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JMEBoy 1.5.3 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.5.3 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of HG revision 424.

New in this release is the Japanese UI and help page translation.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2010-03-13

JMEBoy 1.5.2 + JSwingBoy 1.2.14 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.5,2 and JSwingBoy 1.2.14 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of HG revision 418.

These releases fix a bug with the DAA CPU instruction, which caused a bug with the game Super Mario Land.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2010-01-11

JMEBoy 1.5.1 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.5.1 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of HG revision 410.

The releases contain Dutch as new translation, as well as a fix for a problem that prevented using the emulator on some Sony Ericsson phones.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-10-20

JMEBoy 1.5 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.5 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of HG revision 407.

The releases contain a redesign of the menu UI, updates to the French translation and some performance improvements for the emulation.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-10-02

JMEBoy 1.4 + JSwingBoy 1.2.13 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.4 and JSwingBoy 1.2.13 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of HG revision 389.

These releases add the option to transfer saved game states via Bluetooth between mobile devices or between a mobile device and a PC.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-08-29

JMEBoy 1.3.4 + JSwingBoy 1.2.12 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.3.4 and JSwingBoy 1.2.12 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of HG revision 371.

These releases update the link to the external online help page. Additionally the Swing version fixes a problem with saving the state for battery-buffered cartridged.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-08-12

Switched to Mercurial as Source Code Control System

The project now switched to Mercurial instead of SVN as Source Code Control System. Subversion remains active for access to some older revisions that have not been migrated, but it will otherwise no longer be used.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-08-09

JMEBoy 1.3.3 + JSwingBoy 1.2.11 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.3.3 and JSwingBoy 1.2.11 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 311.

These releases contain the option to save snapshots of the current emulator state and later load these. The number of these snapshots is only limited by the device storage.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-07-01

JMEBoy 1.3.2 + JSwingBoy 1.2.10 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.3.2 and JSwingBoy 1.2.10 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 295.

These releases contain a bugfix for the Real-Time Clock that fixes another problem with Pokemon games plus it updates the Chinese Simplified translation.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-06-01

JMEBoy 1.3.1 + JSwingBoy 1.2.9 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.3.1 and JSwingBoy 1.2.9 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 289.

These releases mainly fix a few bugs, e.g. the graphics problem with the Pokecom in some Pokemon games.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-05-24

JMEBoy 1.3 released

The binaries of the final release for JMEBoy 1.3 have been added for download. This release is built from the code of SVN revision 267.

The new version adds a MIDI-based sound implementation which should finally bring a simple version of the Gameboy sound also to mobile devices.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- AndroidBoy is for Android-based mobile devices but is now discontinued.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-04-02

JMEBoy 1.2.8 + JSwingBoy 1.2.8 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.2.8 and JSwingBoy 1.2.8 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 258.

These releases add Swedish as a new UI language. If you would like to see also your native language supported, please have a look at the forum page https://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=5142005.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- AndroidBoy is for Android-based mobile devices but is now discontinued.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-03-08

JMEBoy 1.2.7 + JSwingBoy 1.2.7 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.2.7 and JSwingBoy 1.2.7 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 244.

These releases add Chinese Simplified as a new UI language. If you would like to see also your native language supported, please have a look at the forum page https://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=5142005.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- AndroidBoy is for Android-based mobile devices but is now discontinued.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-02-25

JMEBoy 1.2.6 + JSwingBoy 1.2.6 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.2.6 and JSwingBoy 1.2.6 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 229.

These releases include a fix for the joypad emulation. Additionally the JME version is now able to use an in-built accelerometer for automatic screen rotation and for joypad input emulation.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- AndroidBoy is for Android-based mobile devices but is now discontinued.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-02-15

JMEBoy 1.2.5 + JSwingBoy 1.2.5 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.2.5 and JSwingBoy 1.2.5 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 209.

These releases include a fix for the Real Time Clock emulation. Additionally the on-screen buttons of the JME version now visually indicate when they get pressed.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- AndroidBoy runs on Android-based mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2009-01-26

JMEBoy 1.2.4 + JSwingBoy 1.2.4 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.2.4 and JSwingBoy 1.2.4 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 197.

