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2020-01-25 07:03

MiniGL4GL4ES 3.2
opengl

MiniGL4GL4ES is a weird software for AmigaOS = collection of libraries, which replaces MiniGL and GLUT on GL4ES wrapper. It occurs, that we could play on old MiniGL games using computer with Polaris graphic card.

Added: 2020-01-04 10:42, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

AmigaOS 4 nice features: system notifications with progress bar
AmigaOS 4 nice features: system notifications with progress bar

In 2020 we launch new video series called "AmigaOS 4 nice features". It will be collection of 1-minute films show cute functionalities of AmigaOS 4. The first episode: system notifications with progress bar. Of course, SZAMAN Race will be continued.

See the video »

Added: 2020-01-03 18:30, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

Amiga with UVD support
wideo

Unified Video Decoder is a video decoding unit, created by ATI Technologies to support decoding of H.264 and VC-1. It's a part of ATI AVIVO HD. Trevor Dickinson has published in YouTube Emotion player on Amiga One A1222 with support for this technology. It is probably part of new drivers, which will be released together with ES v 2.0.

See the video »

Added: 2019-12-31 23:13, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

trevor Sunny Trevor's blog Comments »

Trevor Dickinson (A-Eon/Amiga One/A1222) has published new entry on his blog "Another sunny day". It concerns mainly on his travels.

Happty New Year!
nowy_rok

We would like to wish you a happy and great new 2020 year!

Added: 2019-12-31 21:40, Author: redakcja, Category: Events Comments »

Blastaway
Blastaway

We would like to remind, that game Blastaway, which we annunced in August, has been released. Simone Bevilacqua prepared versions both for AmigaOS 4 and Windows. This shooter contains 50 levels and is available for free. Of course you could support the author.

See the video »

Added: 2019-12-28 11:10, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

apple Dave Haynie - why Apple switched from PowerPC to Intel? Comments »

Dave Haynie on his blog wrote why Apple has switched from PowerPC to Intel: It was not simply that Apple knew that PowerPC had no future - everyone knew it.

ACA1211 and ACA1221lc
aca

Individual Computers offers (99 euro) new extension for Amiga 1200 named ACA1211. Here is what we will find inside: 11 MB Fast RAM, Kickstart mapping, IDE speeder and does not block PCMCIA. Options: RTC module and USB RapidRoad controller. In January (preorder is available) you could purchase also card ACA1221lc, which has the same functionality like 1211, but it has also 68EC020 processor (up to 40 MHz).

Added: 2019-12-27 20:27, Author: st, Category: Hardware Comments »

scena Versus #9 and Feedback 8 Comments »

Two new scene productions are available in OS4Depot: magazine Versus #9 (available also in OCS/ECS version), which contains scene charts and music-disk Feedback 8.

radeon Enhancer Software/Radeon HD - update of drivers Comments »

New versions of drivers and libraries 3D for RadeonHD cards: ogles2.library (2.11), warp3dnova.library (1.68) and RadeonHD (3.7) are available to download using Updater (Enhancer Software package).

H-Craft Championship
H-Craft Championship

H-Craft Championship is an arcade game, space racer and it has been developed by Irrgheist using free graphic engine Irrlicht. Just on the beginning it was a commercial product, but in 2014 it became a free game. In 2015 source code has been published.

This game has been released in 2007 for Linux and right now we could launch it also (thanks to kas1e) on Amiga One. The necessary files are available here.

See the video »

Added: 2019-12-27 15:17, Author: st, Category: Games Comments »

gry kas1e released new versions of Neverball, Foobillard++, SuperTuxKart and Friking Shark Comments »

kas1e has rebuild ports of 3D games using the new version of his wrapper gl4es and we could download : Neverball 1.6.0r2, Foobillard++ 3.42, SuperTuxKart 0.8.1 and Friking Shark 1.2.

winuae WinUAE 4.3.0 Comments »

A new version of the best Amiga emulator for Windows has been released. List of all changes and bug fixes in new version 4.3.0 of WinUAE you will find here.

amicygnix Claws Mail 3.9.2 and UFRaw 0.22 Comments »

Edgar Schwan has compiled two new programs for AmiCygnix: email client Claws Mail and UFRaw - program used to edit photos in RAW format.

Styl MagicWB for Windows
windows

Amiga Future has described a package, which adds MagicWB style (2500 icons, wallpapers, pointers, and other add-ons) for Windows system. To use it we should install three programs: Rainmeter, WindowBlinds and RocketDock. Author: Sylvio Kurze.

Added: 2019-12-03 19:52, Author: st, Category: Software Comments »

oprogramowanie MUIMapparium 0.8 Comments »

MUIMapparium (AmigaOS 4 and 3.x) - client of OpenStreetMap has been released in version 0.8. This program is begin develop by Marcus 'ALB42' Sackrow.

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:

Read more »

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).

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

See the video »

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".

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