Category: Main Utilities mode19.exe Windows 3.1/9x


Shareware/Freeware application to demonstrate use of color 8bit (mode 19) VGA programming. Source & executables were originally distrubed with the book "Graphics Programming Solutions" by Julio Sanches and Maria Canton in 1993.

Should also be in  "The PC Graphics Handbook" by Julio Sanches and Maria Canton in 2003.

Application Details:

Version: Windows 3.1/9x
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.5

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What works

Rendering of VGA colors.

What does not

Text does not display.  Placement of color gradients are on top of each other.


What was not tested

Not much.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

I posted a copy of the executable & source at to help with regression testing of VGA & 8 bit colors.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 23 20081.1.5N/A Yes BronzeJeremiah Flerchinger 
ShowSuSE 9.2Feb 09 20060.9.6.N/A Yes BronzeJeremiah Flerchinger 
ShowSuSE 9.2Feb 09 20060.9.4.N/A No GarbageJeremiah Flerchinger 
ShowSuSE 9.2Feb 09 20060.9.3.N/A Yes BronzeJeremiah Flerchinger 
CurrentSuSE 9.2Dec 30 20050.9.2.Yes Yes BronzeJeremiah Flerchinger 

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