardt||Create your own custom map screens and sprites for the classic Atari 2600 game “Adventure”.||Game Specific||2600||Adventure||Win||1.0||Beg||None|