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That works. But, while is easy do to so in Windows, placing the Splicevision or the Onyx BIOS in ColEm directory using Android isn't. That is why a out-of-the-box support with the BIOSes included, just like the original Colecovision BIOS is already packed with ColEm, would be much better.

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On 5/31/2021 at 8:23 AM, Carlos Baldo said:

That works. But, while is easy do to so in Windows, placing the Splicevision or the Onyx BIOS in ColEm directory using Android isn't. That is why a out-of-the-box support with the BIOSes included, just like the original Colecovision BIOS is already packed with ColEm, would be much better.

This is included and all you have to do is place COLECO.ROM file into /sdcard/ColEm. If you have a newer phone (Android9+), this may not work though due to Google's "security" changes. In this case, you have to place the same COLECO.ROM file into app's private directory (that is where File Selector shows up when the app is first run).

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How does one make a snapshot of the screen? The documentation says..


..but that doesn't work. Or it's hiding the SNAPxxxx.GIF someplace where I can't find it.

 

ColEm 5.6 on WinXP & Win10.

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On 10/2/2021 at 6:37 PM, Keatah said:

How does one make a snapshot of the screen? The documentation says....but that doesn't work. Or it's hiding the SNAPxxxx.GIF someplace where I can't find it. ColEm 5.6 on WinXP & Win10.

Alt + PrtScr ? 😃

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Hello, All!

 
I've released ColEm 5.6.2 for Android, another update to my ColecoVision and Coleco Adam emulator:
 
 
This release fixes several bugs and adds Chinese language translation helpfully provided by David Chen. It should fix whatever issues occurred on newer AndroidTV devices running Android 10+. If you are still having problems running the app on AndroidTV, please, let me know.
 
As you remember, I had to disable cheat features to avoid Google staff banning ColEm from the store. You can easily reenable cheats though by downloading this file to your Downloads folder: 
ALL CHANGES:
* Added support for newer Android TV versions using SAF.
* Fixed lost file handle issue detected by FDSAN.
* Added Chinese translation made by David Chen.
* Switched to Android Build Tools 30.0.3.
 
Have fun!
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2 hours ago, GarageResearch said:

Alt + PrtScr ? 😃

Sure that works. I was wondering about F10 per the help page..

With #define GIFLIB:
[F10] - Make a screen snapshot (SNAPxxxx.GIF)

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7 hours ago, Keatah said:

Sure that works. I was wondering about F10 per the help page..

With #define GIFLIB:
[F10] - Make a screen snapshot (SNAPxxxx.GIF)

Clearly, it was built without "#define GIFLIB", previously used in the MSDOS version.

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Hello, All!

 
I've published ColEm 5.6.3 for Android, a new release of my ColecoVision and Coleco Adam emulator:
 
 
This release targets Android 11 (SDK-30 API) and fixes a bunch of issues, including virtual gamepad on Android 12 devices and assigning gamepad buttons to keypad keys. Several possible crashes and a security issue when unpacking .ZIP files have also been fixed, among other things.
 
Please, note that the method to get cheats back has changed in this version. As you remember, I had to disable cheat features to avoid Google staff banning ColEm from the store. You can easily reenable cheats though by downloading this file and CLICKING ON IT in the File Selector:
 
 
ALL CHANGES:
* Hopefully fixed virtual gamepad issues on Android 12.
* Fixed gamepad button assignments to keyboard keys.
* Fixed vulnerability when unzipping files, as reported by Google.
* Fixed state files not getting deleted when requested.
* Fixed possible crash when unpausing app during exit sequence.
* Fixed possible crash in the State Exchange.
* Fixed virtual gamepad shape reloading multiple times.
* Refactored virtual gamepad layout mechanism.
* Lowest supported Android version is Android 4.4 (SDK-19) now.
* Now targeting Android 11 (SDK-30).
 
Have fun!

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Hello, All!

 
I've published ColEm 5.6.4 for Android, a new release of my ColecoVision and Coleco Adam emulator:
 
 
This release applies the final fix to keyboard key assignments and replaces the complete path in the File Selector title bar with a folder name. 
 
As you remember, I had to disable cheat features to avoid Google staff banning ColEm from the store. You can easily reenable cheats though by downloading this file and clicking on it in the File Selector:
 
 
ALL CHANGES:

* Another fix to gamepad assignments to keyboard keys.
* Now showing folder name in the title instead of complete path.
* Now disabling keyboard options if there is no keyboard.

 
Have fun!
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Hi ,

Is it possible to run software / games from zipped files with Colem ?

Best regards

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18 hours ago, clsx said:

Hi ,

Is it possible to run software / games from zipped files with Colem ?

Best regards

I just tried on the Windows version and....no...

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I see , thanks for checking

For the developer , would it be possible to add support for .zip files in the future ?

Because I have all my Coleco/Atari stuff in different folders around my hdd , and it'd be great to be able to run them as they are

I'm sure there would be others to appreciate such feature as well

Best regards

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