BetterWB is a new workbench pack, like AIAB, Amikit, AmigaSYS, ClassicWB etc. It aims to be an enhancement and an update to AmigaOS 3.1 but without the need of extra hardware. Changes in this version: Icon.library version 46.4.332. Added Showboards command and PowerSnap commodity for enhanced clipboard functionality. Redit 1.8.
Kobo Deluxe is third person scrolling 2D shooter. The game is developed by David Olofson and converted to AROS by Caveman. In the game you must defeat many enemy ships and military bases. The game has 50 levels that increase in difficulty and have different combinations of enemies.
On the web page Flashtro.com you can see many cracker intro’s with your browser. The original intros from the Amiga, Atari-ST, Dreamcast, PC, Playstation etc. are converted to Flash. The most recent flashtro’s are: The Wizards - Digi Paint, The Wizards - Multi Term, Tarkus Team - Edd the Duck, Punishers - Stunt Car Racer, Australian Crackers United - F29 Retaliator, 2000AD - AFAKT, Supplex - Darkman, Commando East - Escape from Colditz, Wanted Team - Turrican 2 and Flashtro - Solid Gold.
A new version of MorphOS is now available. Changes in this version: Improvements for auto zipping and editing, PLAYLIST rexx command, file notification, Chart drawing, wireless network, battery info window, mute function, GL_CLAMP and GL_CLAMP_TO_EDGE.
Assist is a collection of information: All the content from the "Get the most out of your AMIGA" PDF guide, shortcuts and links. Assist helps with downloading and unpacking of software, plays YouTube videos and it has AmiUpdate support. Changes in this version: Improved the unpack option for the archives. Improved layout and faster switching for tutorial listings. Optimisation of the web search tool. Added 25 new articles and 1 new tutorial and various articles updated.
Sysmon is a system monitor for AmigaOS 4 made by Guillaume Boesel. Recent changes: Added "expunge" for libraries, remove option for a Message Port, NVGetVar tab and SDLBench benchmarks for X1000/Radeon 9250 64 bits and Sam460ex 1150 MHz Onboard GFX. Compiled with SDK 53.24 and MUI 4.
FastView is a MUI program which allows you to show your pictures by selecting files or drawer with right mouse button or by drag and drop. Recent changes: Improved precision of the Crop function. Added AUTOCLOSE_LITTLEWINDOW tool type. The path of temp files is now RAM:T. Compiled with SDK 53.24 and MUI 4.
FS-UAE is a multi-platform Amiga emulator for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X based on UAE/WinUAE. Changes in this version: Support for multiple mice and support for SDL 2.0. More FS-UAE configuration options. JIT for Windows (x86). Better support for the online Amiga game database. Improved joystick/gamepad configuration tool.
Powermanga is a shoot'em up game for AROS. In the game you start with a ship. To get better weapons you must shoot the enemy. You also can get more weapons with the green and red gems. You can score more points with the blue gems, pink is for energy and yellow gives you protection.
For the PC it is possible to replace the old disk drive with an emulator that uses a USB memory stick. Sadly this doesn't work for the Amiga, because the Amiga uses it's own format for diskettes. But now you can replace the firmware of the disk drive emulator and use it on the Amiga.
A new version of AROS Vision is now available. AROS is based on concepts and ideas of the Amiga and the 68000 processor. AROS supports X86, ARM, PPC and 68k. New in this version: Wildfire 7, AMOS Professional and the Games Master System.
Demonstration video for AROS Vision on YouTube.
Demonstration video for AROS Vision on YouTube.
WarpView is a program for viewing and manipulating images. Features: slideshow, sorting, scale/resize, crop, orientation, Gaussian blur and un-sharp mask filters. Changes in this version: Improved blur and un-sharp mask code, new noise reduction filter, Lanczos sharp scaling method, brightness, contrast and gamma options.
