JavaCPC 6.4 ready to download!

Started by Devilmarkus, 18:32, 25 June 09

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Devilmarkus

Hi together,

It's time for a new JavaCPC release!!!
And here it comes!
http://cpc-live.com/download.php?list.7


Better than ever and with many improvements, JavaCPC is ready for download now.

Here's the changelist:
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Changes from ver. 6.3 to 6.4
- Improved tape emulation, supports WAV, CDT and MP3!
- Tapedeck can be used as MP3/WAV music player
- Bugfix in Z80 emulation, makes Speedlock and similar protections
  work
- Bugfix in FDC emulation, makes games "Prehistorik II" and "Super
  cauldron" work
- Chooseable CRTC type 0 / 1 and CRTC improvements
- CRTC Register 1 fix
- Added GZip compression for WAV, DSK, SNA
- Added keyboard-recording function (Check edit-menu)
- Added STarKos 1.21 roms (Chooseable in JavaCPC's romsetter)
- some several bugfixes
- Better resynchronisation for sound
- New "knobs" to change volume / digiblaster volume
- New feature: "Report a bug" which allows the user to send a bug-
  report directly to me, includes JAVA-console output
  (See: Help -> Report a bug)
- Improved version checking
- You can assign now DSK, SNA and other cpc-related files to Win32
  executable

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Have fun with this new release...
Please report any bugs to me.

Cheers,
Markus
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Devilmarkus

Small bugfix in Windows 32bit executable:
During compiling the .exe file, an error occured and JAVA did not get enough memory.
Fixed this now.
For those users, who already downloaded "JavaCPC Win32 exe": Please download this package again.

Only for the .EXE! JAR-version works well.
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Gryzor

Damn you, this is going too fast :D

Devilmarkus

BTW.: Here's an example video of JavaCPC's mp3-player function:
http://cpc-live.com/videos/mp3player/
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Gryzor

This looks ueber-cook, but what does it do? It looks like it's passing the mp3 as code to the CPC and the CPC translates it to border stripes?

This, btw, is a lovely song, what is it? really lovely!

Devilmarkus

Quote from: Gryzor on 22:22, 01 July 09
This looks ueber-cook, but what does it do? It looks like it's passing the mp3 as code to the CPC and the CPC translates it to border stripes?

LOL! I am simply playing the buffered WAV of the mp3! Due playback is done via CPC emulation, I simply read actually byte to be played and manipulate the GateArray to set border colours. Thats all.

QuoteThis, btw, is a lovely song, what is it? really lovely!

"Sad Robot" - Pornophonique

You can download the complete 8bit Lagerfeuer album here:
http://pornophonique.de/
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Gryzor

Quote from: CPC-Live on 22:34, 01 July 09
LOL! I am simply playing the buffered WAV of the mp3! Due playback is done via CPC emulation, I simply read actually byte to be played and manipulate the GateArray to set border colours. Thats all.

Heh, that's what I meant :D

Quote from: CPC-Live on 22:34, 01 July 09
"Sad Robot" - Pornophonique

You can download the complete 8bit Lagerfeuer album here:
http://pornophonique.de/

Ooh cool, thanks for the heads-up, just downloaded! Will take it with me on the car tomorrow.

By the way, could you maybe release a stand-alone mp3 player that would do CPC-style visualizations? This would be soooo neat!

Devilmarkus

Quote from: Gryzor on 22:42, 01 July 09By the way, could you maybe release a stand-alone mp3 player that would do CPC-style visualizations? This would be soooo neat!

No  ;D Sorry, no knowledge & time for that  ::)
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Gryzor

Ah what a pity! I envision an mp3 player with a visualization window that shows a CPC loading screen. This could be fed by album cover art passed through a CPC convertor on the fly. The main window could have the cassette deck :)

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