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Jnes 1.2 released for Windows!

December 25th, 2016 by Jabo Jnes comments: 20

Merry Christmas everyone!

It's been a year since I've posted here, but even longer since a release for Jnes for Windows, over three years in fact. Since the last Windows release there were pretty big changes under the hood to get Jnes to work on Android, and in the background I have been trying to also improve the accuracy of the emulator. While Jnes has proud tradition of playing most games, there are some subtle hardware behaviors that Jnes was not able to emulate correctly. I've made some progress on improving that in this release, you are unlikely to notice it unless it breaks something. Cheats also got reworked significantly, editing should be a lot more stable. There are a slew of new awesome cheat codes from Gent, please give him some thanks for all his hard work in helping put this release together.

Lastly this update brings a much needed upgrade to DirectX 9.0, which should modernize Jnes on newer versions of Windows, as well as a native 64-bit version which is just nice to have. It was discovered during testing that this version may not work on Windows XP any longer, and I'm not sure why. I decided to move ahead with the release rather than delay it.

My hope is that this release brings some joy to the world, for those of you who have been anticipating a new release for a while please accept this gift with warmest regards, I hope it has something you were looking forward to. I might be getting a bit older, but the world seems like it could use a bit of joy and understanding from each other now more than ever. Please pass some joy forward to others, especially at this time of year.
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2016-12-26 at 10:30 #0
thanks
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thanks but I hope to add fast forward feature to jens
2016-12-27 at 08:24 #1
Francesco Rivano
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thx for your awesome work for make the best nes emulator ever!!! i play Jnes everyday Greetings from Chile!
2016-12-27 at 10:53 #2
Mr J
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My god, i've been using JNES since 2003 and it still alive till now. Thank you for your commitment to this awesome project
2016-12-30 at 10:28 #3
Chielloco
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Mi pc dedicado para los emuladores es un window XP. Lastima que no funcione con este sistema operativo. Es mi emulador favorito.
2016-12-30 at 12:58 #4
Fernando
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Thank you for update the best emulator for NES

Bugs:

Guerilla War (no mapper)
Exerion (crashes)
Karate Kid (cheats dont work)
Twinbee (cheats dont work)
2016-12-30 at 23:53 #5
Jabo
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“  thx for your awesome work for make the best nes emulator ever!!! i play Jnes everyday Greetings from Chile!

Thanks

“  Mi pc dedicado para los emuladores es un window XP.

You could always try it and see if it works, not sure what to say.

“  My god, i've been using JNES since 2003 and it still alive till now. Thank you for your commitment to this awesome project

You're quite welcome I appreciate your kind words

“  Thank you for update the best emulator for NES

I didn't have any issues with Guerilla War using a verified ROM, however you definitely caught the issue with Exerion, it's a regression since 1.1 boo
2016-12-31 at 03:22 #6
Chielloco
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Definitivamente no funciona en window XP.

Sale el error:"Jnes.exe no es una aplicaci??n Win32 v??lida"
2016-12-31 at 03:25 #7
Chielloco
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"Jnes.exe no es una aplicacion Win32 valida"

(Disculpen el doble post)
2016-12-31 at 17:22 #8
Riony
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@Jabo

Thanks Jabo, I've always admired your work!

@Chielloco

Are you sure you are using the 32-bit version?
http://www.jabosoft.com/downloads/218
2016-12-31 at 18:18 #9
Gent
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“  Karate Kid (cheats dont work)
Twinbee (cheats dont work)


@Fernando

What region and version, if one?
And have you varied it is a good name?

Thanks

Edit: Seems to work for me but incase this is a GameGenie Issue, add these if they are what you want?

Karate Kid (All Regions)

Infinite Lives
0035 09

Infinite Health
0085 0F

Infinite "C"
008A 09

Infinite "D"
0089 09


Just made for you now
2017-01-01 at 00:10 #10
Nook
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Thank you for all your work on this, it's a great program!

The new version doesn't seem to like the directional buttons (labeled "Pov0 [Left|Right|Up|Down]" in 1.1.1) on my Logitech Cordless Rumblepad 2.
2017-01-01 at 09:21 #11
Chielloco
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@Riony

Si,baje la version de 32 bit. Pero no funciona en XP. Una lastima la verdad, esperaba tanto una actualizacion de este emulador... En fin. Seguire con la 1.1.1, supongo...

Saludos.
2017-01-03 at 03:33 #12
246Bajan
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Hi great job on the new release. I have a problem though, Jnes 1.2 refuses to recognize the D-pad on my Xbox One controller. I am using Windows 10 and I have verified that the D-pad is working in other apps.
2017-01-03 at 23:57 #13
Xbox One Contro...
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the new 1.2 x64 does not like the D-Pad of xbox one controller
2017-01-04 at 01:13 #14
Jabo
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“  Thank you for all your work on this, it's a great program!

The new version doesn't seem to like the directional buttons (labeled "Pov0 [Left|Right|Up|Down]" in 1.1.1) on my Logitech Cordless Rumblepad 2.

Yea some input devices seem broken with the upgrade to DirectX8, it's an easy fix stay tuned hopefully I can put out a small patch. Thanks for the detailed and polite feedback.
2017-01-04 at 20:13 #15
Vex
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YOU CAN NOW USE SWEETFX TO SHARPEN NES GAMES!! WAY TO GO JABO!!
since he moved to dx9 u can use reshade + sweetfx! but the xbox d-pad needs fixed bad! please fix jabo

i configured a good sweetfx preset, that brightens and sharpens, removes blur, makes colors of nes games pop more, i would not use hq4x filtering or w/e in jnes options, try default out and see if you like it better now, scroll lock on keyboard activated sweetfx on and off

here is a mega link for the sweetfx, just extract the 3 files and the folder into your jnes folder thats all u have to do!

https://mega.nz/#!TQZUUDDS!mBWnPke2q5aT-3seEg3grerrjl4Bo71m5g5v7MNX94g
2017-01-05 at 04:22 #16
anon
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Hmm, that sounds like interesting effects. How can I do that myself, I do not feel comfortable downloading files.
2017-01-09 at 02:37 #17
Robert
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I dont know if im doing something wrong, but when I download any of the links for this, or any other nes version, I cant open the guide, and no games come with it....
2017-01-09 at 04:05 #18
ntttoon
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Thanks you very much (y)
2017-02-09 at 11:45 #19
Jack
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HOLY COW UR BACK!
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