Boing Ball  Amiga Emulator FAQ

Updated 13/05/2016

Winuae Configuration F.A.Q.

1. How do I set up an Amiga Configuration?

If you have not used an Amiga before, use the Quickstart Configuration screen which is the easiest and quickest way to set up a pre-set configuration for you. For advanced users, you can set up a configuration using the screens under Hardware and Host and saving it under Configuration.

Step by step:

a) Select the Model of Amiga you want to emulate (see below for list of models):
b) Select configuration, use default for most games but if you want more memory select the '4 MB Fast RAM expanded configuration'
c) You may leave the compatibility and Host Configuration at defaults.
d) For Floppy drive DF0: click on 'Select disk image' and select your ADF file.
e) Click Set Configuration and click Start.

2. I am having problems running some programs or games on WinUAE?

First make sure your UAE configuration matches the game's requirements. Very old games depend on specific versions of Kickstart, processor and memory. If you still have problems then download WHDLoad program which can degrade the Amiga to such a state that the program will run correctly. You will probably need the Installer program installed to your HD to install these tools.
Also, try using Fellow or WinFellow as an alternative emulator to run the game.

Try some of these typical configurations as a guide:

Amigas

The A500 normally has a 68000 processor and 512K or 1MB Chip RAM with 1.3 Kickstart and OCS/ECS or 2.04 Kickstart for the A500+ with ECS.
The A1000 normally has a 68000 processor, 256K RAM, OCS and Kickstart 1.0 to 1.3.
The A2000 shares the same hardware as the A500 but uses ZII memory, and gfx card option.
The A600 normally has a 68000 processor and 1Mb of Chip RAM with 2.05 Kickstart and ECS.
The A1200 normally has a 68020 processor and 2Mb Chip RAM and 3.0 Kickstart and AGA (Winuae 0.8.8 or better) for 256 colours.
The CD32 normally shares the same hardware as the A1200 but has a built in CD ROM drive. Requires CD32 roms.
The A3000 normally has a 68030, 1Mb Chip RAM, possibly some Fast RAM and ECS or Gfx card.
The A4000 normally has a 68030/040/060 processor, 2Mb Chip RAM, 2Mb or more Fast RAM and AGA or a graphics card (use Picasso96 to simulate one).

3. I have updated my version of Winuae and some things no longer work?

In new versions of Winuae, new features are added or changed and the old configuration files may not work. Load up the old configuration, check the settings and resave them or delete the old configurations and create new configurations for your new version of Winuae.

4. I do not understand some of the settings?

To understand Winuae configuration settitings go to the Winuae help pages or download the Winuae.chm help file which will explain some of the settings and what they do. To look up the meaning of some jargon, try the A-Z Computer Dictionary.

5. How can I speed up graphics output?

Emulating the OCS, ECS or AGA chipset is slow, instead, you can use the PC's graphics card instead to output graphics and use 256 or more colours. Download the latest Picasso96 software from Aminet (version 1.32 or better) and use the UAE driver supplied with it. On the Display tab, make sure Full Screen RTG is enabled and set at least 2Mb of RTG (graphics card) ram is available. Currently only the Permedia 2 and Voodoo cards are compatible with the Warp3D driver software for 3d games. For OpenGL and Warp3D support you can use the QuarkTex wrapper in Winuae.
Picasso 96 is supplied AmigaOS 3.9, Amiga Forever, Amikit and AmigaSys.

6. What limitations can I expect from using an Emulator?

An emulator cannot fully emulate everything on the Amiga as it has to emulate the Motorola 680x0 processor and the Custom Chipset chips, so performance can suffer on slow machines. The latest versions of Winuae will try to use buffers for sound to improve output and Just in Time instruction emulation for extra CPU speed, Chipset graphics is improving but 256 colours can be very slow due to the Amiga's bitmap system of using multiple layers. Using Picasso 96 emulation can improve graphics a lot, use that wherever possible.

Emulators are improved all the time, so keep an eye out for new versions. Sound emulation can depend on your processor as well, turning it off will
improve emulation speed though.

