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2019-12-07 14:58

amicygnix EasyTAG 2.1.8 Comments »

The EasyTAG application you could run now using AmiCygnix. This application is used for editing of tags within audio files (MP3 / MP2, MP4 / AAC, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, WavPack, MusePack and Monkey).

The 14-th issue of "Komoda & Amiga +" magazine
cagames

New issue (fourteen) of "Komoda & Amiga +" has been released. It is a paper magazine for all Commodore machines lovers. You could purchase in two language versions: Polish (25 zł + shipping) and English (8 euro + shipping). This is how cover looks like:

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Added: 2019-12-02 14:22, Author: mp, Category: Magazines Comments »

scena Crunch Comments »

Pseudaxos has prepared a disk Crunch (Ultimate Collection Volume 2), Music has been created using Milky Tracker on AmigaOS4.1.

WRATH: Aeon of Ruin
quake

Retro hype made, that companies 3D Realms and 1C Entertainment have supported game on (beloved by every Amiga fan) Quake 1 engine. WRATH: Aeon of Ruin is available from 22.11.2019 in Steam service as an early access (so it is not finished yet) for Windows computers.

See the video »

Added: 2019-11-27 18:11, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

aca ACA1240/1260 in progress. How about cooling? Comments »

Company Individual Computers has presented on their web page how will look like cooling system for the new turbo cards ACA1240/1260.

A2 Extra CD #1: First aid kit for your Amiga
oprogramowanie

In December 2019 AMIGA.net.pl publishing house will start shipping of the first CD from the series A2 Extra CD! Every issue will contain select software with special addons. A2 Extra CD #1 is a rescue aid kit for Amiga computers, which allows to launch operating system and system without using hard drive

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Added: 2019-11-26 22:47, Posted by: st, Category: Software Comments »

Author: Adam Zalepa

gry Another update of Huenison game Comments »

Few days ago Huenison game (for AmigaOS4 and Windows) has been updated. This game connects elements from other popular games, like Arkanoid, Pac-Man, Tertris and others.

amiga600 eX601 Comments »

Lotharek offers extension card eX601 for Amiga 600: 1 MB RAM, real time clock with battery, connector for Indivision ECS i and two clock ports. Price: 169 PLN.

elbox Updates of pci.library i MedConfig by Elbox Comments »

Elbox has released some elements of software for bridges Mediator PCI - program MedConfig and pci.library library.

Goadf! v2.0 2020 edition
narzedzia

A new version of GoADF! program has been released. The current version has number numer 2.0 (build 2905) i and brings us several new features - the most important is handling of floppy disks formats ADZ, DMS and HFE. Whole functionality works fine with new formats - the same like for ADF files. (info about disk, viewing of content, mount of files using virtual disk drives).

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Added: 2019-11-17 17:49, Posted by: st, Category: Software Comments »

Author: vojo

arm Amiberry 3.0 Comments »

A new version of Amiberry (Amiga emulator for computers with ARM processors) - 3.0 - has been released. List of changes is available here.

zrecznosciowe Aktualizacje gry AMiner Comments »

The AMiner game, which was presented during last Retrokomp, has several updated within current year. The last one has been released 7.11.2019. All of them are available here.

wideo AGABlaster 0.9.65 alpha Comments »

AGABlaster is a CDXL movie player (written using assembler). In current year we received version 0.9.65 alpha.

zrecznosciowe Gra KOG zaktualizowana Comments »

Simone Bevilacqua has updated his old arcade game for AmigaOS 4 - KOG. The game is available also for Windows.

Emu68 in progress
Emu68 in progress

Emu68 is a new emulator of MC680x0 processor (together with FPU), which is being developed for ARM processors. This program works directly on Raspberry Pi (version 2 or higher) by sharing virtual processor (compatible with 680x0). The main point is a speed of executable code together with full compatibility of 680x0 (level necessary to execute a code).

