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ACE v1.24, an Amstrad CPC(+) emulator for MorphOS/Haiku by Philippe Rimauro (and new plugins)

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ACE v1.24 is available. Since v1.22, this emulator can use plugins which emulates :

  • Amdrum (Cheetah) sound card which lets play 8bit samples, seen in ads a percussion synthesis
  • X-Mass IDE interface
  • Albireo card by PulkoTronics
  • MultiPlay : supporting mices and joysticks
  • Mirage Imager (a primitive Multiface Two)
  • Multiface Two (new with v1.24)
  • Nova by PulkoMandy, RTC and NVRAM support
  • Amstrad SSA-1 Speech Synthetizer
  • DK'Tronics speech synthetize

A SDK exists if you want to program your own plugin for the ACE emulator.




Ana Rosa 0.1.1, an Amstrad PCW16 emulator by Habi Soft

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Ana Rosa 0.1.1 is a beta of an Amstrad PCW16 emulator by Habi Soft, after an alpha released in 2016.

At the first use of the emulator, you must install the OS of the PCW16 which you will find there.

You can check the doumentation of the emulator.




Joyce v2.2.15 by John Elliott, an Amstrad PCW emulator

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The Amstrad PCW emulator Joyce v2.2.14 by John Elliott already available for unix and windows, and now also on MacOS (5th August 2021).

This version fixes handling of DSK files with unformatted tracks.



CPCemu v2.3.3, an Amstrad CPC emulator by Rainer Loritz is available

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Rainer has released CPCemu v2.3.3. It's available for MacOS, Android, iOS, Linux (x86_64 and ARM, in particular on Raspberry Pi) and Windows.

New version features :

  • Snapshot sizes of up to 576 K (uncompressed only)
  • Default snapshot size can be changed in configuration file
  • New option to use on-screen joystick as cursor keys
  • Several bug fixes, in particular in the context of ROM handling


CPCemu v2.3.2, an Amstrad CPC emulator by Rainer Loritz is available

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Rainer has released CPCemu v2.3.2. It's available for MacOS, Android, iOS, Linux (x86_64 and ARM, in particular on Raspberry Pi) and Windows.

New version features :

  • Almost complete emulation of the M4 Board using a host directory as drive C: (i. e. SD card; even for SymbOS), including network/internet connections, dynamic ROM simulation and (replaceable) Hack ROM (lower ROM). The only thing missing is the web interface
  • CRTC emulation of type 0 (register 8 ) and type 1 (register 6) even better than before
  • HYSNC and VSYNC emulation still a bit improved
  • Online help updated
  • Mouse pointer visible on movements
  • Correction of many small and big errors (in particular, 576 KB RAM work correctly now for the first time after decades) and improved error reporting.


CPCEPower v2105, an Amstrad CPC emulator by Megachur (linux, windows, MAC, PI)

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The last version of the Amstrad CPC emulator CPCEPower by Megachur is available on cpcwiki.

The goal of this emulator is to emulates as best is possible the Amstrad CPC, like ACE.




Amstrad PPC 640 replica running RetroPie by Bill Kar

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You have a dead Amstrad PPC and you heart is too heave to throw it inside the bin ? Then why dont you use a magic wand to transform it into a retro console or better to use PCEM to emulate an Amstrad PPC ? It's what Bill Kar did with its PPC 640.




SugarPI v1.2.0, n bare metal emulator for Raspberry PI 3/4 by Sugarbox

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Sugarbox has already written two Amstrad CPC emulators, after Sugarbox v1 and v2, it's now SugarPI v1.2.0 which is working on a Rapsberry Pi 3 ou 4 wihtout raspbian : it's a bare metal emulator.




dMagnetic v0.30, a Magnetic Scrolls emulator by Dettus for various BSD and Linux distributions

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dMagnetic v0.30 by Dettus is available for several versions of Unix (BSD, Ubuntu, Debian, Gentoo) with ANSI drawing in a terminal. This utility lets you play adventure games by Magnetic Scrolls. This version adds support for extended DSK.

The emulator is using the original files of the games for Amstrad CPC, C64, msdos, windows (1991 compilation), .MAG et .GFX files on the magnetic scrolls memorial.



CPCEPower v2104, an Amstrad CPC emulator by Megachur (linux, windows, MAC, PI)

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The last version of the Amstrad CPC emulator CPCEPower by Megachur is available on cpcwiki.

The goal of this emulator is to emulates as best is possible the Amstrad CPC, like ACE.



ACE v1.23, an Amstrad CPC(+) emulator for MorphOS/Haiku by Philippe Rimauro

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ACE v1.23 is available. Since v1.22, this emulator can use plugins which emulates :

  • Amdrum (Cheetah) sound card which lets play 8bit samples, seen in ads a percussion synthesis
  • X-Mass IDE interface
  • Albireo card by PulkoTronics

A SDK exists if you want to program your own plugin for the ACE emulator.



CLK by Thomas HARTE, a multi platform emulator including Amstrad CPC

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CLK par Thomas HARTE is a latency-hating emulator of 8- and 16-bit platforms : the Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II/II+/IIe and early Macintosh, Atari 2600 and ST, ColecoVision, Commodore Vic-20, MSX 1, Oric 1/Atmos, Sega Master System, Sinclair ZX80/81 and ZX Spectrum.



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