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Aranym-Falcon Screen Enhancer

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I have installed EasyMint 1.90 on my Aranym-Falcon Setup and wanna use some Screenenhancer software. Is there any software, because i tryed with Videlty, Blowup etc and didn't work. Maybe a patched version for 040 CPU etc. or a alternative software ? I'am booting the screenenhancer software after Mint. Is this correct?.
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Just use fVDI, and you don't need any enhancer. in FVDI.INF, you can select whatever resolution your host is cabable to display, including truecolor.
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Thx for the advice, i will look on it ... but i wanna a Falcon emulation as close you can get .... :)
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ASA-030, SWABS :)
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Re: Aranym-Falcon Screen Enhancer

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Entuzio wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 8:36 am I'am booting the screenenhancer software after Mint. Is this correct?.
Yes, after MiNT. I have BlowUP030 working.
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Videl Inside works well with TOS 4.04 but doesn’t seem to work with emutos. That’s what I use in BeePi but with Aranym not Hatari.
FVDI is an option but it’s not as compatible as regular VDI or NVDI. Is FVDI aranym NF driver compatible with Hatari?
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Faucon2001 wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:44 pm Videl Inside works well with TOS 4.04 but doesn’t seem to work with emutos.
The issue with Videl Inside under EmuTOS is fixed with a current EmuTOS snapshot. (Tested and confirmed here: https://sourceforge.net/p/emutos/mailma ... /37344712/)
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czietz wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:08 pm
Faucon2001 wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:44 pm Videl Inside works well with TOS 4.04 but doesn’t seem to work with emutos.
The issue with Videl Inside under EmuTOS is fixed with a current EmuTOS snapshot. (Tested and confirmed here: https://sourceforge.net/p/emutos/mailma ... /37344712/)
Great !! I’ll give a try.
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Re: Aranym-Falcon Screen Enhancer

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Faucon2001 wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:44 pm Is FVDI aranym NF driver compatible with Hatari?
No, Hatari currently does not implement the interface.
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Re: Aranym-Falcon Screen Enhancer

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ThorstenOtto wrote: Sat Sep 11, 2021 1:52 am
Faucon2001 wrote: Fri Sep 10, 2021 5:44 pm Is FVDI aranym NF driver compatible with Hatari?
No, Hatari currently does not implement the interface.
Hatari has instead so called "VDI mode", which allows using larger screen sizes. It does that by reserving larger area from ST-RAM for the screen, and adapting VDI & line-A variables accordingly. It does NOT implement or accelerate VDI functionality itself.

(It's called "VDI mode" because typically only SW using VDI functions for drawing is prepared to work with other than standard resolutions.)

Hatari sets some limits on how large screen size can be specified because a lot of native SW does not work with arbitrary large sizes, and because native (emulated) screen updates can be pretty slow for larger screen sizes (using NVDI helps).

Additionally, TOS v4 is not compatible with "VDI mode", so for Falcon emulation one needs to use either EmuTOS (with "VDI mode"), or something like Videl Inside.
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