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Archive 05/2007


31.May 2007
Andreas Magerl (ANF)


APC&TCP is looking for Programmers
APC&TCP is looking for programmers with a (very) good knowledge in 68k assembler, but first of all C as well as C++ for speeding up some projects under development. Experience in the field of audio, video and graphics is explicitly required. The gui design is created with ReAction and/or MUI, partially even with GadTools. Programmers for AmigaOS3 and AmigaOS4 are required, even MorphOS is appreciated. The payment refers to the agreement. Interested parties should contact Andreas Magerl. (nba) (Translation: tz)

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31.May 2007
unknown (ANF)


Jay Glenn Miner would have been 75 years old today
Jay Glenn Miner, the originator of the Amiga, would have been 75 years old today. Miner was born in May 31, 1932 in Prescott, Arizona. He was the head of the original Amiga developer team and cofounder of Amiga Corp. in Los Gatos. Jay Glenn Miner passed away in June 20, 1994 in Mountain View, California, because of kidney failure.

Biographies can be found at:
http://www.amition.de/geschichte8284.html
http://www.zock.com/8-Bit/D_Miner.HTML
http://www.stud.uni-hannover.de/~mheine/Jay_Miner.html (nba) (Translation: tz)

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31.May 2007
amigaworld.net (website)


PDF-Magazin: #Amigaguide, First Issue
The first issue of the English print magazine #Amigaguide is available as a free pdf article and is meant as a reading rehearsal. (cg) (Translation: tz)

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29.May 2007
amigafuture.de (Webseite)


MorphOS: Status update for role-playing game Eve
Under the title link Kelly Samel gives a first impression of his latest project "Eve". (cg) (Translation: dr)

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29.May 2007



os4depot.net: Uploads until 28.05.2007
These are the latest uploads to os4depot.net which have been added since our last message:
libtommath.lha       dev/lib    1Mb  libtommath - Multiple precision arithmet
structlist.lha       dev/uti   20kb  Now where is that frippin' structure def
xzx2plus3.lha        emu/mis   27kb  Convert XZX-tape files and raw bins to +
gluae-doc.lha        emu/uti  828kb  Integrates UAE into AmigaOS 4 (documenta
gluae-main.lha       emu/uti   12kb  Integrates UAE into AmigaOS 4 (main)
runadf.lha           emu/uti  201kb  RunADF is tooltype program to start ECS/
whdload-to-uae.lha   emu/uti  186kb  WHDLoad to E-UAE
mpsdl.lha            gam/puz    1Mb  A columns clone
gimp_cygnix-src.lha  gra/edi    1Mb  Sources of Gimp 2.2.13 for Cygnix (alpha
gimp_cygnix.lha      gra/edi   18Mb  Gimp 2.2.13 alpha for Cygnix
imagin.lha           gra/ray  646kb  Imagin - a command line Raytracer
collageblanker.lha   gra/scr    4Mb  A Collage Picture Blanker
wookiechat.lha       net/cha    1Mb  IRC Client (Internet Relay Chat)
transmission.lha     net/p2p  123kb  Transmission - A BITTorrent command line
aspell-dict.cs.lha   off/wor    2Mb  Czech dictionary for AbiWord and other p
aspell-dict.da.lha   off/wor    4Mb  Danish dictionary for AbiWord and other 
aspell-dict.en.lha   off/wor    1Mb  English dictionary for AbiWord and other
aspell-dict.es.lha   off/wor    3Mb  Spanish dictionary for AbiWord and other
aspell-dict.fi.lha   off/wor  799kb  Finnish dictionary for AbiWord and other
aspell-dict.fr.lha   off/wor    6Mb  French dictionary for AbiWord and other 
aspell-dict.hu.lha   off/wor    2Mb  Hungarian dictionary for AbiWord and oth
aspell-dict.it.lha   off/wor  898kb  Italian dictionary for AbiWord and other
aspell-dict.no.lha   off/wor    1Mb  Norwegian dictionary for AbiWord and oth
aspell-dict.pl.lha   off/wor    2Mb  Polish dictionary for AbiWord and other 
aspell-dict.sv.lha   off/wor    1Mb  Swedish dictionary for AbiWord and other
clit.lha             uti/tex  235kb  ConvertLIT - decrypt/read ebooks in LIT 
clockskinsboard.lha  uti/wor  995kb  Skinnable Clock for BenchBoards
maclikedock.lha      uti/wor    6Mb  A Visually Impressive Program Launcher
skinnableclock.lha   uti/wor  941kb  A Skinnable Clock for Your Workbench
(cg) (Translation: dr)

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29.May 2007



AROS-Archives: Uploads until 28.05.2007
These are the latest uploads to AROS-Archives which have been added since our last message:
os4.wdz                 gra/the   63kb  OS4 Theme
roadto10_v2_autumn.rar  gra/the    3Mb  Updated road to 10 autumn wallpaper
roadto10_v2_glass.rar   gra/the  554kb  Road to 10 v2 glass wallpaper
roadto10_v2_lemon.rar   gra/the    3Mb  Road to 10 v2 lemon wallpaper
roadto10_v2_night.rar   gra/the  865kb  Road to 10 v2 night wallpaper
roadto10_v2_sea.rar     gra/the    3Mb  Road to 10 v2 sea wallpaper
roadto10_v2_spring.rar  gra/the    3Mb  Updated road to 10 spring wallpaper
roadto10_v2_summer.rar  gra/the    1Mb  Updated road to 10 summer wallpaper
roadto10_v2_winter.rar  gra/the    3Mb  Updated road to 10 winter wallpaper
untarka-0.34.tar.gz     uti/arc  186kb  Untarka - AROS Version
(cg) (Translation: dr)

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28.May 2007



Survey: What do you think about the Amiga-Hyperion litigation?
In our latest survey, we'd like to know what our readers think about the litigation between Amiga, Inc. and Hyperion Entertainment. Do you welcome the chance to have (hopefully) all disputes finally settled, or do you expect the lawsuit to have mainly negative effects? (cg) (Translation: cg)

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28.May 2007
Andreas Magerl (ANF)


Amiga Future: Issue 39 and 51 online
Pressrelease: The german issues 39 and 51 of the Amiga Future are out of stock. Because of that you can read the two magazines (amongst many other issues) online at http://www.amigafuture.de/forum/kb.php?mode=cat&cat=10 . The issue 66 has been released recently and is available in our online shop. Just now we work hard on issue 67. No. 67 will be the first Amiga Future issue being published in German and English. We ask all interested users to order issue 67 as soon as possible because we'll print only the preordered amount plus a small reserve. (cg) (Translation: aj)

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28.May 2007
Supermatse (ANF)


Diskmag: Jurassic Pack #17 released
At the "Maximum Overdose", a Game- and Demo scene event for 8/16-bit-Computer in Luebeck, was the 17. issue of the Scenedisk magazin "Jurassic Pack" released. The Highlights of this issue:
  • Alfred Faust, continue Developer of Bars&Pipes
  • Party-Reports: Breakpoint 07, 15 Years Oxyron and Evoke 06
  • Andromeda, Amiga Demoscene-Legende
  • and many stories, reports and comments from and for Amiga-User.

