4.2 / 02-01-2020



Atari800 is the emulator of Atari 8-bit computer systems (400, 800, 600 XL, 800XL, 130XE, 5200) and 5200 game console for Unix, Linux, Amiga, MS-DOS, Atari TT/Falcon, MS-Windows, MS WinCE, Sega Dreamcast, Android and other systems supported by the SDL library. It features Cycle-exact 6502 emulation (all unofficial instructions), Cycle-exact NMI interrupts, scanline-based POKEY interrupts, Cycle-exact ANTIC and GTIA emulation (all display modes) and much more. 




Windows: Nothing reported

GNU/Linux: 11 Debian platforms supported 

Mac: Nothing reported

Most Recent Changes!

New Features

  • raw Pokey registers recording by Ivo van Poorten
  • new platform supported: FireBee
  • optional hiding of hidden files/folders in the UI file selector
  • libatari800 (Atari800 as a library) by Rob McMullen
  • R: device (many years old feature) enabled by default


  • proper check if SDL joysticks are found (fixes #58)
  • Portrait mode for Android (related to #41)
  • RMW for Pokey
  • Improved BASIC LST file loading (#55)
  • ROM OS path changes handled better (#15)
  • improved "Find ROM images" - now Atari800 reboots if necessary (#15)
  • fixed an old bug which caused freezing in the UI on Falcon

New command line options

  • -pokeyrec and its children
  • -atari_files (#29)
  • -saved_files (#29)
  • -kbdjoy0 -kbdjoy1 -nokbdjoy0 -nokbdjoy1 (#29)

Plus many Atari Falcon specific fixes and improvements by Mikro. This should be the most complete and bug-free Atari Falcon release in years, so enjoy! :)