These releases bring some performance improvements for the video chip.
Additionally the JME version adds on-screen direction buttons.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- AndroidBoy runs on Android-based mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2008-12-31

JMEBoy 1.2.3 + JSwingBoy 1.2.3 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.2.3 and JSwingBoy 1.2.3 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 182.

These releases add Spanish as a new UI language. If you would like to see also your native language supported, please have a look at the forum page https://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=5142005.
Additionally the JME version adds support for selecting the UI language manually instead of automatically by the device.... read more

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2008-10-25

JMEBoy 1.2.2 + JSwingBoy 1.2.2 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.2.2 and JSwingBoy 1.2.2 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 177.

These releases add Brazilian Portuguese as a new UI language. If you would like to see also your native language supported, please have a look at the forum page https://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=5142005.
Additionally the JME version brings some speed improvements for the screen scaling.... read more

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2008-09-30

JMEBoy 1.2.1 + JSwingBoy 1.2.1 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.2.1 and JSwingBoy 1.2.1 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 160.

These releases add Russian as a new UI language. If you would like to see also your native language supported, please have a look at the forum page https://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=5142005.
Additionally the JME version brings an improved way to search for local files and adds the option to freely assign the joypad buttons.... read more

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2008-08-23

JMEBoy 1.2 + JSwingBoy 1.2 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.2 and JSwingBoy 1.2 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 142.

These releases add localization support, so that the emulator ui can be translated to various languages. Currently English and German versions are included. If you would like to see your native language supported, please have a look at the forum page https://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=5142005.
Additionally a couple a bugs are again fixed and the JME version now supports using a device's orientation sensor for controlling the joypad movement.... read more

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2008-08-03

JMEBoy 1.1.1 + JSwingBoy 1.1.1 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.1.1 and JSwingBoy 1.1.1 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 122.

These releases fix lots of bugs and are again improving the compatibility with existing Gameboy games. For more information please take a look at the change log.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- AndroidBoy runs on Android-based mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2008-07-17

Added a JMEBoy version with pre-bundled games

I just added a JMEBoy 1.1 version containing some pre-bundled games. This might be interesting for those of you who don't have a mobile device supporting JSR-75 and who don't want to modify the .jar file and add games themselves.

The following games have been downloaded from pdroms.de and are bundled with the .jar file:
- CrazyZone.cgb
- Drymouth.gbc
- EggRacer.cgb
- GBamaTron.gb
- Huelsi.cgb
- IronHike.cgb
- JetPakDX.cgb
- Jumpik.gbc
- LittleFantasy.cgb
- PuzzleX.gb
- Q-Bert.cgb

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2008-06-29

JMEBoy 1.1 + JSwingBoy 1.1 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.1 and JSwingBoy 1.1 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 87.

These releases add support suspend and resume for the emulator, so that you can save the state of the emulator at any time and resume at the same point later. Additionally a lot of bugs have been fixed, improving compatibility with existing Gameboy ROMs.... read more

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2008-06-15

JMEBoy 1.0.7 + AndroidBoy 1.0.7 + JSwingBoy 1.0.1 released

The binaries of the final releases for JMEBoy 1.0.7, AndroidBoy 1.0.7 and JSwingBoy 1.0.1 have been added for download. These releases are built from the code of SVN revision 63.

These releases significantly reduce the memory requirements of the emulator. Additionally some minor bugs are also fixed.

Please take a look at the release notes for more information on the changes. Choose the emulator download according to the desired target platform:
- JMEBoy runs on Java-enabled (MIDP 2.0) mobile devices.
- AndroidBoy runs on Android-based mobile devices.
- JSwingBoy runs on PCs with a JDK/JRE5 or later installed.

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2008-05-27

JSwingBoy 1.0 released

The binaries of the final releas for JSwingBoy 1.0 has been added for download. These release is built from the code of SVN revision 48.

This is the initial release of the emulator. For bug reporting please use http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=add&group_id=219240&atid=1045429. For discussions on the emulator, please use the project forums at http://sourceforge.net/forum/?group_id=219240.... read more

Posted by Jörg Jahnke 2008-05-15