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Forum: News 13 May 2021, 18:57
Replies: 22
Views: 3,389
Posted By jPV
What kind of setup you have? Wayfarer requires...

What kind of setup you have? Wayfarer requires overlay support from the graphics card for videos, and then you also have to enable media playback settings...

And BTW. Wayfarer is already at the...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 13 May 2021, 18:43
Replies: 47
Views: 4,110
Posted By jPV
That seems to be quite similar to the machine you...

That seems to be quite similar to the machine you previously linked.. this just has a smaller screen/resolution than the 17" one. It still has the ADB kb/pad etc, but if you get it cheap enough why...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 07 May 2021, 18:38
Replies: 47
Views: 4,110
Posted By jPV
Ok... OWB on MorphOS has two Firefox spoofings,...

Ok... OWB on MorphOS has two Firefox spoofings, but I'm not sure if either of them is 3.x... and they don't work that well with YouTube with a quick try. Maybe if you'd define exact spoofing string...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 06 May 2021, 12:38
Replies: 47
Views: 4,110
Posted By jPV
It looks like this model: PowerBook G4 1.5 17"...

It looks like this model:
PowerBook G4 1.5 17" (Al), PowerBook5,5 - A1085

And if I'm not mistaken, it still has the ADB keyboard/touchpad, but if you can live with the restrictions it causes, it...
Forum: support.Apps 06 May 2021, 10:56
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By jPV
Every MUI program can access its settings if you...

Every MUI program can access its settings if you enable the Popup Menu gadget from Windows -> Control -> Gadgets in the global MUI preferences. It adds a small popup menu gadget in the window border...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 06 May 2021, 10:34
Replies: 47
Views: 4,110
Posted By jPV
Oh and if you want a G5 machine that doesn't take...

Oh and if you want a G5 machine that doesn't take too much space, one iMac G5 model is "unofficially" supported and some people are using it despite some unfinished drivers/things.

More info, for...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 06 May 2021, 10:22
Replies: 47
Views: 4,110
Posted By jPV
Nice video, it seems that CPU emulation is pretty...

Nice video, it seems that CPU emulation is pretty fast, because it plays videos that well. So it confirms that graphics (card) emulation is more the bottleneck.

Generally speaking the later/faster...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 05 May 2021, 20:11
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By jPV
I uploaded the last official dynAMIte archive to...

I uploaded the last official dynAMIte archive to the zone.

I guess this is the latest identify.library?
http://aminet.net/package/util/libs/IdentifyUsr

I seem to have MorphOS native...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 05 May 2021, 18:53
Replies: 47
Views: 4,110
Posted By jPV
I haven't tried that aio-streams myself, but you...

I haven't tried that aio-streams myself, but you can still watch YouTube videos with Odyssey (Applications/OWB in your MorphOS installation). It doesn't use overlay for embedded videos, which makes...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 04 May 2021, 17:34
Replies: 47
Views: 4,110
Posted By jPV
Yeah, that wpa drawing routine works with...

Yeah, that wpa drawing routine works with everything, but it does scaling (to fullscreen, for example) by CPU then. Overlay would do it for "free" with no extra CPU load when resizing the video.
Forum: support.OtherUAE 03 May 2021, 09:01
Replies: 47
Views: 4,110
Posted By jPV
Do you know if the emulated graphics cards...

Do you know if the emulated graphics cards support hardware overlay (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardware_overlay)?

Video playback in Wayfarer requires hardware overlay support currently, but in...
Forum: support.Apps 29 April 2021, 15:31
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By jPV
I found what affects to this... it seems to...

I found what affects to this... it seems to calculate some window layout sizes according to the system's Screen Text font. I guess this must be a bug... which I didn't notice myself earlier, because...
Forum: support.Apps 29 April 2021, 11:30
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By jPV
Yeah, Cubic IDE is great! I had bought it long...

