Multi Theft Auto (MTA) is an open-source software project that adds full on-line gaming support to Rockstar North's Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas PC game, in which this functionality is not originally found. It is the first open-source modification that adds a highly customizable network play element to a commercial closed-source single-player PC game. Developed as an experimental piece of software for earlier Grand Theft Auto series, Multi Theft Auto has become an advanced multiplayer platform for gamers and developers. Our software provides on-line gaming for dozens of players running user-generated gameplay content and scripts through a Lua virtual machine, and is freely distributed under the GPLv3 license.

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Sixth stable release of the Multi Theft Auto: San Andreas multiplayer modification for GTA: San Andreas. This installer package consists of a game client, dedicated server for Windows and a resources package, which includes map editor and a race gamemode, along with several other gamemodes, maps and utility scripts. Updated: 31st of March, 2011.

Software requirements:
- Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008 or 7
- a non-modified PC version of GTA: San Andreas v1.0 European or North American - if you have a v1.1 or v2.0, or a German/Australian v1.0 executable, you can downgrade it to v1.0 by using our converter
- Microsoft DirectX 9.0c (and above) with August 2009 SDK updates - you can download it here
- Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable package - should be automatically downloaded and installed during the mod's setup. In case it is not, you can download it here

Hardware requirements:
same as for the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas PC version

Installation instructions:
Simply run the installer and follow the instructions on your screen.

Changes since 1.0.4:
List of SVN changes:

