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sz81 2.1.7 released

sz81 is a Sinclair ZX80/ZX81 emulator very much based upon the work of Ian Collier's xz80 and Russell Marks's z81 but employing the highly portable SDL and including additional functionality and features for desktop computers and portable devices.

2011-02-13
* 2.1.7 released
* Added forced (non-LOAD) program loading via a load file dialog
* Added a save state system for saving and loading sz81 save states
* Moved command-line emulation options to GUI runtime options
* Added support for 1 to 4, 16, 32, 48 and 56K RAM (UDG now works)
* Added the ability to save screenshots via PrtScn (SDLK_PRINT)
* Added support for o, 80, p and 81 program file types
* Added autoloading of ZX80 program files in addition to the ZX81
* Added sequential filenaming for ZX80, printer and screenshot files
* Added a ZX80 BASIC xxxx REM SAVE "progname" filenaming hack
* Added an emulator pause feature via Pause (SDLK_PAUSE)
* Added mouse wheel support, used within the load file dialog
* Added a machine code PipePanic game and a machine code template
* Added the GNU GPL'd Open80 and Open81 source code and ROMs
* Added Win32 support via the _WIN32 preprocessor macro
* Applied several graphical and usability tweaks
* Fixed a couple of bugs... read more

Posted by Thunor 2011-02-13

sz81 2.1.6.1 released

sz81 is a Sinclair ZX80/ZX81 emulator very much based upon the work of Ian Collier's xz80 and Russell Marks's z81 but employing the highly portable SDL and including additional functionality and features for desktop computers and portable devices.

2010-04-27
* 2.1.6.1 released
* Fixed a few issues with the joystick configurator

http://sz81.sourceforge.net/

Posted by Thunor 2010-04-27

sz81 2.1.6 released

sz81 is a Sinclair ZX80/ZX81 emulator very much based upon the work of Ian Collier's xz80 and Russell Marks's z81 but employing the highly portable SDL and including additional functionality and features for desktop computers and portable devices.

2010-04-26
* 2.1.6 released
* Added a joystick configurator
* Added fg/bg colour adjustment
* Added joystick dead zone adjustment
* Added volume control adjustment
* Added key repeat delay/interval adjustment
* Added a runtime options system
* Replaced the Open Sound System (OSS) code with the SDL API
* Fixed a couple of bugs... read more

Posted by Thunor 2010-04-26

sz81 2.1-5 released

sz81 is a Sinclair ZX80/ZX81 emulator very much based upon the work of Ian Collier's xz80 and Russell Marks's z81 but employing the highly portable SDL and including additional functionality and features for desktop computers and portable devices.

2010-03-24
* 2.1-5 released
* Added joystick support throughout with runtime control remapping
* Added a configuration file to accommodate reconfigurable properties
* Added control delay/repeating for selected GUI features
* Applied several graphical and usability tweaks... read more

Posted by Simcon 2010-03-24

sz81 2.1-4 released

sz81 is a ZX80/81 emulator very much based upon the work of Ian Collier's xz80 and Russell Marks's z81 but employing the highly portable SDL and including additional functionality and features for desktop computers and portable devices.

2010-03-08
* 2.1-4 released
* Converted non OSS timing to use a more portable SDL timer
* Added an icon based control bar with several useful options
* Added ZX bitmap fonts and a bitmap font engine for future use within the GUI
* Added Chris Young's AmigaOS4 specific code... read more

Posted by Simcon 2010-03-08