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Description: Handy, an emulator for Atari's Lynx
Download: handy.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 3Mb
Version: 0.5
Date: 18 Jul 10
Author: SDLEmu Team, additions by Pierre Doucet, AmigaOS4 port by HunoPPC
Submitter: Lio
Email: ls3/mageos com
Homepage: http://sdlemu.ngemu.com
Requirements: LynxBoot.img
Category: emulation/gamesystem
License: GPL
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 5714
Comments: 2
Snapshots: 2
Videos: 0
Downloads: 10  (Current version)
10  (Accumulated)

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Handy SDL version 0.5

What is it
Handy/SDL is a freeware software emulator for Atari's Lynx handheld gamedevice
on your OS.
AmigaOS4 port by Hugues Nouvel (HunoPPC)

- LynxBoot.img
- some Roms to play (obviously)

- OpenGL fix on OS4
- Fix sound Big_endian
- Handy WIN32 sources ported to GCC/SDL
- Added SDL portions of graphics, sound and keyboard handling
- Implent 8-bit and 16-bit rendering (32-bit is default atm)
- OpenGL and software rendering
- YUV Overlay rendering
- Scaling and/or filtering routines
- Better sound quality
- Implement patches concerning breaks on new homebrew images

with OpenGL 
Handy roms/myrom -rtype 2 -fsaa -fullscreen

with SDL
Handy roms/myrom -rtype 1 -stype 1 -cd -filter 7

or use the little script provided and edit it if you don't like it !
read the "Usage.txt" file for options

Usefull Keys:
ESC quit emulator

Atari Button A		: Z
Atari Button B		: X
Atari Button PAUSE	: RETURN
Atari Button OPT1	: F1
Atari BUTTON OPT2	: F2
Atari UP			: UP
Atari DOWN		: DOWN
Atari LEFT			: LEFT

- on the SAM 800 with sound, emulator gives 30 fps, add frameskip at 5 and your
game will fly at 54 fps !
- emulator crashes if you play with smooth/blocky in Fullscreen mode

- tested on AOS4.1 update 2 (untested on AOS4.0 and AOS4.1)
- tested on SAM Flex 800 Mhz and AmigaOneXEG4 800 Mhz (with ATI Radeon 9000PRO)
- Bugreports for AmigaOS 4x version at NOUVEL (HunoPPC) Hugues
nouvel.hugues()orange.fr or directly at http://clubevolution4.com/HunoPortSDL/

To Do:
- Configfile support
- Joystick support
- proper GUI

Thanks to:
My Wife and children to allow me time to develop 
Hyperion Entertainment  -  For the development of Amiga OS 4.0 and 4.1
ACube and Faranheit for my SAM EP440 / SAM FLEX
All my betatesters at http://www.clubevolution4.com/HunoPortSDL/
and the AMIGA community

Handy GCC/SDL Portable Atari Lynx Emulator v0.5
Based upon Handy 0.95 WIN32 by Keith Wilkins
Written by SDLEmu Team, additions by Pierre Doucet
Contact: http://sdlemu.ngemu.com | shalafi()xs4all.nl

File Version Size Date OS Dls Readme
handy-jacobs.lha2.4229kb02 Jul 174.09¤ Handy - Atari Lynx emulator
handy_amidog.lha0.80992kb19 Oct 154.06¤ Handy - An emulator for Atari's Lynx
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