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Atari Emulator for Mac OS X

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#1 RetroDan OFFLINE  


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Posted Fri Jun 17, 2016 12:47 PM

What Emulators run under OS X?

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#2 DrVenkman OFFLINE  


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Posted Fri Jun 17, 2016 4:42 PM

Atari800MacX is the only native OS X Atari emulator out there, though Altirra 32-bit will run under WINE or CrossOver. Unfortunately, Atari800MacX hasn't been updated in over 4-1/2 years and, based on what I've seen with macOS Sierra's first developer beta, its days are numbered. There are bugs in basic file handling that cause the emulator to crash when you try to open a disk image or cartridge binary from the Media menu. Drag & dropping from Finder windows works, but since the developer isn't making updates, it might be time for someone who knows what they're doing to try to update the source code to Atari800MacX or - better yet! - take the source code to Altirra and convert it to work with OS X directly.

#3 RetroDan OFFLINE  


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Posted Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:26 AM

I have Atari800Mac installed and running, Thanks!

The monitor seems to lock things up so I have

to manually reboot my Mac. :(

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