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AmigaOS 3.2: FAQ, NDK and Bill's video
amigaos3

Do you think about AmigaOS 3.2 purchase? Please take a look at official FAQ as text file on Aminet. Hyperion released updated version of R2 for NDK (Native Developer Kit). Just below you could find how AmigaBill talks about 13 the most important changes in AmigaOS for classic.

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Added: 2021-06-10 16:01, Author: st, Category: AmigaOS Comments »

RNOArchive 1.0
oprogramowanie

RNOArchive is a program to pack, unpack and modifying archives in ZIP or XAD formats. This program supports UTF-8 coding. Here you could see how it works.

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Added: 2021-06-10 15:46, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

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vAmiga - WinUAE

Every day we present here a Amiga related video! If you have recorded something new, please contact us!


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oprogramowanie ZitaFTP Server 1.21

Hans de Ruiter still develops his commercial FTP server for dla AmigaOS 4. In the newest version 1.21 we have couple of bug fixes, stability improvements as well as new interface of license page.

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FS-UAE for Apple M1
fs-uae

On FS-UAE website we could download the first compilations for Apple computers with M1 processor (versions 3.1.x).

Added: 2021-06-10 15:19, Author: st, Category: Emulation Comments »

BGUI on GitHub
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BGUI (BOOPSI GUI) is a free tool set to create GUI for Amiga OS. It is available onGitHub - you could find there SDK, C source, docs in AutoDoc, AmigaGuide and HTML, sources of libraries.

Added: 2021-06-09 14:53, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

amikit AmiKit X - pay as you want

AmiKit X package (released in 2017, updates until 2019_ are available for download for free or we can pay as much as we want. Available versions: Windows, Mac and Linux.

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Shadow Warrior
Shadow Warrior

Shadow Warrior is a FPP shooter, released in 1997 by 3D Realms and GT Interactive. This game based on Build engine by Ken Silverman (2.5D), as well as other productions, like Blood, Redneck Rampage and Duke Nukem 3D.

We received on Amiga PPC (AmigaOS 4) and 68k port of JFShadowWarrior. To play we need shareware or full version. Minimal requirements: 68060, FPU, chipset AGA or graphics card, 16 MB RAM and 50 MB HDD.

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Added: 2021-06-03 15:48, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

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spotkanie AmiWest 2021

24th edition of AmiWest will take place in Sacramento (California, USA) 16-17th of October in Holiday Inn Express hotel. At this moment we have information about MorphOS presentation, Doug Compton (10MARC podcast0 and X5000 presentation (SACC-Guy). More info on party's blog: tutaj.

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audio AHI HD Audio 6.7 (driver)

Driver for PCIe cards (Intel HD Audio [Azalia] standard), has been updated to version 6.7. Now it handles support for SAM440/460 i 24-bit recording.

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Graphic cards for Sam440ep-flex
amigaos41

On Czech portal you could read article about problems with installation of the newest graphic cards on Sam440ep-flex main board using AmigaOS 4.

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Added: 2021-06-01 11:35, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

Is AmigaOS 3.2 a legal product?
amigaos3

Just after AmigaOS 3.2 (for classic Amiga) release we have the same problems with digital version of this system (like with 3.1.4). As we could read in amiga-news, Hyperion didn't release digital version of this system. Amiga company tries to block it. So nothing new in Amiga world.

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Added: 2021-05-31 18:07, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

internet A-FTP Server 1.96

A simple FTP server (created using Hollywood/MUI Royale) is available in version 1.96. It is compiled using Hollywood 9.0 and contains number of bugfixes.

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#18issue of "Komoda & Amiga +"
cagames

The 18-th issue of Komoda & Amiga + magazine has been released. Inside: interview with Dave Haynie, how to fix Amigi 600, Fury of the Furries, TAWS - The Amiga Workbench Simulation, WinUAE and text "my fight with z Amiga 400" (Raspberry Pi 400 emulation). English version costs 8 euro + shipping (or 1.5 euro - PDF version).

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Added: 2021-05-31 13:20, Author: st, Category: Magazines Comments »

"Buffee" project - what's up?
arm

Buffee is a project of processor "replacement" for A500/1000/2000. We have information, that Buffee will be working in extremely compatibility mode and it will be required to configure it by user or dealer just for user's hardware (Amiga, Atari or Mac 68k).