It cannot do sprite-playfield collisions or use the MMU on higher specified 680x0 processors. This means that in some games the will not play correctly
do to the way tricks are used to find character hits. Also, programs that require Memory Management such as Linux or Virtual Memory will not
work in Winuae.

7. Can I access the Internet through Winuae?

That is possible. You can through the PC's Internet connection by enabling the bsdsocket.library support feature on the MISC page of
Winuae configuration. Make sure you go on line before loading Winuae. It will work on Dial up and Broadband internet access. There is no need to
install any other TCPIP/Internet software.

8. Can I access the CDROM through CDROM drivers?

Yes, if you enable the uaescsi.device on the Misc tab. Then install the CDROM drivers on Workbench, I would recommend something like CacheCDFS, and select uaescsi.device as the device and enter the unit number of your CDROM drive eg. 0, 1 etc. If unsure what your Unit number is, enable logging on the Misc tab and start Winuae. Close Winuae, then open the winuaebootlog.txt file created and it will display unit number somewhere in there.

9. Can I access my USB Key or my PC files on the Hard disk using Winuae?

If you enable Add PC drives at startup on the Hard Drives tab it will show your PC disk(s) on the Workbench as a disk.

10. How do I configure it so when I double click an icon it will start my Amiga game immediately?

You need to create your configuration in Winuae with the floppy drives filled with the appropiate adf files then save the configuration. Now on your desktop, create a new shortcut to the Winuae program and add the -f parameter e.g. C:\Program files\Winuae\Winuae.exe -f mygame.uae and name shortcut to the name of your game. So, when you double click the shortcut, your game will instantly load and start up.

11. Where can I get ROM files and games?

Amiga Forever includes all the files required to emulate the Amiga. You can also copy a Kickstart ROM file from a real Amiga using the transrom tool supplied with Winuae. Links to games and applications can be found on the UAE FAQ page.

12. Can I emulate the new PPC based Amigas like the AmigaONE or SAM? New

Yes, Winuae 3 or later can emulate the PowerPC processor and use Workbench 4.1.

13. Can I create localised (or other languages) versions of WinUAE?

Yes, you need the WinUAE Translation DLL (which matches the version of Winuae you have installed) and a program to edit the DLL file, for example, ResEdit. Copy and rename the DLL to the language you want to translate to e.g. Winuae_French.dll. Open Resedit and open the DLL file. The area you will want to change is the String Table which contains the wording to be changed to your language. Change the word in the box on the bottom left side. When done click on Save. Copy the new DLL to your Winuae program directory and run WinUAE and select the language in the Miscellaneous tab.

14. Settings New

Here is a complete list of settings.

