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21 hours and 56 minutes ago
posted by  martini



Hello, All!

This week, I updated VGB and ColEm emulators for Android, preventing a few possible crashes in the native code and fixing home screen shortcut placement on newer Androids. See below for all the changes.

VGB 5.3.3 -- GameBoy Color, GameBoy Classic, Super GameBoy Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.vgb
* Fixed native crash when saving state.
* Fixed several other possible sources of native crashes.
* Fixed desktop icon placement.
* Fixed crash when passing "file://" URI via desktop icon.
* Fixed possible native crash when applying .IPS patches.

ColEm 4.2.3 -- ColecoVision Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.colem
* Fixed native crash when saving state.
* Fixed several other possible sources of native crashes.
* Fixed desktop icon placement.
* Fixed crash when passing "file://" URI via desktop icon.

Best regards,
Marat Fayzullin


1 day ago
posted by  martini


GameEx 15.10 is available for download:
- URL

"GameEx is a front-end for MAME, GameBase, Daphne, PC Games and all command line based game emulators. Supported Operating Systems are Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3+, Windows Server 2003 SP2+, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012."


1 day ago
posted by  martini



WinUAE v3.6.0 Final has been released.

URL:

WinUAE is the Commodore Amiga emulator for Windows. WinUAE is a mostly complete software emulation of the hardware of the Commodore Amiga 500/1000/2000.

A Commodore Amiga, for those who don’t know, is a 16/32 bit computer system based on the Motorola 680×0 CPU and a few specially designed custom chips that provide very good graphics and sound capabilities. Its first incarnation, the A1000, appeared in 1985, followed by the highly successful A500 and A2000 models.

WinUAE is a port of the originally written for Unixish systems UAE; but over time, it seems the Windows port, WinUAE has become the best version available on any platform. WinUAE is free software: you are welcome to distribute copies of it and/or modify it, under certain conditions. There is no warranty of any kind for UAE. For more details concerning these issues, please read the GNU General Public License, which describes the terms under which WinUAE is distributed.


1 day ago
posted by  martini


Wine version 3.0 for Linux has been released:

URL: https://www.winehq.org/

Here it is the official announcement:
URL: https://www.winehq.org/news/2018011801

The news got slashdotted with some interesting info:

"The Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) project has been updated today to version 3.0, a major release that ends 2017 in style for the open-source compatibility layer capable of running Windows apps and games on Linux-based and UNIX-like operating systems. Almost a year in the works, Wine 3.0 comes with amazing new features like an Android driver that lets users run Windows apps and games on Android-powered machines, Direct3D 11 support enabled by default for AMD Radeon and Intel GPUs, AES encryption support on macOS, Progman DDE support, and a task scheduler. In addition, Wine 3.0 introduces the ability to export registry entries with the reg.exe tool, adds various enhancements to the relay debugging and OLE data cache, as well as an extra layer of event support in MSHTML, Microsoft's proprietary HTML layout engine for the Windows version of the Internet Explorer web browser."

"Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD.

It is open source software under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License.


2 days ago
posted by  dlevere

A few days ago, the talented hackers behind Citra (3DS emulator) announced they have been working on a Nintendo Switch emulator. Named "Yuzu", the emulator’s source code is available and making fast progress.

You’ll need to compile the emulator from source in order to run it. The github page gives very detailed steps on how to build the emulator on multiple platforms, including Windows.

https://github.com/yuzu-emu/yuzu

https://twitter.com/notfunnei/status/952460754996944896


6 days ago
posted by  dlevere



WinUAE v3.6.0 Beta 18 is released.

WinUAE is the Commodore Amiga emulator for Windows. WinUAE is a mostly complete software emulation of the hardware of the Commodore Amiga 500/1000/2000.

A Commodore Amiga, for those who don’t know, is a 16/32 bit computer system based on the Motorola 680×0 CPU and a few specially designed custom chips that provide very good graphics and sound capabilities. Its first incarnation, the A1000, appeared in 1985, followed by the highly successful A500 and A2000 models.

WinUAE is a port of the originally written for Unixish systems UAE; but over time, it seems the Windows port, WinUAE has become the best version available on any platform. WinUAE is free software: you are welcome to distribute copies of it and/or modify it, under certain conditions. There is no warranty of any kind for UAE. For more details concerning these issues, please read the GNU General Public License, which describes the terms under which WinUAE is distributed.

Download: WinUAE v3.6.0 Beta 18 x86

Download: WinUAE v3.6.0 Beta 18 x64

Source: Here


7 days ago
posted by  dlevere

Yape/SDL v0.70.2 is released.

Yape is the best emulator of the Commodore microcomputer family running on Windows and Unix. The emulator faithfully imitates the C-264 (alias Commodore Plus/4) model.

Yape/SDL Features:

- full, cycle exact MOS 6510/7501 CPU emulation
- almost full TED 7360 chip emulation on two levels (fast or accurate)
- partial VIC-II emulation
- SID emulation
- real 1541 drive emulation
- almost full tape emulation
- joystick emulation via numeric keys and gamepad
- PRG, T64, D64 and TAP image format support
- partial CRT emulation
- fake disk LOAD/SAVE to the file system in +4 mode

Download: Yape/SDL v0.70.2 x86

Download: Yape/SDL v0.70.2 x64

Source: Here


8 days ago
posted by  martini



Hello, All!

This week, I updated VGBAnext, iNES, and Speccy emulators for Android.
There have been several crash fixes, placing shortcuts to the home screen works once again, and Speccy has got better PSG sound. See below for all the changes.

VGBAnext 5.6.4 -- GameBoy Advance, GameBoy Color, GameBoy Classic Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.emu
* Fixed native crash when saving state.
* Fixed several other possible sources of native crashes.
* Fixed desktop icon placement.
* Fixed crash when passing "file://" URI via desktop icon.

