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regconvert — Convert between different Regina file formats
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This utility converts back and forth between different Regina file formats.
As of September 2013, the ancient binary file format that was used with Regina 2.x is no longer supported. This format has not been in use for over a decade now. If you still have files in this format, you will need to download Regina 4.93 to convert them.
old-file should be the file to
read and convert; the argument
be the name of the new converted file to write. These two filenames
may be the same, in which case the old file will be replaced with the new.
If the argument
new-file is missing then the
new file will be written to standard output, which forces the output to be
uncompressed XML (see option
MacOS X Users
If you downloaded a drag-and-drop app bundle, this utility is
shipped inside it. If you dragged Regina to the main
Applications folder, you can run it as
The command-line utilities are installed beneath the
Program Files directory; on some
machines this directory is called
Program Files (x86).
You can start this utility by running
c:\Program Files\Regina\Regina 4.96\bin\regconvert.exe.