PinballX is a free digital pinball front end designed for digital pinball cabinets developed by the author of GameEx. It is compatible with HyperPin media and databases. Credit to Bill E for creating the first digital pinball front end publicy available HyperPin. PinballX would not have been possible without it or at the very least where it is now.
PinballX is currently a new project created at the end of May 2013 and is in active development.
Download PinballX here Current version 1.88.
For support, and to get involved please head over to the PinballX forum.
Video codecs are a requirement. Shark Codecs are the recommended solution and you can download a version known to be stable with the adware removed here.
To add your tables use the included game list manager.
PinballX will benefit from a multi core CPU and a quad core is recommended if using multiple displays.
PinballX includes high score features thanks to PINemHi by Dna Disturber.
Online and remote access features are available at GameEx Online.
Fixes Visual Pinball not exiting cleanly. (Bug introduced in 1.87)
Fixes crash exiting table/game on windows XP. (Unable to confirm/test).
A significant update to the popular Pinball Front End.
Addresses issue with GameEx Online not starting connected after a temporary transfer failure.
Fixes mouse cursor not hiding on Windows XP.I have tested PinballX on windows XP with a Geforce GT 650 and with VP 9.90 and 9.15 and cannot find any issues. If you still run XP and have any issues please report your complete hardware as any issues will likely be down to specific video cards and associated drivers. I can't promise I can resolve the issues but PinballX has been proved to work perfectly well on XP.
Fixes minor issues showing real DMD images and videos.Small cosmetic changes in the screensaver to help prevent burn in on Plasmas.
This update improves responsiveness of GameEx Online by up to 1000% and fixes and stability issues with real DMD support.
Real DMD support is here!Use the No Real DMD image or video file along with the Real DMD Images and Videos Folders for systemsThere is also a new setting to automatically hide the PinMAME window for when using a real DMD.View the full article
GameEx Online has been upgraded to a 2048 secure encrypted SSL server to provide security for your data.
This version of PinballX connects to GameEx Online over the new encrypted connection and previous versions of PinballX no longer work with GameEx Online.
PinballX 1.79 released.
Fixes not returning to front end if Visual Pinball crashes on exit.
Improved exit from Visual Pinball.
Fixes video freeze issue.
This release adds plug and play touch screen support. Left and right of screen are for navigation, middle is select and top left is exit menu.
Improved compatibility with other systems such as unit3d pinball by hiding the playfield window after a few seconds.
Fixed Instructions as PNGs not displaying in multiple monitor setups.
For those using a third monitor as a DMD display this version adds an option feature to auto position the PinMAME window on your DMD display. Note if the window is rotated it will be fixed next time you launch the table. If it is still rotated you will need to modify the table. It will be hardcoded there.
GameEx Online is now in the official release
Fixes mouse cursor showing on second display.
PinballX was developed by Spesoft and Headsoft