zxsp
zxsp
0.8.0pre27

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zxsp free download for Mac

zxsp

0.8.0pre27
18 May 2015

Simulator for the ZX81 and ZX Spectrum home computer families (beta).

Overview

zxsp is a simulator for the historic Sinclair ZX home computer families.

Supported machines:
  • ZX Spectrum 16k, 48k, 128k, +2, +2A and +3.
  • Spanish and French versions. Brazilian TK90X and TK95. Portuguese TK2048.
  • TC2068, TS2068 and U2086
  • ZX80, ZX81, TS1000, TS1500 and TK85
  • Jupiter Ace
Features:
  • Multiple instances
  • Fullscreen mode
  • Excellent stereo sound
  • Precise screen and border effects
  • Virtual tape recorder, keyboards and extensions
  • Save highres and flashing Gif screenshots and record Gif movies
  • Integrated debugger
  • Instant-load and save tape files
Supported file formats:

.sna, .z80, .ace, .tap, .tzx, .80, .81, .o, .p, .wav, .aiff, .rom, .dck, .dsk, .img, .iso, .hdf, .asm and .scr files

Supported real-world machinery:
  • Load from and save to real-world Specci or cassette recorder
  • USB joysticks and game pads
Supported virtual peripherals:
  • Tape recorder
  • Misc. joystick interfaces
  • Built-in joystick ports
  • Interface 2 for joysticks and rom cartridge
  • Kempston mouse interface
  • DivIDE hard disc interface
  • SPECTRA video interface
  • Third party AY sound modules for the ZX81 and ZX Spectrum
  • Lenslok
  • Currah µSpeech
  • Romantic Robots Multiface 1, 128 and +3
Integrated debugger:
  • Load assembler source files
  • Single stepper
  • Z80 and AY sound chip register display & edit
  • Memory view & edit and disassembly & inline assembler
  • Breakpoints for exec, read or write access
  • Video beam position indicator

What's new in zxsp

Version 0.8.0pre27:
  • Emulation of the Currah µSpeech
  • Emulation of the Multiface ONE, 128 and +3.
  • Fixed: tape recorder did not split blocks properly

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8 zxsp Reviews

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Jazzygb1
27 July 2007

Most helpful

This is fab! I love that there are people out there who do this stuff & for free too - it really is fantastic! Thanks very much. It allows me to play Knight Lore (which I STILL haven't completed), Manic Miner & all my other favourite Speccy games without the waiting for tapes, so my ZX can stay in the loft. Superb - thanks.
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Version 0.7.1pr10
Steinar-Helgesen
26 April 2015
Wow i feel old suddenly. It was a awesome computer at the time ;)
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Version 0.8.0pre26
Stephen-Fry
12 October 2013
Awesome nostalgia !
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Version 0.8.0pre19
Pissnaround
08 October 2012
Doesn't seem to start on 10.8.2. Getting an error message saying... Check with the developer to make sure zxsp works with this version of OS X. You may need to reinstall the application. Be sure to install any available updates for the application and OS X.
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Version 0.8.0pre4
1 answer(s)
Private
Private
08 October 2012
This happens when MacUpdate crawls my site... It seems that i have to include the Qt libs in the bundle. Get version 0.8.0.pre5 instead. Please send bug reports to kio@little-bat.de.
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Tweety-
29 April 2012
This version does not run on 10.5 PPC ? Darn, another one bites the dust. Well then we have to use the older version, if you keep it in your downloads for all those PPC users still out there.
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Version 0.7.4pre1
Jazzygb1
27 July 2007
This is fab! I love that there are people out there who do this stuff & for free too - it really is fantastic! Thanks very much. It allows me to play Knight Lore (which I STILL haven't completed), Manic Miner & all my other favourite Speccy games without the waiting for tapes, so my ZX can stay in the loft. Superb - thanks.
Like (1)
Version 0.7.1pr10
Ksbis
07 June 2007
Is is stable and have all the features you want for a good emulator like those from the PC world. But one thing - something you've never seen before, something really unique makes this not only a good emulator but err.. an interactive museum... (?) no. A time machine. A simple idea with this realistic visualization of keyboard just have to say - after years of searching I've found my program. Where? on MAC!
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Version 0.7
Thee-Alex
01 May 2007
Owning a Spectrum back in the day means this is an essential install on all the Macs I own/use. I've never had any problems with it so can recommend without hesitation.
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Version 0.6.7
Po60t
10 April 2007
*Crackle*PEEP*PEEP*Grind*Crackle*Krssshhhhhh*Crackle* Ahhh, This brings back memories. The days of waiting 20 minutes to play Robocop on my friends Spectrum. btw, I am having a minor issue with the instant .tap loading. I have set zxsp to default to a 128k model. but when i try and load AY Riders demo "you are adult.tap" it sudden;ly switches to 48k and wont play it. The only way i can make it work is to go through the laborious steps of playing the tape. :( *snap*crackle*pop*
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Version 0.6.6.2
1 answer(s)
Kio
Kio
10 April 2007
Yes, i know. This is planned to be improved. Either loading always into a 128K Specci or into the frontmost machine. ... kio !
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Version 0.6.6.2