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A software emulator allows computer programs to run on a platform (computer architecture and/or operating system) other than the one for which they were originally written. Unlike a simulation, which only attempts to reproduce a program's behaviour, an emulation attempts to precisely model the state of the device being emulated.

Source: wikipedia


Why using an emulator instead of the real calculator? There are several reasons for this:

  • When crashing, you can recover the emulator with the ease of one/two-clicks.
  • Sending files is a matter of drag 'n' dropping the file.
  • Test on different calcs.
  • Access to powerful debugging tools.
  • Ability to take screen-shots.

TI Emulators

There are six major emulators available for the z80 series of calcs:

PindurTI is one of the two most accurate emulation of all emulators available. However, its author, Patai Gergley has discontinued it due to lack of time. Wabbitemu is a recent z80 emulator, emulating almost all z80 calcs. It is available for Windows and Mac, with a Linux version in progress. jsTIfied is the first online z80 emulator, emulating the TI-83+/SE and TI-84+/SE entirely in Javascript and HTML5. Linux users can use TilEm. Virtual TI is the oldest and most used emulator at the moment. It has however a lot problems because of incorrect emulation.

The major emulator for the m68k series is TiEmu, which supports all the 68k calcs.

External info Emulators list

Pages in category "Emulators"

The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.