Motorola S Records
Everything you ever wanted to know about Motorola S-Records
Tom Dickens webpage on S19 File Format
- as it pertains to 68HC11 AS11 output will quickly give you all
the information on the subject that most people are likely to want.
Or look at the
Here are various text files on the subject that I've collected from the Internet.
They are similar but each author will present the information in his
An article by Doug Leppard
in the Encoder gives hints for debugging and using the S-Record.
Around 1994 Motorola published about 100 of what they called "Application
Snapshots" on various subjects in the Common Ground digital paper format
( with a .dp extension ). That format seems to have been eclipsed by
Adobe Acrobat however those hundred files can still be found in various archives.
One of these, as-080.dp, is about S-Records.
So if you want to read about the file format from the people who invented
it get this file.
If you don't have the reader for the .dp format you can get it at this
Here are various utilities for manipulating the .s19 records that your assembler
Hex2s19.zip Intel hex file format to Motorola .s19
bin2s19 This program is used to convert
a BINary file to Motorola S records
s2bin.exe or the reverse.
s_test record analyzer from P&E
Microcomputer Systems Inc.
move_s19 MOVE_S19 takes a file containing
Motorola S-Records and generates a new S-Record file
blk_srec Orders S-Records and forces
log2phy One way of handling the paged
addressing of the CPU12
s19tohex is a C source file from Glen Harris
from tech edge
converts Motorola S19 and Intel Hex files to a pure binary format.
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This page written by Roger Schaefer. Last updated May 2009