A Forum for discussion about this issue is available here. And the download is linked to the header. (nba) (Translation: aj)

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27.May 2007
Björn (ANF)


Netzwelt: Gezerre um den coolsten Code (Tugging at the coolest code)
In its Netzwelt (Networld) column today, the online branch of Spiegel reports on the Breakpoint demo party, which takes place on Easter every year in Bingen am Rhein, and on the allure of the demoscene. You can read the entire recount under the title link. (nba) (Translation: cad)

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27.May 2007
Guido Mersmann (ANF)


Pictures from the ongoing hardware meeting at "Geit", MorphOS video
Under the title link, Guido Mersmann is making available pictures from the ongoing hardware meeting. In addition, a video that shows the new transparency features of MorphOS 2.0 is available for download. (cg) (Translation: cad)

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26.May 2007
diverse


Briefly software updates
The following tools for AmigaOS 3.x, AmigaOS 4 and MorphOS were updated in the last days: (nba) (Translation: wk)

[News message: 26. May 2007, 22:02] [Comments: 0]
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25.May 2007
Amiga.org (Webseite)


VNC-Client: TwinVNC 0.8beta
Already on 9th of April the beta version 0.8 of TwinVNC was completed. TwinVNC is a Giftware-client for the Virtual Network Computing-protocol.

There are versions for AmigaOS 3.1, AmigaOS 4 and MorphOS. Under the title link you can find a list of changes. (snx) (Translation: dr)

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25.May 2007
Amiga.org (Webseite)


Stockholm: Medley of classical games music
On 2. June 2007 a Commodore Amiga-medley has its premiere in Stockholm. For this Jan Zottmann has arranged the music of some game classics for orchestra and choirs. There is a C64-medley during the "Play!"-concert, too.

The Commodore Amiga-medley contains compositions of Allister Brimble (Alienbreed), Richard Joseph (James Pond 2), Olof Gustafsson (Pinball Fantasies), Matthias Steinwachs (Lionheart), Brian Johnston and Tim Wright (Lemmings) as well as Chris Huelsbeck (Turrican 2). (snx) (Translation: dr)

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23.May 2007
Amiga Inc. (email)


Amiga Inc.: Classic Amiga games by Vulcan Software for Windows
At the title link, Amiga Inc. announce a not further defined "Classic Game Player", which they want to use to offer classic Amiga games for Windows and other devices, starting with software titles of the British company Vulcan Software.

The full press release:

Vulcan Software Limited and Amiga, Inc. announce new relationship bringing Classic Amiga games to PCs and other devices

Issaquah, Wash USA - Gloucestershire, UK - May 23, 2007 - Vulcan Software Limited and Amiga, Inc. are pleased to announce the launch and availability of Vulcan Software titles for Windows PCs via the new Amiga Classic Game Player.

"The new Amiga offering makes playing these very fun titles simple. Just click and you are playing. It is great to be working with Amiga again, and our relationship will be growing into other areas as well", said Paul Carrington President of Vulcan Software Limited.

With the new Amiga Classic Game Player customers need only to select the game they want to play, download it to their computer, install, click and play. It is seamless fun, and reminds everyone of why we started using computers for gaming to begin with.

Amiga will continue to offer new titles and other Amiga Classic offerings, from the 80s through the 90s, and will offer these great titles initially for the PC and then will begin to expand other devices.

"It has been great working with Paul at Vulcan and this is the first product that is available from our new relationship", said Bill McEwen, Amiga, Inc. "There are several other areas that Amiga and Vulcan are in discussions about, and we look forward on delivering new products and experiences for our customers very soon."

About Amiga
Amiga, Inc. is the world\s premier provider of multimedia enabling technologies. For almost two decades its award-winning software has been a mainstay for motion picture studios, multimedia creators, and digital entertainment enthusiasts around the world. Today Amiga builds on this legacy leading the way in multimedia development by providing developers with hardware-independent technologies for writing and porting applications to new platforms and interactive devices. For more information visit www.amiga.com.

About Vulcan Software Limited
Vulcan Software Limited founded in 1994 is an independent software development company, based in the United Kingdom. After creating 15 award winning games "over five years" for the Amiga computer, Vulcan has been busy creating advanced 3D game development tools "Mother3D" along with two flagship 3D titles "Hybrid" and "Valhalla & The Curse Of Infinity". For more information visit www.vulcan.co.uk. (snx) (Translation: ub)

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23.May 2007
Amigaworld.net (website)


ACube Systems: CRUX PPC support
Wie ACube Systems announce at the title link to cooperate with the CRUX Linux PPC-Team to adjust their distribution to the Sam440ep board. A Sam440 board will be provided for the Crux team. (snx) (Translation: ub)

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22.May 2007



Law case Amiga-Hyperion: Hyperion's response
Under the title link there is a first response to the accusation of Amiga Inc. from Hyperion.
(snx) (Translation: dr)

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22.May 2007
Sven Scheele (ANF)


KDH Datentechnik closed
The computer dealer KDH Datentechnik which could be accessed over www.kdh-shop24.de stopped selling Amiga products. (nba) (Translation: dr)

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22.May 2007
Rupert Hausberger (ANF)


PullDog 2.0 rc2 for AmigaOS 3.x and MorphOS
"PullDog" helps you downloading complete files from the Usenet using NZB-descriptors. Under the title link release-candidate-version 2.0 rc2 for AmigaOS 3.x and MorphOS is available. (nba) (Translation: dr)

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22.May 2007
Amiga Future (Webseite)


OnyxSoft: Allkeys 2.1 and DRemind 1.70
OnyxSoft has published updates of the programs AllKeys (AmigaOS 4, MorphOS) and DRemind (AmigaOS 2.04).

With AllKeys you can use all rawkeys (incl. multimedia-keys) and mouse buttons as hotkeys. In this version some bugs have been fixed. DRemind is a program which reminds you with several features (e.g. "remind me in 10 minutes"). (snx) (Translation: dr)

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22.May 2007
Alinea Computer (ANF)


Alinea Computer with new products
Press release: On Alinea Computer Shop you can buy new products. So the well-known music CDs Merregnon 1 and Merregnon 2 as well as the new book "The Amiga. The history of a computer legend".

If you should miss any product on our shop then please contact us. We will get it for you. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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21.May 2007