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Added: 2019-11-13 21:55, Author: st, Category: Emulation Comments »

API2 - postęp prac i nowy język programowania
gcc

On Patreon you could see information about progress of API2. You could read about new part of the project - new language and new compiler. This language supposed to be more easy then C and use less code to achieve the same result. There are also some examples - code, which could be compiled and execute.

Added: 2019-11-12 22:39, Posted by: st, Category: Software Comments »

Author: smith

winuae FS-UAE 3.0.2 Comments »

There is a new version (3.0.2) of FS-UAE - Amiga emulator for systems Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and BSD.

Universe #4
Universe #4

During French party Alchimie treize (Alchimie XIII - 1.11.2019) we could see a new production on AmigaOne - demo Universe #4 made by Crisot. As usual, author spent only 24 hours (including music) to create the demo. You could see this demo as video attached to this news (as well as "live" relation from the party.

See the video »

Added: 2019-11-07 08:31, Author: st, Category: Demoscene Comments »

trevor New entry on Trevor's blog Comments »

Trevor Dickinson (A-Eon, ExecSG) has published a new entry on his block. Title: Only the shadow knows!

AmiKit XE port for Vampire Standalone
prace_trwaja

Amikit team has published (4.11.2019) on his Facebook profile information about work in progress on AmiKit XE port for Vampire Standalone. The main advantage of such solution is possibility to launch AmiKit package without hosting on any external system.

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Added: 2019-11-06 19:21, Posted by: st, Category: Software Comments »

Author: Slepaq

amiwigilia AMIread - a new disk mag Comments »

Radzik works on his new project AMIread. It will be disk magazine - application made using Hollywood. Preview version you could download from Aminet.

Summary of Mike Battilana's speech at Amiga34
amigainc

Amiga-news service has published summary of Mike Battilana's speech at Amiga34. He would like to collect the whole Commodore heritage to establish a reunited company "Commodore-Amiga", which could release the source codes of software developed by Commodore. He confirmed, that domain amiga.com has been purchased by him. Mike thinks, that AmigaOS 3.1.4 should be available for free, due the developers also have not get any money for this work.

See the video »

Added: 2019-11-03 17:06, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

fpga M5 mainboard Comments »

The M5 mainboard is a next implementation of classic Amiga 68000 CPU with OCS/ECS chipset using FPGA (chip: Spartan3 - XC3S400). This version is prepared using Mini ITX standard.

android Amiga Forever Essentials 1.07 and 1.0.0.2 Comments »

Amiga packages with ROMs from Cloanto have been updated for Android (price about 2 euro) as well as for Chrome browser (1,5 euro).

Questions to Mathew Leaman
wywiad

In April 2019, just after interview with Trevor Dickinson, we prepared a set of questions to Mathew Leaman (he agreed on the interview) - chief of AmigaKit. It's a pity, that we didn't receive any response (even after few reminders). So we decided to publish list of these questions, because they could be obsolete soon.

Added: 2019-11-01 17:37, Author: redakcja, Category: Journalism Comments »

gcc 68k campaign for GCC 11 Comments »

There is a camapign to collect money for GCC compiler's authors to include 68k classic architecture in the newest version.

zrecznosciowe RESHOOT R Classic Disk Edition Comments »

RESHOOT R Classic Disk Edition is a disc version (2 floppies) of the game prepared for people without CD-ROM drive in their Amiga 1200/4000.

amiga1200 Mechanic keyboard campaign Comments »

On Kickstarter there is a campaign to produce mechanic keys for A500/1200. They will use existing holes on the metal plate of your Amiga, so no drilling is required.

FreedroidRPG 1.0rc2
gry

FreeDroidRPG (version 1.0rc2 in OS4Depot) is a cRPG/hack and slash computer game made by Freedroid Dev Team. The game action is located on Earth, where robots control is taken by robots using operating system made by MegaSys. This corporation is responsible for the war, which has happen when robots started to refuse people's control.

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Added: 2019-10-31 21:48, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Amiga 3000T
Amiga 3000T

Amiga 3000T has been produced between 1991 and 1992 by Commodore. Computer has 68030/25 MHz processor + FPU (there was also 040/25 MHz version), ECS chipset, 5 MB RAM (1 MB Chip) and AmigaOS 2.0 system.

