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byuu v106.201
* fixed audio balance option
* fixed crash when loading Famicom with no cartridge inserted
* remove Famicom audio streams upon system unloading
* fix Super Famicom IRQ regression with WAI (fixes Air Cavalry intro)
* add pause hotkey
* fix TRAP/TRAPV instructions for M68K
* improve M68K disassembler
* fix Direct3D exclusive mode
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docs Now there's an official git repo, update documentation links. Jul 17, 2019
genius Compilation fix. Jul 31, 2019
higan v106.201 Aug 23, 2019
hiro macOS fixes. Aug 17, 2019
icarus v106.199 Aug 21, 2019
libco v106.185 Jul 24, 2019
nall v106.195 Aug 16, 2019
ruby v106.201 Aug 23, 2019
sourcery Update license copyright dates. Jul 17, 2019
.cirrus.yml v106.189 Jul 31, 2019
.gitignore PPU cycle experiments. Jul 20, 2019
GPLv3.txt Update version and license Oct 25, 2017
LICENSE.txt v106.191 Aug 5, 2019 Cirrus CI updates. Jul 28, 2019


higan is a multi-system emulator with an uncompromising focus on accuracy and code readability.

It is a research project meant to improve all emulators through open source collaboration, and as such is not meant to be used as a standard emulator for playing games (although it can be used as such with some patience.)

Testing is greatly appreciated so that the emulation quality can be improved. Such improvements will migrate downstream to user-focused emulators such as bsnes.

It currently emulates the following systems: Famicom, Famicom Disk System, Super Famicom, Super Game Boy, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Player, SG-1000, SC-3000, Master System, Game Gear, Mega Drive, Mega CD, PC Engine, SuperGrafx, MSX, MSX2, ColecoVision, Neo Geo Pocket, Neo Geo Pocket Color, WonderSwan, WonderSwan Color, SwanCrystal, Pocket Challenge V2.


Git is used for the development of new releases, and represents a staging environment. higan is currently in the midst of a major redesign, so please expect rapid changes and some instabilities during this period.

If stability is required, please download the latest stable release from the official website.


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