os4depot.net: Uploads until 20.05.2007
Uploads on os4depot.net since our last report:
libtommath.lha       dev/lib    1Mb  libtommath - Multiple precision arithmet
structlist.lha       dev/uti   20kb  Now where is that frippin' structure def
xzx2plus3.lha        emu/mis   27kb  Convert XZX-tape files and raw bins to +
gluae-doc.lha        emu/uti  828kb  Integrates UAE into AmigaOS 4 (documenta
gluae-main.lha       emu/uti   12kb  Integrates UAE into AmigaOS 4 (main)
runadf.lha           emu/uti  201kb  RunADF is tooltype program to start ECS/
whdload-to-uae.lha   emu/uti  186kb  WHDLoad to E-UAE
mpsdl.lha            gam/puz    1Mb  A columns clone
gimp_cygnix-src.lha  gra/edi    1Mb  Sources of Gimp 2.2.13 for Cygnix (alpha
gimp_cygnix.lha      gra/edi   18Mb  Gimp 2.2.13 alpha for Cygnix
imagin.lha           gra/ray  646kb  Imagin - a command line Raytracer
collageblanker.lha   gra/scr    4Mb  A Collage Picture Blanker
wookiechat.lha       net/cha    1Mb  IRC Client (Internet Relay Chat)
transmission.lha     net/p2p  123kb  Transmission - A BITTorrent command line
aspell-dict.cs.lha   off/wor    2Mb  Czech dictionary for AbiWord and other p
aspell-dict.da.lha   off/wor    4Mb  Danish dictionary for AbiWord and other 
aspell-dict.en.lha   off/wor    1Mb  English dictionary for AbiWord and other
aspell-dict.es.lha   off/wor    3Mb  Spanish dictionary for AbiWord and other
aspell-dict.fi.lha   off/wor  799kb  Finnish dictionary for AbiWord and other
aspell-dict.fr.lha   off/wor    6Mb  French dictionary for AbiWord and other 
aspell-dict.hu.lha   off/wor    2Mb  Hungarian dictionary for AbiWord and oth
aspell-dict.it.lha   off/wor  898kb  Italian dictionary for AbiWord and other
aspell-dict.no.lha   off/wor    1Mb  Norwegian dictionary for AbiWord and oth
aspell-dict.pl.lha   off/wor    2Mb  Polish dictionary for AbiWord and other 
aspell-dict.sv.lha   off/wor    1Mb  Swedish dictionary for AbiWord and other
clit.lha             uti/tex  235kb  ConvertLIT - decrypt/read ebooks in LIT 
clockskinsboard.lha  uti/wor  995kb  Skinnable Clock for BenchBoards
maclikedock.lha      uti/wor    6Mb  A Visually Impressive Program Launcher
skinnableclock.lha   uti/wor  941kb  A Skinnable Clock for Your Workbench
(cg) (Translation: aj)

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21.May 2007



Aminet-Uploads until 20.05.2007
Aminet-Uploads since our last report:
FussballBundesliga.lha      biz/misc     30K    GEN   TurboCalc Spreadsheet Football (german)
Wookie_AROS_2_6.lha         comm/irc    964K    ARO   IRC client (Internet Relay Chat)
Wookie_MOS_2_6.lha          comm/irc    1.3M    MOS   IRC client (Internet Relay Chat)
Wookie_OS3_2_6.lha          comm/irc    801K    OS3   IRC client (Internet Relay Chat)
Wookie_OS4_2_6.lha          comm/irc    1.3M    OS4   IRC client (Internet Relay Chat)
ttengine_dev_cpp.lha        dev/c         9K    GEN   C++ includes for TTEngine
ecx.lha                     dev/e       509K    VAR   E Compiler ECX
MCC_BetterString-11.10.lha  dev/mui     158K    VAR   BetterString custom class for MUI
Python_Enhancement.lha      dev/src     328K    OS3   Enhancing Python Code, Classic AMIGAs.
starvoyager-mos.lha         game/actio  632K    MOS   SDL Frontier/Elite class game
mpsdl-mos.lha               game/think  1.3M    MOS   Yet another SDL Columns clone
imagin-mos.lha              gfx/3d      1.0M    MOS   Yet another command-line raytracer
AMIGA-Project1.lha          hard/hack   350K    VAR   A simple AMIGA project for kids.
AmiArcadia.lha              misc/emu    278K    OS3   Arcadia 2001/Interton VC 4000/TVGC emul.
gluae-doc.lha               misc/emu    828K    GEN   Integrates UAE into AmigaOS (docs)
gluae-main.lha              misc/emu     13K    GEN   Integrates UAE into AmigaOS (main)
NDSInfo.lha                 misc/emu      1K    OS3   NDS Info v0.1b - View info about NDS ROM
playOGG.lha                 mus/play    1.3M    OS3   multi format sound player.
rus_cp1251.zip              text/misc   339K    GEN   russian fonts&keymaps for cp1251
ql_dt.lha                   util/dtype   17K    OS3   Datatype for Sinclair QL pictures
KME-UPD.lha                 util/misc    25K    OS3   Update for the KME Keymap-Editor
pspSaveGameMan_v2_0.lha     util/misc   122K    MOS   A manager for PSP savegames with backup
AMD3800-64x2.dat.lha        util/moni     1K    GEN   AMD 64 x 2 3800 sysspped module
(cg) (Translation: aj)

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21.May 2007



AROS-Archives: Uploads until 20.05.2007
Uploads on AROS-Archives since our last report:
wookie_aros_2_6.lha  gam/puz  412kb  WookieChat an IRC client (Internet Relay
(cg) (Translation: aj)

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21.May 2007
McGuire (ANF)


cracktros.org goes online
The team of a1k.org presents its latest project: cracktros.org. This site is dedicated to "the world's best and rarest amiga cracktros". For each cracktro, there are screenshots, credits and a download link available. You are also welcome to vote for your favorite cracktro or drop a comment. (cg) (Translation: cg)

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21.May 2007
amigafuture.de (Webseite)


WinUAE: AmiKit 1.3.4
For AmiKit, a complet-Distribution for WinUAE-User, is the update to Version 1.3.4 available. It can be installed manual or via the integrated Live Update-Function. All changed can be found in the Changelog. (cg) (Translation: aj)

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21.May 2007
amigafuture.de (Webseite)


PNG-Datatype: WarpPNG 45.9
Oliver Roberts provides a Update of his PNG-Datatypes WarpPNG for AmigaOS 3/4, MorphOS and WarpOS. This new version based on libpng 1.2.18. (cg) (Translation: aj)

[News message: 21. May 2007, 16:14] [Comments: 0]
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21.May 2007
Genesi (E-Mail)


Genesi: Price reduction for the Efika-Boards
Linked to the header Genesi notified that they halved the price for the Efika-Board. (snx) (Translation: aj)

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21.May 2007
Andreas Magerl (ANF)


Amiga Future: New full versions online
Pressrelease: Due to the fact that some issues of the Amiga Future have been sold out in the meantime we have put new full versions for free download on the Amiga Future homepage. You can download them at: http://download.amigafuture.de We look for someone who wants to take care of the downloads section of the Amiga Future. In fact it is about writing system requirements and small descriptions for each software package in German and English. The issue 66 has been released recently and is available in our online shop. Just now we work hard on issue 67. No. 67 will be the first Amiga Future issue being published in German and English. We ask all interested users to order issue 67 as soon as possible because we'll print only the preordered amount plus a small reserve.

Die Ausgabe 66 der Amiga Future ist vor kurzem erschienen und ist in unserem Onlineshop erhältlich. Zur Zeit arbeiten wir mit Hochdruck an der Ausgabe 67.

Die Ausgabe 67 wird das erste Amiga Future-Heft sein, das auf deutsch und englisch veröffentlicht wird.

Wir bitten alle User, die Interesse an der Ausgabe 67 haben, diese so bald wie möglich zu bestellen, da wir nur die vorbestellte Menge zzgl. einer kleinen Reserve drucken werden. (snx) (Translation: aj)

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21.May 2007
Golem (Webseite)


Golem: ARM-Risc OS under Shared-Source-Licence
First parts of the Risc OS 5, a commercial Operating System for the ARM-CPU Family, are published under Shared-Source-Licence from Castle Technology. Acc. to this Licence is it now allowed to do changes and to release his own version, if it is not for commercial reasons. (snx) (Translation: aj)

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21.May 2007
Verein zum Erhalt klassischer Computer e.V. (ANF)


Veranstaltung: Webseite zur Classic Computing 2007 online
The official Webside of the Classic Computing 2007, from 29.Sep until 30.Sep in Stuttgart-Vaihingen (Germany), is now online (amiga-news.de reported).