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. New: Dr. Fruit (SoftGang/Anco), John Lowe's Ultimate Darts (Gremlin), Rock Star (Infomedia), European Championship 1992 (Elite) and Robozone (Mirrorsoft). Improved: Static Chaos (Silents), Chuck Rock (Core Design), War In The Gulf (Empire), Dungeon Master (FTL/Software Heaven), Black Cauldron (Sierra), Big Run (Sales Curve), Tetris Pro (Logic System Productions/2000 A.D.) and Dune (Cryo).
A new episode of BoingsWorlds (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Arcade Evolution, Prisma souncard, E-UAE + JIT / AmigaOS4, New Amigaboards, Hollywood available again, ACA 500 test, Case for the ACA 500, Simple Mail 0.40, YAM 2.9, Enemy 2, MUI 4 for AmigaOS4, Odyssey Webbrowser for AmigaOS 4, Solid Gold, Projekt Synergie Betatest and Putty Squad.
Ralf Hoffmann released a new version of APCComm for the Amiga. This program can be used to transfer data between a Amiga (OS2.0) and a PC (Linux). The transfer is via a parallel cable and the transfer speed is 38 KByte/s. With this new version it is possible to read and write ADF disk images.
Amigapd had an interview with Ian West. Ian started programming on the Amiga. He started with Basic and his first real game project was a maze game. He later wrote more games for the Amiga: Ork Attack, Santa and Rudolph Do Christmas, The Unusual Case of Doctor Strange and Doctor Strange 2.
A new version of DigiBooster is available for AmigaOS 3/4 und MorphOS. Digibooster is an traditional tracker with an advanced audio processing engine, and an up-to-date MUI based graphical user interface. Features: High quality audio engine. 24 bits / 192 kHz. All sound effects are executed in single step mode. Single step auto-synchronisation to the module tempo. Highly configurable and a ARexx port.
Thomas Wenzel released an update of his music player for the Amiga. AmigaAMP is a GUI based MPEG audio. It can also play AIFF, WAV and FLAC files. Changes in this version: New PLS and M3U loading routines. Allow the loading of a header less playlist. An update for the Italian texts. Remember Info window position and added a new icon set from TommySammy.
X-bEnCh can be used to replace the Workbench when you only want to load games with WHDLoad. You can use X-BENCH with all Amiga's, OCS or AGA and with 68000 to 68060 CPU's. In this version there are many errors removed and many improvements added.
Virtual Amiga Multimedia Player is a media player made with the help of Hollywood. Changes in this version: Frame numbering for animations. Improved the playing of animations and the box info. And the finish translation has been improved.
SnapIT is a powerful and simple to use screen grabber developed by Stefan Blixth for AmigaOS4, MorphOS and AROS. Changes in this version: Double buffered preview mode. Hotkey support, fetch active window, save image as option, improved GUI, capture auto save option, and new translations for Spanish, German and French.
The Obligement website is organizing another best game of the year competition. You can choose your own favourite from the list of games. The best 3 games of each systems (AmigaOS 68k, AmigaOS 4.x, MorphOS and AROS) will be revealed February 8, 2014.
Thomas Wenzel released an update of his music player for the Amiga. AmigaAMP is a GUI based MPEG audio. It can also play AIFF, WAV and FLAC files. Changes in this version: Improvements for playlist/directory, cover drawing, tag editor, modplug loader and autoplay. Update for the WinAMP5 skin. And you can now use the mouse wheel to move the sliders in the equalizer.
On the web page Flashtro.com you can see many cracker intro’s with your browser. The original intros from the Amiga, Atari-ST, Dreamcast, PC, Playstation etc. are converted to Flash. The most recent flashtro’s are: Bamiga Sector One - Mercenary, Beonx - Nice Iintro, The Champs - Black Shadow, Flashtro - Putty Squad AGA, Galahad - Putty Squad AGA and Outlaws - Ultimate Quiz.
