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2020-09-20 09:27

amikit AmiKit 11.4 Comments »

All users of AmiKit XE package are able to update (for free) to version 11.4.0 using Live Update. Inside: Hydra Castle Labirynth game (port - Artur Jarosik) and module player Infinite Module Player 1.05 (author - Paweł Nowak).

iGame 2.0b6
gry

iGame is an interface, which allows to launch WHDLoad games. This app could search HDD to find games - we just assign category and screenshot. There are version both for AmigaOS 68k and PPC (4.x).

Added: 2020-09-10 20:49, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

gcc AmiBlitz 3.8.0 Comments »

Blitz Basic' developer environment - AmiBlitz has been released in new version otrzymało. Main changes are connected with better compatibility of code with Kickstart 1.x and processor 68000. Some changes are dedicated to systems 2.1 and 2.04 with locale.library.

Hollywood Designer 5.0 Special Edition
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Hollywood Designer 5.0 SE is exactly the same like a standard version but here we get it with special version of Hollywood 8.0, which could be used only with Designer. So you could purchase package Hollywood Designer 5.0 and Hollywood 8.0 at lower price - 89 euro.

Added: 2020-09-06 23:31, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

ZGloom 0.3.0
fps_amiga

In OS4Depot we could find re-implementation ZGloom (SDL2), which is engine of Amigaj FPS: Gloom. We have a circle of life: Amiga -> PC -> Amiga. It's a pity, that engine version 0.3.0 has lots of missing functionalities - you could read about it on project's side.

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Added: 2020-09-06 22:47, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Small version of Checkmate 1500 Plus
Small version of Checkmate 1500 Plus

Stephen Jones, creator of Checkmate 1500 Plus (inspired by A3000), plans to create a small version for Mini-ITX main boards. We have now just preview of this case. The whole project will be probably founded by Kickstart. Please take a look at attached video.

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Added: 2020-09-04 23:17, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

hyperion Hyperion withdraws opposition against registration of US trademark 'Amiga'? Comments »

As we could read in amiga-news.de: In the last few days, new filings have been submitted: Hyperion's lawyer is informing the USPTO that his client is withdrawing its opposition against Cloanto's registration of the 'Amiga' mark. Hyperion's attempt to register the BoingBall logo has been abandoned this week as well.

Scene graphics 2020
scena

We prepared for you some scene graphics made in 2020.

Added: 2020-09-04 12:29, Author: st, Category: Demoscene Comments »

aibb Amiga User 10/2020 Comments »

A new issue of Amiga User magazine (English version) has been published (10/2020).

oprogramowanie Sylpheed 3.0.3 with IMAP for AmiCygnix Comments »

Sylpheed is available in versio 3.0.3 for AmigaOS 4 (by Unix environment AmiCygnix). We have there IMAP (IMAP4 Rev. 1) handling, supporting of multiple accounts and spam filtration and search engine.

Appendix back in the Scene
Appendix back in the Scene

The Polish demo scene group Appendix is still alive. In 2015 they won Revision party with Reborn (code: Kiero). Current year they also tried to do the same by 64k intro Breadbox (code: Enter). It's a pity - they took 6-th position. Please judge by yourself by comparing with the winner: Way Too Rude by Logicom.

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Added: 2020-08-31 23:22, Author: st, Category: Demoscene Comments »

narzedzia GoADF 3.1 Comments »

GoADF! (program for handling ADF files) is now available in version 3.1. What's new? A new language configuration screen, Turkish translation and some bug improvement.

audio amigaremix.com - some new mp3 Comments »

On AmigaRemix website some new remixes of songs form Amiga games have been released. Please take a look there and listen to music from Space Harrier:

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Amiga Klang 0.952
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Amiga Klang is a program to create samples. All instruments could be taken directly from code of Amiga demo. This app has been presented during Revision 2020, because the main idea was to create a tool for the demo scene. GUI for exporting files .mod or 68k is available for Windows.

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Added: 2020-08-29 23:07, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Three "Tiny" games from Abyss
gry

The demo scene group Abyss surprised us by releasing three named "Tiny" for Amiga OCS: Tiny Invaders, Tiny Bobble and Tiny Galaga. These games are very small and take... maximum 178 kb ("Bobble", which uses 50 fps).

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Added: 2020-08-28 23:01, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

WBDock 2.312
narzedzia

The WBDock program is alternative to AmiDock or XDocka (AmigaOS), but it is developed in two versions: for AmigaOS 1.x, and 3.1. The second of them has been updated by Thomas Rapp. This version is able to handle "true color" screen as well as transparent graphics.

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Added: 2020-08-27 13:56, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Amiga Test Kit 1.12
narzedzia

Amiga Test Kit by Keir Fraser is a software to check all components of classic Amiga. This app could be launched directly from floppy disk or from hard drive. It is free software and checks memory, keyboard, floppy disk drive, mouse, joystick, sound, video, chipset, clock and serial and parallel ports.

