Sinclair - ZX / Spectrum / QL Series Emulators

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Popular Emulators

Name Description
Fuse Fuse (the Free Unix Spectrum Emulator) was originally, and somewhat unsurprisingly, a ZX Spectrum emulator for Unix. However, it has now also been ported to Mac OS X, which may or may not count as a Unix variant depending on your advocacy position. It has also been ported to Windows, the Wii, AmigaOS and MorphOS, which are definitely not Unix variants.

Other Emulators

Name Description
FBZX This spectrum emulator uses the SDL library to emulate the original spectrum, the classic 128K, the Amstrad Plus 2, and the Amstrad Plus 2A. It's based on the Spectrum emulator for DOS, Z80. The emulation is extremely accurate and there are many features, including savestates, joystick, and TAP tape file support.You need the SDL library to run this.
Glukalka This is a Sinclair ZX Spectrum Emulator for Linux. Currently it requires an IBM PC compatible computer. X Server with MIT-SHM extention and Motif 1.2 (at development was used LessTif) are also required.
QLAY This is a freeware Sinclair QL emulator that emulates all the original I/O of the original QL, and it can access files directly on from your HD. There are no plans on emulating stuff like the disk drives, hard drives, video cards, etc, but it's still a good emulator, try it.

These ROMs are needed to run the emulator.

This is a patched version of the JS ROM to allow 4 Megabytes of emulated RAM.
UQLX This emulator is based on the source code of Q-emuLator, a shareware QL emulator for Windows, but the Unix version is freeware and has been updated more recently than the Windows version.
Xpeccy Xpeccy is a new version of SAMulator on Linux. It's in Russian.
XZX-Pro Tons of features...check out the home page for a full list. It's shareware, and registration is US$25. Definitely worth a look.
zxsp ZX Spectrum emulator for Intel-based linux with X11 windows system. Requires the QT library. (e.g. for KDE desktop) Requires OSS for sound.
zxsp-x ZX Spectrum emulator for Linux with X11 windows system. Requires OSS for sound.

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