The MorphZone web page has had a interview with Guido Mersmann. Guido also known as Geit lives in Germany and started developing software in 1983. His first computer was a Busch209, but later he had a Commodore C64, Amiga 500 and a Amiga 2000. In the interview Guido speaks about his program Grunch.
In 1987 Eric Graham was the person who made the Juggler demo for the Amiga. For the demo he developed a ray tracer program named ssg, what later would evolve into Sculpt3D. The original source code of Raytracer was never found, but the web page dottyflowers.com has now found one of the original disks with the source code of Raytracer.
A new edition of the English and German Amiga magazine Amiga Future has been released. In this edition: Editorial, News, Reviews: Amiga Games 2014: Jet Hunt, Final Fight AGA, Tales Of Gorluth, Parallel Worlds, Chaos Guns, Castle Hack, Secret Of Maya, Trackdisplay, Homeworld, OpenXcom, WordMeUp, Hard n Heavy, Bomber, Montezuma, Key Master, DirMeUp, Comic Book Reader, BetterWB, AmigaOS 4.1 SDK, Amiga Monkey (2). Special: Demo Scene, Quo Vadis Amiga, Classic Reflections (13) Great Valley Productions (2). Workshops: Programming AmigaOS 4 (36). Shows: Amiga Meeting, AmiWest. Interviews: Trevor Dickinson.
Ranger is an diagnostic tool for Amiga OS made by Steven Solie. Ranger will automatically update the list of processes and DOS devices as they are added and removed. Changes in this version: Improvements for the DOS/Volumes Open File and Lock List. And made some changes to compile with SDK 53.24.
Sysmon is a system monitor for AmigaOS 4 made by Guillaume Boesel. Recent changes: Tooltype to deactivate the ShortHelp. Benchmark frames are now resizable. Improved the Picasso function and updated the Italian translation.
Edition 87 of Amiga Future is now online. In this edition: News, LaniTec, Classic Computing 2010, Aquaria, Morton Strikes Back, Zero Gravity, Final Chapter, Mythana, Amiga Forever 2010, AmiFig, RunInUAE, TDTool, A2630, PSX, Astro, Amiga 4000, Carl Sassenrath, Frotz (3), Floppy Disk Renovation, Gimp and C-Workshop (4).
Redit is a word processor for the Amiga computer. Redit can be used from Kickstart 1.2 and 0,5 MByte. Changes in this version: Create documents with the CLI interface. The tab size and colours are configurable. Status bar for cursor line and column. Switching between documents with a hotkey.
WHDLoad offers a way to play Amiga diskette games from your hard disk. Improved: Megademo 1, 2, 3, Musicland 2, Jungle Mania, New York Warriors, Musication, E.C.E.S. Slideshow, Snap!, Det Kniber, Sane Sounds, Our Definition of a Boombastic Demo Style, King's Quest Enhanced, Indiana Jones & The Fate of Atlantis and Altered Destiny.
Mfilos tested the new Vampire 600 FPGA accelerator for the Amiga 600. The Vampire 600 is developed by Majsta and has recently become available. On mfilos blog you can read about installing and configuring the new accelerator.
Jack is a multi-purpose program for AmigaOS, AROS and MorphOS. Features: Preferences, Screen snapshot, Knowledge Base, Image editor, Music player, Slideshow, File-management, Auto-updates, etc. Changes in this version: APPDIR: is now accessible from the shell. Dashboard: Improved the function of the "Go" button. New Tab for Tech RSS NewsFeeds. Knowledge Base: Improved the function of the "Go to website" button.
Retro Asylum is a English podcast about retro computing. In this episode: Music from the Amiga. Matt Denaris talks about music from games and demos but also about other music that is made with the Amiga.
A new episode of BoingsWorlds (German language) is now available. You can listen to the following articles: Amigakit Joystick, Elbox Turboflyer 530, Rasberry Pi as Floppy, Odyssey 1.22 - MorphOS, A-Eon & ACube, MorphOS 3.4, Joypad Boomerang, Tetris, ACA 500, ACA 1232, Flight of the Amazon Queen, Hybris, Legend of Kyrandia, Solid Gold, BoingsWorld radio, torrent and RSS-Feed.
