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AmigaWorld - Amiga Community Portal


WinUAE (1.6.0) released

Date 23-May-2009 19:09:55
Topic: Software News


Toni Wilen has finally released the latest version of the most famous Amiga Emulator - WinUAE. The latest release features the following list of changes/enhancements:

New features:
  • Very popular request: automatic display scaling/window resizing! (not compatible with all programs) Option in Filter-panel.
  • PAL/NTSC vertical size change emulated in filter modes.
  • Transparent clipboard sharing between Amiga clipboard.device and Windows clipboard, both Amiga->Windows and Windows->Amiga supported. Text and images supported, HAM6/8 automatically converted to 24-bit image, EHB converted to 64-colour image. Images with less than 256 colours images converted to standard IFF, higher color images converted to 24-bit IFF. Text converted to plain text, formatting possible in future.
  • "Interlace fixer", interlaced screens are now rock solid, all interlace artifacts will be gone. (this feature isn't same as scandoubler or flickerfixer and not compatible with most games)
  • VirtualPC VHD dynamic harddisk image support (dynamic = empty hardfile is very small, size grows automatically when more data gets written)
  • Custom chipset emulation updates, horizontally mixed lores and hires modes work and more (for example Disposable Hero titlescreen is finally perfect, Oops Up ray colour issue)
  • Mouse emulation rewritten (Oil Imperium pipelining minigame)
  • 10 sector and 81/82 track PC/Atari ST disk images supported.
  • Diskspare disk images supported.
  • OCS/ECS "7-planes" mode fully implemented (4 normal bitplanes + 2 static 16-bit patterns for planes 5 and 6) 1st Anniversary by Lazy Bones has 100% correct display now.
  • SuperHires supported in lores and filtered lores modes.
  • 320x256, 640x512, 800x600, 1024x768 and 1280x1024 always added to RTG mode list (320x200 and 320x240 was already available previously)
  • RTG mode vertical blanking interrupt implemented without busy waiting, interrupt rate added, configuration added to GUI.
  • Filter multiplier select boxes now support manually entered multipliers, for example 2.5 = 2.5x. Aspect ratio correction added.
  • Full drawing tablet support. (must be wintab compatible)
  • "Magic mouse" mode improvements.
  • Parallel port joystick adapter configuration added to Gameports panel (Much easier and quicker than using Input panel configuration)
  • Input device type (mouse, digital joystick, analog joystick, lightpen etc..) selection added to Gameports panel. (Less need for complex Input panel configuration)
  • WinUAE is now unicode Windows application, added full unicode support to configuration files. (backwards compatibility still maintained)
  • PortAudio v19 audio library support. ASIO, WDM-KS (Windows XP low level sound API), WASAPI (Vista low level sound API), lower latency sound. NOTE: WDM-KS is unstable in current PortAudio version.
  • Added new 64-bit seek and size dos packets to filesystem emulation.
  • ICD AdIDE "scrambled" IDE disk and hardfile format supported, also includes automatic byteswap detection.
  • Include some monitor unsupported modes in display modes list because some drivers lists custom modes as unsupported with current monitor (even if they work just fine..)
  • ASCII-only and experimental Epson matrix printer emulation added, do not print anything if less than 10 bytes received.
  • Added support for Windows Recent Documents/Windows 7 Jump Lists.


1.5.3 bug fixes:
  • Random CD32 pad button events without enabled pad.
  • Mid horizontal line graphics mode change fix (for example Cover Girl Strip Poker)
  • ECS Agnus 0.5M+0.5M "1M chip" mirror works again (Move Any Mountain)
  • Rainbow Islands one missing horizontal line fixed.


Other bug fixes:

  • Directory filesystem bug fixes (very old bugs), ACTION MODE CHANGE fixed, also fixed case that caused lost file comments, show >2G files as 2G - 1 instead of showing "random" 32-bit truncated value.
  • HAM mode graphics errors if left border was not fully visible.
  • Some crashing bugs fixed.
  • uaeserial.device unit 10 or larger works now.
  • Early boot menu PAL/NTSC switching works properly, previously only worked after reset.
  • CD32 CD emulation is now compatible with newer cd.device (comes with FMV cartridge boot ROM)
  • KS loader 16-bit odd/even ROM image to 32-bit merging fixed.
  • A1000 bootstrap ROM in even/odd format loading fixed.
  • Another non-interlace to interlace switch graphics corruption fixed.
  • Sprite graphics garbage appeared in some rare cases.
  • Restoring statefile without GUI enabled emptied all floppy drives.
  • lha extended datestamps fixed. 7zip updated, datestamps supported.
  • Recursive archives as a harddrive support improved.
  • RTG display refresh crash in some specific situations.
  • Switching cycle-exact mode on the fly sometimes froze the blitter.
  • Screenshots in windowed D3D modes fixed.
  • 100% stereo separation was not working properly.
  • Much improved sound stability/syncronization.


and (too) much more.

Dowload the Installer version.
Download the ZIP file version.

All information and support can be found on the official WinUAE website.



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