(r1767) [1.0.4] Fixed accounts database growing very big indeed
(r1768) [1.0.4] Auto-shrink repaired database
(r1777) [1.0.4] Fixed admin commands missing from local editor
(r1782) [1.0.4] Fixed sqlite slowing the server when scripts do lots of table updates
(r1793) [1.0.4] Backported r1790 (Fixed 'CRC mismatch' occurring too often.)
(r1853) [1.0.4] Added a warning for dots in resource names
(r1857) [1.0.4] Backported r1855 (Fixed keybinds crash) 1856 (Fixed misc crash #5)
(r1865) [1.0.4] Backported r1860 (Sped up screenshot saving)
(r1883) [1.0.4] Backported r1881 (Fixed server crash on resource stop (From customer .dmp file))
(r1885) [1.0.4] Added getPerformanceStats()
(r1963) [1.0.4] Backported r1962 (Limit client HTTP connections)
(r1966) [1.0.4] Backported r1876 (resetTimer is server-side only).
(r1967) [1.0.4] Backported r1828 & r1831 (Server queue)
(r1968) [1.0.4] Backported r1776 (Secondary command binds don't function properly)
(r1971) [1.0.4] Backported r1970 (Fixed crash on resource restart. Improved server 'Network module not compatible' message.)
(r1973) [1.0.4] Fixed crash when copying unicode strings from CEGUI. (Patch from rafalhPL)
(r1983) [1.0.4] Backported r1981 (Added file permission fixer. Expanded autoupdater.) r1891 (Fixed a problem when downloading from some http servers)
(r1985) [1.0.4] Backported r1984 (Disabled permissions fixer for XP)
(r1987) [1.0.4] Backported r1986 (Added Linux GetLocalTimeString. Unified SStringReplace and ReplaceSubString. Improved updater in some fashion.)
(r1989) [1.0.4] Backported r1988 (Added better support for Linux nohup)
(r1992) [1.0.4] Backported r1991 (Fixed crash on mtaserver.conf error)
(r2000) [1.0.4] Backported r1999 (Fixed 'serverip' setting.)
(r2001) [1.0.4] Backported r1993 (Fixed getVehicleOccupants freezing when used on certain vehicles (now returns false for those vehicles))
(r2002) [1.0.4] Updated updater. Sped up install.
(r2010) [1.0.4] Added manual update check button. Changed the way the 'Player' default name can be changed by servers.
(r2013) [1.0.4] Made ban messages more helpful
(r2020) [1.0.4] Enabled and refactored error reporter.
(r2033) [1.0.4] Improved on-line help
(r2034) [1.0.4] Split the fastmove and crouchbug glitch
(r2035) [1.0.4] Lua sdk and updater update
(r2040) [1.0.4] Added cache to server browser to decrease scanning time.
(r2043) [1.0.4] Sped up server browser some more. Backported r2038 (Removed a stupid check.)
(r2045) [1.0.4] Fixed HTTP server freezing
(r2046) [1.0.4] Test for possible fix of invalid model crashes.
(r2047) [1.0.4] Added signing for updates
(r2048) [1.0.4] Added crash fix
(r2049) [1.0.4] Sped up accounts access when there are many accounts
(r2050) [1.0.4] Added HTTP DoS protection
(r2051) [1.0.4] Fixed water incongruities
(r2056) [1.0.4] Sped up disconnect
(r2057) [1.0.4] Added list speed ups
(r2058) [1.0.4] List speed ups fix from ryden
(r2060) [1.0.4] Loading crash fix
(r2062) [1.0.4] Fixed crash on explosion
(r2071) [1.0.4] Backported r2065 (Added support to daemonize the Linux server.)
(r2073) [1.0.4] Added backup master server support
(r2074) [1.0.4] Added open ports tester for the server
(r2085) [1.0.4] Backported: r1796 (Added CSettingsSA::Set/Get MouseSensivity.)
(r2101) [1.0.4] Added server browser improvements: GUI visible servers queried first. IP sort works. Server name sort ignores case and punctuation. Browser can see other versions and launch them. Also: GUI speed ups. MOTY 'advice' dialog.
(r2102) [1.0.4] Fixed open URL bug. Tweaked server browser settings.
(r2142) [1.0.4] Backported r2136 (Removed dependency on libpcre for Linux)
(r2144) [1.0.4] Fixed crash with unbind command
(r2147) [1.0.4] Fixed crash. Fixed textures missing with some motherboards. Fixed FPS bug.
(r2156) [1.0.4] Fixed older clients overloading external web server
(r2161) [1.0.4] Backported r2160 (Fixed delay when connecting to a local server)
(r2166) [1.0.4] Backported r2163 (Added option to block servers) r2164 (Added news headlines) r2165 (Addendum to r2164)
(r2172) [1.0.4] Backported r2167 (Fixed incorrect AC kick with onClientPlayerDamage)
(r2173) [1.0.4] Backported r2174 (Modified main menu layout) r2197 (Fixed news window being open at the wrong time)
(r2200) [1.0.4] Backported r2162 (Implemented SharedUtil::tolower and SharedUtil::toupper so it can be inlined.)
(r2228) [1.0.4] Backported r2226 (Sped up joining servers with huge element counts) | r2227 (Modified updater in mysterious ways)
(r2321) [1.0.4] Backported r2318 (Removed unused drawing code) r2320 (Added more error checking at launch)
(r2345) [1.0.4] Backported r2328 (Sped up getElementsByType and others) r2338 (Huge commit of doom) r2340 (Renamed MemCpy8) r2344 (Fixed some crashes)
(r2348) [1.0.4] Backported r2346 (Reverted r2344 (Fixed some crashes)) r2347 (Fixed some crashes #2)
(r2356) [1.0.4] Backported r2353 (Removed a direct memory access from the data files checker. Fixed a crash patch for Euro exe's. Fixed a compiler warning.)
(r2357) [1.0.4] Backported r2355 (Fixed 'cane' weapon slot. Fixed a cause of network trouble.)
(r2367) [1.0.4] Backported r2360 (Fixed installer not removing the gta_sa.exe from the installation directory)
(r2376) [1.0.4] Backported r2371 (Incremented net module version). Added non automatic Aero fix (Requires manual copying of gta_sa.exe). Tweaked report filter
(r2382) [1.0.4] Backported r2379 (Conformed some settings). r2380 (Fixed FileExists() not working properly on some PCs).
(r2383) [1.0.4] Modified non automatic Aero fix to use gta_sa_aero.exe
(r2395) [1.0.4] Backported r2384 (Fixed chat scroller smoothness, and possible some other things.)
(r2397) [1.0.4] Backported r2386 (Fixed low server fps if GTA not running) Backported r2387 (Added error check to account saving)
(r2410) [1.0.4] Backported r2407 (Fixed a crash when resolving host names.)
(r2418) [1.0.4] Backported r2414 (Fixed upgrader skipping files) r2415 (Fixed resource sometimes using zip file when it shouldn't) r2416(partial) (Fixed a crash in upgrader)
(r2420) [1.0.4] Backported r2417 (Added Lua client performance stats. Uses updated performancebrowser resource.) r2419 (Updated Lua client performance stats.)
(r2423) [1.0.4] Backported r2421 (Added option for volumetric shadows)
(r2436) [1.0.4] Backported r2430 partial (Added updater cache cleaner.) r2435 (Fixed a logging problem)
(r2459) [1.0.4] Disabled /load and /unload
(r2465) [1.0.4] Backported r2460 (Fixed minclientversion fussiness) r2462 (Added cache reuse for the updater) r2463 (Fixed jerky burnout donuts) r2464 (Fixed #5871 (Cars goes inside the ground when streamingout/in)))
(r2479) [1.0.4] Backported r2478 (Possible fix to crash on server join)
(r2482) [1.0.4] Backported r2481 (Fixed not finding already running gta_sa.exe)
(r2484) [1.0.4] Backported r2483 (Fixed message spam at new server startup)

...and more. For a full list, please visit the changelog page at our MantisBT.

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TheGreatGonzo Mar 29 2011 says:

I'm gonna have to get rid of SA-MP and reinstall GTA SA now :/

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drmac123 Mar 30 2011 replied:

no you dont you can have samp and mta sa and gta sa at same time

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TheGreatGonzo May 14 2011 replied:

Oh, I forgot to tell you why, I got a shitload of mods so it lags. And SAMP wastes too much space, but thats my laptop so I can on my new PC.

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sth_sabine Apr 6 2011 says:

hey guys how can i play sanandreas multiplayer with MTA...

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BOBgoesBOOM May 4 2011 replied:

You have to jack off to a video of two fish having hardcore sex

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