Winuae Settings
Setting Name Options Description
CPU and FPU Settings    
CPU 68000, 010, 020, 030, 040, 060 Motorola 680x0 processor (16 or 32 bit). 020+ is 32 bit
24 bit addressing On or off Amigas usually work in 16 or 32 bits but for (68000-030) you can use 24 bits
More compatible (CPU) On or off Makes the CPU more compatible for some software to work properly
JIT On or off Just in Time processor instruction emulation for faster processing on host
MMU On or off Memory Management Unit for Linux based operating systems (030+)
Unimplemented CPU emu On or off Impletements the full 68060 CPU (if you forget setpatch and 0x0 libs)
FPU None, 68881, 68882 Floating Point Unit for faster math processing
CPU internal On or off Select FPU built into the CPU (040 or 060)
More compatible (FPU) On or off Makes the FPU more compatible for some software to work properly
Unimplemented FPU emu On or off Emulates the full 68881 if libs are not loaded.
Fastest possible (CPU) On or off Run emulation at fastest cycles possbile
Approximate A500/A1200 or cycle/exact On or off Limits cycles/sec to the same as the real Amigas , this will be slower but more compatible with some software.
CPU Speed Percentage of CPU speed Fine tune CPU speed to +/- Fastest or Exact speed for some software
CPU Idle Sliding scale Set idle rate of CPU, ideal for laptops to keep CPU cool
PPC CPU Emulation On or off Enable emulation of PowerPC CPU on Blizzard/Cyberstorm PPC board
Stopped M68k CPU idle mode Sliding scale Set idle of rate of 680x0 processor when using PPC emulation
Cache size (JIT) Memory size 0 to 8MB Memory to cache instruction for Just in Time emulation
FPU Support On or off Enable FPU support for JIT
Constant Jump On or off If enabled then conditional jumps will not end a block, to improve performance. But this may also increase cache flushes.
Hard flush On or off Fully empties the cache
Direct or InDirect Selection Direct uses more 'agressive' memory use, Indirect is safer
No Flags On or off Disables optimization of flag generation. Best left at default.
Chipset Settings    
OCS Selection Original ChipSet in A1000, A500 or A2000
ECS Agnus Selection Enhanced ChipSet in A500+, A600 or A3000, just use Agnus chip
Full ECS Selection Enhanced ChipSet in A500+, A600 or A3000. All the new chips
AGA Selection Avanced Graphics Architecture in A1200 and A4000
ECS Denise Selection Enhanced ChipSet in A500+, A600 or A3000, just the Denise chip
NTSC On or off Use the US NTSC mode (200 lines) instead of PAL (256 lines)
Cycle exact (Full) On or off Enables cycle exact chipsets as the real hardware for some games
Cycle exact (DMA mem) On or off Enables cycle exact chipsets juse for Direct Memory Access
Chipset extra Pull down menu Use Amiga Model specific chipsets
Immediate Blitter On or off Does requested blits (blocks of pixels) immediately
Wait for Blitter On or off Wait for blitter to complete blits
Genlock connected On or off Detects whether a Genlock is connected to PC
Genlock emulation mode None, Noise or test card menu Type of Genlock emulation mode
Video port display hardware Video add-on hardware menu Select video hardware connected
Collision level: None Selection No sprite collection emulation
Sprites only Selection Sprite vs sprite collision emulation
Sprites vs Sprites vs Playfield Selection Sprite and sprite vs playfield collision emulation
Full Selection All collision types emulated
Adv Chipset    
Battery backed up clock Selection Various different battery backed up clock hardware
CIA-A TOD Clock src Selection Different timing sources for clock
Chipset features On or off Different types of hardware to emulate
Internal SCSI hardware On or off A3000, A4000 or CDTC internal SCSI conrollers
Chipset Revision On or off and value Set revision for Ramsey, Fat Gary, Agnus, alice, Denise or Lisa chips
ROM    
Main ROM file Kickstart ROM menu Kickstart from 1.0 to 3.X
Extended ROM file Extended ROM menu CD32 or CDTV extended ROMs
MapROM emulation On or off Supports Blitzkit tools
Shapeshifter support On or off Enable PrepareEmul support for Shapeshifter emulation of MacOS 68k
Cartridge ROM file Menu CD32 FMVC, Freezer cartrige support
RAM    
Chip ram Slider: 256Kb to 8Mb Memory used for custom chips for graphics and sound.
Z2 fast ram Slider: 0MB to 8MB Zorro II fast ram (16 bit) used by processor only
Slow ram Slider: 0MB to 1.8MB Ram connected via trapdoor of A500 or the PCMCIA slot
Z3 fast ram Slider: 0MB to 1.5GB Zorro III fast ram (32 bit) used by processor only
