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{{Infobox
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{{Lowercase title}}
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{{Infobox emulator
|second = Yes
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|title = openMSX
|third = Linux
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|version = 0.15.0
|fourth =  
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|active = Yes
|fifth = [http://openmsx.sourceforge.net/]
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|platform = Multi-platform
|sixth = Open source}}
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|target = [[MSX emulators|MSX]]
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|developer = openMSX Team
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|website = [http://openmsx.org/ openMSX.org]
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|source = [https://github.com/openMSX/openMSX GitHub]
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|license = GNU GPL v2
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}}
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'''openMSX''' is an open-source, [[Multi-system emulators|multi-system]] [[MSX emulators|MSX emulator]].
  
'''openMSX''' is an [[open source]] [[MSX]] [[MSX emulator|emulator]] which is [[Free software|free]] according to the [[DFSG|Debian Free Software Guidelines]], available under the [[GNU General Public License]].
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For copyright reasons, the emulator cannot be distributed with original BIOS ROM images. openMSX includes C-BIOS, a minimal implementation of the MSX BIOS, allowing some games to be played without an original MSX BIOS ROM image, though you can also use your own BIOS ROM image if need be.
  
For copyright reasons the emulator cannot be distributed with original BIOS ROM images. OpenMSX includes [[C-BIOS]], a minimal implementation of the MSX BIOS, allowing some games to be played without an original MSX BIOS [[ROM image]]. You can also use your own BIOS [[ROM image]] if you please.
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==Downloads==
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*[https://github.com/openMSX/openMSX/releases openMSX stable builds]
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*[http://openmsx.fixato.net/ openMSX development builds]
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*[http://www5f.biglobe.ne.jp/~nekocan/group_soft/ht_soft.html/ NekoLauncher openMSX for macOS]
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*[http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/26767/openmsx-peashooter openMSX Peashooter for macOS]
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*[http://msx.jannone.org/openMSXcontrol/ openMSX Control Plugin for Gedit]
  
OpenMSX uses a distinctive emulation model to achieve the highest level of accuracy possible. It is available for multiple platforms including [[POSIX]] and [[Microsoft Windows]] operating systems and emulates a large amount of MSX (related) hardware, including:
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==Support==
*[[MSX#MSX turboR|MSXturboR]]
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*MSXturboR
*[[Moonsound]]
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*Moonsound
*[[AT Attachment|IDE]] Controller by Sunrise
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*IDE Controller by Sunrise
*[[GFX9000]]
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*GFX9000
*[[Pioneer Palcom]] LaserDisc
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*Pioneer Palcom LaserDisc
  
Notable features include:
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==Notable Features==
 
*Hard- and software Scalers
 
*Hard- and software Scalers
 
*Debugging
 
*Debugging
*[[Tcl]] Script Support
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*Tcl Script Support
*Cheat Finder (through [[Tcl]])
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*Cheat Finder (through Tcl)
*Game Trainers (through [[Tcl]])
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*Game Trainers (through Tcl)
*Audio/Video recording
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*Audio/Video recording (through console; can record at 720p, allowing recordings to be played at 60fps on sites like YouTube; much better than blueMSX's offering)
 
*Reverse support (go back in emulated time to correct mistakes or debug what happened)
 
*Reverse support (go back in emulated time to correct mistakes or debug what happened)
  
OpenMSX has an open communication protocol to communicate with the openMSX emulator. Utilizing this communication protocol enables to write versatile add-ons for openMSX. Projects making use of this protocol include the following applications:
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Other features and supported hardware not listed can be seen [http://openmsx.org/features.html here].
*openMSX Catapult (by the openMSX team)
 
*openMSX Debugger (by the openMSX team)
 
*openMSXControl plugin
 
*NekoLauncher openMSX
 
*openMSX Peashooter
 
*openMSX Control Plugin for Gedit
 
 
 
Currently Catapult, a GUI developed for the emulator that is part of the project, is being redeveloped utilizing [[Python (programming language)|Python]] and the [[Qt (toolkit)|Qt]] toolkit.
 