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Added: 2020-08-26 00:59, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

scena Next interviews in Amiga Life Comments »

Amiga Life service is continuing a series of interviews with current and ex demoscene members.This time we have Loaderror / Ephidrena, Ham / Software Failure and Bifat / The Electronic Knights. All of interviews provided by 4pLaY.

SCSI A2090 i A2091 controllers
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Commodore in 1987 i 1991 has released SCSI controllers for big Amiga (2000, 3000 lub 4000) with Zorro II slots. The 2091 version has also 16 memory slots (0.5, 1 or 2 MB RAM). Here you could see how this extension looks like.

Added: 2020-08-25 00:00, Author: cm, Category: Hardware Comments »

Amos Kittens 0.7
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Kjetil "LiveForIt" Hvalstrand works to develop Amos Kittens interpreter in C. It will be able to launch source code written in AMOS on AmigaOS 4. In OS4Depot we have the first version 0.7, which handles commands AMAL, ANIM, Basic and interface. What's more? Graphics, sound (excluding music) and some extensions are handled: Compact, Trubo plus and Craft.

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Added: 2020-08-24 22:55, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

redpill RedPill 0.8 Comments »

RedPill is a software (developed by Carlosa Peris), which is used to create games for classic Amiga. In version 0.8 we have i.e. a possibility to play using LAN network.

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is a games released in 2002 - it is a kind of mix of action and FPP game, based on Star Wars history. It has been made by Raven Software and released by LucasArts and Activision.

For AmigaOS 4 this game (engine, to be more precise OpenJK - Jedi Outcast) was ported by Szilard 'Bszili' Biro in 2014. In June 2020 we get also WarpOS version (recommended card: G3/G4 with sonnet.library).

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Added: 2020-08-22 23:52, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Amiga w Half-Life: Alyx
gry

Half-Life: Alyx is a first person shooter (FPP) and is a kind of prequel of Half-Life 2. Player is take a role of Alyx Vance. The game works only using VR technology compatible with the Steam. Jubi has prepared his models of Amiga 1200 (Superfrog!) using high-resource quality and Blender. Next he added these models into game resources to work with Valve Source 2 engine. Please take a look at video attached to this news. The better option is to use VR.

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Added: 2020-08-16 15:31, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

scena Mountain Beer Copy Party 25 (+3) part 2 Comments »

Jazzcat has published the second part (PL) of text about Mountain Beer Copy Party, which has take a place in June 1992.

F1GP 2020 Carset 0.2SAR
gry

On Aminet you will find package of divers, teams, etc updated by Andy Clarke F1GP 2020 Carset for F1 Grand Prix games. How it look? Please take a look at this video.

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Added: 2020-08-16 14:25, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

Shaderjoy 1.14
radeon

Shaderjoy, a shader player for AmigaOS 4.1 + OpenGL ES 2.0/Warp3D Nova, is now in version 1.14. What's new? there is a possibility to using of common files just before shader code. here you could see how it looks.

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Added: 2020-08-15 22:37, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

RNOPublisher 1.0
RNOPublisher 1.0

RNOPublisher is a tool to create PDF documents. This program has been created using Hollywood and it could be used for simple DTP work.

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Added: 2020-08-14 23:32, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

ksiazka The next print of "The story of the Commodore Amiga in Pixels" Comments »

A book The story of the Commodore Amiga in Pixels, which we wrote about in 2016, will be printed again. All the time you could purchase PDF version (price: 2 pounds).

Pete Cannon presents Octamed 4
Pete Cannon presents Octamed 4

A British music producent Pete Cannon (Twitter description: Remixed The Prodigy. Apple, High Focus, Hospital Records, Swamp 81 and Kniteforce records) has presented his... and showed how to use Amiga 1200 with Octamed 4. Whole action was taken for YouTube channel "Sound On Sound".

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Added: 2020-08-14 10:36, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

Let's make a game for A500 using Scorpion engine
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Erika "earok" Hogan works on Scorpion engine, which will allow to create games for A500. The issue is: this engine works on Windows (comparing to RedPill and Backbone). Graphics could be imported using PNG format. Sound and animations: mod, 8svx, anim5.

Added: 2020-08-13 23:06, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

NetSurf 3.10 (SDL version)
netsurf

In May 2020 we wrote about NetSurf browser (version 3.10), but this version was deweloped by Chris Young using ReAction. Some time later his branch of NetSurf (SDL) has updated also Artur Jarosik using the latest sources. What's more? AmiSSL, new libjpeg library and some bug improvement.

Added: 2020-08-11 23:14, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

EaglePlayer 2.06
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EaglePlayer is an audio player (files: MOD, AIFF i MP3 and others) is developed for for AmigaOS since a years. The new version (2.06) contains number of bug fixes (program and plugins should work better using P96) an small improvements - AMMX handling and 16-bit plugin for Vampire and the new interface skin. Please look at attached video to get more details.

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Added: 2020-08-11 23:00, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

artykul Crash And Burn: The Amiga ST Story Comments »

Steve Lord on his blog The Dork Web has described history of Amiga, but in a different way - his article describes life of Jack Tramiel and his Atari. So that's why we have such a name Crash And Burn: The Amiga ST Story.

