The Jupiter Ace Emulator

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What is xAce?

xAce is an emulator for the Jupiter Ace that runs under most flavours of Unix. It was written by Edward Patel and based on a ZX81 emulator called xz81 written by Russell Marks, which was in turn based on Ian Collier's xz80, a ZX Spectrum emulator for X.


First download and extract the source code from: GitHub.
From the root directory of the repository. Create the Makefiles:
$ cmake .

Now run 'make' from the same directory:
$ make

The binary executable will now be in src/, to install it to a sensible location such as /usr/local/bin run the following as root:
$ make install

For the moment xAce must be run from a terminal window and from the same directory in which the rom image is to be found. So from the current directory run:

Please see the README for more details.


Download xAce
GitHub Repository
xAce Wiki on GitHub
xAce Development Google Group

Jupiter Ace Resource Site
Jupiter Ace on Wikipedia


22nd December 2012

xAce v0.5 released.

29th June 2010

xAce v0.4.1 released.

22nd April 2010

Development recommensed on xAce using version 0.4 as the base.