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Added: 2021-05-28 12:37, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

AmigaOS 3.2
AmigaOS 3.2

Hyperion Entertainment CVBA has been released version3.2 of AmigaOS for Amiga with 68k processor.

It is a result of work of 60 persons. System is available for download, but you could purchase also CD-ROM, floppy disks and ROMs with Kickstart for all classic Amiga.

We have more then 100 of the new functions and update of nearly all of system components as well as number of bugfixes.

The whole list of changes is available on Hyperion's site as well as the list of dealers.

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Added: 2021-05-26 16:43, Author: st, Category: AmigaOS Comments »

Vampire Standalone R6, Raptor 1200 and plans of Apollo team
Vampire Standalone R6, Raptor 1200 and plans of Apollo team

Apollo team has prepared number of the fresh released for the next months. The first one is Vampire Standalone Release 6.

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Added: 2021-05-22 18:19, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

Doom for A500 - let's hear it!
Doom for A500 - let's hear it!

In the 7-th episode for "Dread" we could see, or rather hear sounds in Doom clone for Amiga 500. KK/Altair (Krzysztof Kluczek) is the author of this project and he created all of maps. Resolution has been decreased. All sprites and textures are from project FreeDoom.

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Added: 2021-05-21 14:45, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Demoscene - review of Revision 2021 Online
Demoscene - review of Revision 2021 Online

Here you could find some Amiga works prepared for Revision 2021 Online, which took place at beginning of April. There are six top rated graphics from "Oldskool Graphics competition" and three demos and intros. Graphic for Amiga 1200 is made by Amigabsolute Mash/Absolute!

Added: 2021-05-21 11:50, Author: st, Category: Demoscene Comments »

Andromeda - Amiga
scena

Thanks to Classic Goa Traxx editor (part of Belgian Suntrip Records) you could purchase album Andromeda - Amiga by Przemysław Tkaczyk, known also as Skipp - part of Potion.

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Added: 2021-05-19 21:20, Posted by: st, Category: Demoscene Comments »

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amigaos41 AmigaOS 4.1 FE update2 - timesync.library bugfix

Using AmiUpdate we could update timesync.library, which is responsible for time sync in AmigaOS 4.1. There were some problems with this library just after the last "update2".

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AMOS Professional Unity Alpha 2
amos

"AMOS Professional Unity" - the second alpha version of Frédérica "AmiDARK" Cordier's improvement id the classic AMOS Professional (AGA chipset handling). What's inside? AGA sprites (16, 32 and 64 pixels width), posibility to choose screen colors palette and the new ScreenFX system. The whole list of changes you will find here. Version 0.2 of the new AMOS is available here to download.

Added: 2021-05-10 16:27, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Games: Athanor 2 - screenshots/Blork - demo
gry

"Athanor 2 - The Legend Of The Birdmen" is an adventure game prepared for Amstrad. Amiga version is still in progress since last few years. On the French portal Amiga Impact you could take a look at the first screenshots. Blork is a shooter, which was in progress in the middle 90s and has been never finished. Anyhow we could see demo of this game.

Added: 2021-05-06 15:33, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

prace_trwaja Black Dawn Rogue

The enhanced package for Black Dawn Rebirth - "Black Down Rogue" will be a separate game with the new engine i graphics. the first screenshots were published by Indie Retro News.

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amigaXfer 1.0.1
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amigaXfer is a tool to send data between Amiga and other computers using serial ports. More info about this program you could find na Roc's Blog.

Added: 2021-05-04 15:59, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

oprogramowanie WarpWebP.datatype 45.2

The new version (45.2) of datatype for AmigaOS (OS 3/4, WarpOS) has been released - it allows to read pictures in WebP format. Author (Oliver Roberts) has also improved the way of working with some versions of picture.datatype (using libwebp library 1.2.0).

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narzedzia Lubricator 0.85

Lubricator is a program to writing images of the disk from internet, even on Amiga with 1MB RAM and without HDD. In the latest version connections using protocols HTTPS and FTP are handled. There is also support for DMS files. Author: Timm "bifat" Mueller.

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All In One Streams 1.7.1
youtube

All In One Streams is the package of Python script to watch video from the different internet services, like Twitch, YouTube or Vimeo. We could launch them using CLI or web browser and watch using FFplay or Mplayer.

