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ACE is currently available for MorphOS and Haiku only.

ACE is localized in French1), English2), German3) and Spanish4) languages.


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

Fichiers Description
ACE v1.24 The emulator in its native version.
Some default expansion plugins to emulate:
     → the joysticks,
     → the printer,
     → the Multiface Two,
     → the AMX mouse,
     → the Kempston mouse,
     → the Soundplayer/Digiblaster sound card,
     → the Gun-Stick light gun,
     → the Magnum Light Phaser light gun,
     → the Trojan Light Phazer light gun,
     → the West Phaser light gun.
The SDK for expansion plugins5).
The system ROMs for all CPC models6).
A extensive documentation.
The arec2raw tool7).
Some example scripts to control ACE from AREXX or Lua.
Ambient filetypes for Amstrad CPC files recognition.
Additional expansion modules (ACEpansions)
Albireo v1.3 Module emulating the Albireo (USB port and Micro-SD card).
X-Mass v1.0 Module emulating the X-Mass (IDE/PATA interface).
Nova v1.0 Module emulating the Nova (non volatile memory and real time clock).
MultiPlay v1.0 Module emulating the MultiPlay (additional mice and joyticks ports).
Willy v1.0 Module émulating the Willy equipped with a OPL3LPT sound card (FM synthesizer, up to 18 channels).
PlayCity v1.0 Module emulating the PlayCity (6 stereo channels PSG8) sound card and hardware timers).
Amdrum v1.0 Module emulating the Amdrum (8-bit mono sound card).
SSA-1 v1.0 Module emulating the SSA-1 speech synthetizer (english speaking speech synthetizer).
DK'Tronics Speech v1.0 Module emulating the DK'Tronics speech synthetizer (english speaking speech synthetizer).
Techni-Musique Speech v1.0 Module emulating the Techni-Musique speech synthetizer (multilingual sing capable speech synthetizer).
Mirage Imager v1.0 Module emulating the Mirage Imager (board to freeze the CPC and handle snapshots).
Cycle counter v1.1 Module allowing access to processor's cycle counters from Z80 code (developer tool).
Optional libraries (recommended)
fresample.library Audio resampling library from Dietrich Epp which is used to improve sound quality.
HexEdit.mcc MUI custom class from Miloslaw Smyk which is used by the built-in memory editor.
rexxmathlib.library AREXX math library from Thomas Richter which is required by some example scripts.
rasm Roudoudou's Z80 assembler.
vasm Z80 assembler from Volker Barthelmann recompiled for MorphOS by myself.
Hideur Makeur CPC file header handling tool from Aittahar Mounir recompiled for MorphOS by myself.


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

Fichiers Description
ACE v1.21.0beta The emulator ported by PulkoMandy.
Some default expansion plugins9).
The system ROMs for all CPC models10).
A extensive documentation.
The arec2raw tool11).
Some example scripts to control ACE .


Fichiers Description
(POSIX source code)
POSIX-compatible source code of the arec2raw tool from ACE.
Useful to convert then encode ACE video recordings on another computer12).
To be compiled on your preferred machine.
ROMs d'extension d'Arnor Ltd. The famous Arnor's tools ROMs13).
This package includes:
     → Utopia: usefull system tools.
     → Maxam: an easy to use assembler.
     → Protext: the text editor and word processor Maxam is based on.
     → Promerge: an extension of Protext.
     → BCPL: a BCPL interpreter.
1) , 2) including online bubbles-help and documentation
3) , 4) including online bubbles-help, not the full docmentation yet
5) so that you can create your own ones
6) , 10) freeware distribution allowed by Amstrad Ltd. for usage into emulators only
7) , 11) to convert ACE video recordings (AREC files) into raw audio and video files
8) Programmable Sound Generator
9) for emulation of joysticks, printer, mice, light guns, sound cards and more
12) more powerfull, less cute
13) freeware distribution allowed by Arnor Ltd. for usage into emulators only
en/downloads.txt · Last modified: 2021/09/08 10:24 by Philippe Rimauro
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