Your registration will be henceforth accepted by the Club-Leader. Traders, Clubs, Museums, but also privat collectors, the same as last year, are welcome. (snx)

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20.May 2007



TV Tip: Topic "retro" on 3sat
The current edition of the 3sat magazine "neues" addresses the retro trend and, in this connection, goes into emulators as well: "Computer systems of today and their applications are highly complex. [...] What was nice there, when you only had to turn on the legendary Commodore 64 breadboxes, Atari and Amiga computers, and they worked reliably."

The program will be rerun on Monday on 3sat (7:00 and 9:45 o'clock) as well as on Tuesday on ZDF (1:50 o'clock). (snx) (Translation: cad)

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20.May 2007
pegasosforum.de (Web page)


MorphOS: Real-time strategy Warzone 2100
Fabien Coeurjoly has ported the real-time strategy Warzone 2100 to MorphOS. The once commercial title, whose sources were released some time ago, reminds one heavily of Earth 2150, considering the game principle.

The archive contains a fully playable version, just the movie sequences from the commercial full version are not included.

Direct download: warzone2100-2.0.6.lha (21 MB) (cg) (Translation: cad)

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20.May 2007



AROS-Exec: Reminder for the wallpaper competition
On the AROS-Exec web page, the wallpaper competition for the AROS Workbench, Wanderer, is reminded, which ends on May 31 (reported by amiga-news.de).

31 entries were submitted until now. Where necessary, all participants are asked to take the project name change into account, which took place recently. Unfortunately, images, on which the name "Amiga Research Operating System" shows up, cannot be assessed. (snx) (Translation: cad)

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19.May 2007
Amigaweb.net (website)


Cloanto: Amiga Explorer update
The shareware program Amiga Explorer simplifies the file transfer between the Amiga and a Windows PC. The transfer can be done via null modem cable or via a network. A description of the changes made in the today released version is not available. (snx) (Translation: wk)

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19.May 2007
Amigaweb.net (website)


ACube Systems supports the Phoenix Project
Press release Bassano del Grappa - Italy - 18 may 2007: Phoenix project and Acube Systems Srl are happy to announce their cooperation.

Phoenix project is a non-profit team of Amiga developers aiming to port various free or dismissed applications or games to Amiga OS4. Current ongoing projects include Firefox, Emperor, VLC, Transmission and others.

ACube Systems, in its continuous effort to support Amiga community and developers, will provide the team svn repositories and development machines where needed.

The team is at work collecting sources of dismissed Amiga applications and free software to convert them to OS4. The resulting conversions will be released for free to the Amiga community.

If you are a developer and you would like to take part to the Phoenix Project please contact us at andrea@amigasoft.net and we will give you all the information to join the team. (snx)

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19.May 2007
Amigaworld.net (website)


AmigaOS 4: donations for Allegro port
As Troels Ersking announced are right now 250 Euro raised for an AmigaOS 4 port of Allegro. As currently two developers are working on the project the operator of amigabounty.net is hoping that the sum will continue to raise.

Allegro is a free to use library for the development of games in C/C++ and would make the adaption of more games to AmigaOS  possible after the port will be done. (snx) (Translation: wk)

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19.May 2007
Moo Bunny (website)


Team AROS: bounty for FUSE-API
Within the scope of the Team AROS bounties you can now donate for the implementation of the FUSE API. This shall make the portation of file system handler using this API possible. The NTFS 3G file system is already part of the project description. (snx) (Translation: wk)

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19.May 2007



IRC client: Wookiechat 2.6 for all Amiga systems
James "jahc" Carroll makes version 2.6 of his MUI based IRC client Wookiechat available. The latest changes can be found in the changelog. (cg) (Translation: wk)

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18.May 2007
amigaworld.net (Webseite)


Seattle Times: "A history of troubles"
After Amiga Inc. announced to support the planned Kent Event Center the local press is interested in the history of Amiga.

The Seattle Times has published a summary of the several problems of Amiga having had during the last years. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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18.May 2007
AmigaSpeed (ANF)


Benchmarks: AmigaSpeed with new MIPS-values
AmigaSpeed which is a website about speed test comparisons of different Amiga system configurations was updated after a longer break. Under PPC new MIPS-values was entered to current PowerPC-processors which could be used in future Amigas. (nba) (Translation: dr)

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18.May 2007
Edgar Schwan (ANF)


AmigaOS 4: Gimp 2.2.13 Alpha for Cygnix
Edgar Schwan has published another alpha version of the picture editing software Gimp for his X11-enviroment Cygnix.

A publication of another unfinished alpha version was not planned but Schwan decided to do it because there were several requests to a new Gimp port.

The Gimp-plugins still does not work in this version. Therefore Gimp can only load graphics in XCF format. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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18.May 2007
AROS-Exec (Webseite)


Team AROS: USB-Massstorage-Bounty
After the implementation of an USB support under AROS now there is a bounty for a DOS-device which can be mounted to use a filesystem on a USB stick. (snx) (Translation: dr)

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18.May 2007
Tommy Strand (ANF)


IRC session with Jan Zahurancik
On Sunday, 27th of May, CEST 20:00 the news site Amigaweb.net will organize an IRC session with the AmiKit developer Jan Zahurancik at #Amiga channel of the EFnet network. You can get further information under the title link. (snx) (Translation: dr)

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17.May 2007
Murakami (ANF)


Print-Magazine: aMiGa=PoWeR #38
Issue #38 of the French print-magazine aMiGa=PoWeR is available and contains the following topics among others:
  • AmigaOS 4 Final Update
  • AmiPhoto 1.5.1
  • IBrowse 2.4
  • DvPlayer 0.58
  • Robin Hood
  • HP Laserjet 1320
  • TuneNet v0.84.84...
  • Amikit-Optimisation
aMiGa=PoWeR is a French newspaper issued by AFLE that was created in 1998 and is entirely laser-printed. (snx)

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17.May 2007
Christian Rosentreter (ANF)


MorphOS: OpenTTD 0.5.2 Release Candidate 1
OpenTTD is an open source clone of the famous pc strategy game "Transport Tycoon Deluxe" from the nineties, with a lot of extensions - e. g. a network mode, individual graphics sets and adaptiones for more than two dozens of languages.

The version 0.5.2-RC1 fixes several bugs of its previous version - especially the ones which caused a crash of the server and client, whenever you burned a bridge where a vehicle was present.

