Spectemu emulates the 48k ZX Spectrum, which uses the Z80 microprocessor.
It emulates the Z80 processor as well as the 48k Spectrum’s other hardware: keyboard, screen, sound, tape I/O. The emulation is very close to the real thing, but it is still quite fast (It was reported to be working well on a laptop with 486 at 25Mhz!).
It can run on a Linux console, or in an X11 window.
- Quite fast because of assembly code in emulation.
- X Support with MITSHM on a local display.
- Console graphics support with Linux Svgalib.
- Sound support (with Open Sound System and SUN sound driver).
- Snapshot saving and loading (.Z80 and .SNA format).
- Tape emulation: loading from tape files (.TAP and .TZX format).
- Optional quick loading of tapes.
- Savings to tape files.
- Separate utility to save tape files to real tape.
- “Animated” keyboard picture.
- Configuration with config files and from the command line.
Developer: Miklos Szeredi
License: GNU GPL v2
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