32-bit chip ram Slider: 0MB to 1GB Faster 32bit addreassable chip ram for graphics and sound
Motherboard fast ram Slider: 0MB to 64MB Fast ram that is fitted to the motherboard
Processor slot fast ram Slider: 0MB to 128MB Fast ram fitted to the board in the processor slot
Second Z2 Fast ram board Slider: 0MB to 8MB Zorro II fast ram on a second Zorro II board
Z3 mapping mode Menu: Auto, uae or real Map ram on Zorro III by auotmatic, uae setup or real amiga setup
Floppy Drives    
DF0: - DF1: On or off Enable or disable floppy disk drive
Disk format menu Menu Select type of disk from 3.5" double density, high density, 5.25" or ESCOM drive disks
Write protected On or off Protect disks from writing
Question mark (?) Button Disk information
Eject Button Remove disk image from drive
Browse for file (...) Button Select disk image (ADF, ADZ, GZ, DMS etc)
Recent image file Menu Select image from recently used files
Floppy drive emulation speed Slider: Turbo, 100-800% Set speed of drive to load data faster
New disk format Menu Select type of disk to create
Create standard disk Button Create a standard workbench friendly (DOS) formatted disk
Create custom disk Button Create a special disk for things like game saving disks
Disk label Text Enter name of disk
Boot block On or off Make the new disk bootable
FFS On or off Format the disk with Fast file system
CD & Hard Drives    
Add Directory or archive Button Add a directory on host system or archived file type e.g. zip
Add Hardfile Button Add a HDF file to contain guest files
Add Hard Drive Button Add a real Amiga formatted hard drive connected to host
Add SCSI/IDE CD Drive Button Add a real SCSI or IDE optical drive
Add SCSI Tape Drive Button Add a SCSI Tape device
Properties Button Display properties of a hard disk or CD system
Remove Button Remove a hard disk or CD system
Device name Text Name of the device eg HD0, CD0
Volume label Text Name given to hard disk or CD
Read/Write On or off Disk is read and writable
Bootable On or off Disk is bootable
Path (directory) Text Location of directory, archive etc
Boot priority Number Boot priority (0 is highest)
Select Directory Button Select a directory path
Select Archive or Plain File Button Select an Archive or other plain file
Path (hardfile) Text (or menu) Location of HDF file
FileSysem Text (or menu) Location of File System rom file
Device Name of device Name of the device eg HD0, HD1
Boot priority (hard file) Number Boot priority (0 is highest)
Read/Write On or off Disk is read and writable
Bootable On or off Disk is bootable
Do not mount On or off Include hard disk but don't mount it when starting emulation
RDB mode Button Enable Rigid Disk Block mode (stores partition and filesystem info)
Surfaces Number Specify number of disk surfaces
Sectors Number Specify number of sectors per track
Reserved Number Specify number of reserved sectors for non-data use
Block size Number Minimum size per block allocated for files
HD Controller Menu Hard disk controller e.g UAE, IDE, SCSI, PCMCIA, Internal
Id number Number Identity number e.g. IDE (0-3), SCSI (0-7)
Create Button Create a hard disk file using specified size, type and filesystem
RDB/OFS/FFS Meny Specify RDB and filesystem to use
DOS Type Box Hexademical value of filesystem used
Sparse file On or off Formats disk file as a file which attempts to use disk space more efficently when it is mostly empty by using metadata to represent empty space.
Dynamic file On or off Modern disk file format which expands as more data is added to the disk file, minimises disk usage like Dynamic VHD files on PC.
Hard drive Menu Mount any physical amiga formatted drives.
Add PC drives at startup On or off Add any PC drives on host to emulator
Include removable drives On or off Add any removable drives e.g. USB
Include network drives On or off Add any mapped network drives
CDFS automount CD/DVD On or off Add any optical drives
Disable UAEFSDB support On or off Stop creation of UAEFSDB file which store Amiga specific file flags eg script
Don't use Windows Recycle bin On or off Don't move deleted files to the windows recycle bin
Automount removable drives On or off Do not automatically mount any removable drives
Limit size of directory drives to 1GB On or off Set max size of directory to 1GB instead of actual disk size.
Select image file Button Select a CD image (cue, ccd, mds, iso, chd)
Image mode Menu Select type of image or drive letter
Eject Button Eject the CD from emulator
