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VBA rerecording V22 changelog


New Features

  • Added RAM search and RAM watch dialogues from Gens!
  • Added support for loading ROMs and movies in 7z/rar/zip/etc archives, including multi-file archive selection support.

Win32 GUI features

  • Now the emulator will never write to the Windows registry anymore.
  • Added an option to make the emulator prefer the old-fashion save/movie/etc. file naming to the new fashion.
  • Enabled directory override edit boxes.
  • Added directory overrides for GBx ROM, cheats, ips, Lua scripts, AVI and sound recording.
  • Re-added the "Open GBx ROM..." menu command. "Open ROM..." changed to "Open GBA ROM...".
  • Cleaned hotkeys (somehow). Old hotkeys settings might fail.


  • Added input.get().
  • gui.gdscreenshot, gui.gdoverlay code changes. Removed the upper limit of opacity.
  • Changed the draw timing of Lua GUI (use gui.register to display something).
  • Accept a table for color value.
  • Add gui.parsecolor, joypad.getup, joypad.getdown, emu.emulating.
  • gui.line, gui.box, joypad.get becomes like Gens.
  • Win32 Lua console - add a menu to Lua window with "Font..." and "Clear" items.


  • Added Pixelate 3x and Pixelate 4x filters.
  • Fixed GDI/D3D/OpenGL display with 3x filters.
  • Added Simple 3x and Simple 4x filters (unoptimized).

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that certain accelerator keys would not be enabled correctly.
  • Fixed an assertion failure in the old cheat search dialog.
  • Fixed several activation problems of the main window and dialogs.
  • Fixed an old bug that would crash the emulator if the user paused it with the throttle set to 25% or less and without a ROM loaded.
  • Fixed menu item File->Pause. It now updates correctly.
  • Fixed display of timestamps of Save Slots. It can be enabled via File->Current Slot->Display Timestamps.
  • Fixed an old bug that caused the emulator to freeze.
  • Fixed various out-of-range errors within some file dialogs.
  • Fixed GB memory viewer crash.
  • Fixed read-only toggle to refuse toggling when the movie file is not writable.
  • Fixed browse dialog filter selection crash.
  • Added "All Files" filter option to all browse dialogs.
  • Fixed movie drag & drop behavior.
  • Fixed Reset/Cancel in the Directories dialog.
  • Fixed compilation with SDL and gtk. Still malfunctioning.
  • Fixed small bugs in Memory Viewer
  • (Probably) the gbx SRAM issue ( issue 29 ) is now fixed.

Misc / Experimental

  • Unfreezed GBx "from SRAM" check for the time being. VBA now tells you that the feature might be problematic.
  • Removed all the skin functions and CxImage.
  • Provided several options for what to do at movie end (buggy right now).

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EmulatorResources/VBA/V22ChangeLog last edited by Invariel on 2015-07-22 00:30:53
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