The Free Unix Spectrum Emulator (Fuse): an emulator of the 1980s home computer and various clones for Unix, Mac OS X and Windows.

Features

  • Accurate 16K, 48K (including the NTSC variant), 128K, +2, +2A and +3 emulation.
  • Working +3e, SE, TC2048, TC2068, TS2068, Pentagon 128, Pentagon "512" (Pentagon 128 modified for extra memory), Pentagon 1024 and Scorpion ZS 256 emulation.
  • Runs at true Speccy speed on any computer you're likely to try it on.
  • Support for loading from .tzx files, including accelerated loading.
  • Sound (on Windows and Mac OS X, and on systems supporting ALSA, the Open Sound System, SDL or OpenBSD/Solaris's /dev/audio).
  • Kempston joystick emulation.
  • Emulation of the various printers you could attach to the Spectrum.
  • Support for the RZX input recording file format, including 'competition mode'.
  • Emulation of the Currah µSource, DivIDE, DivMMC, Interface 1, Kempston mouse, Multiface One/128/3, Spectrum +3e, ZXATASP, ZXCF and ZXMMC interfaces.
  • Emulation of the Covox, Fuller audio box, Melodik and SpecDrum audio interfaces.
  • Emulation of the Beta 128, +D, Didaktik 80/40, DISCiPLE and Opus Discovery interfaces.
  • Emulation of the Spectranet and SpeccyBoot interfaces.
  • Support for the Recreated ZX Spectrum Bluetooth keyboard.

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  • Jewel for retro archaeologists!

  • Panda antivirus detects the installation file as suspicious (Windows 32bit). It should be sent to Panda stuff to eliminate the suspection if the file is not malicious. I will not install it and still use the previous version of Fuse.

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Additional Project Details

Languages

English

Intended Audience

Developers, End Users/Desktop

User Interface

X Window System (X11), Win32 (MS Windows), Cocoa (MacOS X)

Programming Language

C

Registered

2003-09-29