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{{software infobox|title=XTads|developer=[[Rune Berg]]|type=[[Interpreter]]|stableversion=n/a|devversion=pre-beta 3|operatingsystem=Mac OS X (10.9+)|writtenin=[[Objective-C]], [[C++]], [[C]]|license=Freeware |website=https://xtadsetc.com/}}
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{{Software infobox
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|Type=Interpreter
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|Format=TADS 2, TADS 3
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|Developer=Rune Berg
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|System=Mac
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|Version=pre-beta 19?
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|Picture=XtadsApp 256x256 v3.png
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|Notes=Original infobox stated... OS: macOS (10.13+).
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Written in [[Objective-C]], [[C++]], [[C]].
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Licence: "HTML TADS FREEWARE SOURCE CODE LICENSE"
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}}
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XTads is a TADS 2/3 interpreter for macOS (version 10.13 and higher). It's a GUI application, with native macOS look and feel. Game output is text-only, with partial support for HTML TADS features.
  
XTads is a TADS 2/3 interpreter for Mac OS X (version 10.9 and higher). It's text-only, with limited/simplistic support for HTML.
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'''2021-10-15: pre-beta 19 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, and bug fixes.'''
  
2017-07-25: pre-beta 3 is available, with:
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2021-09-13: pre-beta 18 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features.
* Support for banners (except more-prompts)
 
* Full support for the <tab> tag
 
* Improvements to text formatting
 
* Misc. bug-fixes
 
  
XTads is still a work in progress. Bug reports are more than welcome - see contact info in the program's About panel.
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2021-07-28: pre-beta 17 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, and bug fixes.
  
Download executable: https://www.dropbox.com/s/osc4ig5vhh5g0nm/XTads-prebeta-3.zip?dl=0
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2021-06-12: pre-beta 16 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, and bug fixes.
  
Download source code: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hvm69t893l3byxu/XTads-prebeta-3-src.zip?dl=0
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2021-05-04: pre-beta 15 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, support for timed input, and bug fixes.
  
(I'll update the above links once this new version is available from the IF Archive.)
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2021-01-12: pre-beta 14 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, and bug fixes.
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2020-07-30: pre-beta 13 is out, with more bug fixes. Also, an archive of 800+ small test games is out - see https://xtadsetc.com/
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2020-06-30: pre-beta 12 is out, with improved support for text/background colors, bug fixes.
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[For full version history, see the readme file included in the download archive.]
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XTads is a work in progress. Bug reports are more than welcome - see contact info in the program's About panel.
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Download: https://ifarchive.org/if-archive/programming/tads3/executables/XTads-prebeta-19.zip
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Download source code: https://ifarchive.org/if-archive/programming/tads3/source/XTads-prebeta-19-src.zip
  
 
[[Category:Interpreter]] [[Category:TADS]]
 
[[Category:Interpreter]] [[Category:TADS]]

Latest revision as of 14:59, 19 January 2022

XTads
Interpreter
XtadsApp 256x256 v3.png
Link
Developer Rune Berg
Formats TADS 2, TADS 3
Interaction style
System Mac
Latest version pre-beta 19?
Status
Uses interpreter
Multimedia support
Notes Original infobox stated... OS: macOS (10.13+).

Written in Objective-C, C++, C. Licence: "HTML TADS FREEWARE SOURCE CODE LICENSE"

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XTads is a TADS 2/3 interpreter for macOS (version 10.13 and higher). It's a GUI application, with native macOS look and feel. Game output is text-only, with partial support for HTML TADS features.

2021-10-15: pre-beta 19 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, and bug fixes.

2021-09-13: pre-beta 18 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features.

2021-07-28: pre-beta 17 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, and bug fixes.

2021-06-12: pre-beta 16 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, and bug fixes.

2021-05-04: pre-beta 15 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, support for timed input, and bug fixes.

2021-01-12: pre-beta 14 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, and bug fixes.

2020-07-30: pre-beta 13 is out, with more bug fixes. Also, an archive of 800+ small test games is out - see https://xtadsetc.com/

2020-06-30: pre-beta 12 is out, with improved support for text/background colors, bug fixes.

[For full version history, see the readme file included in the download archive.]

XTads is a work in progress. Bug reports are more than welcome - see contact info in the program's About panel.

Download: https://ifarchive.org/if-archive/programming/tads3/executables/XTads-prebeta-19.zip

Download source code: https://ifarchive.org/if-archive/programming/tads3/source/XTads-prebeta-19-src.zip