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EmuCR: ZEsarUXZEsarUX v7.0 is released. ZEsarUX is a ZX Machines Emulator for Unix, including: ZX Spectrum ; ZX-Uno ; ZX80 ; ZX81 ; Z88 ; Jupiter Ace ; Chloe 140 SE, Chloe 280 SE ; Prism ; Timex TS 2068 ; Amstrad CPC 464. ZEsarUX is Open-Source and runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

ZEsarUX Features:
* Runs on any Unix system and Windows: tested on Linux x86, Linux x86_64, Linux Raspbian, Mac OS X, Windows native, Windows + Cygwin
Emulates:
* Science of Cambridge MK14
* Sinclair ZX80
* Sinclair ZX81
* Spectrum models: 16k, 48k (English and Spanish), Inves Spectrum +, Spectrum 128k (English and Spanish), Spectrum +2 (English, Spanish and French), Spectrum +2A (English and Spanish), Spectrum +3 (English and Spanish), Microdigital TK90X (Portuguese and Spanish), TK95
* Sinclair QL
* Cambridge Z88
* Timex TS 2068
* Sam Coupe
Pentagon
* Chloe 140 SE, 280 SE
Chrome
Prism
ZX-Uno
* ZX-Evolution BaseConf
* ZX-Evolution TS-Conf
* TBBlue/ZX Spectrum Next
* Jupiter Ace
* Amstrad CPC 464
* Is the only emulator for machines: ZX-Uno, Chloe 140/280, Prism, TBBlue and Chrome
* Almost perfect emulation of timing of all Spectrum machines
* Supports undocumented Z80 flags, features, and MEMPTR register
* Supports idle bus port, contended memory, ULA early/late timings
* Supports Motorola CPU 68008 (Sinclair QL)
* Supports SC/MP CPU - INS8060 (MK14)
* Supports Pentagon timing
* Supports perfect ZX Spectrum 16k/48k colour palette
* Supports ULAplus: Standard 64 colour palette, linear modes with 16 colours per pixel: Radastan Mode: 128x96, ZEsarUX modes: 256x96, 128x192, 256x192
* Supports Chroma81 ZX81 Colour mode
* Supports Spectra Video Modes
* Supports Timex Video modes (Mode 0 standard, 1 dual screen, 2 hires colour 8x1, 6 512x192 monochrome)
* Supports All Video modes from Prism machine
* Supports ZGX Sprite Chip
* Supports snow effect on Spectrum models
* Supports interlaced, scanlines and Gigascreen effects
* Supports hi-res modes on ZX Spectrum (rainbow effects and others) and ZX80/ZX81 (UDG, CHR$128, WRX, HRG and some other hi-res modes)
* Supports reducing the screen to 192x144 (0.75 scale)
* Can be used with joystick and environments without keyboard, like Raspiboy / Retropie
* Emulates all the oddities of the Inves Spectrum +: 64 KB RAM, RAM initialization with FF00H pattern, OUT ula AND RAM, EAR and MIC XOR, no contended memory, snow in border, colour ula delay, interrupt starts at end of top border (not at the beginning of the border), corrupt memory on every interrupt, no idle bus
* Uses Video drivers: X-Windows, SDL, Cocoa (Mac OS X), Framebuffer, ncurses, aalib, cacalib, stdout(console), simpletext(console)
* Uses Audio Drivers: PulseAudio, Alsa, SDL, DSP(OSS), CoreAudio (Mac OS X).
* Supports dumping audio & video to file
* Supports real tape loading of file formats: RWA, SMP, WAV, TZX, CDT, TAP, P, O. It handles loading of turbo load tapes or any type of tape loading for standard/non standard loading routines
* Handles binary tape format files (TAP, TZX, O, P, CDT) on standard BASIC ROM routines for ZX Spectrum, ZX80, ZX81, Jupiter Ace