Added: 2021-04-30 15:56, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Audio editor Rave - work in progress
prace_trwaja

Trixie described on his blog progress of work on the new audio editor Rave for AmigaOS 4. This application has it's own logo and start screen. in the menu we could find number of useful options (Edit, Trim, Clear, Delete and Grab). What's more - rave will have his own requester to choose audio files instead of system ASL.

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Added: 2021-04-30 08:47, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Enhancer Software 2 with UVD
Enhancer Software 2 with UVD

Since one month owners of Amiga One X5000 and X1000 could upgrade to version 2.0 of additional package "Enhancer Software", which adds some more functionalities to standard AmigaOS 4.1. For users of "ES Graphics Update" this upgrade is free. Standard in AmiStore: 120 USD.

The most important new functionality in drivers for Radeon Polaris is library for hardware video decoding (currently used only by Emotion player). What's else? Updated environment Warp3D Nova and library OpenGLES 2. Owners of cards Radeon Southern Islands/Oland i Polaris have received app Power Prefs, where they have possibility to manage power settings of the card.

New programs in ES 2.0: Archiver (compression/decompression of files), SensorMaster library (Sensor API), datatypes AK-Datatypes: GIF, IFF-ILBM, PNG, TIFF and idea of 2D graphic library "Warp2D".

Updated software: (part of them is available also for ES 1.5): commodity InfoWB, MultiViewer, Notifications, Format, Updater, AmiSphereServer and datatypes.

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Added: 2021-04-27 13:35, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

exec amiganews.exec.pl - new design

English version of our website looks now the same like a Polish one - on the top we have large pictures with most important news and just below list of fresh software and games.

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Hi Bill, it's Ben here...
szaman

On AmigaWorld forum user "matthey" has shared a link to mails from 2017 between Ben Hermans (Hyperion) and Bill McEwen (ex Amiga Inc.) regarding "how to rescue" Amiga trademarks in USA and i Europe. We are not 100% suse if they are real, but number of details make them possible.

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Added: 2021-04-22 12:34, Author: st, Category: Journalism Comments »

exec List of all articles in English

Here you could find all articles published in English version.

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snes A/NES 1.2

The NES written in assembler - A/NES has been released in version 1.2 (after 14 years of break). It works both with ECS and AGA chipsets.

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HD audio driver
HD audio driver

On OS4Depot we could find a driver of PCIe sound cards (compatible with Intel HD Audio (Azalia) standard). in the first version we have playing and recording (analog), AHI supports both 16- and 32-bits HIFI. HDMixer is attached as a standard tool to control volume. Tested on: (using X5000/20 with AmigaOS4.1FE Upd2) Creative Labs Soundblaster Audigy FX (24bit/192kHz 5.1), Startech PEXSOUND7CH (24bit/192kHz 7.1) and Fransande 411944 (24bit/192kHz 7.1).

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Added: 2021-04-16 16:06, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

gry Coala dowload for free

The helikoptera simulator Coala (released in 1995 by Empire Interactive) is available for dowload for free on Amiga Future website in ADF, IPF and WHDLoad formats. There is also AGA version and PDF instruction.

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AmigaAMP 3.29
AmigaAMP 3.29

Thomas Wenzel has released the new version of AmigaAMP player. What's new? We have number of new features: playlist search options, presets for equalizer, possibility to choose a different fonts.

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Added: 2021-04-15 11:14, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

gry Metin Seven (Team Hoi)

Metin Seven from Netherlands on his blog has described his work on different commercial games for Amiga. He was a part of "Softeyes" teams (known later as "Team Hoi").

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UHCTools 1.5
narzedzia

UHCTools is a set of scripts and network tools created by Patrik Axelsson and David Eriksson. It allows easy and fast access to the biggest Amiga repositories (including Aminet) of software, games and demoscene. The package contains also other CLI commands and Synergy client. lates changes were made 26.3.2021.

Added: 2021-04-12 16:36, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

oprogramowanie ZitaFTP Server 1.19

Hans de Ruiter develops his commercial FTP server for AmigaOS 4. In the newest version 1.19 we will find new UI to manage users and catalogs.

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IBrowse 2.5.4 and AmiSSL 4.9
ibrowse

The new version of IBrowse browser has been released on 2-nd April. It focuses mostly on bug fixing - all improvements will be delivered within the next versions (including HTML and iframe). There is also new version of Polish translation. Thanks to fix with locale.library this program could be launched on AmigaOS 3.0. Update is free for all registered users of 2.5 version - others could get discount.

