WebMSX 2.0 – The browser-based MSX emulator gets major update


Paulo Peccin has announced the immediate availability of his WebMSX, a MSX emulator that runs directly on your browser.

If you frown when you hear “browser-based”, you will change your mind. WebMSX is amazingly fast and fully-featured and with the new features of the version 2.0, it gets even better. Check the changelog below:

  • 9 Generic machines (MSX1, MSX2, MSX2+). NTSC 60Hz or PAL 50Hz
  • PSG, SCC, SCC-I, FM-PAC and MSX-MUSIC sound
  • Cross platform HTML5/JS. Runs in any Browser, tested in Chrome/Firefox
  • Put games or any MSX software in webpages easily
  • Run it locally with a single HTML file, no install needed
  • Play Cartridge ROMs, Disk and Tape images
  • Powerful Drag & Drop system for loading media files
  • Load several disks at once and easily switch disks
  • “Files as Disk” and “ZIP as Disk” emulation
  • Savestates support. Export and share Savestate files
  • Keyboard, Gamepad and Mouse controllers with auto-detection
  • Easily toggle extensions like SCC, PAC, DOS2, etc.
  • Adjustable speed, Pause and Frame-by-frame advance
  • Copy & Paste text, Screen Capture, Debug modes
  • Resizable Screen, Full Screen mode

You can test it following the link below. I recommend you search for some disk images of your favourite games and apps and give it a try. You won’t be disappointed!

Link: WebMSX

Author: Paulo Garcia

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