CDTV/CDTV-CR/CD32 turbo CD read speed On or off Enable turbo speed for CDTV or CS32 consoles
Expansions    
Expansion board Menu Select controller, bridge board, or RTG board
Specific expansion board Menu List of board makes and models in the type of expansion
Additional expansion options Menu Additional options for certain expansion boards
SCSI controller ID: Menu Identity number
Expansion board rom file Menu or button Select rom file for expansion
Accelerator board Menu List of makes of accelerator boards
Accelerator models Menu List of models of accelerator boards
Additional accelerator options Menu Additional options for certain accelerator boards
Accelerator board rom file Menu or button Select rom file for accelerator board
Accelerator board memory Slider Select memory for board (0-128MB)
Catwesel Z2 emulation On or off Catweasel floppy disk controller (Zorro 2)
uaescsi.device On or off UAE version of scsi.device for hard disks
CD32 Full Motion Video cartridge On or off CD32 FMV (MPEG1) video decoder device
Toccata Z2 sound card emulation On or off Toccata sound card (16bit,sampling 10-20K Hz)
Toccata Paula/CD audio mix On or off Mix audio from Toccata card and built in Paula sound chip
ES1370 PCI sound card On or off ES1370 PCI sound card
FM801 PCI sound card On or off FM801 PCI sound card
bsdsocket.library On or off Berkley Software Distribution IP socket library
uaenet.library On or off UAE Network library
A2065 Z2 On or off Commodore A2065 BNC and Coax network card
Realtek 8029 PCI On or off Realtek 8029 network card
Network status Text box Network status e.g. 'Cable disconnected'
RTG Board    
RTG Graphics card Menu List of Retargetable graphics cards
VRAM Size Slider Amount of video ram
Match host and RTG color depth if possible On or off Makes color depth the same for host and RTG card
Scale if smaller than display size setting On or off Resize display to match display size set in Display tab
Always scale in windowed mode On or off Resize display in windows to match display size set in Display tab
Always center On or off Make sure RTG is always centered on monitor
Hardware virtual blank interrupt On or off Use Hardware virtual blank interrupt for UAE Zorro II or III cards
Hardware sprites On or off Enable hardware sprites for UAE Zorro II or III cards
Monitor Menu Select monitor type connected to host
Refresh rate Menu Select Chipset or 50-75 Hz regresh rate
Buffer mode Menu Select double or triple buffering
Aspect ratio Menu Select aspect from Auto, 5:4 to 16:3 ratios
Display    
Monitor Menu Select monitor type connected to host
Fullscreen resolution Menu Select screen resolution 640x480 to 1920x1080 or Native
Fullscreen color depth Menu Select colour depth
Windowed resolution Numbers Select windows resolution
Refresh rate Menu Select Default or 50-75 Hz refresh rate
Buffering Menu Select no, double or triple buffering
Native mode Menu Select windowed, full screen or Full window
RTG mode Menu Select windowed, full screen or Full window
Sync modes Menu Select type of Latency or VSync modes.
Horizontal centering On or off Enable Horizontal centering of the display
Vertical centering On or off Enable Vertical centering of the display
Blacker than black On or off Make it darker for black
Remove interlace artifacts On or off Remove any unwanted-artifacts in interlace mode
Filtered low resolution On or off Filtered low resolution
VGA mode resolution autoswitch On or off Allow autoswitch when in VGA mode
Resolution Menu Lowres, Hires or Super Hires modes
Resolution Autoswitch Menu Set autoswitch mode to disabled, auto, 10, 33 or 66%
Refresh Slider Refresh rate
FPS adj Slider or Number Frames per second adjustment
TV Mode Menu PAL or NTSC mode
Brightness Slider -99 to 0 to 99 per cent brightness
Reset to defaults Button Reset brightness to default
Line mode Selection Single, double, scanlines or double with fields(+)
Interlaced line mode Selection Single, double, or double with fields(+)
Sound    
Driver Menu DSOUND or WASPI type drivers
Sound Emulation Selection Disabled, disabled but emulated or enabled
Automatic switching On or off Allow auto switching between modes
Master volume Slider 0 to 100%
Other volumes Slider Volumes for Paula, CD or AHI sound (0-100%)
Sound buffer size Slider Buffer size (1 to 10)
Channel mode Menu Mono, Stereo, or 4 or 5 channels
Stereo Seperation Menu Set percentage of stero seperation between speakers
Interpolation Menu Smooth out sound by different methods: Anti, Sinc, RH, Crux
