ACE is currently available for MorphOS and Haiku only.

ACE is localized in French1), English2) and German3) languages.

MorphOS version

It is the main version which is always up-to-date with the latest features.

The emulator

The archive includes:

  • The emulator itself.
  • Some expansion plugins including the source code and the SDK to create your own ones4).
  • The firmware5), for Amstrad CPC464, CPC664, CPC6128 and Amstrad Plus.
  • The BASIC6) and AMSDOS ROMs7).
  • The documentation.
  • The arec2raw tool to convert ACE video recordings (AREC files) into raw audio and video files.
  • Some example scripts.
  • A bonus drawer with Ambient filetypes and plugins SDK (including source code examples).

Download ACE v1.17 for MorphOS.


You can also install the following tools if you expect to use ACE as a cross-developpment station:

Haiku version

This is still a beta version based on a old version of ACE, but it is working almost as expected.

The archive includes:

  • The emulator itself.
  • The firmware8), for Amstrad CPC464, CPC664, CPC6128 and Amstrad Plus.
  • The BASIC9) and AMSDOS ROMs10).
  • The documentation.
  • Some example scripts.

Download ACE v1.6beta3 for Haiku11).



ACE comes with a native tool arec2raw which let you convert then encode video recordings. But if you wish to do this operation on a different computer12), you have here the source code of a POSIX version of this tool. Feel free to compile it for your preferred computer.

Download the source code of the tool ace-arec2raw (POSIX version)

The developped area

If you are a developper, I also suggest you to download the famous Arnor's tools ROMs13) you will be able to use with ACE.

These ROMs are:

Download Arnor's extension ROMs.

1) , 2) including the online bubbles-help and documentation
3) including online bubbles-help, not the full docmentation yet
4) are provided plugins for emulation of joysticks, AMX and Kempston mice, Digiblasters and Soundplayers
5) , 7) , 8) , 10) freeware distribution allowed by Amstrad Ltd. for usage into emulators only
6) , 9) in all the known existing versions
11) port by PulkoMandy
12) more powerful
13) freeware distribution allowed by Arnor Ltd. for usage into emulators only
14) usefull system tools
15) the best assembler
16) the text editor and word processor Maxam is based on
17) an extension of Protext
18) a BCPL interpreter
en/downloads.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/08 17:37 by Philippe Rimauro
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