Virtual ][ Updated to 6.5

Virtual ][, “The Best Apple II Emulator”, for Mac saw an update and now sits at version 6.5. Get it from the Box File Widget located on the blog homepage, or from their website. Let’s check out the changes.

  • Fixed an issue where the Mockingboard card could halt the virtual machine (this happened, for example, in Ultima IV).
  • Corrected an issue in the “floating bus” screen rendering, thereby improving compatibility.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause stray pixels on the emulated screen when switching from 80-column text to low-resolution graphics.
  • Improved screen rendering perfomance by using Apple’s Grand Central Dispatch technology.

Open Emulator

Open Emulator now sits at r665 and can be downloaded from the Box File Widget or from their homepage.


Open Emulator rev. 637

Open Emulator the portable legacy computer systems emulator has been updated quite a bit since I last posted about it, but now sits at version 637. You can grab it from the Box File Widget on the right hand side of this blog or from their homepage.


Open Emulator – Legacy Emulator

The Legacy Computer emulator (Apple II) Open Emulator saw an update this month. You can download rev.608 from the Box File Widget or from their homepage.