[MSX] blueMSX 2.5

Jorge Vidal Wulff jvidal at netexpress.cl
Sat Jul 8 19:43:11 CEST 2006


wow! now that's what I would call good news.
I'm off to get it!

Benoît Delvaux escribió:
> Version 2.5 of blueMSX will be released globally 8.7 at 14:00 GMT ! The big 
> launch event has been arranged today at the MSX Info Update 2006 party in 
> Helsinki. Daniel Vik presents new features to all party visitors on video.
>
> After almost 10 months since the previous release, the new version of 
> blueMSX is a big update, full of very advanced features :
>
> - The implementation of a new controllers and keyboard editor gives still 
> more comfort to the gamers and will allow to support easily other computers 
> or consoles in future versions.
>
> - Requested since a long time by the MSX developers, the hard disk emulation 
> is now a reality and besides the well-known Sunrise IDE hard disk 
> controllers, blueMSX has also implemented the Beer IDE and GIDE supports.
>
> - In the musical domain, blueMSX is the first emulator that is capable to 
> support the Yamaha CX5M, CX5M-128 and CX7M-128 computers by emulation of the 
> YM2151 sound chip and the YK-01, YK-10 and YK-20 music keyboards. The MIDI 
> part of the Yamaha SFG cartridges is not yet available.
>
>
> Which are the other changes ?
>
> In the emulator :
> - Added support for the MHT Ingenieros Gunstick and the ASCII Plus-X 
> Terminator Laser
> - Added support for two 80 columns graphics cards on MSX1 : Microsol VMX-80 
> and SVI-737
> - Added support for Video In, Sony HBI-V1 digitizer and the digitization 
> part of the Philips NMS-8280 computer
> - Added superimpose and external video source support in V9938 emulation
> - Added support for PNG screenshots
> - Added support for creating new disk images of various size on MSX and 
> SVI-328
> - Added support for undocumented screen mode (screen 0 with screen 2 style 
> name table addressing)
> - Added a new display synchronization method
> - Added a video option to blend consecutive frames and get smoother picture
> - Added support for the YM2149 PSG
> - Fixed the MIDI-IN support in the Turbo-R machines
> - Added new rom mappers for SFG-01 and SFG-05 (used in the Yamaha music 
> computers), the F&M Direct Assembler System and the SG-1000 version of The 
> Castle
> - Improved SRAM enable/disable handling in FM-PAC
> - Restructured Keyboard and Joystick input
> - Optimized the video rendering
> - Added support for running blueMSX from read only media
> - Added support for running blueMSX without storing any data on local 
> machine
> - Fixed addressing in Konami mappers
> - Fixed bug in 1kB ram mapper used in ColecoVision and SG-1000
> - Border rendering is now cycle accurate
> - Fixed HREFRESH timing in VDP
> - Fixed bug in XVRAM emulation
> - Fixed sprite status bug
> - Fixed VDP timing in Turbo-R and MSX2+ machines
>
> In the debugger :
> - Added find dialog to search for strings or values in the memory
> - Improved editing in memory window
> - Added debugging support of OPL sound chips
>
> In the trainer :
> - Extended the cheat database to 396 MSX games
>
> You can find this emulator here : http://www.bluemsx.com 
>
>
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