|Development release||pre-beta 13|
|Operating system||macOS (10.12+)|
|Written in||Objective-C, C++, C|
|License(s)||HTML TADS FREEWARE SOURCE CODE LICENSE|
XTads is a TADS 2/3 interpreter for macOS (version 10.12 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.
2020-07-30: pre-beta 13 is out, with more bug fixes.
2020-06-30: pre-beta 12 is out, with improved support for text/background colors, bug fixes.
2020-02-23: pre-beta 11 is out, with improved support for HTML TADS features, performance improvements and bug fixes.
2018-04-25: pre-beta 10 is out, with minor feature additions, bug fixes and UI tweaks.
2018-02-10: pre-beta 9 is out, with minor feature additions and UI tweaks.
2017-12-23: pre-beta 8 is out, with minor feature additions and performance fixes.
2017-11-12: pre-beta 7 is out, fixing some issues related to macOS 10.13 (High Sierra).
2017-10-26: pre-beta 6 is out, adding support for more-prompts in banners, and a few bug fixes.
2017-08-10: pre-beta 5 is out, fixing a rather nasty performance issue.
2017-08-02: pre-beta 4 is out, with a couple of fixes:
- Changing the background colour of the main output area didn't work.
- Source code: character set translation (.tcp) files were missing, preventing a correct build.
2017-07-25: pre-beta 3 is out, with:
- Support for banners (well, except more-prompts)
- Full support for the <tab> tag
- Improvements to text formatting
- Misc. bug-fixes
XTads is a work in progress. Bug reports are more than welcome - see contact info in the program's About panel.
Download executable: https://ifarchive.org/if-archive/programming/tads3/executables/XTads-prebeta-12.zip
Download source code: https://ifarchive.org/if-archive/programming/tads3/source/XTads-prebeta-12-src.zip