Yazmin 1.0 Released

Yazmin 1.0, a Z-machine interpreter for macOS, is now available in the Mac App Store.

This release is almost identical to 1.0 RC2, but configured for the app sandbox for App Store distribution.

Features include:

  • macOS 10.14 or greater required
    • Dark-mode support
  • Plays Z-code story files v3 to v8 (except v6)
  • Management of story library
    • Handles zblorb file format and iFiction metadata, including cover art
    • Updates metadata and cover art from IFDB
    • Metadata editing
    • Reset metadata to original blorb version
  • Font preferences
  • Z-machine feature support:
    • Color
    • Sound effects
    • Timed input
    • Formatted text
    • Multi undo
    • Unicode
    • Quetzal-format saved games
    • Transcript
    • Command files

Many thanks to Petter Sjölund ( @angstsmurf ), Lance Campbell ( @lkcampbell ), and Michael Baltes ( @mikawa ) for bug reports.


Yazmin 1.0.1 has been submitted to the App Store, with the updated IFDB URL.

It is also available for download from the project’s GitHub Release page.