* Handles real audio loading (RWA, SMP, WAV) on standard BASIC ROM routines for ZX Spectrum, ZX80, ZX81, Amstrad CPC, Jupiter Ace
* Simulates real tape loading on standard BASIC ROM routines for ZX Spectrum, ZX80, ZX81
* Handles snapshot format: ZSF, ZX, Z80, SP, SPG, SNA (loading only), P, O, Z81 (loading only), ACE
* Handles RZX playback
* Emulates Multiface One, 128 and Three
* Handles DCK Timex dock cartridges
* Emulates +3 Disk
* Emulates Betadisk/TR-DOS
* Emulates ZX Spectrum MMC Interfaces: ZXMMC, DivMMC
* Emulates ZX Spectrum IDE Interface: DivIDE, 8-bit simple
* Emulates Sam Coupe IDE Interface: Atom Lite
* Emulates ZXPand MMC Interface on ZX80 and ZX81
* Emulates ZX Dandanator! Mini
* Emulates Speccy Superupgrade
* Emulates Kartusho
* Handles RAM, EPROM, Intel Flash and Hybrid (RAM+EPROM) cards on Z88
* Handles compressed formats zip, tar, rar, gz through external utilities
* Supports AY Chip, Turbosound (2 AY Channels), 3 AY Channels, different DAC: Specdrum, Covox
* Supports Quicksilva, ZON-X81, and VSYNC-based sound on ZX80/81
* Supports Speaker and Soundbox sound on Jupiter Ace
* Experimental simulation of the Sam Coupe Audio Chip (SAA1099)
* Supports RAM packs on ZX80/81 up to 56 KB
* Supports RAM packs on Jupiter Ace up to 35 KB
* Joystick emulation with real joystick (on Linux) and keyboard cursors: Kempston, Sinclair 1&2, Cursor Joystick, Cursor & Shift, OPQA, Fuller, Zebra, Mikro-Gen, ZXPand. Autofire function also
* On Screen keyboard useful when playing with joystick
* Emulates Spectrum keyboard ghosting error feature
* ZX Spectrum Recreated keyboard support
* Supports native turbo modes on ZX-Uno, Chloe, Prism and TBBlue and manual for other machines
* ZX Printer emulation
* Lightgun emulation: Almost perfect emulation of Gunstick from MHT Ingenieros S.L and experimental emulation of Magnum Light Phaser
* Kempston mouse emulation
* Supports Input spool text file to simulate keyboard press
* Supports reading Pokes from .POK files
* Supports playing .AY sound files
* Supports ZEsarUX remote command protocol (ZRCP). You can do enhanced debugging on ZEsarUX by using a telnet client.
* Can use a reduced Spectrum core, with some features disables, useful on slow devices, like Raspberry Pi 1/Zero
* Powerful debug features: Registers, Dissassemble, Conditional Breakpoints using text expressions, Watches, Step-to-step, Step-over, Runto, Show TV electron position, Load source code, Hexadecimal Dump, View Sprites, Find byte (useful to find POKEs), CPU Transaction log, View BASIC, verbose messages on console
* Accessibility support: Print char traps allows to capture generated text from almost any program or game, using standard ROM calls (RST 10H) or even non standard print character rutines. Can send generated text from a game to a text-to-speech program. It's ready for text to speech support for blind or visually impaired people. Menu emulator can be also read by a text-to-speech program.
* Simulates upper RAM memory refresh on Spectrum 48Kb, losing its contents when changing R register very quickly
* Supports command line settings, configuration file settings and per-game configuration settings
* Other features: Visualmem menu, CPU Statistics
* Includes three easter eggs: Can you find them? :)

