March 2004 | Aemulor Pro & !CinoDVD (Neil Spellings)
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Aemulor is the utility which allows a wide variety of 26-bit, and even
pre-Risc PC, software to run on the Iyonix. Last year Neil demonstrated
the basic version of Aemulor at ROUGOL. Now Aemulor Pro is being
launched, providing support for an even wider range of applications,
including Sibelius, Lanman98, CDROMFS, Win95FS, CFS, Elite, and a great
deal else. It also provides considerable speed improvements over the
Charles Barraball? reviews ROUGOL's March meeting:
It was good to see some fresh faces at this meeting, well attended by
avid fans of Aemulor, ably presented by Neil Spellings, who foresaw the
early release of the Aemulor Pro version. This caters for more 26bit
programmes and runs many in a better fashion than before.
Neil flew ArcElite, and Pushy (which had one member twitching with
barely suppressed excitement), games of some vintage, and a range of
These were clearly seen via the club's projector, a great boon.
Neil is keen to hear of things which do not run well as they might under
Aemulor, as they want to develop the Pro version to be as useful as
There was the usual knowledgeable audience, awed a little by the glowing
blue neon of Neil's Iyonix, but fortified by fine Merlot, Stella, and
gorgeous curries served by the Blue Eyed Maid.
The release of Cino, the DVD player, is on hold until the launch of
AemulorPro; there is much to develop, still, mainly on the sound side,
but the meeting was shown clips of various films which showed
impressivly smooth picture quality.