[tog] Hex-editing image files
zombiekirby1990 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 22:17:16 IST 2012
Hey guys I have recently finished my graduate work that follows on from
what we have been speaking about in this email. Its been a year long work
but it has been really great. I have sent a general email to the tog
mailing list so please check it out :D
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On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 10:01 PM, kevin nally <zombiekirby1990 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi I need help. Anyone's 2 cents on this matter will be really appreciated
> I want to learn how to understand the header information in image files
> when opened in a hex editor. To create glitch artwork like this
> I've been playing around with corrupting images but my main method has
> just been opening the files in audio programs and distorting them and I
> would like to develop my methods. Hex editing seems to offer me the most
> amount of experimentation and so I'd like to gain a better understanding of
> it over the course of this summer. I would like to be able to read and more
> effectively mess with the hex of the image but so far my progress has been
> poor and often my corruptions have gone too far making the images
> unreadable. This is because i don't understand the language and the logic
> behind the code.
> I found a slideshow explaining the differences in image file corruptions.
> It even demonstrates jpeg corruptions which I know have very complex
> However it doesn't explain how to go about corrupting the images. I know
> different files have very different levels of complexity and there are many
> different algorithms behind the coding so I may be asking alot but any help
> is appreciated.Also I am a student at ncad going into my final year and i'm
> hoping to use this as part of my graduation work so any help/links/advice
> that people can offer is really appreciated.
> Thanks again
> If you've gotten this far your amazing!
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