The Codetappers web page has had an interview with Galahad. In the year 1990 System 3 developed the game Putty Squad. But the game was not released for the Amiga. In 2013 System 3 announced that the game would be released for the modern consoles, but again not for the Amiga. Galahad contacted System 3 to offer his help to make an Amiga version. You can now read how Galahad made the Amiga version of Putty Squad.
Real AmiKit is a 16 colour version of AmiKit adapted to work with a real Amiga AGA computer. New in this version: BDWatch, BDSlide, WBStartup, WBRun, UAEquit, z.library, Clock faces drawer, Slide drawer in Prefs/Presets, Wallpapers, ShutDown, TinyMeter, Boot music, Copymem, MinStack, SaferPatches, Poolmem, VBRControl, ACATune 1.7, Start Menus and BlackBorder.
You can listen to new remixes on the AmigaRemix web page. In the last weeks they added the following Amiga music: Seeing is Believing, Baal Title (Solar Mass Mix), Cannon Fodder (Amiga game intro) Reloaded, ball Illusions Remix 2012 remastered, Apidya, Scream Of The Earth, Amazing Fireworks and bris (Childhood memories).
Virtual Amiga Multimedia Player is a media player made with the help of Hollywood. Changes in this version: Support for the m4v format from Apple. Fixed a bug in time uncounter of movie or song and added the seconds too. Added end time playback for movies in the information box.
YAM (Yet Another Mailer) is a email client for AmigaOS. After 6 months of development a new version of YAM is available. In this version many changes to YAM to make it possible to implement IMAP support in the future. Also many improvements and many small errors removed. YAM is available for AmigaOS 4, AmigaOS 3, AROS and MorphOS.
A new edition of Amikit is available. There are changes or updates for the following programs: BDSLide, BDWatch, Codesets Library, IconLib, MCC_BetterString, MCC_NList, MCC_TheBar, OpenURL, playOGG, SimpleMail and WHDLoad.
Christian Stefansen made it possible to use a Amiga 500 (PAL) emulator in the Chrome browser (version 31+). Before you can use the emulator you will need a Kickstart ROM. The source code of the emulator is available.
A new version of MorphOS is now available. Changes in this version. More support for Apple systems. New REXX commands. Improvements for Rdesktop, Scandal, Scribble, Sketch, Transfer, VPDF, Lha, NetConfig, Devs, Libs, MUI, Prefs, Reggae, Tools and Utilities.
Saga is a conversion of the 1981 TSR board-game "Saga: Age of Heroes", for up to 6 players. Players can be controlled by human or the Amiga. In Saga you must defeat evil monsters, win fabulous treasures and rule great kingdoms. Changes in this version: New option: Watch Amiga movements and miscellaneous improvements and bug fixes.
On the web page Flashtro.com you can see many cracker intro’s with your browser. The original intros from the Amiga, Atari-ST, Dreamcast, PC, Playstation etc. are converted to Flash. The most recent flashtro’s are: Taipan - New Stuff, Taipan - Dragon Breed, Scoopex - Snow Bros, Megaforce - 944 Turbo Cup, The Power Connection - It Came from the Desert and Stoneware & Morque - Stonecracker.
Gary Dunne started programming on the Commodore VIC-20, followed by the Atari 800XL, the Commodore 64 and later the Amiga. Gary made the games Toobz, Infection and Confuzion for the Amiga.
BetterWB is a new workbench pack, like AIAB, Amikit, AmigaSYS, ClassicWB etc. It aims to be an enhancement and an update to AmigaOS 3.1 but without the need of extra hardware. Changes in this edition: DosPrefs, Trashcan, Improvements for MagicMenu, Boards.library, requestchoice command, Tooltypes and Format GUI.