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A screenshot of DecX

DecX is a program which extracts DECORATE actors from wads into new wads, including all necessary sprites, sounds and code. As of version 2.0, it has facilities to recolour sprites and a built-in interface for editing DECORATE definitions complete with a syntax checker and syntax highlighting.

Its being developed by Niya. He can be reached via email at


DecX v 2.0


  • The ability to recolour sprites as well as save them in either PNG format of Doom's own native format.
  • Syntax checking
  • Syntax highlighting.
  • The ability to "test run" actors.
  • An organised way of viewing actor definitions. You can view the whole DECORATE, an actor along with all its supporting actors, or an actor by it self.
  • A structured way of seeing all the actors present in a wad by type. For example a projectile or a monster are types.