The much awaited new version of WinUAE
has finally been released! You can download it from the
Download Page as usual. Weighing in at 629 Kilobytes this new version is no
puppy, it includes a long list of Fixes, Additions and
Changes that are most likely going to make you drool
while the download is completed. And here is the list of
everything that has happened since the previous release,
direct from the page:
|WinUAE 0.8.8 Release 6 is out! - August 4, '99 by JoseQ
FIXED: Picasso96 screen-modes are now limited by the amount of RTG memory
which has been allocated. This way, if the user has selected 1-meg
of RTG memory, they can't try and open a 1600x1200 24-bit display.
FIXED: TCP/IP Networking from within WinUAE works better for some cases.
FIXED: .dms files FINALLY work again, provided that xdms.exe is available
on your system.
FIXED: Creating a new drawer from Workbench and changing its default name
no longer crashes.
FIXED: File-system bugs like renaming, and some obscure problems regarding
sub-directories being in-use and undeletable, even when they're not.
FIXED: Obscure bug relating to the 'a' bit (archive-bit) as seen with the
AmigaDOS PROTECT command.
FIXED: And yet more file-system bugs.
FIXED: Option to disable sound when WinUAE is minimized wouldn't properly
restart sound when WinUAE became visible again.
FIXED: MIDI selection is only available in the GUI when serial-emulation
has been enabled.
FIXED: Second joystick button now works properly for some games which
didn't initialize the POTGO register correctly. (B.C. Kid)
FIXED: Speedup in windowed-mode file-system access, due to use of a
DirectDraw Clipper, and not parsing the clip-list manually.
NOTE: This may cause a slow-down on some systems??? Feedback!
FIXED: Source-archive has been properly updated to include some missing
ADDED: DirectX 6.x support for a Picasso96 speed increase. This also lets
people have different refresh-rates for full-screen mode, as
opposed to the old version's 60Hz limitation.
ADDED: DirectSoundNotification support, for better double-buffered
DirectSound under Win98 and Win2000 (if sound-card supports it).
ADDED: Refresh of the window while dragging the GUI around on top of it.
Only works in windowed-mode for now. Fullscreen with a GUI will
still result in black painting.
ADDED: Support for serial-on-demand (shared serial-port) in the GUI.
NOTE: Untested. Feedback!
ADDED: Enforcer-hits generate a beep and flash the window.
ADDED: Amiga In A Box (AIAB) link in About tab of GUI.
ADDED: About tab of GUI has a nicer look.
CHANGED: Line-mode default is "Doubled", so that the proper height screens
are displayed by default.
CHANGED: Compile options and some source-code, for a speed increase and
I'm sure you're out to enjoy this wonderful emulator
already, so I'll let you go. Have a good time!
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