Release Date: April 30, 2013
0.9.8 -> 0.9.9 (r4228-r4623)
Yes, it's been a while since the last release, but we haven't been completely idle. There's a brand new jit cpu core which yields some impressive speedups!
!!!: add optional arm cpu jit (functioning on x86 and x64 hosts only) bug: we're not going to list 70% of the emulation fixes, as is traditional. bug: savestate reliability fixes related to halt states, gxstat, firmware bug: lua: fix readbyterange, gdscreenshot functions bug: commandline slot-1 handling straightened out enh: fixes and additions to resize filter options
enh: opengl 3d driver compatibility improvements bug: fix giant regression from 0.9.7 that left garbage from previous frames on the screen in some games bug: 3d: fix some single poly pixels bug: 3d: fix some polygon and texture coloring bugs on big-endian systems
bug: fix some full screen stretching bugs enh: add xaudio2 output driver enh: add opengl display method (as opposed to directdraw), with controllable bilinear filter enh: upgrade archive handling system, lzma2 supported enh: reorganize main menu quite a bit enh: add rotation hotkeys, and hotkey to control mouse cursor visibility enh: memory viewer improvements and fixes enh: improve interface for rom eject to prevent accidents and improve usefulness (hide in slot-1 config screen)
bug: fix missing display when running on OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion bug: fix possible sound crash when using Dual SPU Synch/Asynch bug: fix File menu items being disabled after the file migration sheet is used bug: fix window resizing issues bug: fix text rendering in About box enh: show the icon and name of the loaded ROM enh: add Support Request and Bug Report forms to the Help menu enh: add more detailed info to the About box enh: add OpenGL as a 3D rendering option enh: add support for MSAA when using OpenGL as the 3D rendering engine enh: add V-Sync option enh: add Display Orientation, Display Order, and Display Separation options for Combo Display mode enh: add HQ4xS filter enh: completely revamp the user interface for Input Preferences enh: many emulator commands may now be mapped enh: add ability to map an input to user-defined touch screen coordinates enh: add support for saving and applying input profiles enh: add support for using an audio file for the microphone input enh: add sine wave tone generator for microphone input enh: add support for multiple display windows (File > New Display Window) enh: add support for SLOT-1 devices (Emulation > Show SLOT-1 Manager) enh: overall performance and stability improvements enh: miscellaneous user interface improvements