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EmuCR: ZEsarUXZEsarUX v10.2 RC2 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:
Allow .Z80 corrupted snapshot loading from ZXSP emulator with additional header of 31 byte size
Added ZSF support for Timex TS2068
Added setting for path where to download files from the speccy and zx81 online browser
Added machine Spectrum 48k+
Added machine Timex TC2048
Added machine Timex TC2068
Added disk image browsing from storage MMC/IDE menus
Added PZX load support as standard tape
Added TAP to PZX converter
Added TAP to TZX turbo converter (TZX Turbo 4000 bauds, to use with Rodolfo Guerra ROMS)
Added some actions than can be fired from command line and don't start ZEsarUX:
--convert-tap-tzx, --convert-tap-tzx-turbo-rg, --convert-tap-pzx , --convert-tzx-tap, --convert-pzx-tap
Improved ZX Spectrum Next emulation: added sprite rendering priority bit
Improved ZRCP: allow to change command prompt
Improved generated TZX and PZX files: include date and ZEsarUX version in header
Improved File selector:
-Allow to have a full screen preview if window is big enough
-Better legend key explanation
Improved Debugging:
-Added a setting to show on which scanline has been executed a Halt, inverting border color
-When enabling step mode, emulation is paused on all menus
-Preserve step mode when exiting debug cpu that was opened by breakpoint
-When a breakpoint is fired, step mode is kept on all menus
-Breakpoints actions "call", "printc", "set-register" and "write" can now use expressions instead of fixed values
-Added breakpoint actions: "disassemble", "printregs"
-Warn on footer when step mode
-Enlarge width of breakpoints list
Improved SmartLoad & Drag-Drop:
-Allow to load a .rom file as a custom rom file for the current machine
-Allow to Drag-Drop when menu open
Improved ZX Vision:
-Reorder windows when changing machine but only when ZEsarUX window is smaller than previous one
-Custom arrows characters
-Windows are now restored by default on starting ZEsarUX
Improved ZX Desktop:
-Added configurable icons to the ZX Desktop: icons to windows, icons to actions, file links
-Right mouse button is used now for secondary actions. It no longer simulates ESC key (unless you enable it on ZX Vision Settings)
-Allow to extend ZX Desktop vertically
-Added frame around emulated machine
-Added setting to mix scr image with background
Improved HiLow DataDrive emulation:
-Allow to Format, Browse and Chkdsk an Hilow DataDrive image (.ddh file)
-Allow to convert audio from a real Hilow DataDrive tape to an image file (.ddh)
-Added technical documentation on the extras package
Fixed bug that may crash ZEsarUX when starting machine ZX Spectrum +2 Spanish. This is a bug that has always existed.
Fixed Z80 behavior after EI or DD/FD prefixes and interrupts
Fixed Z80 behavior running block opcodes (LDIR, etc) and interrupts
Fixed .Z80 Timex TS2068 snapshot loading
Fixed showing Recent Files when file name contains character %
Fixed HiLow DataDrive emulation
Fixed crash (stack smashing detected) when showing Debug CPU window (and compiled using -fstack-protector)
Fixed segfault when starting ZEsarUX + disabled welcome splash message + enabled reopen windows on start setting + no window to restore
Fixed trap print numbers on Spectrum and ZX81 (setting --chardetectcompatnum)
Fixed segfault when selecting an invalid file type on real tape
Fixed Keyboard Help image for Spectravideo 318
Fixed allowed machines when saving snapshots .ZX
Fixed Breakpoints actions: now are executed everywhere (even in the menu)
Fixed pressing key c (continuous mode) on debug cpu (emulation was unpaused temporarily)
Fixed TZX turbo files extract (including screen previews), convert & file info
Fixed .Z80 and .ZSF screen previews when using 128k screen page 7
Fixed .DSK extract
Fixed crash when saving .ZSF snapshots when a byte DD is found just before a byte is repeated more than 256 times
Fixed ZX Vision:
-Fixed showing cursor on edit fields and text length longer than visible
Some other minor bugfixes and improvements

Download: ZEsarUX v10.2 RC2
Source: Here



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