WinUAE  
Windows port of the UAE Amiga Emulator
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Wanted: Hardware and documention. (18.04.2015)
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- Any not yet dumped expansion board (SCSI/IDE/others) boot ROM dump.
- Bus Stop freezer cartridge or ROM dump.

WinUAE 3.1.0 WIP #1 (18.04.2015)
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Estimated release date: May 2015.

New emulated expansion hardware:

SCSI controllers:
- A2090/A2090a (ST-506 not supported)
- AdSCSI Advantage 2000
- Archos ADD-500
- GVP Series I (3 models)
- GVP Series II
- HK-Computer Vector Falcon 8000
- J.Kommos A500
- Kupke Golem
- Masoboshi MC-302 and MC-702 (Incomplete)
- Microbotics StarDrive (Clock not emulated)
- Protar A500
- SupraDrive (5 models)

IDE controllers:
- AdIDE
- AlfaPower/AT-BUS 508/2008/AlfaPower Plus
- M-Tec AT 500
- RocTec RocHard RH800C (SCSI not supported)

Accelerator boards:
- ACT Apollo 1240/1260
- DKB 1230/1240
- RCS Fusion Forty
- GVP A3001
- GVP A530
- GVP G-Force 030
- Kupke Golem 030 A500

Miscellaneous expansions:
- Toccata Zorro II sound card.
- HAM-E display adapter.
- Nordic Power v3.2 freezer cartridge.
- Pro Access v2.17 freezer cartridge.

New features:

- CD, CD32 FMV and Toccata audio are now optionally mixed with Paula
  audio stream. Sound sync is not lost even when emulation speed
  changes and sound is included with audio recording.
- Multiple SCSI/IDE expansion boards can be enabled at the same time.
- Floppy sound per-drive empty/disk inserted volume control.
- Added partial A1000 Velvet prototype support. Unfortunately
  currently no known Velvet boot disks exist.
- Configurable overscan region blanking.
- Hardfile ATA and SCSI version configuration option.
- Fullscreen GUI option.

Updates:

- Custom chipset display emulation partially rewritten, many
  A1000 vs OCS vs ECS chipset undocumented edge cases are now
  fully emulated.
- AMAX ROM dongle emulation improved.
- CD and disk image volume label is also shown in status message.
- CPU Idle feature rewritten, lowered CPU usage.
- More reliable simultaneous on the fly media insertions/removals.
- Action Replay 2/3 emulation improved.
- Added 1/2, 1/4 and 1/8 filter panel "integer" scaling options.
- Audio master volume is now real master volume control. Paula,
  CD and AHI sub-volume controls.
- Optionally saveimages can use same directory as parent image.
- More accurate 68000 bus/address error stack frame undocumented fields.

3.0 bugs fixed:

- Some CPU HALT conditions caused emulator hang.
- Chip RAM/Slow RAM size change on the fly crash.
- Multiple other crash bugs fixed.

Other bugs fixed:

- Low level SCSI emulation fixes and updates.
- RTG mode screenshots in 16-bit host color depth mode had wrong colors.
- Real CD drive as emulated ATAPI or SCSI had wrong last available block.
- Graffiti corrupted display in non-AGA modes.
- Some programs had shifted display in some configurations (For example
  Gloom AGA, Worms Directors Cut title screens)
- Picasso IV graphics corruption in OS4 16 bit modes.
- Picasso IV out of bounds access crash (OS41FE)
- Serial port emulation lost characters in some situations.


WinUAE 3.0.0 (17.12.2014)
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New emulated hardware:

- PPC CPU emulation. CyberStorm PPC and Blizzard PPC boards emulated
  using QEMU PPC core, on-board SCSI supported.
- Other accelerator boards emulated (Blizzards, CyberStorms, Warp
  Engine, TekMagic, A2630), including on-board SCSI if available.
- More SCSI expansion boards emulated (Fastlane, Oktagon, Blizzard Kit IV)
- CD32 Full Motion Video cartridge emulation.
- CDTV-CR emulation.
- A590 XT hard drive emulation.

New features:

- Show on screen message when disk or CD is inserted or ejected or input
  device is autoswitched.
- Added null serial port mode that connects two WinUAE instances running
  on same PC.
- Fastest possible CPU speed mode is now available with cycle-exact mode,
  CPU is fastest possibly, only chip memory and chipset is cycle-exact. 
- Immediate blitter is available in cycle-exact modes.
- 68040/060 with more compatible emulates instruction cache, MMU supported.
- 68000/68010 + 32-bit address space is supported.
- Optionally game controllers can be kept active when WinUAE does not have
  focus.
- Implemented secondary Z2 RAM board, for example 6M Z2 RAM + 2M Z2 RTG board
  combination is now possible.
- Added "history" menu to filesystem, hardfile and tape drive path selection.
- Added CDTV/CDTV-CR/CD32 turbo CD read mode.
- Multiple SCSI controllers can be active simultaneously.

Updates:

- Programmed chipset display modes accuracy improved.
- Uncompressed CHD harddrive image write support.
- Implemented previously unavailable small Z2 RAM board sizes (64k to 512k)
- Z3 board emulation supports official autoconfig space, required when using
  PPC-only operating systems.
- 68000 cycle exact mode updates.
- Improved cycle counting in 68000 more compatible mode.

Bugs fixed:

- 68060 with "Unimplemented CPU emu" checkbox ticked: 68060 only unimplemented
  instructions were not emulated normally.
- Screenshot with D3D shader filter enabled always took filtered screenshot.
- SCSI CD READ CD command only worked if audio track was first track of CD.
- Hard reset didn't reset map rom loaded KS ROM data.
- AGA sprites in borders were clipped incorrectly in some situations (2.8.0)
- Autofire always on mode crashed.
- PCMCIA IDE emulation was broken long time ago.
- uanet.device + slirp combination was unusable.
- Directory filesystem statesave support open file path handling fixed.
- AVI audio recording always used PCM mode.

And much more small updates and fixes.


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