sz81 2.1.7

February 18th, 2011 by Crusader

Thanks to Thunor for notifying us about sz81, a Sinclair ZX80 and ZX81 emulator. Based upon the work of Ian Collier’s xz80 and Russell Marks’s z81, it employs SDL and includes additional features.


  • 2.1.7 released
  • Added forced (non-LOAD) program loading via a load file dialog
  • Added a save state system for saving and loading sz81 save states
  • Moved command-line emulation options to GUI runtime options
  • Added support for 1 to 4, 16, 32, 48 and 56K RAM (UDG now works)
  • Added the ability to save screenshots via PrtScn (SDLK_PRINT)
  • Added support for o, 80, p and 81 program file types
  • Added autoloading of ZX80 program files in addition to the ZX81
  • Added sequential filenaming for ZX80, printer and screenshot files
  • Added a ZX80 BASIC xxxx REM SAVE “progname” filenaming hack
  • Added an emulator pause feature via Pause (SDLK_PAUSE)
  • Added mouse wheel support, used within the load file dialog
  • Added a machine code PipePanic game and a machine code template
  • Added the GNU GPL’d Open80 and Open81 source code and ROMs
  • Added Win32 support via the _WIN32 preprocessor macro
  • Applied several graphical and usability tweaks
  • Fixed a couple of bugs

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One Response to “sz81 2.1.7”

  1. liamdawe Says:

    Cannot see a contact addess for you guys anywhere so i guess i will have to post here and hope you read it! Would you guys mind linking to for a linux gaming forum?

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