In a tower there could be located:

  • 1 drive 5.25 inches installed upright
  • 2 drives 5.25 inches installed horizontally
  • 2 drives 3.5 inches installed horizontally

Price could be (depending on configuration) up to 5000 dollars. Please take a look at Leon's tower:

Added: 2019-10-31 21:39, Author: cm, Category: Hardware Comments »

windows ADF-Copy App 1.012 Comments »

ADF-Copy is the program for Windows to copy content of floppy disks to do ADF files using ADF-Drive/USB interface. New version has number 1.012.

redpill RedPill 0.7.4 Comments »

RedPill, program for creation of games for classic Amiga has been released in version 0.7.4.

amiga_future Amiga Future 141 Comments »

You could take a look at the content and purchase new number (November/December) of Amiga Future magazine. Price: 7 or 9,90 euro + shipping.

amigaforever Amiga Forever 8 Value Edition Comments »

In web shop Heise you could download for free (just after registration) "Amiga Forever 8" emulation package in special "Value Edition".

Amibian 1.5 Extended version - beta
raspberry_pi

New version of emulation package Amibian in 1.5 Extended Version has reached beta status. It is a special version for Raspberry Pi 4B. Instead known way of working you could find there also special Linux edition (based on Raspbian).

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Added: 2019-10-30 20:20, Author: mp, Category: Emulation Comments »

Amiga34 summary: AMIcast 27 - Adam Zalepa and "Echo"
Amiga34 summary: AMIcast 27 - Adam Zalepa and

In newest issue of English podcast "AMIcast" Radzik is speaking with Adam Zalepa, who was visiting (as exhibitor) Amiga34 part in Neuss. More info about event you could read here: amiga.org.pl (Adam Mierzwa's summary) Amiga 34 in Neuss.

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Added: 2019-10-26 22:24, Author: st, Category: Journalism Comments »

MorphOS for x86-64 computers?
prace_trwaja

MorphOS, one of NG systems with Amiga roots, during Amiga34 party has been presented on Ryzen 5 3600 processor. Of course it is pre-alpha version, if cat proof of concept. You can ream more about this port here (words of author,Bigfoot, on MorphZone forum.

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Added: 2019-10-22 21:22, Posted by: st, Category: Events Comments »

Author: Slepaq

A-EON announces "Exec SG" (AmigaOS 4 kernel) overtaking
aeon

It was a gossip, but right now A-EON officially announces purchase of "Exec SG" used in AmigaOS 4on blog of Amiwest 2019 , which will take a place in October 2019 in Sacramento (USA), instead a standard press message.

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Added: 2019-10-22 21:06, Posted by: st, Category: AmigaOS Comments »

Author: Rafał Gdaniec

WARP turbo cards with processor MC68060 for Amiga 500 and 1200
WARP turbo cards with processor MC68060 for Amiga 500 and 1200

During Amiga 34 event in Neuss (12-13.10.2019) new turbo cards WARP with processor MC68060 for Amiga 500 - WARP 560 and Amiga 1200 - WARP 1260 have been presented. Card are produced by Polish company "CS Lab". They are the fastest turbo cards for classic Amiga available for purchase.

Specification:

  • processor MC68060 (rev 6 up to 100MHz),
  • memory 256 MB DDR3 800MHz RAM (16 MB assigned to graphic RTG / 240 MB for AmigaOS),
  • 64kB cache for processor,
  • integrated graphic RTG, resolution up to 1920x1080@32bit, digital intefrace,
  • Flicker-Fixer connector,

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Added: 2019-10-16 16:11, Posted by: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

Author: Nicos

Vampire V4 Standalone - details and price
Vampire V4 Standalone - details and price

During Amiga34, all people visiting party could purchase Vampire V4 Standalone computer in a very special set: Vampire V4 standalone with AROS Kickstart, aluminum case, power supply, mouse and keyboard, CF adapter and oraz USB Blaster.

