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Q-emuLator for Windows

This is the support page for the Windows version of Q-emuLator (a Sinclair QL emulator).

Q-emuLator 3.2.1 for Windows now available!

August 21st, 2018. Version 3.2 of Q-emuLator for Windows has been released, adding support for 'mdump version 2' microdrive images and the ability to use the Sinclair device driver for microdrive images. This version also changes the sound timbre to be faithful to the original and adds a shortcut to save snapshots of the QL display to the desktop.
For more information, read this blog post.

If you are still using version 2.x, consider upgrading to version 3 to get the following major new features:

  • Resizable main window.
  • Compatibility improvements.
  • Precise QL speed emulation.
  • Dot matrix printer emulation.
  • Mount .ZIP files as disks.
  • Use .QLPAK single-file QL software archives.
  • Smart full screen upscaling.
  • Access microdrive images and floppy images.
  • QL Sampled Sound System.
  • Improved display emulation when running on Windows 7 or later.

More details...


[ICON] Download Q-emuLator 3.2.1 for Windows! (1.9 MB)


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The QL startup screen in Q-emuLator.

Q-emuLator emulates the following QL hardware:

  • 68008 processor
  • keyboard
  • display (512x256x4, 256x256x8)
  • Q40/Q60 video card (512x256x65536, 1024x512x65536, 1024x768x65536)
  • Aurora video card (512x256x4, 1024x768x4, 512x480x256)
  • interrupts
  • file system (access to Windows files, QDOS floppy disks, QXL.WIN files, .ZIP and .QLPAK packages, microdrive and floppy images)
  • sound
  • QL Sampled Sound System
  • serial ports
  • parallel ports
  • dot matrix printer emulation
  • built-in ram disk
  • mouse support
  • joystick
  • TCP/IP driver
  • built-in machine code debugger
  • partial Gold Card emulation (to allow SMSQ/E to run)

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