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SID-Wizard Emulator   [2022]

SID-Wizard Emulator Released by :

Release Date :
20 June 2022

Type :
Other Platform C64 Tool

SID-Wizard 1.9

User rating:**********  10/10 (21 votes)   See votestatistics
**********  10/10 (8 votes) - Public votes only.

Credits :
Code .... Hermit of Samar Productions, SIDRIP Alliance, Singular
Music .... Chabee of SIDRIP Alliance
  NecroPolo of Avatar, Hokuto Force, Lethargy, Level 64, SIDRIP Alliance
Design .... Hermit of Samar Productions, SIDRIP Alliance, Singular
Idea .... Hermit of Samar Productions, SIDRIP Alliance, Singular
Concept .... Hermit of Samar Productions, SIDRIP Alliance, Singular
Docs .... Hermit of Samar Productions, SIDRIP Alliance, Singular
Test .... Chabee of SIDRIP Alliance
  NecroPolo of Avatar, Hokuto Force, Lethargy, Level 64, SIDRIP Alliance
  Spider Jerusalem of Mayday!, svenonacid, Tristar & Red Sector Inc.

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User Comment
Submitted by Hermit on 8 August 2022
A fast crucial fix is uploaded:
SID-Wizard V1.91
(Addressing the below mentioned Ctrl+X->Shift+C issue and an F3-key freeze issue in emulator in save-dialog, plus a possibility to soft-restart the program, just in case.)
User Comment
Submitted by Hermit on 5 August 2022
An important message to Users: Do not press Shift+C following a Control+X 'cut' command in SID-Wizard! This might terribly fukk up your target pattern's length and the whole musicdata, when you press Ctrl+V to insert this data.
(In case you mistakely do this, using the Control+Z one-step Undo immediately can come to the rescue.)

I accidentally found this issue while I was working on a tune. Actually it means that this 'limiting cut-length' feature is not supported, so it should have been disabled at least to avoid this scenario.
It will either be disabled or implemented properly in future versions... (Shift+C can still be used fine after Ctrl+C for partial copying btw, as the manual suggests.)

PS: I contacted Chris Wemyss meanwhile and his problems with this emulator have been resolved by some changes in his OS/environment.
User Comment
Submitted by NecroPolo on 17 July 2022
That's a lovely piece of kit, I've been using it on the latest worx, most being unreleased yet. The workflow is the same way as unbeatable as in the case of the native SW version, with the twist of being standalone. I love this tracker, especially so that its MIDI converter enables me to actually record the parts with a musical instrument that has MIDI output. Now you can even play the damn thing directly inside the tracker right out of the box* :)

Kudos Hermit!!!

* On a real C64 HerMIDI interface make it possible, too:
HerMIDI V1.0c
User Comment
Submitted by Adam on 16 July 2022
only discovered this windows version a week or so ago, and is as excellent as your c64 version, hermit. great work!
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Submitted by Chris Wemyss on 27 June 2022
Been using this a bit recently and the timing sometimes sounds a little bit off and things dont feel quite right compared to what I'm used to with the real Sid Wizard on the 64 which is rock solid. Jumpy cursors too. Could be down to the emulation maybe. Just some feedback for you and would love to see this improved.
User Comment
Submitted by Technotron on 24 June 2022
Cool program indeed !!!
Thank you for providing the .deb package for Linux <3
User Comment
Submitted by jab on 21 June 2022
Fantastic! Thank you Hermit!
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Submitted by TheRyk on 21 June 2022
wowowow! Christmas in Summer! Will definetely check this out!
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Submitted by apprentix on 21 June 2022
Thank you for the Linux version.
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Submitted by Hermit on 21 June 2022
Only some fixes and a little enhancement (plus/minus to change drive) are made to the SW-1.9 C64 version, see more details in the manual.
(Apart from that, the SID-Wizard prg included in the emulated one was changed significantly to accomodate to the new requirements like folder-switching, MIDI-handling. Essentially a fake KERNAL and custom ROM code was made for the asynchronous communication between the prg and the emulation with some extra zeropage sentinels.)
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Submitted by Chris Wemyss on 20 June 2022
Oooh fantastic stuff!! Is there anything new in the v1.9 C64 version?
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Submitted by goerp on 20 June 2022
Woohoo! I already found it great to use, but with easier IO it's perfect!
User Comment
Submitted by DeMOSic on 20 June 2022
Awesome! SW1.9 AND it is also a cross platform tool now!
User Comment
Submitted by Yogibear on 20 June 2022
Great release!
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Submitted by Isildur on 20 June 2022
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Submitted by Shogoon on 20 June 2022
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Submitted by Jammer on 20 June 2022
Yay! \o/
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Submitted by Hermit on 20 June 2022
As long as at least some people use the program, the project isn't dead.
The best is yet to come, albeit with a different codename...
User Comment
Submitted by Nobody on 20 June 2022
Holy s..t - thanks!

I've thought this genius project is dead...great to see it isn 't.
User Comment
Submitted by chabee on 20 June 2022
Love It! <3
User Comment
Submitted by Hermit on 20 June 2022
A new version of SID-Wizard with 'built-in' emulation for ease of use and faster launching and IO-operations. Some minor fixes and enhancements were made to the SID-wizard-1.9.prg C64 version as well.

Linux 64bit (Debian package) and Windows 32bit versions are uploaded. If you have other Linux the .deb package can be extracted/browsed for example in Midnight Commander. No source-code this time (it's not in a publishable form yet). Dependency is SDL1.2 (dll included in Win version), on Linux libasound2 is needed for MIDI but ALSA is needed for sound anyway...

See more info in the manual/txt in the deb/zip packages.

Have a nice composing...
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