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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).
  • Firmware, BASIC and AMSDOS ROMs5), for Amstrad CPC464, CPC664, CPC6128 and Amstrad Plus6).
  • 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 for Amstrad CPC files recognition.

Download ACE v1.21 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,
  • Some expansion plugins including the source code,
  • Firmware, BASIC and AMSDOS ROMs7), for Amstrad CPC464, CPC664, CPC6128 and Amstrad Plus8).
  • The documentation.
  • Some example scripts.

Download ACE v1.14.0 beta for Haiku9).



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 computer10), 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 ROMs11) 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, mice, light guns, sound cards and more
5) , 7) freeware distribution allowed by Amstrad Ltd. for usage into emulators only
6) , 8) in all known languages and official versions
9) port by PulkoMandy
10) more powerful
11) freeware distribution allowed by Arnor Ltd. for usage into emulators only
12) usefull system tools
13) the best assembler
14) the text editor and word processor Maxam is based on
15) an extension of Protext
16) a BCPL interpreter
en/downloads.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/21 11:06 by Adrien Destugues
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