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#1 Fletch OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Sep 9, 2016 8:12 PM

With Atari800MacX not fully functional with macOS Sierra and with no guarantees that it ever will be, I decided to make a Wine port of Altirra 2.80.  It seems to function just fine.  The sound works, USB joysticks work, and the frame rate seems fine so I'm going to start to use it.

 

I tried to attach the file here on AtariAge, but it is over the 50mb limit.  I created a DropBox and placed it there: https://www.dropbox....ltirra.zip?dl=0

 

Hopefully Phaeron is ok with that.  If not, please let me know and I will take it down immediately.

 

I hope this helps my fellow Mac users until a native solution appears.

 

-Pete

 

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#2 darwinmac OFFLINE  

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Posted Fri Sep 9, 2016 11:05 PM

I've used Altirra under Wine for about a year. Everything works just fine. I know it doesn't have a native OS X interface but, in this case, that's ok for me with how often Avery updates it.

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Posted Fri Sep 9, 2016 11:34 PM

Thanks, downloading.  I have both Mac and Windows so it will be nice to have Altirra on Mac as well.  Never really been much of a fan of Atari800MacX.



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Posted Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:00 AM

I also have both systems and appreciate very much your work. Thank you!

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Posted Wed Nov 2, 2016 12:51 PM

Hi Pete; thanks very much for sharing the Altirra/Wineskin file.  VERY much appreciated.  -Mike.



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Posted Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:19 AM

Hi Guys,

 

Not working for me under Sierra :_(  The Altirra icon bumps up and down in the dock the disappear and nothing is running. :?  :?



#7 Fletch OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:15 PM

I've updated the Wine port to Altirra 2.9.  Seems to work ok for me.  Let me know if you have any issues.

 

https://www.dropbox....ltirra.zip?dl=0



#8 cjherr OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:40 AM

Works like a champ for me under Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6. Thank you.



#9 skr OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:48 AM

I´ve installed Altirra without bottling it, because I use it in combination with eclipse (WUDSN). But for me, Debugging doesn´t work.

You´re package looks good, also debugging works, but how can I call it from eclipse? My method using a shell-file doesn´t work with your package.

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Posted Sun Aug 27, 2017 3:04 PM

Works for me under 10.12.6. Thank you very much!



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Posted Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:26 PM

Working for me also on 10.12.6 !. Thanks that rulez! :D



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Posted Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:36 PM

Works, great thanks !



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Posted Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:24 AM

I´ve installed Altirra without bottling it, because I use it in combination with eclipse (WUDSN). But for me, Debugging doesn´t work.

You´re package looks good, also debugging works, but how can I call it from eclipse? My method using a shell-file doesn´t work with your package.


Got it working, simpply had to place my shell-script in altirra.app/Contents/Resources/wineprefix/drive_c/winebottler/ and point to it in Eclipse. Thanks for your work. :)

Attached File  Altirra.sh.zip   366bytes   90 downloads

Edited by skr, Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:26 AM.


#14 cwscws OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 4, 2018 6:51 AM

Updated the file to Altirra 3.0. Simply replace the exe files from the new version. Works fine!



#15 Mclaneinc OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 4, 2018 8:04 AM

Updated the file to Altirra 3.0. Simply replace the exe files from the new version. Works fine!

 

You might want to post a link :)



#16 cwscws OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 4, 2018 9:59 AM

Oh, boy. This file is extremely large. Just use the link for version 2.9 and copy the files Altirra.exe and Altirra64.exe (from the regular Altirra 3.0 distribution) to Contents/Resources/wineprefix/drive_c/winebottler. Overwrite the existing two files. It's simple like that. Don't forget the delete the corresponding Wine-folder in ~/Library/Application Support otherwise you won't see version 3.0 starting (on my system the folder is called "_1503363707767"), it's created again on that place after you started the file again.



#17 Mclaneinc OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Mar 4, 2018 10:42 AM

Ah ok, didn't know it was an updated dropbox link..