Frequency Menu Set frequency range
Swap Channels Menu Swap channel for Paul, AHI or both
Stereo Delay Menu Stereo delay level (1-10)
Audio Filter Menu Set audio filter for A500 or A1200 to Emulated or Always on
Floppy Drive Sound Emulation Slider Set percentage sound level
Floppy drive device Menu Select floppy drive (DF0-DF3)
Floppy drive sound Menu Set sound to No Sound or A500 type sounds
Directsound On or off Use DirectSound driver
WASAPI On or off Use Windows Audio Session API driver
OpenAL On or off Use Open Audio Library driver
PortAudio On or off Use Port Audio driver
Game Ports    
Port 1: device Menu Set mouse, keyboard or other controller
Port 2: device Menu Set keyboard, mouse or other controller
Autofire Menu Set autofire mode (off, on, toggle or always)
Device type Menu Set device type (mouse, gamepad, joystick etc)
Remap / Test Button Remap buttons or test device
Swap ports Button Swap ports so Port 1 device becomes Port 2 device and vice versa
Mouse/joystick autoswitching On or off Enable mouse and joystick auto-switching
Parrallel port joystick adapter 1 Menu Select Keyboard, X-Arcade or other controller
Parrallel port joystick adapter 2 Menu Select Keyboard, X-Arcade or other controller
Remap Button Remap buttons on controller
Mouse Speed Number Set mouse speed across screen (100=fastest, 0=slowest)
Magic Mouse On or off Allows you to move mouse outside the borders (req. Picasso96 screen)
Magic Mouse curson mode Menu Set mode for ouse to show native cursor only or host curson only.
Install virtual mouse driver On or off Use a virtual mouse driver if an application requires it
Full tablet input emlation On or off Emulate input via a tablet device
Tablet.library emulation On or off Enable tablet.library functions
IO Ports    
Printer Menu Select printer installed on host as default
Printer type Menu Type of printer: Passthrough, Ascii, Epson or Postscript
Flush print job Button Clear current print jobs
Autoflush Number Time before print jobs are autoflushed
Ghostscript extra parameters Text List of parameters for Ghostscipt command
Sampler Menu Sampler devices e.g. pirmary sound, microphone
Stereo sampler On or off Enable stereo sampler mode
Serial port Menu Winuae port or a TCP port
Shared serial On or off Allow sharing of serial port with host
RTS/CTS On or off Request to Send/Clear to Send mode (reduce frame collisions)
Direct On or off Use plain direct mode
uaeserial.device On or off Use Winuae's serial driver
MIDI out port Menu Use MIDI mapper or GS Wavetable synth
MIDI in port Menu Use MIDI port on host (if available)
Route MIDI in to out On or off Remote any MIDI traffic from in to out port
Protection Dongle Menu Select any dongle from list for specific games
Input    
Input source Selection Axis, Rotation, Switch or button
Input target Menu (at bottom) Select alternation configuration for this input
Autofire On or off Autofire button enabled if target supports it
Toggle On or off Toggle option enabled if target supports it
Invert On or off Inverted mode enabled if target supports it
Test Button Test target configuration. Press F12 to exit
Remap Button Remap or changes target by user. Press F12 to exit
Joystick dead zone Number Percentage of joystick movement not recognised
Digital joy-mouse speed Number If using joystick for mouse, specify speed
Autofire rate (lines) Number Change autofire rate for 'fire' button (lines)
Anaog joy-mouse speed Number If using joystick for mouse, specify speed
Copy from Button Copy configuration
Config #1 Menu Select Configuration
Swap 1<>2 Button Switch configuration between config 1 and 2
Output    
Output path Text Select path for Output files (AVI)
Audio codec Button Select codec e.g. PCM, CCITT, MPEG, IMA
Video codec Button Select codec e.g. Cinepak, Intel, Microsoft
Disable frame rate limit On or off Remove the frame rate limit
Disable sound output On or off Do not save sound in output
Capture before filtering On or off Capture output to file before applying filtering
Disable sound sync On or off Stop any sound synchronizing with video
AVI output enabled Button Enable AVI formatted output
Save screenshot Button Save an image of screen to file
Take screenshot before filtering On of off Save an image of screen to file before applying filtering
Pro Wizard 1.62 Button Rips music from emulator
Sample ripper Button Sample sounds from emulator
Play recording Button Play a recording file (inp file)
Re-recording enabled Button Save recording to inp file