ZEsarUX changelog:
Added ZX-Evolution BaseConf emulation
Added BetaDisk and TR-DOS emulation
Added Spectrum +3 emulation
Added Spectrum keyboard ghosting error feature
Added ZX Spectrum Recreated keyboard support
Added improved Spectrum 16/48/+ colour palette
Added a fast spectrum core (with some features disabled) just for slow devices, like Raspberry Pi 1/Zero. Now ZEsarUX is playable on RPi1/Zero again!
Added setting to write protect IDE, MMC, ZX-Uno Flash
Added setting to show changelog when updating emulator version
Added actions to file utilities menu: Copy, Move, Rename
Added setting to disable persistent writes on IDE and MMC
Added setting to add a watermark on the display
Added setting to reduce display to a factor of 0.75. Used on RunZX event
Added setting to save spectrum screen to pbm file (black&white)
Added a setting to dump ram contents to file when exiting ZEsarUX, ideal to run automatic tests
Added setting to exit emulator after a number of seconds (--exit-after)
Added experimental simulation of the SAA1099 audio chip from the Sam Coupe
Added second Easter Egg ;)
Added third Easter Egg ;)

Improved debugging:

new enhanced debug cpu menu: view TV electron position on screen, new default view, cursor, toggle breakpoints, run to cursor, change registers, and a lot more...
added cpu-step-over function on debug menu (was already available from ZRCP)
added function to write byte to file on ZEsarUX hardware debug ports
Improved ZRCP:

run command is stopped by default when pressing a key (or sending data to the socket)
when a breakpoint is fired on cpu-step-mode, the breakpoint condition is shown on ZRCP
Improved joystick support:

added joystick test menu
buttons to events and buttons to joystick configuration are saved on configuration file
Improved OSD keyboard:

now you can press up to all 40 keys (on Spectrum/ZX80/ZX81) at the same time
now it can be opened from any place (needs multitask on)
Improved QL emulation:

experimental support of LOAD, LRUN command
can now open qlay mdv microdrive image files
Improved file viewer from file utilities:

specific file viewers for these kind of files: .tap, .zx, .zsf, .sp, .z80, .sna, .spg, .p, .o, .mmc/.ide (fat browser, plus3dos browser), .dsk, .trd, .tzx, .cdt, .flash (zxuno flash, z88 flash, superupgrade flash), .epr, .eprom
default hexadecimal file viewer for unknown files
conversion utility
Improved TSConf emulation:

added TSConf DMA, line interrupt, sprites layers
TSConf rendering: now tiles and sprites are drawn per scanline. Border drawing. Handling of scroll registers
TSConf debugging: debug for DMA, Video registers, Video layers, Sprites, Tiles
added TR-DOS emulation support
Improved menu interface:

emulated machine display is no longer faded or switched to black & white when opening menu. There were different visual glitches due to this feature
a new "tabbed" menus to improve usability and interaction with mouse, joystick and stdout driver: waveform, visualmem, ay player
Character width can be reduced to 7,6 or 5 pixels width
added a setting to limit menu event: enabling it you should press the menu key 3 times in a second to open the menu
added a setting to hide directories from file selector menus, useful when you don't want the user to be able to navigate the filesystem
Smartload: now the cursor remembers last file loaded
added two more GUI styles: Clean and CleanInverse
Improved sprite viewer:

now can see sprites with speccy screen format
you can view sprites up to 512x192
you can see tsconf sprites
you can see pseudo hires zx81 screens
Improved TBBlue emulation:

Added clip window registers
Added Copper
Added almost all next extended opcodes
Added a setting to start TBBlue directly to a 48 rom but with all the Next features enabled, useful for fast snapshot loading
Improved AY Player: now shows waveform volume meter
Improved VU meters with decay effect on AY Player, AY Registers and Waveform
Improved text mode drivers (aalib, stdout, simpletext, curses): text settings are in different submenu, setting to set stdout/simpletext fps
Improved messages windows. You can now have an internal clipboard, press key c to copy to it. Press P on file utils to paste contents to a file
Improved frameskip: better performance, because realvideo buffer is not updated when frameskip
Improved sound: Silence detector activated by default but can be disabled
Improved top speed: loading sound is distorted when setting top speed
Improved autoload: new setting to run at top speed the reset+load"" process
Improved real tape loading: now it shows a percentage of tape loaded
Improved default configuration: when the configuration file doesn't exist, the new one has the autosave configuration setting enabled
Improved configuration parsing: if unknown setting found on configuration file, ZEsarUX will open but warns about the error, and the autosave feature is not enabled
Improved rendering on text mode drivers: now realvideo mode can render directly to black&white text. Try TSConf with --vo stdout --realvideo --autoredrawstdout
Improved Linux library dependencies: libssl is not enabled by default on compilation

Fixed ZX-Uno emulation:

128kb timings are the same as a Spectrum 128k. When port 1ffd enabled, port FF return FF
Kempston port returns 0 when no kempston selected. New BIOS can be used now
Fixed TBBlue MMU when using segment 0000-3FFFH
Fixed Raster interrupts on ZX-Uno and TBBlue. Horizontal raster position was wrong
Fixed window footer when running Pentagon
Fixed panic screen: now it is shown on all machines. New design. I hope you never see it ;)
Fixed some crashes with speech enabled and opening some menus: AY Registers, AY Player, etc...
Fixed annoying sound on Dandanator rom menu
Fixed bug on Z80 cpu core, iff2 was not being reset to 0 when firing an interrupt, so reading it by using LD A,R and LD A,I affected many demos

Some other minor bugfixes and improvements

Download: ZEsarUX v7.0
Source: Here

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