JPC (emulator)

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JPC
Written in Java
Operating system Cross-platform
Platform Java
Type Emulator
License GNU General Public License
Website jpc.sourceforge.net

JPC is an x86 emulator written in pure Java. It can run on any platform that supports the Java Virtual Machine. It creates a virtual PC compatible machine that can run MS-DOS and other x86 operating systems. Programs inside JPC can run up to 20% of the native processor speed. JPC was written by the Oxford University Subdepartment of Particle Physics.

Features[edit]

  • Safe, secure and portable due to being 100% pure Java
  • Snapshot facility
  • Remote disk option
  • Integrated debugger
  • Network card (tested by playing network Doom)
  • PC speaker emulation
  • Virtual FAT32 drive to wrap a directory

Compatibility[edit]

  • boots DOS
  • boots graphical Linux (DSL, Feather)
  • boots many Linux's into text mode
  • boots Windows 3.0

Emulated hardware[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPCSource" (zip). Oxford University Java PC. Source code org/jpc/emulator/pci/peripheral/EthernetCard.java 
  2. ^ "JPCSource" (zip). Oxford University Java PC. Source code org/jpc/emulator/pci/peripheral/PIIX3IDEInterface.java 

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