Yeah, Cubic IDE is great! I had bought it long ago from some discount sale, but never did actually install it and kept using CEd, but then finally installed it few years ago when I started to code...
Forum: Coders. General 01 April 2021, 11:32
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By jPV
I think it's a fine option to make a single 68k...

I think it's a fine option to make a single 68k binary, if you don't feel bothering to compile separately for all platforms, but please check that it runs well on MorphOS, OS4, and AROS/68k too. If...
Forum: support.Games 29 March 2021, 21:42
Replies: 71
Views: 5,031
Posted By jPV
Probably because it's still beta :)

Probably because it's still beta :)
Forum: support.Games 29 March 2021, 20:55
Replies: 71
Views: 5,031
Posted By jPV
Zoned the PPC version of the Beta 2 too, just in...

Zoned the PPC version of the Beta 2 too, just in case.
Forum: support.Games 29 March 2021, 16:43
Replies: 71
Views: 5,031
Posted By jPV
Hmmm... In my FreespaceUpd68k_1.lha archive I...

Hmmm... In my FreespaceUpd68k_1.lha archive I have these dates:
readme.txt 454 ----rw-d 17-Feb-02 02:02:24
Update68k.hpa 2512258 ----rwed 17-Feb-02 02:28:10...
Forum: support.Games 29 March 2021, 15:56
Replies: 71
Views: 5,031
Posted By jPV
I had "Freespace68k Beta 2.lha" archive around,...

I had "Freespace68k Beta 2.lha" archive around, but I don't have any idea if it's for Hyperion's Freespace or for some other port? Can't remember where I've got it. Uploaded to the zone anyway if you...
Forum: support.OtherUAE 29 March 2021, 09:13
Replies: 47
Views: 4,110
Posted By jPV
It's been said to be very slow compared to real...

It's been said to be very slow compared to real machines, especially on the graphics side.

3D acceleration also isn't supported under emulation, and that slows down even the desktop, which is...
Forum: support.Apps 09 March 2021, 08:25
Replies: 19
Views: 2,684
Posted By jPV
Yeah, it's unlikely that WHDLoad games would...

Yeah, it's unlikely that WHDLoad games would suffer from file properties, because they rarely do have scripts or pure flags etc, and they have quite standard names, so it would probably work just...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 March 2021, 21:55
Replies: 32
Views: 1,437
Posted By jPV
How about left-handed people then, are they...

How about left-handed people then, are they complaining about these controllers or are they loving having the d-pad on the left side? :) These d-pads are mostly done with one way only and not...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 March 2021, 21:50
Replies: 32
Views: 1,437
Posted By jPV
Ok maybe for some genres, and maybe that's the...

Ok maybe for some genres, and maybe that's the reason why I suck so hard in 3D FPS games and don't like to play them :P I'm mostly playing some strategy games etc where you just move maps or enable...
Forum: Amiga scene 08 March 2021, 18:03
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By jPV
Napalm is one of the best games for Amiga ever!...

Napalm is one of the best games for Amiga ever! But you really need a RTG card (ZorroIII or faster) and 060 (or faster) to be able to play it in its full glory (and full resolution).

It's...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 08 March 2021, 07:53
Replies: 32
Views: 1,437
Posted By jPV
Mouse controlling needs better accuracy and...

Mouse controlling needs better accuracy and speed, so it naturally is on the right hand. Keyboard actions are "support" actions, so they go for the dummier hand, just like on joysticks where the...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 07 March 2021, 18:29
Replies: 32
Views: 1,437
Posted By jPV
I have two reasons why I just don't cope with...

I have two reasons why I just don't cope with these d-pad or pads generally... one because it's so inaccurate in quick moves compared to a proper joystcik, and second because they're left handed. I...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 04 March 2021, 13:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By jPV
I think you're calling these things with wrong...

I think you're calling these things with wrong names and that makes some confusion.