Save recording Button Save a recording to an inp file
Recording rate Number Specify when to record (in seconds)
Recording buffers Number Size of record buffer
Filter    
Filter type Menu Select Native or RTG type
Filter name Menu Filter to use
Filter number Menu Value from -4 to 4
Filter multiplier Menu Multiplier from 1x to 4x
Reset to defaults Button Reset filter to Null
Masks Menu Masks or Overlays
Maks types Menu Masks from aperature, effects to scanlines
Mask size Menu Size from full screen, auto to manual
Scale Menu Scale from 1/1 to 1/4
Horiz size Menu or Slider FS, 1/4 to 8x
Vert size Menu or Slider FS, 1/4 to 8x
Horiz position Slider Adjust position from -99 to 99
Vert position Slider Adjust position from -99 to 99
Aspect Ratio Menu Aspect from disabled, Auto or specified ratio
Keep autoscale aspect On or off Enable autoscale aspect
Keep aspect ratio On or off Enable aspect ratio
Aspect ratio type Menu Select Disabled, VGA or TV mode
Extra Settings Menu Point/Bilinear or Scanline opacity or level
Extra setting ratio Menu From 1:1 to 3:3 ratio
Extra setting fine tune Slider Number of fine tune
Preset Menu Select a pre-saved preset file
Load Button Load a preset file
Save Button Save a configured preset
Delete Button Remove a preset file
Disk Swapper    
Disk Image Selection Disk image loaded for slot (selectable from Floppy tab)
Drive Selection Disk drive image loaded on
Insert floppy disk image Button Load a disk image into slot (20 slots)
Remove floppy disk image Button Remove a disk image from slot
Remove all Button Remove all disk images from all slots
Miscellaneous    
Untrap=middle button On or off Untrap winuae window using middle mouse button
Show GUI on startup On or off Display Winuae GUI when starting it
Use Ctrl-F11 to quit On or off Set Ctrl and F11 keys to quit winuae
Don't show taskbar button On or off Hide the taskbar button
Don't show notification icon On or off Hide the notification icon
Always on top On or off Winuae window is always on top of others
Disable screensaver On or off Disable PC's screensaver when running Winuae
Synchronize clock On or off Sync code with PC clock
One second reboot pause On or off Delay reboot of Winuae by a second
Faster RTG On or off Allow faster retargetable graphics in Winuae
Clipboard sharing On or off Allow sharing of data between PC and Winuae guest
Allow native code On or off Allow native code
Native on-screen display On or off Use PC's native screen for Winuae
RTG on-screen display On or off Use retargetable graphics for display
Create winuaelog.txt log On or off Enable logging of Winuae settings when starting up
Log illegal memory accessess On or off Log any memory accesses to areas it doesn't own
Blank unused displays On or off Blank out areas of display not used
Start mouse uncaptured On or off All mouse movement on PC display not just Winuae
Start minimized On or off Minimize Winuae window on startup
Minimize when focus is lost On or off Minimize Winuae window when switching to other apps
Black frame insertion On or off Enable black frames around winuae displays
Master floppy write protection On or off Always enable write protection for all floppy images
Master harddrive write protection On or off Always enable write protection for all HDD images
Hide all UAE autoconfig boards On or off Hide any autoconfigured expansion boards
Right control = Right windows key On or off Remap right control key to right windows key instead
Load state Button Load a save state file (.uss)
Save state Button Save a uae state file
NumLock Menu Assign numlock light to a device in winuae
CapsLock Menu Assign capslock light to a device in winuae
ScrollLock Menu Assign scroll lock light to a device in winuae
USB mode On or off Add support for Multimedia keyboards.
Pri. & Extensions    
Active priority Menu Priority when Winuae is active
Inactive priority Menu Priority when Winuae is inactive
When minimised priority Menu Priority when Winuae window is minimised
Pause emulation On or off Pause the emulation for given active state
Disable sound On or off Disable all sound for given active state
Disable game controllers On or off Disable controllers if Winuae is inactive or minimised
Associate all (file extensions) Button Enable all file extensions for list (a asterick will appear if associated)
Deassociate all (file externsions Button

Disable all file extensions for list (a asterick will disappear if associated)


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