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Added: 2021-04-09 14:37, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Pros and cons: Amiga 500 / Test of A604n extension
Pros and cons: Amiga 500 / Test of A604n extension

To buy or not to buy Amiga 500? Please take a look at article about pros and cons of this model. Author: Mikołaj Małkiewicz.


Other article of Mikołaj, about A604n extension for Amiga 600 is available here.

Added: 2021-04-07 15:37, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

AmiKit XE for Raspberry Pi 4/400
AmiKit XE for Raspberry Pi 4/400

Marcin "Piana" Pianka wrote a review of the new version of AmiKit XE package designed for Raspberry Pi (models 4B or 400).


AmiKit XE for RPi has been released few days ago and is available for purchase. Price: from 20 euros (basic edition) to 50 euros (full option with 3 years of support). You could purchase it on official AmiKit website.

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Added: 2021-04-06 15:21, Author: redakcja, Category: Emulation Comments »

gry Galactica 2.0

Galactica is an Amiga version of strategic game Konquest (Linux). Our goal is to conquer and dominate every planet in the galactic and defeat our rivals. This game works on Workbench screen. Kickstart 3.0 is required.

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raspberry_pi Amiberry v4.0

Amiberry 4.0 (Amiga emulator for ARM computers - Raspberry Pi 3/4, RockPro64) has been released.

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Port of Metal Gear - in progress
prace_trwaja

h0ffman works on port of classic Metal Gear (MSX) for Amiga 500.

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Added: 2021-03-26 10:19, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Amiga Addict number 3 and 4
artykul

The third issue of British magazine Amiga Addict has been released. What's inside? Review of "UnAmiga" (FPGA based computer), Amiga Irleand Live Show report and game reviews of Pinball Dreams, Fantasies and Illusions. In fourth issue you will find comparison of Amiga and Atari ST. Price: 5 euro + shipping.

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Added: 2021-03-25 16:34, Author: st, Category: Magazines Comments »

whdload WHDLoadMenu 1.0

WHDLoadMenu is the next graphic menu for WHDLoad - it displays list of games in folder. this program could be launched together with the system. Minimal requirements: AmigaOS version 2.0.4.

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gry DreamWeb for free

The adventure game DreamWeb (released in 1994 by Empire Interactive) is available for free to download on Amiga Future website in ADF, IPF and WHDLoad versions. There is also AGA version available and PDF instruction.

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AmiKit for Raspberry Pi RC3
amikit

AmiKit for Raspberry Pi has achieved status RC3. It mans, that we can expect the final release very soon. Autor - Ján Zahurančík - already announced premiere for Marzec 2021. Requirements: Raspberry Pi version 4B or 400 and the package based on Manjaro and Amiberry. We would like to announce review of AmiKit for Rpi on the premiere day.

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Added: 2021-02-11 13:42, Author: mp, Category: Emulation Comments »

New version of SysInfo
oprogramowanie

SysInfo is an application created in the early 90s for classic Amiga - it displays info about system, libraries and hardware. In 2012 version 4.0 has been released and since this time we receive next, improved versions. In this moment (28.1.2021) you could download version 4.5 beta 12.

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Added: 2021-02-10 11:31, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

narzedzia GoShell 1.1

GoShell is a free and easy tool to open terminal in full screen mode. users could also change fonts and colors. Author: Krzysztof Donat (program GoADF). Requirements: min. 3.0.

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MUIBase 4.3 and SQLite 3.34.0
biuro

MUIbase (Magic data BASE with User Interface) is a programmable (Lisp) database with graphics interface developed by Steffen Gutmann. Changes within version 4.3: saving data to new SQLite 3.34.0, possibility of saving logs to file, new fonts. Both versions for PPC and 68k are available.

Added: 2021-02-09 18:11, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

ksiazka From Vultures to Vampires in two part

David Pleasance and Trevor Dickinson works on a book about Amiga after Commodore's bancruppcy. They decided to divide the whole material between two parts - the first should be released in Q1 2021. Did you already bought it on Kickstarter? Then you could purchase the second part paying 50% of the price.

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How new gadget ToolBar was created
gcc

As you could read on Trixie's blog, the new ToolBar gadget (available together with ES package updates) is one of the most universal class within the whole AmigaOS4 BOOPSI.

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Added: 2021-02-07 09:36, Author: st, Category: Journalism Comments »

yam YAM with AmiSSL 4.7 (and on GitHub)

The email application YAM handles AmiSSL 4.7 in the latest versions. YAM's developer - Jens Maus - has moved it's source code to GitHub servers.

