1 - What is SMSQmulator?
SMSQmulator is an emulator of a machine that runs SMSQ/E. SMSQ/E is an operating system initially designed for machines
compatible with the Sinclair QL, a home/business computer invented in the UK in the 1980s. It has a processor of the Motorola 68000
SMSQmulator emulates such a processor and, whilst not emulating a Sinclair QL, it emulates an ideal machine inspired by it..
The traditional QL desktop:
How SMSQmulator looks when it first boots up.
Something a bit more fancy....
SMSQmulator is written in Java, you thus must have a Java runtime environment. If you don't, you can get it here for free
Here you can download everything related to version 2.31 of SMSQmulator.
2 - Everything you need to run SMSQmulator:
Unsure which version is for you?
Then download and run the version for Java 11 first. If this doesn't run on your machine, download the version for java 8 and try that.
Mac users with newer versions of MacOS please note that you should use the version for Java 8.
These files are zip fles and need to be unzipped once downloaded.
There is a readme file (as a PDF or ODT document) in the smsqmulator directory : please read this carefully!!!!
There is also a UserGuide pdf file in that same directory.
3 - The source code if you wish to see that:
Here are the SMSQmulator versions.
Page last updated on 2021.02.18
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