Fixed bugs:
  • Fix: Loading some TTDP savegames caused an instant assertion on loading (r9857)
  • Fix: [NewGRF] Catch occurance of division-by-zero in varaction handling (r9837)
  • Fix: Only non dedicated servers cannot have 0 players [FS#765] (r9785)
  • Fix: Remove arbitrary limit on length of NewGRF strings (r9775)
  • Fix: [NewGRF] Ignore axis-bit of station tile layouts [FS#756] (r9758)
  • Fix: [win32] Dead key and open/close console. (r9728)
  • Fix: When you have closed the \"Load game\"/\"New game\" windows which you started from the \"start server\" menu, you shouldn\'t start a server when starting a new game [SF#1244842] (r9757)
  • Fix: Trains were lost after autorenewal/autoreplace [FS#732] (r9753)
  • Fix: Stop flooded towns from building roads on water [FS#598] (r9743)
  • Fix: Station signs were not resized when the language changed [FS#672] (r9741)
  • Fix: In news history, newlines were not replaced with spaces [FS#677] (r9731)
  • Fix: Crash when destroying bridge with train partially on it [FS#738] (r9726)
  • Fix: Planes made a 270 degree turn instead of a 90 degree turn on the southern runway of the intercontinental airport [FS#743] (r9725)
  • Fix: In-game private messages did not work for clients with high ClientIDs (r9719)
  • Fix: Do not allow building of rail vehicles whose railtype is not available (r9718)
  • Fix: [YAPF] The guessed path was ignored for ships [FS#736] (r9694)
Additional changes in the MorphOS version which are officially included in version 0.5.2-rc2 and final:
  • Feature: Add threading support for MorphOS (r9759)
  • Fix: Null pointer dereference under MorphOS and AmigaOS (r9861)
(snx) (Translation: tz)

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17.May 2007
Carsten Siegner (ANF)


Documentation and Tutorial for Blenders Fluid-Engine (Update)
Since version 2.4.4 the so called "fluid engine" of the 3d package Blender is also working for the MorphOS port. If somebody wants to get familiar with it, for example simulating floating water or engine oil, should have a look into the Fluid tutorial at blender.org.

Update: (18:52, 17.05.07, snx)
Carsten Siegner has released an animation demo (DivX, 553 KB), which was composed with the MorphOS version of Blender. (cg) (Translation: tz)

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17.May 2007
Pegasosforum (forum)


MorphOS: MUI4-Betaversion from April 25, 2007
Stefan Stuntz has released another beta version of MUI 4.0 for MorphOS.

Annotations and features since March 2007:
  • MUI_RequestA() no longer calls EasyRequestArgs() but new app object is created if there is none (itix)
  • When window ActiveObject is cleared, remember to clear ActiveObjectPostPoned, too (piru)
  • Named (previously unnamed) MUIC_Process which handles ImageSpace flushing on Screen close to 'MUI Screen Patrol' (tokai)
  • Don't add Zoom gadget to Window borders when it has no use - e.g. in fixed size requesters (tokai)
  • Added support for scaled background images. Still sort of experimental
  • Added auto-horizontalization for slider & prop knobs
Download: muibeta_20070425.lha (2,9 MB) (snx) (Translation: tz)

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17.May 2007
Christian Rosentreter (ANF)


Compiler: ECX 1.6.0
ECX is a compiler for the programming language E for AmigaOS and MorphOS. ECX requires a present installation of the Amiga-E package. The new features of version 1.6.0 can be read in the changelog. (snx) (Translation: tz)

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16.May 2007
Carsten Siegner (ANF)


Navigation: ARexx skripts for Mapquest
Carsten Siegner has created three ARexx skripts for usage with the Mapquest roadmap service.

Amigaearth.rexx: Amigaearth.rexx is an Amiga client with GUI for the German Mapquest server. This server is a online database providing free downloadable roadmaps. The server holds maps of the whole earth.

Mapquestclient.rexx: Mapquestclient.rexx is a shell based client for the German Mapquest server.

Amiganavi.rexx: Amiganavi.rexx is navigation program with GUI. it supports GPS nouses, which support the NMEA-0183 protocol and have a serial RS232 connector. The script fetches position data from the GPS mouse and gets the according maps from the Mapquest server.

Download: amiearth.lha (288 KB) (snx) (Translation: ub)

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16.May 2007
Edgar Schwan (ANF)


AmigaOS 4: Dictionaries for AbiWord 2.5.1
For the word processor AbiWord, which is, thanks to Edgar Schwan's X11 environment Cygnix effort, available for AmigaOS 4, there are dictionaries for spelling control available at the OS4Depot for the following languages.
  • Danish
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Swedish
  • Czech
  • Hungarian
(snx) (Translation: ub)

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16.May 2007
Carsten Siegner (ANF)


MorphOS: Blender 2.44
Guillaume 'Yomgui' Roguez has released an update of his MorphOS port of Blender. The release log of version 2.43 of the 3D model software is available at the Blender homepage. The new version supports, like the predecessor version, ffmpeg support. Also the Fluite engine is available with this version again. (nba) (Translation: ub)

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16.May 2007
Amiga.org (webeite)


AROS homepage in new clothes
The homepage of the open source operating system AROS got a new design which also accounts to the recent name change of the project (amiga-news.de reported). (snx) (Translation: ub)

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15.May 2007
amigann.net (Webseite)


Schematics: Amiga 600/1200 documents in PDF format
At "Symbol Engine" there are schematics of the A600 and of the A1200 in PDF format. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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15.May 2007



AROS: USB-stack has now beta status
The USB-stack implemented by Michael Schulz for AROS has got beta status and is now part of the "Nightly Builds" of the AROS-team.

Currently USB 1.1-controllers (UHCI, OHCI) work, USB 2.0-devices (EHCI) work in USB 1.1 compatibility modus. Drivers currently are only available for input devices like mouses and keyboards. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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15.May 2007
Amiga.org (Webseite)


Magazine: The Crypt - Issue 49
The 49th issue of the English magazine called The Crypt contains two Amiga projects with the topics "Switching From PAL To NTSC And Back Again" and "A Simple 100 Hz To 10 KHz Square Wave Generator". (snx) (Translation: dr)

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14.May 2007
Andreas Magerl (ANF)


Amiga Future: Issue 29 and 30 online available
Pressrelease: The issues 29 and 30 of the Amiga Future are out of stock. Because of that you can read the two magazines (amongst many other issues) online at the homepage . The issue 66 has been released recently and is available in our online shop. Just now we work hard on issue 67. No. 67 will be the first Amiga Future issue being published in German and English. We ask all interested users to order issue 67 as soon as possible because we'll print only the preordered amount plus a small reserve. (cg) (Translation: aj)

