Speccy - ZX Spectrum Emulator

3.7
1.22K reviews
100K+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this game

Speccy is a Sinclair ZX Spectrum home computer emulator. It will run software written for Spectrum 16k, 48k, 128k, +2, +2A, +3, Timex Sinclair, Sam Coupe, Pentagon, and Skorpion home computers. Features:

* Specifically optimized for Android devices, using ARM assembler and running at the same speed as a real Spectrum.
* Full screen portrait mode emulation, with options for simulating TV scanlines and fuzzy TV display.
* Records soundtrack to MIDI files.
* Includes both physical and touch screen keyboard support.
* Includes NetPlay functionality for playing over local network or Internet.
* Includes WorldOfSpectrum.org software archive browser.

* Supports snapshots (*.sna, *.z80).
* Supports loading from tapes (*.tap, *.tzx files), with authentic tape sounds.
* Supports TR-DOS and a variety of other disk image formats (*.trd, *.scl, *.fdi, *.dsk).
* Supports 128k and Fuller sound chips.

* Emulates Cursor, Protek, AGF, Kempston, and Sinclair Interface II joysticks, using touch screen, physical keyboard, or accelerometer.
* Emulates Kempston mouse.
* Emulates ZX Printer and other printers.

* Supports GoogleTV devices running Android 4.x (Jelly Bean), such as LG G2/G3.
* Supports Moga, iCade, Nyko PlayPad, and other Bluetooth and USB gamepads.
* Supports Xperia Play gaming buttons.

Speccy package itself does not contain any Spectrum programs. You should place your own Spectrum files onto the SD card before running Speccy.

Please, do not run any software you do not own with Speccy. The author cannot and will not tell you where to find free Spectrum programs.

Please, report any encountered problems here:

http://groups.google.com/group/emul8
Updated on
Dec 19, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, App info and performance, and Device or other IDs
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
3.7
1.22K reviews
Up To No Good
January 4, 2023
Excellent! Some games load straight away but some just seem to be loading for ages. I know that my old spectrum 48k used to take ages to load but is it supposed to on this app? I've even had to exit it because I'm not sure if it's broken or not.
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A. Moreno
August 25, 2020
Trying out the free version for now and it loads my games with ease. Tried a couple so far. The virtual directional pad does not seem to respond. If looked at the settings but doesn't seem to make a difference. I'm going to try my Bluetooth controller later and if that works I'm definitely going to upgrade to the paid version. Thanks so much for making this emulator.
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Jamie B
December 14, 2022
On the whole a great app. Issues: 1) keyboard issues. Some keys don't result in correct key press since last update. 2) loading noise continues after game has loaded. 3) some emulator buttons sit over the screen as default. 4) the menu is hard to understand and navigate.
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Garage Research Emulators
December 14, 2022
#2 is actually normal, since it cannot automatically stop tape. You can stop it via the menu though. Could you elaborate on #1? Please, email me if needed.

What's new

* Switched to the latest DropBox SDK version.
* Switched to Android SDK 31 (Android 12).
* Switched to the JDK 11.