FS-UAE 2.9.7dev Released

A new development version has been released. Changes in FS-UAE 2.9.7dev:

  • Support building with latest version of MSYS2.
  • Renamed option frame to bezel.
  • New option: force_aspect.
  • Added shaders compiled/ported/written by guest.r.

Changes in FS-UAE Launcher 2.9.7dev:

  • Fix detection of Windows 10.
  • Support building with latest version of MSYS2.
  • Include quick setting to toggle display of bezel.
  • Quite a bit of changes, but many related to non-Amiga platforms.

Changes in FS-UAE Arcade 2.9.7dev:

  • Respect joystick modes from the game database in input selection screen.
  • Fixed aspect toggle button.
  • Fixed support for dual X-Arcade controllers.
  • Gamepad/joystick devices can be hotplugged with on-screen notifications.
  • Option to disable search function (arcade_search).

FS-UAE 2.9.6dev Released

A new development version has been released. Changes in FS-UAE 2.9.6dev:

  • Changed default fade in/out duration, only fade in fullscreen.
  • FS-UAE default is now to show a 692×540 image, not stretched to fill screen.
  • Use scale = legacy to revert to old default behavior (Can put in Host.fs-uae or use FS-UAE Launcher set set globally).
  • New option scale (choose between full, integer, legacy and no scaling).
  • New option stretch (replaces keep_aspect, though it still works).
  • F11 is now a dedicated toggle auto zoom function, Alt/Cmd+Z cycles through zoom modes as before.
  • Render a frame around the view when not stretched (frame = 0 to disable).
  • Cartridge freeze shortcut is now Alt/Cmd+C.
  • Alt/Cmd+A now toggles stretch mode (aspect correction).
  • Imported updated translations from crowdin.com.

In short, the default scaling/cropping behaviour has changed (though you may not see the change if you have specified certain scaling options). Also, the FS-UAE menu itself is being changed so it will work better on non-16:9 displays (not complete yet).

Changes in FS-UAE Launcher 2.9.6dev:

  • Imported updated translations from crowdin.com.
  • Moved additional game databases to a separate settings page.

Changes in FS-UAE Arcade 2.9.6dev:

  • FS-UAE Arcade now defaults to fullscreen.
  • Run FS-UAE with window_border = 0 to reduce flickering on launch.

FS-UAE 2.9.5dev Released

A new development version has been released. Changes in FS-UAE 2.9.5dev:

  • Added some game controller configs.
  • Restructuring to allow for (future) multiple video/audio/input drivers.

Changes in FS-UAE Launcher 2.9.5dev:

  • Added support for WHDLoad 18.3.
  • New quick settings panel (initial version) with toggle button.
  • Tweaked Fusion Adwaita theme colors to better match recent GNOME theme.
  • Controller configs for 8Bitdo SFC30 and Zero gamepads.
  • Controller config for DualShock 3 in bluetooth mode on Linux.
  • Make configurations list wider when window width is quite large.
  • Remember last selected game list on startup.
  • Lots of changes for non-Amiga/CDTV/CD32 game support.
  • New GUI setting to enable use of additional game platforms.
  • Disable config controls when loading a non-Amiga platform game.
  • Fix check for startup-sequence when determining if an archive is WHDLoad.

FS-UAE 2.9.4dev Released

A new development version has been released. Changes in FS-UAE Launcher 2.9.4dev:

  • Try to use config from game database when launching with a WHDLoad archive.
  • New startup argument –no-auto-detect-game to disable the above feature.
  • Save directory based on archive name when launching with an archive.
  • Fixed a bug where rating icons could disappear from variants list.
  • New option whdload_preload, defaults to 1 (change in behavior).
  • More language flags for the status bar.
  • New option to toggle close buttons in dialogs.
  • New reset to defaults button on settings pages (GUI does not update yet).

Changes in FS-UAE Arcade 2.9.4dev:

  • New option arcade_initial_favorites to start with favorites filter.
  • New startup argument –favorites to show the favorites list directly.
  • Show game lists in FS-UAE Arcade (favorites, etc).
  • New option arcade_theme (=blue/red).
  • Fixed aspect correction toggle button.

You need to re-run the file scanner (and game scanner) when updating to this version.

Regarding the favorites functionality, there is no UI to add/remove favorites in the the Launcher/Arcade yet. But you can filter by favorites. For now, favorite games can be added/removed at https://openretro.org/user/favorites and the launcher will sync down this list when updating the game database.

FS-UAE 2.9.3dev Released

A new development version has been released. Changes in FS-UAE 2.9.3dev:

  • Updated FS-UAE icon.
  • Allow specifying sub_title = 0 to disable the sub title.

Changes in FS-UAE Launcher 2.9.3dev:

  • Fix for published/unpublished status of variants.
  • Extract WHDLoad arguments from .info file when loading a WHDLoad archive.
  • Set floppy drive volume (empty) to 0 when starting with a WHDLoad archive.
  • Show error message when version started is too old (cannot read databases).
  • New option whdload_quit_key to set global quit key, added to settings UI.
  • Renamed “Joystick” to “Controller” in settings dialog.
  • Improved look on Windows 10.
  • Updated look for the settings dialog.
  • Updated button links to option docs.
  • Updated FS-UAE Launcher icon.
  • CDTV games (from database) did not set CDTV model.

Changes in FS-UAE Arcade 2.9.3dev:

  • Add application icon to the Arcade window.
  • Added new icon for FS-UAE Arcade (instead of the Launcher icon).

FS-UAE 2.8.3 Released

A new stable version has been released. Changes in FS-UAE 2.8.3:

  • Fix decoding on non-ascii %-escaped file names on directory HDs.
  • Fixed caps lock.
  • Imported updated translations from crowdin.com.

Changes in FS-UAE Launcher 2.8.3:

  • Show error message when version started is too old (cannot read databases).
  • Fixed save state dir when starting with UUID parameter.
  • CDTV games (from database) did not set CDTV model.
  • Imported updated translations from crowdin.com.

Additionally, the macOS versions are now distributed as signed .dmg images to please macOS Sierra’s Gatekeeper.

FS-UAE 2.9.2dev Released

A new development version has been released. Changes in FS-UAE 2.9.2dev:

  • New boolean option warp_mode (warp_mode = 1 to start in warp mode).
  • Try ralphschmidt-cyberstorm-ppc-4471.rom if cyberstormppc.rom is not found.
  • Imported updated translations from crowdin.com.

Changes in FS-UAE Launcher 2.9.2dev:

  • Try ralphschmidt-cyberstorm-ppc-4471.rom if cyberstormppc.rom is not found.
  • Also look for ralphschmidt-cyberstorm-ppc-4471.rom in Amiga Forever dir.
  • Fix file name when saving controller configs on macOS.
  • Fix configurations not showing up since 2.9.1dev.
  • Indicate unpublished variants in variants list.
  • When enabling “unpublished” entries, list unpublished variants last.
  • Imported updated translations from crowdin.com.

FS-UAE 2.9.1dev Released

A new development version has been released. Changes in FS-UAE 2.9.1dev:

  • Configure now fails if zip or msgfmt is not found on path.
  • Added xinput_controller_11_6_1_0_windows.
  • GUI warning when running with llvmpipe software renderer.
  • Fixed caps lock.
  • Fix loading of bundled gamepad configs for macOS.
  • Fix decoding on non-ascii %-escaped file names on directory HDs.
  • Fixed loading compressed resources from fs-uae.dat on big-endian CPU.
  • Fix compilation with –disable-jit.

Changes in FS-UAE Launcher 2.9.1dev:

  • Added requests python library, start using for HTTPS support.
  • Removed six python library.
  • Sync “unpublished” games from the online game database, option to show.
  • Added UI control for joystick_port_0_autoswitch.
  • Can install kick33180.A500 / kick33180.A500.RTB for WHDLoad.
  • Fixed save state dir when starting with UUID parameter.