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EmuCR: higanhigan v106r111 is released. higan (formerly bsnes) is a Nintendo multi-system emulator that began development on 2004-10-14. It currently supports the following systems:
- Famicom
- Super Famicom
- Game Boy
- Game Boy Color
- Game Boy Advance

higan also supports the following subsystems:
- Super Game Boy
- BS-X Satellaview
- Sufami Turbo

higan Changelog:
* Update to v106r111 release.

byuu says:

I made it default to the safe drivers so no more ASIO crash out of the box,
and full driver configuration is now in place, plus a skeleton Hotkeys
implementation (it won't save hotkey bindings to disk yet though...)

The way the driver stuff works is pretty spiffy...but also not complete. So when
you start the program, I don't initialize any drivers, because sucky vendor
drivers can crash higan and you get stuck in a crash loop. So instead, you
have to "activate" the driver before the driver settings are editable. For
instance, until XAudio2 is initialized, it can't query XAudio2 for all available
playback devices. So you go to audio settings, activate your driver, and now
you can change devices. whenever you change any driver setting, it updates all
driver settings again and refreshes the entire settings panel again. Because
for instance, if you change a WASAPI device, the new device may not support the
currently assigned frequency. Aren't computers fun?

Starting a system initializes the input and audio drivers, so that
auto-activates those drivers and you can immediately edit their settings. Video
is more difficult ... you have to have a visible window that has been realized
on the screen before you can initialize a video driver. So to get it to auto
activate, you have to actually power on the system. Otherwise, when you hit
activate, I flash a 1x1 pixel viewport at the bottom left of the video settings
panel, populate the settings, and then destroy it.

The downside to all of this is input ... if you try and bind hotkeys immediately
after starting higan, then no input driver will be bound. So, yeah, I gotta
figure out what I'm going to do there.

Like bsnes v107, higan now lets you change drivers on the fly, but of course
that's risky, so ... you know. you probably shouldn't. "activate" becomes
"change" once a driver is activated for the first time.

Download: higan v106r111 x64
Source: Here


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