WinUAE 2.6.0 Beta 17 - The Very Best Amiga Emulator

I thought we would be at the final by now, but here's another beta version of this great Amiga emulator WinUAE by Toni Wilen. As such we are now on Beta 17 with a number of fixes. This is truly one of the best Amiga emulators you can use for playing games, and for using an emulated Amiga OS. Lets see what's been fixed!

Beta 17:

- One more IDE emulation fix, bogus extra write interrupt removed (I think this was accidentally introduced in some recent update). For some reason all tested drivers seemed to ignore it but it also could have caused data corruption in worst case.
- Added support for very large resolutions (NV Surround/AMD Eyefinity), max is now 8192x8192 (from 3072x2048) (I now have 3xVG248QE in portrait surround, 2d lightboost mode, GTX680 SLI. Debezeling still to do..)
- Display panel GUI didn't accept new selected resolution if previously loaded config had non-existing resolution.
- B16 didn't fix all glitches, yet another fix attempt. (Mindriot/Andromeda and more)
- Fixed sprite priorities in HAM mode (Thanks to Paradroid for this and right edge overscan test case)
- Added some uncommon aspect ratios to GUI aspect ratio select menus.
- Added new config entry "chipset_hacks" that is used to enable emulation of not fully known chipset features or bugs. Bit 0 = emulate COPJMP/Blitter cycle conflict (Blitter DMA channel gets loaded with Copper address). Bit 1 = emulate strange right edge overscan display shift if lores bitplane and scroll value is greater than 7. DO NOT enable in your default configuration, these are not fully emulated and can and will break other programs!

Another great alternative if you have the games and system files is FS-UAE which is a pretty damn awesome frontend that uses WinUAE at it's core. They also have a game database which you need to register for, as it's currently in Beta, which shares everyone else s working configuration files for easy Amiga game loading.

Also available are easy to install OS packages which again you may need certain legal files, but there is nothing more satisfying than having an Amiga OS running through an emulator. Further more, you can make separate installs of WinUAE by making a WinUAE.ini file in the same directory as WinUAE.exe. However make sure when you update, that you delete everything in the WinUAE.ini file(back up previous).


- We will not provide Amiga retail games or Operating System files

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