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  • Submitted: Jan 12 2014 05:45 AM
  • Last Updated: Jan 12 2014 04:46 PM
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  • Downloads: 32

Wrapper Type & Video Card Compatibility

  • Wrapper Type: Wineskin
  • Wine Version: based on 1.7.9
  • ATI / AMD: GREEN (fully playable)
  • NVIDIA: GREY (not tested)
  • Intel GMA: GREY (not tested)
  • Intel HD: GREY (not tested)

Wrapper Type Info

Note:
Wrappers have different Mac OS X compatibility!

Wineskin:   10.610.710.810.9
Cider:          10.610.710.810.9
CXZ/CXEx:  10.610.710.810.9

What is WINE & what is a Wrapper?

Video Card Info

 GREY          = not tested
 GREEN        = fully playable
 YELLOW     = playable with minor glitches
 ORANGE     = playable with some effort
 RED             = severe glitches / unplayable

Download Wrapper UltraStar Deluxe - karaoke (like PS singstar) 1.0

- - - - - Please vote for the Quality of this Port / Wrapper, not for the Game or Application!




Screenshots
!!! FEEDBACK PLEASE - I'm currently experiencing on my sisters computer, that the port does not work (nor do other striped down ones, whereas others work)


UltraStar Deluxe is a free OpenSource karaoke game for your PC. The gameplay experience is similar to that of commercial product SingStar™ by Sony Computer Entertainment, which is exclusively available for the Playstation®. Unlike SingStar™, however, UltraStar Deluxe allows users to create their own songs.
By publishing the sourcecode, we’ve enabled you to customize the game completly to your heart’s content, desires and particular needs.
Especially you are allowed to modify the product as you wish.

Create your own themes or download content from the community, such as plugins, free songs or code patches for extended features.

In party mode it allows up to twelve players to sing along to your favorite music in order to score points, depending on the pitch of the voice and the rhythm of singing.

For UltraStar Deluxe to work you do not even have to buy expensive DVDs with not so many songs you really like, instead just buy DRM free audio files or use your album/cd music you already own and stored on your personal computer.

Just try out. Completly free with more than 10.000+ songs already available.

The UltraStar Deluxe website as of 01/12/2014


Personal Notes:
I decided to port the windows version of UltraStar Deluxe karaoke software rather than using the Mac native version because of the following issues:
- no multitasking in fullscreen mode (you can't leave the app without quitting) --- that's serious!
- no Lion-fullscreen --- I really like it...
- no virtualizer --- just design, but as Apple teaches us it does matter
- no editor to add your own songs (although I did not test it) --- some of you may like it


My System Specs:
- OS:    Mac OS X 10.8.5
- CPU: Core 2 Duo @ 2,33 GHz
- RAM: 3 GB
- Video:    ATI X1600 Mobility 256MB
- Disk Space:   only 86,2MB (!!! - Mac-native version also needs 76.8MB)


Known Issues:
You can't quit the game while in username/song selection menu.
Inside the "UltraStar Deluxe.app" a database file (cover.db) is created which may grow to several hundred MB. Same on Windows.
To enter fullscreen with a keyboard shortcut you will need ctrl+alt+cmd+F instead of the default one.
The app does not bounce/appear in the Dock until a window has opened (can't be fixed by now).


Installation:
Extract the downloaded file and move the game to whatever directory you want.
Drop original singstar or UltraStar songs* to the UltraStar Deluxe folder inside your user's Music folder.
(Location may be edited by manually changing the value inside config in - "UltraStar Deluxe.app/Contents/Resources/drive_c/UltraStar Deluxe/")
You may change various settings within the game (themes, colors, etc).

*a good place to find songs is the pirate bay

What's New in Version 1.0 (See full changelog)

  • Initial release.
  • - working windowed mode (on stock wine it had a zero pixel window)
  • - stock name support for Wineskin (does not show "Wine" as the menubar-name, and has the real name in the Dock/tab-switcher)
  • - supports exit on cmd-Q with confirmation dialogue (does not just quit)
  • - shrinked from default 500MB+ wrapper size to less than 100MB including the game


Screenshots

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I'm going to try and test this tonight. Got rid of my condensor mike, so will need to track down a crappy microphone from somewhere?!



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