|Host platform||Windows (x86)|
|Guest platform||x86 (8086 - Celeron)|
|Initial release version|
|Initial release date|
|Latest release version||v17|
|Latest preview version|
|Latest release date||2020-12-01|
PCem is an x86 personal computer emulator written by Sarah Walker. A dynamic recompiler is available, optional for 486 and WinChip and mandatory for Pentium processors, providing accurate performance for those processors. The original author has quit the project in June 2021, although development has then resumed in December 2021 under a new project maintainer.
Supported guest operating systems[edit | edit source]
- MS-DOS and compatible operating systems
- Microsoft Windows versions up to Windows Vista (and Windows Server versions up to Windows Server 2008)
- Linux distributions that support running at least on a Pentium
- NeXTSTEP 3.1 to 3.3, OPENSTEP 4.0 to 4.2 (including Apple Rhapsody developer releases)
Emulated hardware[edit | edit source]
- CPU: Any CPU from an 8086/8088 to a Celeron.
- Graphics card: MDA, CGA, EGA, Hercules, IBM VGA, as well as a couple Trident cards, Tseng ET4000AX, Tseng ET4000/W32p, S3 Trio64, 3dfx Voodoo, S3 ViRGE, Cirrus Logic GD5429.
- Sound card: PCjr, Tandy, Adlib, Adlib Gold, Sound Blaster (1.x, 2, Pro, 16, AWE32), Gravis Ultrasound, Windows Sound System, Innovation SSI-2001, Game Blaster.