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Old Dec 11, 2012, 07:52 PM   #1
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Are there any decent GBA emulators for OSX Lion?

Hello everyone :-)

I have Boycott Advance installed on my 2012 Macbook Air and the emulation is nearly perfect. Save states work. It works with a PS1 USB controller just fine. However, the sound is really terrible, it sounds weak and like static. Fullscreen works though!

I also have Visual Boy Advance 1.7.4 installed. Fullscreen does not work, it crashes every single time. The largest window size is 4x set in preferences which isn't big enough for me. But the sound is 100% perfect.

Is there an emulator that allows fullscreen and perfect sound under OSX Lion?
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 07:54 PM   #2
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I think MacBoyAdvance works, but I'm not sure whether it has fullscreen. I'm at work right now so I can't test it.

Be aware that it puts saved games into the Applications folder; I lost all mine once because I didn't keep that folder backed up!
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 10:00 AM   #3
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You can also try MESS. That emulates everything.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 12:37 PM   #4
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OpenEmu. Emulates just about everything, and has a fantastic UI. It's only available as source code at the moment, but all you have to do is download Xcode and the source code and click "Build" and you've got a working copy. Or I could provide the copy I built myself.
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 12:50 PM   #5
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Trying that now. Hope it works
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 01:33 PM   #6
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OpenEmu. Emulates just about everything, and has a fantastic UI. It's only available as source code at the moment, but all you have to do is download Xcode and the source code and click "Build" and you've got a working copy. Or I could provide the copy I built myself.
This looks very very interesting I will be watching this one, thanks you
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 07:22 AM   #7
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OpenEmu. Emulates just about everything, and has a fantastic UI. It's only available as source code at the moment, but all you have to do is download Xcode and the source code and click "Build" and you've got a working copy. Or I could provide the copy I built myself.
Wow that looks really promising, why haven't I heard of it before?
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