Price of such set: 549 euro. Here we have progress on software for Standalone version:

  • Ethernet: work is in progress, driver is being written.
  • USB: support for some input devices like USB mice and keyboards.
  • Joystick : Status support of AMIGA Joy
  • OCS/AGA: Many games and demos work perfectly, but not 100%.
  • Boot drives: boot from IDE/CF, microSD card for data exchange. Bootable microSD is in roadmap.

Added: 2019-09-30 18:01, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

Special edition of Amiga User magazine for Amiga34 in Neuss
aibb

Adam Zalepa and his publishing house prepared a special number of Amiga User magazine! It is bilingual edition - English and German, which will be available during Amiga34 party in Neuss. What's inside? Unpublished articles about using Amiga basic software and tweaking of operating system.

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Added: 2019-09-12 08:31, Posted by: st, Category: Magazines Comments »

Author: Adam Zalepa

RetroSfera Vol.3
spotkanie

16-17.11.2019 - during these days a retro party RetroSfera will take place in Brzeg (ul. Ofiar Katynia 25). It is a third edition of this party. What you will find there? Retro computers, retro consoles and retro games. And of course competitions: for example Street Fighter II and Quake 3 Arena. Free entrance. More info you will find on Facebook.

Added: 2019-09-10 12:01, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

The latest production by CrapTeam
scena

There are new productions of Crapteam available. Crapium - the 1st place in Amiga Demo Compo at Xenium plus distinction - the best way of using dino inside, CrapTro6 - 2nd place at AmiParty XXV and Cycle Demo - 2nd place at Decrunch 2049.

See the video »

Added: 2019-09-03 09:44, Posted by: st, Category: Demoscene Comments »

Author: Mandi

Amiga in the cars
amigacd32

We would like to show you two video presentations, where you could see how Polish Amiga users connect Amiga CD32 to their cars - Citroen C8 and Toyota Prius.

See the video »

Added: 2019-09-03 09:23, Posted by: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

Author: Aniela

IBM makes Power PC architecture open
powercpu

It's a pity, that it has happened in 2019, not ten years ago. Just after taking control over Red Hat, IBM made the next step and 20.8.2019 released architecture of Power processors. More info you could find in service The Next Platform and on OpenPOWER foundation webpage .

Added: 2019-09-03 09:09, Posted by: st, Category: Events Comments »

Author: Rafał Gdaniec

ACube Systems announces partnership with C-Media
acube

Italian company ACube Systems, known as producer of SAM motherboards works with AmigaOS 4, announced cooperation with C-Media - the worldwide leader of audio chips for desktops, laptops and mobiles. They would like to thanks to Power Progress Community (Notebook PowerPC) for making a progress in their projects.

Added: 2019-08-15 18:25, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

Powstaje serwer ZitaFTP
prace_trwaja

Hans de Ruiter works on FTP server application for AmigaOS 4, which should be fast, safe and able to provide several connections in the same time. Program is named ZitaFTP and you could see how it works on this video.

See the video »

Added: 2019-08-09 22:37, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Komoda & Amiga + #13
cagames

New issue of "Komoda&Amiga+" magazine has been released. It is designed for fans of Commodore computers. What's inside? Reviews, interviews, manuals....Lots of great texts, as usual. The magazine you could purchased (8 euro) here. For the first time Cover CD with lots of materials for Amiga users is also available with magazine. CD costs 5 euro and is available for purchase here.

Added: 2019-08-09 21:32, Author: mp, Category: Magazines Comments »

Return of X5000 blog
amigaonex5000

After a while of absent, blog of Amiga One X5000 user - Michael Hayler is back. Small reminder - you will find there review of newest software for AmigaOS 4 and number of tests of emulators. Michael uses on X5000 also alternative system MorphOS.

Added: 2019-08-05 22:23, Author: st, Category: Journalism Comments »

glSnoop 0.2
gcc

In GitHub there is developing experiment tool glSnoop, which is used for monitoring of applications using new 3D libraries in Amiga world - OpenGL ES 2.0 and Warp3D Nova.

See the video »

Added: 2019-08-05 22:11, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

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