You seem to talk about the MUI "popup" button/gadget, which opens a small context menu when pressed and it can...
Forum: support.Apps 26 February 2021, 16:52
Replies: 19
Views: 2,684
Posted By jPV
Works here.

Works here.
Forum: support.Hardware 24 February 2021, 07:44
Replies: 33
Views: 1,536
Posted By jPV
I guess he means that it's overkill to buy that...

I guess he means that it's overkill to buy that expensive and fast accelerator if your main focus is just on old games. More modest and cheaper solution would be just fine in that case. And real 68k...
Forum: support.Hardware 22 February 2021, 20:06
Replies: 33
Views: 1,536
Posted By jPV
At least X5000 has a custom motherboard which is...

At least X5000 has a custom motherboard which is designed just for next gen AmigaOS use. So, not that "common" hardware I'd say...

And both AmigaOS 4 and MorphOS do run system friendly classic...
Forum: support.Apps 22 February 2021, 07:39
Replies: 19
Views: 2,684
Posted By jPV
But do remember, that extracting on PC will not...

But do remember, that extracting on PC will not preserve Amiga's file attributes and not all characters are allowed on PC that you might find some Amiga archives, and that might affect with some...
Forum: support.Apps 17 February 2021, 07:35
Replies: 19
Views: 2,684
Posted By jPV
I can't check just now, but was there a "host...

I can't check just now, but was there a "host type" setting in Filezilla? At least in older times many PC FTP clients needed that setting to be "unix standard" to be able to work with Amiga...
Forum: support.Other 16 February 2021, 08:38
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By jPV
And you can "escape" wildcards by using: ' ...

And you can "escape" wildcards by using: '

For example:
rename "YOULLR'~1.IFF" as "converted/Threat.3"
Forum: project.Amiga File Server 02 February 2021, 18:37
Replies: 2
Views: 1,086
Posted By jPV
Probably the Passive setting. If it's wrong way...

Probably the Passive setting. If it's wrong way file listings and other transfers get blocked even though it gets connected.
Forum: support.Apps 15 January 2021, 13:58
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By jPV
Is this site on LAN or elsewhere in Internet? For...

Is this site on LAN or elsewhere in Internet? For LAN I'd suggest to test if it's better with non-passive connection. For outside world Amiga stacks are missing some features which would be needed to...
Forum: News 31 December 2020, 09:46
Replies: 22
Views: 3,389
Posted By jPV
It's hard to keep up with the progress :) The big...

It's hard to keep up with the progress :) The big improvement now is the audio support (including audio from videos, like from YT).

Wayfarer 1.7:

- Implemented an optional online version check...
Forum: EAB's competition 28 December 2020, 19:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By jPV
Same for me too :) At first it seemed to be too...

Same for me too :) At first it seemed to be too candy like with coders' colors (tm), but I also grew on it and noticed the depth elements in the graphics which started to look cool. Overally it...
Forum: support.Hardware 18 December 2020, 07:59
Replies: 22
Views: 1,857
Posted By jPV
Open an image in a new tab or save it, and you'll...

Open an image in a new tab or save it, and you'll see it in the full resolution.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 17 December 2020, 11:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By jPV
Wasn't it more like money hungry harddisk...

Wasn't it more like money hungry harddisk manufacturers who invented that they can sell disks better if they seem to be bigger than they really are? At old times they used real values, but then at...
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 December 2020, 19:27
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By jPV
It's been said that Pirates of the Caribbean...

It's been said that Pirates of the Caribbean drive at Disneyland was the inspiration for Monkey Island games, and then Monkey Island movie was inspiration/base for the Pirates of the Caribbean movie,...
Forum: News 16 November 2020, 20:11
Replies: 22
Views: 3,389
Posted By jPV
Wayfarer 1.6: - Fully WSIWYG printing system...

Wayfarer 1.6:

- Fully WSIWYG printing system
- Spell checking support
- Undo/Redo support
- Networking thread optimized to use less CPU
- Built with optimized OpenSSL for faster HTTPS...
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