Thread: What is blitter

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    What is blitter

    I've met so many technical words that I've never heard before,
    would someone tell me what the heck 'blitter' and 'blit' are.
    really appreciate that.

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    To blit is to copy the contents of one part of memory to a different part of memory. It's normally used to describe copying memory to a part of video memory so that it's displayed on screen.

    A blitter is either a hardware or software component that performs a blit.

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