Two platform games: Smarty... i Super Metal Hero
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The first arcade is Smarty And The Nasty Gluttons and has to be release in the 90s, but it was not finished. Nowadays the coder has receive this code and finished the game. You could download it. The second game ("Super Metal Hero") is in progress and here you could take a look at it.

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Added: 2020-08-10 23:50, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

The 16th issue of "Komoda & Amiga +" magazine
The 16th issue of "Komoda & Amiga +" magazine

The new, sixteenth issue of "Komoda & Amiga +" magazine has been released. What's inside? Inviyya and Raid over Moscow reviews, Jaguar i Lotus racers compare, next part of WinUAE in the practical usage, A1200 as a server and Amibian 1.5 EE. There is also interview with admin of LemonAmiga.com.

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Added: 2020-08-09 16:44, Author: st, Category: Magazines Comments »

AmiCygnix 1.6
amicygnix

AmiCygnix, an Unix environment for AmigaOS 4 has been updated to version 1.6 (main archive and tools). You will find there the latest version of GTK+ 2 (2.24.32) as well as a possibility to work within a small window - there is a possibility to navigate within. AmiCygnix 1.contains also SSL 3.0 i TLS 1.3, what is needed for Claws-Mail i NetSurf.

Added: 2020-08-08 15:38, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

amiga500 vAmiga 0.9.10.1 Comments »

vAmiga is a user-friendly emulator of classic Amiga for macOS made by Dirk Hoffmann (it is developed since 2019). What's inside? Emulation of OCS/ECS computers: A500, A1000 and A2000.

sprzet WARP cards - unofficial page Comments »

Are you looking for more info about Polish cards WARP? Please take a look at unofficial page.

Amiga song of the summer: Arytmetyka
scena

Do you like songs made by Amiga users? In Polish version? If yes, then please take a look at "Arytmetyka". This song has been released during Decrunch 2020 party. Enjoy the listening!

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Added: 2020-08-03 13:50, Author: st, Category: Demoscene Comments »

Hollywood Designer 5.0 guide online
hollywood

A full guide of Hollywood Designer 5.0 is now available online for anyone on official Hollywood portal as HTML and PDF. The both docs contain a lot of screenshots, which help using Hollywood Designer 5.0. You will find there also what have been changed comparing to version 4.0 (2012).

Added: 2020-07-23 12:18, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

35 years of Amiga 1000
35 years of Amiga 1000

Amiga 1000 - the first multitask computer with graphical interface has been presented for a first time 35 years ago, 23-th of July 1985. This computer was using system AmigaOS, version 1.0.

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Added: 2020-07-23 11:47, Author: st, Category: Events Comments »

AmigaAMP 3.28
audio

There is a new version AmigaAMP audio player, both for 68k and PPC computers. Author (Thomas Wenzel) has changed a way of compilation for 68k, so this version should works with A1200 with 68020 (without any FPU). A sndfile.library is back, so files AIFF, WAV i 8SVX should be handled there.

Added: 2020-07-22 14:33, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

Multi-touch driver for AmigaOS 4
amigaos41

Alfredo Amendolagine has updated his driver of touch screen for USB/AmigaOS 4. This version handles multi-touch (so you can use more then two fingers). Please take a look at video attached to the current news to see how it works. Testers are needed to check this driver - please contact directly with Alfredo.

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Added: 2020-07-22 14:16, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

winuae WinUAE 4.4.0 Comments »

The new version of the best Amiga emulator for Windows has been released. A release notes of WinUAE 4.4.0 are available here (as well as link to download this program).

sprzet AmigaKit: 4MB i 8MB Fast and Zorro-II-RAM Comments »

In AmigaKit store you could purchase additional RAM for your Amiga: 4MB Fast for A600, 8MB Fast for A1200 or Zorro-II-RAM (8MB Fast) for Amiga 2000.

IComp: Indivision AGA MK3 and new power supplies
sprzet

In Individual Computers you could order the third generation of scandoubler/flickerfixer Indivision AGA for A1200 i A4000T as well as power supplies for "small" Amiga. These items will be available since 10.8.2020.

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Added: 2020-07-21 12:56, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

biuro ignition 1.08 Comments »

Spreadsheet ignition has been updated. In version 1.08 you will find e.g. possibility to launch several this program several times at once, new handling of fonts and unifying of shortcuts.

gcc Source code of Agony on Aminet Comments »

On Aminet you will find the source code (assembler) of famous Amiga shooter Agony, released in 1992 by Psygnosis.

spotkanie Amiga 35? In 2021 Comments »

Flashback 20/20 feat. Amiga 35 party will be rescheduled for the next year due to Covid19. It will take a place 26-270th of June 2021.

gry Nicky Boom i Nicky Boom 2 for free Comments »

Nicky Boom is an arcade game released by Microids in 1992. You could download it for free from Amiga Future both 1 a 2 part of game as ADF files as well as WHDLoad. There is also PDF instruction.

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