[ANNOUNCE] VICE 1.22 for dos systems

[ANNOUNCE] VICE 1.22 for dos systems

Post by black » Tue, 14 Aug 2007 06:22:35

Version 1.22 of VICE, the Versatile Commodore Emulator, has been

VICE emulates the Commodore C64, C128, VIC20, PET 8-bit computers,
PLUS4 and the CBM-II (aka C610) and is completely written in C/C++; it
runs on Unix, Win32, MS-DOS, RiscOS, OS/2, BeOS, QNX, AmigaOS and GP2X

VICE is *free* software released under the GNU General Public License,
and as such it comes with full source code.

Most important changes since the last version include:

* Changes in VICE 1.22

** C128 changes

- Added 2 MHz mode support (experimental).

- The cursor keys are mapped differently in C64-mode now.

- Fixed C64-mode autostart support.

** VIC20 changes

- Improved the sound emulation where the 'volume change click' is
concerned, and normalized the audio output level.


- The VIC-II border mode can be selected now (normal, full, debug).

- Some sprite fixes needed for Krestage 3 demo.

** Drive changes

- Improved drive LED emulation.

** Unix changes

- Fixed the "black screen" bug caused by some X11 library security

- Fixed the usb support for bsd based platforms.

- Changed the preferred libdir and docdir for netbsd and freebsd.

- Xaw/XRandR fullscreen mode is supposed to work.

** MS-Windows changes

- Positional keyboard mapping is used as default again.

- New volume slider control.

- The win32 port can now be compiled with openwatcom.

** OS/2 changes

- The os/2 port can now be compiled with openwatcom.

** RiscOS changes

- Added a build script for the RiscOS port and all needed binary files
are now part of the source distribution.

** AmigaOS changes

- Added netplay support for AmigaOS3 port.

- Added netplay support for AROS port.

- New VICE Volume control for all ports.

** C1541 changes

- Fixed some unlynx bugs.

The VICE 1.22 source archive is available at:

The VICE 1.22 dos binary archive is available at:

For more information check out the VICE home page at:


Signed, Marco van den Heuvel.