I had some machine code to do RLE compression, I'll look for it. It should be easy to further optimize it for B&W images.
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- Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:20 am
- Forum: QL Emulation
- Topic: Q-emulator for Mac with macOS Catalina
- Replies: 8
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Having received a number of requests for a 64 bit version, I might reconsider. I decided to buy a new (used) Mac for the port and have been working on it for three weeks now. It's only partially working so far, so no promises. The issue remains that I don't currently use a Mac other than for develop...
- Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:52 am
- Forum: General QL Chat
- Topic: A question about my game, boxed version or just for free?
- Replies: 15
- Views: 1691
Depends on your goals. If you want to maximize the number of people who try and play your game, a free download here and on Dilwyn's QL software page sounds like the way to go.
- Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:29 pm
- Forum: Help for New Users
- Topic: What QL emulator do you recommend?
- Replies: 6
- Views: 1079
that I create text in my PC as a TXT file and open it in QL? So I will save the txt file as _bas? You can do that. Map the microdrive slot to a Windows folder so the files show both on the PC and in Q-emuLator. Use a Windows editor that can handle non-Windows end-of-line characters. (For example No...
- Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:49 pm
- Forum: Software & Programming
- Topic: Microdrive code dependence on CPU speed
- Replies: 7
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is the mirodrice code in QDOS, Minerva and SMSQ/E dependent on CPU instruction timings? I seem to remember it is not. But wanted to ask here, in case someone is more familiar with the microdrives. Yes, some of the code needs the right timing to be compatible with QDOS. The FORMAT command is probabl...
OK - here are my results. I used the QL + Tetroid's GoldCard and QEmulator set to QL speed and then to GoldCard speed Gold Card speed in Q-emuLator is approximate and was based on a couple of known benchmark results. I should still have a benchmark I wrote years ago to collect cycle-accurate instru...