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Quick and Dirty Apricot Emulator

QDAE is an emulator supporting various 16-bit computers made by Apricot in the 1980s, plus the Wang Professional Computer. All these were non-IBM-compatible systems running custom versions of MS-DOS or CP/M.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  29 May 2012 19:50

    Release Notes: Bugfixes: a crash on shutdown when emulating a Wang PC, and various issues when the native GEM driver is asked to draw off the edge of the screen.

    •  25 May 2012 23:10

      Release Notes: A native GEM driver has been added, allowing GEM applications to run in 15-bit truecolour.

      •  06 Feb 2012 00:01

        Release Notes: A native mouse driver has been added, allowing improved pointer integration with the host operating system. Various improvements and bugfixes have been made to serial port emulation.

        •  16 Jan 2012 22:56

          Release Notes: Support for emulating the Wang Professional Computer has been added. Serial ports are now emulated on both Apricot and Wang systems.

          •  17 Dec 2011 12:35

            Release Notes: Emulation of Winchester disks (hard drives) is now supported. When emulating a Portable and using the color screen, text now scrolls correctly.


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