 
 
The openMSX Debugger is also under development, written in [[C++]], also utilizing the [[Qt (toolkit)|Qt Toolkit]].
 
  
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==Applications==
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[https://github.com/openMSX/wxcatapult openMSX Catapult] is a GUI for openMSX. It is currently being redeveloped utilizing Python and the Qt toolkit. It also includes a [https://github.com/openMSX/debugger debugger] of some sorts.
|[[Image:OpenMSX cbios021.png|thumb|300px|openMSX running CBIOS]]
 
|<!-- Deleted image removed: [[Image:OpenMSX UnknownReality Scope.png|thumb|300px|openMSX running Unknown Reality]] -->
 
|}
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[https://github.com/openMSX/openMSX/releases Project Homepage]
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*[https://www.msx.org/forum/semi-msx-talk/openmsx Forum]
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*[https://openmsx.org/manual/setup.html openMSX Setup Guide]
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*[https://openmsx.org/manual/user.html openMSX User's Manual]
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*[https://openmsx.org/catapult-manual/user.html Captapult User's Manual]
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20081204030315/http://www.vampier.net:80/cbios/ C-BIOS Compatibility Page (Archived from 2008 as the link is down)]
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20060221060951/http://www.msx.org:80/openMSX-0.5.1.MSX-Emulator-Comparison.articlepage16.html openMSX 0.5.1 review (2005)]
  
*[http://openmsx.sourceforge.net/ Project Homepage]
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[[Category:Emulators]]
*[http://forum.vampier.net/ Project Forum]
 
*[http://www.vampier.net/cbios/ C-BIOS Compatibility Page]
 
*[http://www.msx.org/openMSX-0.5.1.MSX-Emulator-Comparison.articlepage16.html openMSX 0.5.1 review]
 
*[http://www5f.biglobe.ne.jp/~nekocan/group_soft/ht_soft.html/ NekoLauncher openMSX]
 
*[http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/26767/openmsx-peashooter openMSX Peashooter ]
 
*[http://msx.jannone.org/openMSXcontrol/ openMSX Control Plugin for Gedit]
 
*[http://openmsx.fixato.net/ openMSX development builds for Mac, Windows, Android & Dingux]
 
 
 
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[[Category:Free emulation software]]
 
[[Category:Free software projects]]
 
[[Category:Linux emulation software]]
 
 
[[Category:MSX emulators]]
 
[[Category:MSX emulators]]
[[Category:Unix emulation software]]
 
 
[[Category:Windows emulation software]]
 
[[Category:Windows emulation software]]
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[[Category:Linux emulation software]]
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[[Category:macOS emulation software]]

Revision as of 20:43, 6 August 2019

openMSX
Developer(s) openMSX Team
Latest version 0.15.0
Active Yes
Platform(s) Multi-platform
Emulates MSX
Website openMSX.org
License GNU GPL v2
Source code GitHub

openMSX is an open-source, multi-system MSX emulator.

For copyright reasons, the emulator cannot be distributed with original BIOS ROM images. openMSX includes C-BIOS, a minimal implementation of the MSX BIOS, allowing some games to be played without an original MSX BIOS ROM image, though you can also use your own BIOS ROM image if need be.

Downloads

Support

  • MSXturboR
  • Moonsound
  • IDE Controller by Sunrise
  • GFX9000
  • Pioneer Palcom LaserDisc

Notable Features

  • Hard- and software Scalers
  • Debugging
  • Tcl Script Support
  • Cheat Finder (through Tcl)
  • Game Trainers (through Tcl)
  • Audio/Video recording (through console; can record at 720p, allowing recordings to be played at 60fps on sites like YouTube; much better than blueMSX's offering)
  • Reverse support (go back in emulated time to correct mistakes or debug what happened)

Other features and supported hardware not listed can be seen here.

Applications

openMSX Catapult is a GUI for openMSX. It is currently being redeveloped utilizing Python and the Qt toolkit. It also includes a debugger of some sorts.

External links