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14.May 2007



Aminet-Uploads until 13.05.2007
Aminet-Uploads since our last report:
FussballBundesliga.lha   biz/misc     29K    GEN   TurboCalc Spreadsheet Football (german)
A71Mail.lha              comm/www     71K    GEN   Email Form multilanguage written in php
gensconv-mos.lha         dev/cross    22K    MOS   Spectrum HiSoft Gens source converter
CDVDFS.lha               disk/cdrom  241K    MOS   CD/DVD filesys. (ISO,RockRidge,Joliet,HF
Africa.lha               game/board  206K    OS3   Conversion of 3W boardgame
changeit02.lha           game/board  413K    VAR   Logical game (Amiga Bejeveled clone)
Saga.lha                 game/board  352K    OS3   Conversion of TSR boardgame
Xenostar.lha             game/shoot  574K    OS3   A 1994 tribute to Sinistar of 1982 fame
tdpowerswap.lha          game/think  171K    MOS   simple logical game
SView5.lha               gfx/misc    2.9M    VAR   SView5 Image Viewing/Processing Package
anaiis.lha               hard/drivr   82K    OS3   ANAIIS USB Stack Release 0.9
sna2tiff-mos.lha         misc/emu     12K    MOS   ZX Snapshot to TIFF Converter
xzx2plus3-mos.lha        misc/emu      9K    MOS   XZX Snapshot to +3DOS Converter
ZXLive.lha               misc/emu    102K    OS3   ZX-Spectrum 48/128k/Pentagon128 Emulator
Immortal.lha             mods/cust   110K    OS3   Custom modules from "The Immortal"
Vindicators.lha          mods/cust   120K    OS3   Custom module from "Vindicators"
ZanyGolf.lha             mods/cust    53K    OS3   Custom module from "Zany Golf"
Desalmados.mp3           mods/mpg    3.5M    GEN   Very Dark Song by Diezi7
Light-Travel.mp3         mods/mpg    2.8M    GEN   Song by Diezi7
Nosequeconnioodecir.mp3  mods/mpg    1.4M    GEN   Extravaganza audio by Diezi7
simpleplay.lha           mus/play    604K    OS4   Plays MP3 OGG WAV VOC MOD S3M IT XM MIDI
Nowy_Sacz-Rynek.jpg      pix/views   164K    GEN   Next photo from Kamil Bankowski
ql_dt.lha                util/dtype   17K    OS3   Datatype for Sinclair QL pictures
eastern.lha              util/wb      39K    VAR   creates thumbnail icons on the fly
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14.May 2007



os4depot.net: Uploads until 13.05.2007
Uploads on os4depot.net since our last report:
simpleplay.lha      aud/pla  604kb  Plays MP3 OGG WAV VOC MOD S3M IT XM MIDI
hatari.lha          emu/com    1Mb  Atari ST and STE emulator.
whdload-to-uae.lha  emu/uti  145kb  WHDLoad to E-UAE
ww2.lha             gam/boa    3Mb  World War II strategy war game
changeit.lha        gam/puz  412kb  Logical game (Amiga Bejeveled clone)
availmempatch.lha   uti/mis    2kb  Limits RAM available to 68k apps
fontforge.lha       uti/tex    9Mb  FontForge 20061220 for AmigaOS 4 (Cygnix
eastern.lha         uti/wor   39kb  Creates thumbnail icons from images on t
maclikedock.lha     uti/wor    5Mb  A Visually Impressive Program Launcher
(cg) (Translation: aj)

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14.May 2007



AROS-Archives: Uploads until 13.05.2007
Uploads on AROS-Archives since our last report:
changeit02.lha  gam/puz  412kb  Logical game (Amiga Bejeveled clone)
(cg) (Translation: aj)

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13.May 2007



IRC Client: WookieChat 2.6b12 for all Amiga systems
James "jahc" Carroll is making available a new beta version of his MUI-based IRC client Wookiechat. The latest changes can be gathered from the changelog. (cg) (Translation: cad)

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13.May 2007
Jens Schönfeld (ANF)


individual Computers: Software updates
Press release: We're providing a hotfix for the Catweasel drivers that corrects writing of Amiga-disks. The only updated file is the Imagetool, please only use it with the latest beta-drivers V2.3.0.0. Download: imagetool_hotfix.zip (77,6K). Caution: This hotfix has only been tested with Amiga-disks!

Oliver Achten has done a lot of work on the MMC64: Since MMC- and SD-cards with a capacity of more than 4G are already available, MMC64 now supports the FAT32 filesystem. This more modern filesystem also has advantages on smaller flashcards, because most C64-files are so small that FAT16 will only waste a lot of space. The new BIOS also made updates on the plugins necessary, most plugins experienced a complete re-write, the old plugins will be updated shortly and can currently only be used with FAT16. The MP3-plugin can now playback whole directories as playlists, the AVF-plugin plays an MMC64-proprietary video format that also utilizes the MP3@64 module. The Picture-plugins have also been updated and they are available in version 1.3 on our support page. An example video file in AVF-format is also located there, because we don't have a converter for your videos yet.

Peter Wendrich has made major updates to the C64-core for the C-One in the past few months. The interrupt behaviour of the CPU has been corrected, a bug in sprite display in the lower screen area has been removed, and the timing-behaviour of the CIA-chips has been implemented according to the results of Peter's detailed research. The new core is available in the download-area of the C-One Webseite. (cg) (Translation: cg)

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13.May 2007
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Event: Photos from Amiwest of last year
Robert Bernardo is making available some photos from AmiWest 2006. (cg) (Translation: cad)

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13.May 2007



Photos from a Polish MorphOS 2.0 presentation
The clues are increasing that the next version of MorphOS should carry the version number 2.0 and the time to the release must no longer be counted in years, but in months: As yet unconfirmed rumors have it that Jacek "Jacadcaps" Piszczek has made a MorphOS 2.0 presentation at the Polish event Amimajówka 2007.

Those who inspect the photos from the event more closely, will actually discover some improvements: For example, semitransparent windows or screenshots from a TCP stack can be seen, among other things. (cg) (Translation: cad)

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12.May 2007
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Emulator: Winuae 1.42a (update)
Version 1.4.2a of the Amiga emulator WinUAE has been published. Changes since the last version:
  • "Windowed fullscreen" for users with multiple monitors, fullscreen Amiga on secondary monitor, Windows on primary monitor, no more lost fullscreen when focus changes to Windows program.
  • A600/A1200 and A4000 IDE harddrive (HDF) hardware emulation, includes also "4-Way IDE" / "IDE splitter" emulation.
  • Directory, HDF, IDE and Picasso96 statefile support. WARNING: data loss possible if data in HDF has changed between saving and restoring! Picasso96 statefile support not 100% compatible yet.
  • 68030 and 68060 (with FPU. 68060.library required) emulation. (no MMU)
  • 68881/68882 FPU type selectable.
  • Global brightness, contrast and gamma adjustment.
  • "PAL" TV-like filter, with brightness, contrast, gamma, scanline level, blur and noise adjustment.
  • GUI debugger, debugger improvements. (xx switches debugger modes)
  • New GUI font if running under Windows 2000/XP/Vista.
  • Interpolation and filters supported in 4/6 channel sound modes.
  • Log and debugger console position stored in registry.

The following bugs have been fixed:
  • 1.42a: Path handling problems fixed. If you still have problems with paths, select Paths-panel "WinUAE default (old)" and click "Reset to defaults" and then manually adjust paths if needed.
  • 1.42a: Windows 98SE (and ME?) incompatibility
  • Improved CDTV emulation compatibility.
  • 1.4.0 FPU clamping fix.
  • Missing channels in 4 channel sound mode. (Emu10K based cards)
  • 10x+ performance increase during "decrunching" color effects when no filters enabled and only background color was visible.
  • Crash when loading config and specific chipset extra model was selected.
  • Direct HD support improved, SyQuest removable drives detected properly.
  • Minor custom chipset emulation updates.
  • Rare emulator crash when running Amiga program crashed badly.
  • Filter centering improved.

Update: (13.05.2007, 24:00, cg)

Meanwhile version 1.4.2.a is available which fixes two more bugs. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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12.May 2007
Amiga Future (Webseite)


MorphOS: Mind game TD Power Swap 1.0
Already on 8th of May the group TDolphin published the mind game TD Power Swap in version 1.0 for MorphOS. (snx) (Translation: dr)

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12.May 2007
Insane-Software (ANF)


Puzzle game: Amijeweled update to v1.2
Press release:
Hallo!