Speccy 4.6.1 -- Sinclair ZX Spectrum and its Clones Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.speccy
* Fixed PSG sound rendering in Nigel Mansell's GP, etc.
* Fixed running files from the WoS browser.
* Fixed native crash when saving state.
* Fixed several other possible source of native crashes.
* Fixed desktop icon placement.
* Fixed crash when passing "file://" URI via desktop icon.

iNES 5.1.2 -- Nintendo NES and Famicom Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.ines
* Fixed native crash when saving state.
* Fixed several other possible sources of native crashes.
* Fixed desktop icon placement.
* Fixed crash when passing "file://" URI via desktop icon.
* Fixed possible native crash when applying .IPS patches.

Best regards,
Marat Fayzullin


11 days ago
posted by  dlevere

PicoDrive, the Genesis (MD) and Master System emulator, ported and optimized for the 2/3DS – Play Genesis games with no lag on the old 2/3DS!

PicoDrive is an open source and multi-platform Genesis/SMS/32x and Sega CD emulator that is available on various platforms, such as the PSP and OpenPandora. Its developer is 'notaz' but many developers have worked hard at porting it and making it more optimized for the console of their choice.

To install this on your hacked 2/3DS, simply follow the links below! It’s available in 2 formats, a Homebrew Launcher one and a CIA version, so you could choose which one you prefer. The current version is version 0.91.

GBATemp release thread (more information + install instructions +direct download link)

GitHub link (place where you could report bugs + download link)

Source


14 days ago
posted by  martini


Emu Loader version 8.4.3 has been released:
- URL

Emu Loader is a Frontend for MAME for the Windows platform.


14 days ago
posted by  martini



Hello, All, and Happy New Year!

Over the past two weeks I updated a bunch of my emulators for Android:
VGBAnext, MasterGear, ColEm, and fMSX. Overally, changes include fixed home screen shortcut placement, fixed DropBox crash, and switch to the latest Android SDK. See below for details on every app.

VGBAnext 5.6.3 -- GameBoy Advance, GameBoy Color, GameBoy Classic Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.emu
* Fixed DropBox crash when app folder has subfolders.
* Fixed possible native crash when applying .IPS patches.
* Ignoring virtual (android-16) and disabled (android-27) input devices.
* Switched to the latest android-27 SDK.
* Now using Android build tools version 27.0.2.

MasterGear 4.1.3 -- Sega MasterSystem, GameGear, and SG-1000 Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.mg
* Fixed desktop icon placement.
* Fixed crash when passing "file://" URI via desktop icon.
* Fixed DropBox crash when app folder has subfolders.

ColEm 4.2.2 -- ColecoVision Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.colem
* Fixed high frequency PSG noise (dynamite sounds in HERO).
* Fixed DropBox crash when app folder has subfolders.
* Any virtual (android-16) and disabled (android-27) devices are ignored.
* Switched to the latest android-27 SDK.
* Now using Android build tools version 27.0.2.

fMSX 5.2.1 -- MSX, MSX2, and MSX2+ Home Computer Emulator
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fms.fmsx
* Fixed desktop icon placement.
* Fixed crash when passing "file://" URI via desktop icon.
* Fixed DropBox crash when app folder has subfolders.

Best regards,
Marat Fayzullin


15 days ago
posted by  dlevere

nGlide is a 3Dfx Voodoo Glide wrapper. It allows you to play games designed for 3Dfx Glide API without the need for having 3Dfx Voodoo graphics card.

In other words, after having downloaded and installed it, you can set the game options and force it to use an hardware (3Dfx) you actually haven't got.

nGlide 2.00 changelog:

Glide2:

-added support for BoaBite 3D
-added support for K.O. Boxing
-added support for Natural Fawn Killers
-fixed Pył rare depth buffer bug

Glide3:

-fixed Die Hard Trilogy 2 regression (dx backend)

Miscellaneous:

-added Glide to Vulkan emulation
-new option in nGlide configurator: 'Video backend'
-new environment variable: NGLIDE_BACKEND
-new option in nGlide configurator: 'Refresh rate: By desktop'
-nGlide configurator window now repaints properly after resolution change
-nGlide configurator now implements both ANSI and Unicode WinAPI variants
-ICC profiles are no longer ignored in fullscreen mode
-game window coordinates are now restored properly on close

Download

Source

Source


19 days ago
posted by  dlevere



SameBoy v0.10 is released.

SameBoy is a user friendly Game Boy and Game Boy Color emulator for macOS.

SameBoy is extremely accurate and includes a wide range of powerful debugging features, making it ideal for both casual players and developers.

In addition to accuracy and developer capabilities, SameBoy has all the features one would expect from an emulator – from save states to scaling filters. An SDL version is also available to Windows and Unix-like systems.

SameBoy v0.10 Changelog:

This version is not compatible with save states of older versions.

New/Improved Features

The CGB boot ROM will now wait until the user finishes choosing a palette

New SDL GUI:

More user friendly, settings are now more accessible
Added configurable controls
Added scaling filters (requires OpenGL 3.2 support)
Added frame blending (requires OpenGL 3.2 support)
Added joypad support to both the Cocoa and SDL ports

Download: SameBoy v0.10

Source: Here



25 days ago
posted by  dlevere

Nova v0.1.7 is released.

Nova is a Sega Saturn Emulator(SS Emulator) for Windows. Nova is capable of running several commercial games, but it's still in its early stage.

Features:
1. Automatically select regions.
2. Automatically select cartridge types by editing cart.json.
3. Automatically save backup memory.

Nova doesn't support:
1. Save/load states
2. Running games via a CD drive

Download: Nova v0.1.7

Source: Here


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