Software Update: WinUAE 4.2.1

Version 4.2.1 of WinUAE has been released. This Windows port of the UAE Amiga emulator is able to emulate a Commodore Amiga perfectly. All models, from the very first Amiga 1000 to the Amiga 4000, are supported. Keep in mind that WinUAE comes without kickstart, so to speak the bios/firmware of an Amiga, or other software. More information can be found on the support forum are being found. WinUAE runs on Windows XP and above, and the download is less than 10MB in size. Amiga Forever is a possible solution for a kickstart and programs, with prices starting at 10 euros. The following improvements have been made in this release:

4.2.0 bug fixed:

  • Picasso IV and uaegfx YUV (video) overlay fixed. Didn’t affect RGB overlays.
  • Reset/restart didn’t reset overlay state.
  • Graphics corruption in some AGA programs (for example Alien Breed 3D).

Old bug fixed:

  • PPC emulation + Picasso IV: some programs had incorrect colors (For example Shogo MAD).
  • A2386SX bridgeboard unreliable/hanging floppy access fixed.
  • Changing accelerator board options (jumpers etc) on the fly didn’t do anything.
  • Fixed hang when attempting to play physical CD32 CD with video tracks.
  • Fixed crash when mounting UAE controller HDF with more than 30 partitions.

Version number 4.2.1
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website WinUAE
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License type GPL