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Stella 5.1.2      

Size:   4.3MB

License:   FREEWARE

Publisher:  Publisher | Listed Programs

Release Date:   2018-05-22  | Changelog

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OS:  Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 (32-Bit/64-Bit)

Downloads:   6969

Popularity:   Popularity:0/10


USER RATING

4.23

(13 Votes)

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Software Product Description

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Stella is an Atari 2600 VCS emulator released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It allows you to play your favorite Atari 2600 games on your PC.

Features:

  • High speed emulation using optimized C++ code
  • Supports high quality sound emulation using code derived from Ron Fries' TIA Sound Emulation library, including stereo sound support
  • Emulates the Atari 2600 Joystick Controllers using your computer's keyboard, joysticks or mouse
  • Emulates the Atari 2600 Keyboard Controllers using your computer's keyboard
  • Emulates the Atari 2600 Paddle Controllers using your computer's mouse, keyboard or joysticks
  • Emulates the Atari 2600 Driving Controllers using your computer's keyboard, joysticks or mouse
  • Emulates the CBS BoosterGrip Controller using your computer's keyboard, joysticks or mouse
  • Emulates the Sega Genesis Controller using your computer's keyboard, joysticks or mouse
  • Emulates CX-22 / CX-80 style trackballs and Amiga Mouse using your computer's mouse
  • Emulates Spectravideo CompuMate system using your computer's keyboard, including mapping of CompuMate 'Backspace', 'Space' and 'Enter' functionality to to the actual keys on your keyboard
  • Emulates the Mindlink Controller using your computer's mouse
  • Support for real Atari 2600 controllers using the Stelladaptor and 2600-adaptor/2600-daptor II
  • Support for the speech portion of a real AtariVox device connected to your PC using a USB adaptor
  • Supports all known bankswitching schemes (let us know if there's one we missed)
  • Supports ROMs stored in ZIP and GZIP format, as well as the usual A26/BIN/ROM formats
  • Full system state save/load functionality
  • Built-in extensive debugger, including static analysis with the Distella disassembler and dynamic analysis at runtime by tracking code/graphics/data sections, and generation of DASM-compatible disassembly files
  • Emulation of CRT TV systems using Blargg filtering, including presets for several common TV outputs (composite, S-video, RGB, etc), and ability to fully customize many attributes (contrast, brightness, saturation, gamma, etc).
  • Built-in ROM database with information compiled by RomHunter

Locating Game Images (ROMs)

  • Search around the internet and find ROM images to download (websites such as AtariAge and AtariMania/RomHunter may be useful)
  • You can purchase the Atari 2600 Action Packs by Activision and use their ROM images

WARNING: It is illegal to use ROM images of games that you do not actually own since these games are still copyrighted.

USER REVIEWS

"Stella"

Reviewer: -Jason H.

Review Date: 2013-08-25

Pros: The best Atari 2600 Emulator out there.

Cons: Nothing

Other Thoughts: This is played every game that I have tried.

4.23

Average Rating

(13 Votes)

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