VICE on Macs is currently an application bundle that launches X11 and the X11 version of VICE. I added a new launcher script for the next VICE release that allows to drop files on the app icon. Each dropped file is autostarted when opening the emulator. Furthermore, you can run the launcher from the command . . . → Read More: New X11 Launcher for MacVICE
Graham’s WarpCopy64 is *the* tool if you want to copy some of your real c64 disks directly via ethernet to your host. The initial release was windows only, but j0x did a really nice job of porting the host code as a command line tool to linux.
So I thought, why not run this . . . → Read More: WarpCopy64 on Macs
The Final Replay (TFR06) is a ROM replacement for the Retro Replay cartridge. It supports the network adapter RRNET very well and provides nice networking features like the codenet or WarpCopy64 (a high speed disk transfer tool).
Unfortunately, TFR06 does not run on the current version (1.20) of VICE. It simply hangs the emulator after . . . → Read More: The Final Replay on VICE
The Final Ethernet (TFE) adapter allows to connect a real Commodore 64 to the ethernet. VICE can emulate this adapter and makes your virtual C64 internet-aware. This guide describes how to compile a TFE-enabled version of the mac port.
. . . → Read More: TFE on Mac VICE Build Guide
The DTV 64 is essentially a retro-style Joystick with a hardware emulation of a Commodore 64 embedded inside. It is shipped with a flash ROM that contains 30 Games. Many people on the net have transformed the C64 from a joystick retro toy into a really usable C64-clone with keyboard connector, 2 joystick ports and . . . → Read More: My DTV64 Mod
VICE on Macs runs in the X11 Window Environment and thus on the X11 Display Server provided by Apple called X11.app. It will be automatically launched if you click on a VICE application icon.
The X11.app will run in the menu bar if VICE is active. The Preferences.. in the Apple Menu have some settings . . . → Read More: X11.app Preferences for MacVICE
Unfortunately, the new release 1.20 of VICE has some problems on Macs. In this post I will summarize the ones we have found.
Crash on Settings Loading: There is a (endianess) bug that will crash VICE on start up. Currently, the only workaround is to not save any settings at all. If you already have . . . → Read More: VICE 1.20 Mac Problems
For those who didn’t know it already: The build scripts that create a universal mac binary of VICE called MacViceBuilder are now completely integrated in the current VICE release.
I removed the download link from my page and updated the site’s contents.
PS: All patches found there are also integrated in the current VICE release.
. . . → Read More: MacViceBuilder replaced by VICE 1.20
welcome to my blog!
This blog will contain notes about the personal projects I am working on. The main focus will be my favorite hardware namely the Commodore 64 and Apple’s Macs and the emulation of the first one on the second machine.
As I am the current maintainer of the Mac port . . . → Read More: Welcome to my blog!