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Hatari 1.9.0

Description

Hatari is an Atari ST/STE/TT/Falcon emulator for GNU/Linux, BSD, Mac OS X, Windows and other systems which are supported by the SDL library. The Atari ST was a 16/32 bit computer system which was first released by Atari in 1985.

Using the Motorola 68000 CPU, it was a very popular computer having quite a lot of CPU power at that time. Unlike many other Atari ST emulators which try to give you a good environment for running GEM applications, Hatari tries to emulate the hardware of a ST as close as possible so that it is able to run most of the old ST games and demos. Hatari is open source software and is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

Features:

Hatari supports the emulation of most of the ST and STE hardware, including some special tricks like raster interrupts, border effects and PSG sample sound. A joystick can be emulated with the cursor keys or with a real PC joystick. Hatari also features the possibility to "mount" a directory of the host system as a ST drive, or to use images from an original Atari's hard disk. 

Hatari is also able to emulate the additional hardware of the TT or Falcon machines, like the Videl video chip or the DSP 56001. However, note that TT and Falcon support are currently still in development and experimental.

Changelog

Hatari 1.9.0 has been released.

Thanks to all the people who contributed to this version with code, ideas, bug reports. Let's keep on improving Hatari !

  • Major update of the CPU for Falcon emulation, based on the latest version of WinUAE CPU : 68060, MMU, data/instruction cache, better prefetch pipeline, cycle accuracy, stack frame, ...
  • Memory : extra TT-RAM support for TT & Falcon emulation
  • MFP : better emulation of GPIP, AER and DDR
  • Gemdos HD emulation : better support for mapping of filenames with international encoding
  • MIDI : many accuracy improvements
  • Some fixes for video, blitter, dsp
  • More options for using ACSI and IDE disk images
  • Various changes in the UI
  • Various changes in the debugger

See release-notes.txt for the full changelog.

  • Fixed demos : Graphix Sound 2 in Relapse by Cybernetics, RGBeast by Aggression, My Socks Are Weapons by Legacy
  • Fixed games : Superior 65 - Blood Money , Obitus (STX version), The Teller (STX/CTR version), War Heli
  • Fixed programs : Realtime and M by Eric Ameres, Notator

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