#18 fx8 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:16 PM

Thank you Stargunner, I love you! Sierra 10.12.6.



#19 luckybuck OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed May 2, 2018 12:25 PM

Hi together,

 

to my mind, we are very close to have an emulator for the Mac users in a Ready to doubleclick version without having Wine installed!

 

Giga thanks to Phaeron for his fantastic and outstanding emulator. :-))) The community can't thank you enough, really!

 

Sadly, he doesn't own a Mac and therefore can't test the below file:

 

https://www.dropbox....rra.app.7z?dl=0

39.1 MB

 

Many Mac users have already done so with macOS 10.11.x and 10.12.x and it works fine! Please don't alter the name and put the app in the applications folder. From there one, you are all so good, it is very true, that in case of a new version, one has just to open the app package, go to this path:

 

/Applications/Altirra.app/Contents/Resources/wineprefix/drive_c/winebottler/

 

and replace Phaeron's Altirra.exe files. That is all! Even for a new version of Altirra! Again we are back with sound and even much, much more! :-)))

 

For those of you, who don't want to trust me, I have inserted my settings of Altirra with deeply respect to Phaeron:

 

Settings.jpg

 

Sadly, I am just a wannabe Padawan and therefore my IQ is not high enough to solve the last remaining question on how to transfer from WUDSN directly to Altirra?

 

The script to the Atari800MacX emulator works fine from WUDSN for years. Altirra is a little bit different, as described before.

 

The script 'Altirra.sh' in this path:

 

/Applications/Altirra.app/Contents/Resources/wineprefix/drive_c/winebottler/

 

has to be adapted. But how?

 

I have this here:

 

Altirra-Script.jpg

 

and this:

 

Atari800MacX-Script.jpg

 

Further, I have tried out these:

 

WineExec=/Applications/altirra.app/Contents/Resources/Wine.bundle/Contents/MacOS/Wine

/Applications/Altirra.app/Contents/Resources/Wine.bundle/Contents/MacOS/Wine
/Applications/Altirra.app/Contents/Resources/Wine.bundle/Contents/Resources/bin/wine
/Applications/Altirra.app/Contents/Resources/wineprefix/drive_c/winebottler/Altirra.exe
/Applications/Altirra.app/Contents/Resources/wineprefix/drive_c/winebottler/Altirra.sh
/Applications/Wine.app/Contents/MacOS/Wine

${runnerExecutablePath} "${outputFilePath}"
${runnerExecutablePath} /singleinstance ${outputFilePath}
open -a ${runnerExecutablePath} ${outputFilePath}

 

but without success. :-(((

 

skr could make a big progress with: chmod 777 Altirra.sh in Terminal, thank you so much for! :-)

 

Please don't missunderstand, I don't want to have a version which runs on my Mac, I want to have a version which runs on all Macs, just doubleclick, no Wine installed.

 

The 'force' tells me, we are close, very close to that, but sadly, no one tought me the force and Luke has already passed away... :-(

 

Thank you all so much. :-)

 



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Posted Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:18 AM

Thanks again Fletch for posting an updated version with 2.9; Very much appreciated.   Mike.



#21 Jetboot Jack OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:38 AM

In the spirit of sharing experiences getting Atari emulators running under OSX.

 

I have Atari800 running nativley under OSX High Sierra (10.13.6) with full audio using these instructions on a thread elsewhere here.

 

I also used an automator script to create a launcher icon - which makes it pretty slick...

 

And for Altirra running under OSX I really recommend looking at Play On - it does the same as the above wine wrapper work, but is VERY simple and allows you to associate files with Altirra - so running Altirra from WUDSN etc is simple

 

I use both of these with a command line front end too (Attract Mode) - so these are both very flexible ways to emulate on a Mac right now...

 

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Posted Sun Aug 5, 2018 6:08 AM

Like Jack, I also use Play On for Altirra now. Although, as Mt Robot says in his post linked to by Jack, if you have Homebrew installed (if not, why not?), it's easy enough to get atari800.






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