We are pleased that we can announce the publication of another (and hopefully last ;) ) update for Amijeweled!

It is version 1.2 which mainly fixes the problem under MorphOS which is freezed by Amijeweled on this systems.

Thanks a lot to Harry "piru" Sintonen for his help and his important information to the differences between AmigaOS and MorphOS.

As usual our customers already have got the update and the updated demo version is available on our server. Have fun with Amijeweled V1.2!

Yours sincerely

Niels Schapke & Wolfgang Hosemann
Insane-Software (cg) (Translation: dr)

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11.May 2007
Bernd Roesch (ANF)


Pictograms: 298 Dual-PNG-Icons created by Kenneth Lester
Kenneth Lester has created 298 icons in dual-PNG-format of AmigaOS 4. With AROS for AmigaOS (AfA) they can be also used under AmigaOS/68k.

Download: k4.lha (2,4 MB) (snx) (Translation: dr)

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10.May 2007



Law Suit Amiga vs. Hyperion: First Claims from Hyperions lawyers
In the law suit Amiga Inc. vs. Hyperion Hyperion's lawyers have made their first declaration. The claims and declarations as well as the other court files are available on the net:

hyperionobjectshow_case_doc.pdf
amigakinselnotappshow_case_doc.pdf
hyperionaffservshow_case_doc.pdf
hyperioncertservshow_case_doc.pdf
kinselsupdecshow_case_doc.pdf
hyperiondeckinsellshow_case_doc.pdf

Hyperion's lawyers are mentioning only formal juristic problems without giving a statement to the descriptions and claims of Amiga Inc.'s complaint: During the commencement of proceedings Amiga has applied for an "expedited discovery" - this is an expedited procedure whereas the accused party is only given a period of ten days instead of 30 for answering the items of the charging party.

Hyperion argues that the requirements for this "expedited discovery" would not exist, as they are only allowed in rare exceptions. Obviously Amiga would try to capture Hyperion the possibility of an adequate defence. Further arguments are mentioned that Hyperion wasn't informed in time of the commencement of action - as required by law together with the opening of the proceeding - and the claim wasn't delivered in one of Belgium's national languages but English . Hyperion is complainig this as illegal with a referral of the "Hague Convention for service of process overseas".

Contentwise Hyperion denies Amiga's demands for the intellectual property of AmigaOS 4.0 and announces a vigorous resistance against the accuser's claims. (cg) (Translation: tz)

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09.May 2007
amigafuture.de (website)


IRC client: WookieChat 2.6b11 for all Amiga systems
James "jahc" Carroll provides a new beta version of his MUI based IRC clienten Wookiechat.. The latest changes are listed at the Changelog. (cg) (Translation: ub)

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09.May 2007



Thumbnail icons: Eastern 1.6
Stephan Rupprecht's Eastern is an Workbench plugin which displays thumbnail preview icons instead of the default icons for those picture files that do not have own icons.

With the latest version a bug has been removed, which lead to a creash when started from Workbench with undefined tooltypes. Also the design of the wildcard icon has been changed slightly.

Eastern is available for AmigaOS 3 and OS4 (cg) (Translation: ub)

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09.May 2007
Amigaworld.net (website)


AmigaOS 4: FontForge ported to AmigaOS4/X11
With FontForge Edgar Schwan has ported another program to his X11 environment Cygnix.

It is a vast outlinefont-editor for creating or modifying PostScript, TrueType, OpenType, CID, Multi-Master, CFF, SCG and Bitmap fonts (bdf, FON, NFNT). Furthermore it is also possible to convert a font from one supported format to another. Also many Mac formats as well as printing is supported.

Download: fontforge.lha (10 MB) (snx) (Translation: ub)

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08.May 2007
Amiga.org (Webseite)


Event: AmiWest 2007 (Sacramento, USA)
On October 20th for the tenth time the AmiWest will take place in Sacramento, California. You can still reserve and further information about guests and exhibitors will be available soon. (snx) (Translation: dr)

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08.May 2007
carstensiegner (ANF)


MorphOS: Blender 2.43-20070505
Guillaume 'Yomgui' Roguez has published an update of his MorphOS port of Blender. This new version can now use video-codecs of ffmpeg-packets as import and export filter. Pictures and sound are saved or loaded. (cg) (Translation: dr)

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07.May 2007
[ujb] (ANF)


ACK/Amiga Inc.: Details to planned Highend platform
Under the title link Amiga Inc. and ACK have announced details to the second planned hardware platform called "Power-Design".

This new system will be offered at a suggested retail price of $1498.00 and be a complete offering excluding monitor in a finished design that will provide customers with everything they need to get started.

Power Design Specifications PowerPC board:
  • Based on the P.A. Semi PWRficient PA6T-1682M dual core 64 bit CPUs clocked at 2GHz
  • RoHS compliant ATX form factor
  • Four (4) DDR2 DIMM slots
  • One (1) PCI Express x16 slot for high performance graphics cards
  • One (1) PCI Express x2 slot for high performance I/O cards
  • One (1) PCI Express x1 slot for standard I/O cards
  • One (1) PCI 32 bit slot for legacy cards
  • Six (6) USB 2.0 ports
  • Two (2) Gb Ethernet ports
  • Two (2) UART ports for serial connectivity and debug
  • One 8Mb Flash EEPROM containing U-Boot firmware
  • Four (4) SATA II ports based on the Silicon Image SiI3132 (x2)
(cg) (Translation: dr)

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07.May 2007
Andreas Magerl (ANF)


APC&TCP Celebrates 15th Birthday
Pressrelease APC&TCP Celebrates 15th Birthday We have overlooked it nearly. APC&TCP got 15 years old this year. Being as active as in the beginning. Currently we have a survey for a reprint of the AmigaOS 3.9 book and the English Amiga Guru Book. New versions of Desert Racing and AmiATLAS are in the works, MTRechnung for OS4 will be released soon and some other projects are close to their release. Meanwhile we have adopted the English print magazine Total Amiga and on 5th July the first English version of the Amiga Future is going to be released. By the way the Amiga Future will get 10 years old this year. To celebrate a little we have reduced many prices in our online shop permanently. Quite recently we have dropped the price for an subscription of the Amiga Future to foreign countries. The price for shipping and handling to foreign countries has been reduced aswell. Even though the postal office raised prices for it by 50 percent starting from 1st January. This way we hope to get some more subscribers for the Amiga Future to secure the future of the magazine in a long term. (snx) (Translation: aj)

