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When I load a C64 .prg with the Hoxs64 emulator, my .prg loads pretty much instantly.

But when I load the same .prg file with VICE (x64 app.prg) it takes quite a while (depends on memory map, but several seconds even for compact .prgs).

Is it possible to configure VICE to somehow load .prgs faster?

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    Enable warp mode (Alt + W) while loading? – scruss May 28 '18 at 18:57
  • That could help. But would be nice if this was automatic. But looks like I found a way, will post an answer. – Nurpax May 28 '18 at 20:08
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Setting the AutostartPrgMode to value 1 does exactly what I needed. This will inject the .prg file directly into RAM and basically my app loads instantly.

So:

x64 -autostartprgmode 1 your_program.prg

Need to integrate this into my ST3 x64 invocation.

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