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amigaos41 New samples for Notification

Stefan Johansson has preparedthe package of 16 samples to be used within system notifications of AmigaOS 4.

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artykul Amiga Addict #2

Since 29-th of January the second issue of English Amiga magazine Amiga Addict is being sent to all customers. What's inside? Interview with Mike Dailly i Steve Hammond (DMA Design), 5 pages CD32/CDTV section and memory of Dave Needle - developer who died five years ago. Cost - ca. 5 euro + shipping.

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jojo073 part 3
scena

Please take a look at third part of graphics made by Spanish author jojo073. The selection has been done by Czesław Mnich,

Added: 2021-02-06 20:24, Author: redakcja, Category: Demoscene Comments »

narzedzia MCAmiga 0.9

Marcus "ALB42" Sackrow develops his file manager MCAmiga, which is two-windows program, inspired by Norton and Midnight Commander. This program could be handled using only keyboard. Minimal requirements: 4MB RAM and AmigaOS 3.x.

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Buffee and PiStorm
Buffee and PiStorm

Claude Schwarz works on PiStorm - this is hardware solution, which allows connect Raspberry Pi to processor socket within A500, A1000 or A2000 and (using Linux) emulate 68k. Buffee will be similar solution, but without using RPi - only dedicated SoC will be used.

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Added: 2021-02-04 14:05, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

AmiMarkdown 1.1
gcc

Markdown is a simple markup language to create formatted text. It is used by developers to create docs, which is available together with source code in repository. Such files could be converted to HTML. On Aminet you could found the new program AmiMarkdown, which allows to create, read, and convert such files.

Added: 2021-02-04 13:30, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

gry Games: Campaign and Campaign II free to download

The war strategic games made by Empire Software in 1992 and 1994: Campaign and Campaign II are available to free download from Amiga Future service as ADF, IPF and WHDLoad files.

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ksiazka The story of the Commodore Amiga in Pixels for free

The story of the Commodore Amiga in Pixels_ is available to free download (as PDF file) on Fusion Retro Books website. You have to login and "buy" this book - we will receive 459 MB file to download.

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oprogramowanie New virus: "Game Over"

In December 2020 (sensation!) a new virus has appeared. Game Over was found in ADF file named "Appel Catcher". this virus infects his code in different places in the system and doesn't overwrite data.

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scena Demoscene: Jurassic Pack 18, Dreams 34 and other productions

During last time (2020/2021) we received a few interesting demoscene productions: #18 issue (14 years pause!) disk magazine Jurassic Pack, musicdisk Fanatic2K Retro City, The Future Sound and Absolute Dolle 3 and number 34 of Dreams demopack.

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Basilisk II 1.0.8
Basilisk II 1.0.8

Basilisk II is a multi-platform emulator of classic Mac, written by Christian Bauer (author of ShapeShifter). AmigaOS 4.1 version is developed by Kjetil Hvalstrand and he released in December 2020 the new version 1.0.8.

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Added: 2021-02-01 14:24, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

narzedzia Snoopy 54.107

The monitor system Snoopy has been released (just after AmigaOS 4.1 FE upgrade) in version 54.107 to be compatible with API dos.library. Colin Wenzel is author of this tool.

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The Amiga Show Episode 2 i 3
youtube

The Amiga Show channel has released two new episodes: "02" covers year 1985, program Textcraft, Amiga World magazine and games "Monkey Business" and "Wiz". The "03" episode contains jojo graphics, magazines released in 1986, ABasic and games "Mind Shadow" and "Magica".

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Added: 2021-01-29 10:05, Author: st, Category: Journalism Comments »

vAmiga 0.9.17.1
amiga500

vAmiga is a Amiga emulator for macOS. Dirk Hoffmann is it's author and program is developed since 2019. We can emulate OCS/ECS computers: A500, A1000 and A2000. Here you could find the newest version, compatible with the latest version of MacOS and the newest computers using ARM processors.

Added: 2021-01-28 13:37, Author: st, Category: Emulation Comments »

redpill RedPill 0.8.5

RedPill is package created by Carlos Peris to write games for classic Amiga. this creator is compatible with AGA and ECS chipsets and his player requires 2 MB Fast RAM. Version 0.8.5 has been released to improve compatibility with ApolloOS/AROS.

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