RSS Feeds

Receive a regular RSS feed from our latest, most popular and recommended downloads

Latest downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most latest downloads

Most popular downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our most popular downloads

Recommended downloads feed

Get a regular RSS from our recommended downloads

Newsletter

Subscribe to either one of our two newsletters for regular updates and information

Downloads newsletter

This is a weekly newsletter with download news, updates and other information

This is a monthly newsletter with software store information, offers and deals

WinUAE 4.0.1

An Amiga emulator for fans of retro computing

by Bob Thornton

Our Rating:
Your Rating:
Login to rate
Based on 2 ratings
License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 10, Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (64 bit)
Requirements:
Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 17 July 2018
Watchlist: Add download to my watchlist
Downloads To Date: 5780
Developer: WinUAE
RSS News Feed:
Safeguard your PC with Malwarebytes 3.0 Premium for only $29.99, saving 50% from store.downloadcrew.com
WinUAE
Run old Amiga software in Windows with WinUAE

Fans of retro gaming, and retro computing in general, will be aware of the wealth of emulator that exist. While physical hardware has a tendency to die, classic machine can live on as they are ported to other platforms. In emulation circles UAE Amiga Emulator is a well-known and respected piece of software, but it is only available for Linux. WinUAE is a Windows port of the emulator that brings the same emulation options to Windows users.

In order to run old Amiga software on your computer, you will first need to obtain one of the many ROMs that are available. These can then be loaded in WinUAE so you can enjoy all of your favorite titles of old all over again. The program is capable of emulating a number of different hardware models from the A1000 and A500+ to the CDTV and A4000. For each system you have the option of choosing different hardware configurations such as varying the amount of memory that is installed.

You can tweak the CPU settings to mimic any system you care to imagine, and by configuring virtual hard drives and floppy drives you can load up the software of your choice. It is likely that you’ll want to use the emulator to play games that you have not been able to enjoy for years, and there are numerous options available that can be used to remap your mouse and keyboard so they can be used as a joystick if you do not have one.

There are a number of handy extra features such as the ability to record on-screen action and play it back at another time. Overall support and quality is very impressive and the only thing that is left for you to do is to track down the software you’re going to run. The level of customization and configuration is to be commended as well.

What's new in v4 (see the changelog for more):

- Beam Racing Lagless VSync which reduces input latency to sub-5ms. Replaces old Low Latency VSync.
- Virtual multi monitor support. Each virtual Amiga video output connector (Video port graphics adapter, RTG boards) can be “connected” to separate WinUAE window, emulating real hardware being connected to more than one physical monitor.
- Debugger supports running Amiga executables from shell, adds symbol and gcc stab debugging data support, loads executable to special reserved address space which enables detection of any illegal accesses byte accurately and more. (Details)
- Host mode FPU emulation mode is finally full extended precision (80-bit) capable. It is also fully JIT compatible.

Verdict:

 A highly advanced emulator for Amiga fans that is worth of attention.

Your Comments & Opinion
 
Related Download Articles
 
BlueStacks App Player

BlueStacks App Player 4.30.50.1690

Freeware

Run Android apps on your Windows PC

Wine

Wine 3.0

Open Source

Wine lets you run Windows applications directly on your Linux desktop without needing an emulator.

CrossOver Mac

CrossOver Mac 17.0

Trial Software

Install Windows software on your Mac

Christmas Eve Crisis

Christmas Eve Crisis

Freeware

Help Santa to recover lost presents ready to deliver all over the world

Other Download Articles From This Category
Logyx Pack

Logyx Pack 10.14

Freeware

Play 100+ logic games from one portable freebie

LaunchBox

LaunchBox 8.7

Freeware

A portable game database/ launcher

MAME (64-bit)

MAME 0.201 (64-bit)

Freeware

Play favourite old arcade games on your PC

MAME

MAME 0.201

Freeware

Play favourite old arcade games on your PC

From Softwarecrew

Please wait while my feed loads

See more posts...

 

Spotlight: Free Full Software

WhatsApp Messenger 2.18.91

Free Full Commercial Software

WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

It's easy to set up and use. There's no need to create and remember new account names or pins because it works with your phone number, and uses your regular address book to find and connect you with friends who use WhatsApp already.

You can talk one-to-one or in group chats, and because you're always logged in there's no way to miss messages. Even if your phone is turned off, WhatsApp will save your messages and display them as soon as you're back online.

There's plenty more (location sharing, contact exchange, message broadcasting) and the app is free for a year, currently $0.99/ year afterwards.

What's New in Version 2.18.91

- When receiving photos or GIFs, you can 3D Touch or swipe left on the notification and tap "View" to preview the media from within the notification (iOS 10+).
- You can now search on the Status tab to quickly find status updates.

[...]
Value:
Free
Rating: