The Magtape Handling Package MAG
If you have one or more magtape units and want to do more with them than just run `tar', this is for you.
On the shell level this package offers programs for
All these programs work equally well on real tapes and on tape image files on disk.
On the C-level it supplies routines for handling real tapes and tape images on disk as a unified concept (`generalized magtape').
How do I get it?
Installation requires a C compiler and some minimal knowledge of the operating system. The package was written for a UNIX-like system but also compiles in a DOS-box under Windows, using firstname.lastname@example.org