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RockNES 5.70C -May 5th 2021-

Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 8:01 am
by Zepper
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 What's new for version 5.70C (05/05/2021)
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 - Fixed sound volume level with unsigned samples.
 
 What's new for version 5.70B (05/03/2021)
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 - Fixed disabled mini-GUI items.
 - Fixed some uninitialized variables in the APU core.

 What's new for version 5.70 (04/30/2021)
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 [apu/sound]
 - Major fix in the sound downsampling, new high pass filter.
 - Sound recording is now terminated if the sound mode is changed.
 - Fixed a bug calculating the data chunk size for stereo wave files.
 - Fixed envelope volume on power up/reset (set to 0 instead of 15).
 - Sound output volume now uses the mixing formula and float types for math.
 [gui]
 - The mini-GUI menubar is back! It's used in low resolutions mode.
 - Fixed wrong colors in message boxes.
 [nsf]
 - Fixed a stupid bug of displaying NSF frequency circles out of NSF mode.
 - Fixed a bug setting the NSF file/track info in the program window.
 - Track number is back to the decimal mode.
 - Press Spacebar to switch the sound mode between "normal" and "Fami-clone" (NSF only).
 - Pressing Alt+Enter (toggles fullscreen/windowed) no longer restarts the NSF track.
 [joypad]
 - Reads from $4016/$4017 are set by specific hardware (NES and VS Unisystem). 
 [general]
 - Now you're able to save/restore states during movie recording (joypad data logging).
 - Cosmetic changes, a couple of minor fixes.
 - Savestate document is now included with the emulator package.

Re: RockNES 5.70B -Mayl 3rd 2021-

Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 11:55 am
by Zepper
Bug fix version 5.70B released.
Please, send me feedback.

Re: RockNES 5.70B -May 3rd 2021-

Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 3:04 pm
by Ben Boldt
What ever happened to the Macintosh version? Did you get fed up working with Richard Bannister or was he the one that stopped porting it for some reason? I have always been curious about that.

Re: RockNES 5.70B -May 3rd 2021-

Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 3:52 pm
by Zepper
Ben Boldt wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 3:04 pm
What ever happened to the Macintosh version? Did you get fed up working with Richard Bannister or was he the one that stopped porting it for some reason? I have always been curious about that.
it's been a long time. I don't remember details. We broke up.

Re: RockNES 5.70B -May 3rd 2021-

Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 8:36 am
by Ben Boldt
I used to be a really huge fan of Macintosh computers before Mac OS X. I was quite literally obsessed with them. In 9th grade I discovered those emulators, and went to emuscene all the time over dialup modem. I just remember Richard being so rude and obtuse... Really making it a point to show how much smarter he is than a 9th grader... I don't know how anyone could ever get along with someone like that. In later years I used OTX to get rid of his shareware nag screens. I don't know hardly anything about PowerPC assembly language and never did share how to do that with anyone, but it was E-Z and very redeeming.

Re: RockNES 5.70B -May 3rd 2021-

Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 5:10 am
by Zepper
Ben Boldt wrote:
Tue May 04, 2021 8:36 am
(...) I just remember Richard being so rude and obtuse... Really making it a point to show how much smarter he is than a 9th grader... I don't know how anyone could ever get along with someone like that. In later years I used OTX to get rid of his shareware nag screens. (..)
Well, yes. Unfortunately, there was no substitute for a MacOS port.