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07.May 2007



Aminet-Uploads until 06.05.2007
Aminet-Uploads since our last report:
FussballBundesliga.lha       biz/misc     29K    GEN   TurboCalc Spreadsheet Football (german)
2b_krucha_nntp.lha           comm/news   352K    MOS   Library for nntp connection with src
A71Mail.lha                  comm/www     72K    GEN   Email Form multilanguage written in php
bintap.lha                   dev/cross    28K    VAR   Converts binary data to Spectrum .TAP
mc-4.1.40-pre8-bin-m68k.lha  dev/gg      854K    OS3   advanced midnight commander
mc-4.1.40-pre8-s1-bin.lha    dev/gg      519K    OS3   advanced midnight commander (slang ver.)
ncurses-5.5-1-bin-m68k.lha   dev/gg      3.9M    OS3   gnu ncurses-5.5 sdk
ncurses-5.5-1-usr-m68k.lha   dev/gg      155K    OS3   gnu ncurses-5.5 user runtime
Python_Enhancement.lha       dev/src     305K    OS3   Enhancing Python Code, Classic AMIGAs.
AmigaPower.lha               docs/hyper   64K    GEN   aMiGa=PoWeR French Amiga Magazine
ResourcePatch2.lha           docs/misc    14K    GEN   Patch ReSource v6.06 to use one bitplane
Africa.lha                   game/board  205K    OS3   Conversion of 3W boardgame
BME.lha                      game/edit   265K    OS3   Map Editor for Benefactor
cmatrix-1.2a-1.lha           game/gag    134K    OS3   matrix in the shell (with source)
qclock-1.1.lha               game/gag     17K    OS3   ask your miggy about the time
WormWars.lha                 game/misc   673K    OS3   Advanced snake game
wesnoth-devel.lha            game/strat   66M    OS4   Battle for Wesnoth (development version)
dopewars-1.5.12-m68k.lha     game/text   609K    OS3   become a drug dealer (one player/tcpip)
bastet-0.41-m68k.lha         game/think   50K    OS3   BAStard TETris (libncurses.ixlibrary)
SView5.lha                   gfx/misc    2.9M    VAR   SView5 Image Viewing/Processing Package
EVBerruguete.lha             gfx/show    455K    OS3   Shows/play, copy, move etc. pictures
PointRiderUIfr.lha           gfx/show      2K    GEN   PointRiderUI french catalog
WarpViewGUI-fr.lha           gfx/show      1K    GEN   WarpViewGUI french catalog
AmiArcadia.lha               misc/emu    276K    OS3   Arcadia 2001/Interton VC 4000/TVGC emula
ASpEmu.lha                   misc/emu    175K    OS3   48K/128K/+2 Sinclair Spectrum emulator.
ASpEmu_NOROM.lha             misc/emu    113K    OS3   48K/128K/+2 Sinclair Spectrum emulator.
HandyPlusPlus.lha            misc/emu    591K    MOS   Atari Lynx emulator
albert.lha                   misc/math   374K    OS3   assistant: study non associative algebra
CALCArbitray.lha             misc/math   522K    OS3   arbitrary precision integer arithmetic
CMAT.lha                     misc/math   1.2M    OS3   An exact arithmetic calculator program
GaloisFieldArithmetic.lha    misc/math   1.1M    OS3   Galois Field Arithmetic Library
Game.mp3                     mods/mpg    5.6M    GEN   mp3
EP_SpecialFX.lha             mus/play     13K    OS3   EaglePlayer "Special FX" ext. replayer
EP_SpecialFXST.lha           mus/play     11K    OS3   EaglePlayer "Special FX ST" ext. replaye
EP_SynthDream.lha            mus/play     17K    OS3   EaglePlayer "Synth Dream" ext. replayer
F1GP-Ed_Icons.lha            pix/gicon    31K    GEN   F1GP-Ed replacement icons
MuLibGlow.lha                pix/gicon   443K    GEN   MuLib replacement icons
Sinclair_Icons.lha           pix/gicon   241K    GEN   Sinclair Spectrum Icons
AP38Covers.lha               pix/misc    215K    GEN   aMiGa=PoWeR n°38 Cover Recto
800img3114ff3.jpg            pix/views   110K    GEN   Best photo on the world!!
BareED.lha                   text/edit   385K    OS3   ASCII/TIS-620 editor/text highlighting
msdos-amiga.lha              text/misc    33K    GEN   Convert MSDOS texts to AMIGA text format
usbboot.lha                  util/boot     3K    MOS   Boot pegasos from usb device or drawer
stringins.lha                util/cli      6K    OS4   Insert keypresses into the input stream
akJFIF-dt.lha                util/dtype  208K    VAR   akJFIF-dt (JPEG, 68000-060/MOS)
akLJPG-dt.lha                util/dtype   70K    VAR   akLJPG-dt (LJPG, 68000-060)
akNAIL-dt.lha                util/dtype   63K    VAR   akNAIL-dt (IFF-NAIL, 68000-060)
akPNG-dt.lha                 util/dtype  207K    VAR   akPNG-dt (PNG, 68000-060/MOS)
akSVG-dt.lha                 util/dtype   72K    VAR   akSVG-dt (SVG [SView], 68000-060)
akTIFF-dt.lha                util/dtype  524K    VAR   akTIFF-dt (TIFF, 68000-060/MOS)
Aminet-Readme-Creator.lha    util/misc    43K    OS3   Generates Aminet upload .readme file
AminetReadme-fr.lha          util/misc     2K    GEN   AminetReadme french catalog
iGame.lha                    util/misc    67K    OS3   WHDLoad frontend
eastern.lha                  util/wb      45K    VAR   creates thumbnail icons on the fly
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os4depot.net: Uploads until 06.05.2007
Uploads on os4depot.net since our last report:
asap2wav.lha         aud/con   76kb  Converts Atari 8-bit SAP music to WAV
ptmid.lha            aud/con  121kb  Converts midi music files to mod music f
easytag.lha          aud/edi    7Mb  EasyTag 2.0 for AmigaOS 4 (Cygnix) - wit
samplayer.lha        aud/mis  159kb  SAM Speech Synthesizer program now with 
zvocoder.lha         aud/mis  614kb  Zirius Vocoder - Creates trendy robot vo
drac.lha             dev/lib  287kb  A card game engine, includes Klondike as
bchunk.lha           dri/mis   36kb  CD image format conversion from bin/cue 
removeffs.lha        emu/uti   20kb  Strips dummy data off GBA roms
runadf.lha           emu/uti   94kb  RunADF is tooltype program to start ECS/
btripper.lha         gam/act  190kb  Baloon Tripper - A Baloon Fight Clone
msweeper.lha         gam/boa  169kb  A Japanese Mine Sweeper game. No music s
wesnoth-devel.lha    gam/str   66Mb  Battle for Wesnoth (development version)
image2icon.lha       gra/con   99kb  Creates thumbnail icons from images
photocrop.lha        gra/edi  224kb  Crop and Resize images easilly.
fractal.lha          gra/mis  234kb  A fractal explorer.
aosx11-theme.lha     gra/the  498kb  AmigaOS 4 default theme for X11
pointrideruifr.lha   gra/vie    1kb  PointRiderUI french catalog
warpviewgui-fr.lha   gra/vie    1kb  WarpViewGUI french catalog
pidgin-src.lha       net/cha  880kb  Sources of Pidgin 1.5.0 and related libs
pidgin.lha           net/cha   10Mb  Pidgin 1.5.0 (Gaim) for AmigaOS 4 (Cygni
circle.lha           net/mis    7Mb  CircleMUD V3.5 Port To Os 4
abiword-update.lha   off/wor   11Mb  AbiWord 2.5.1 update
aminetreadme-fr.lha  uti/mis    1kb  AminetReadme french catalog
psptools.lha         uti/mis  210kb  Makes your PSX games playable on your PS
qclock.lha           uti/mis   22kb  Ask your miggy about the time
timerhack.lha        uti/mis    3kb  makes timer.device to tick at PAL clock
stringins.lha        uti/scr    6kb  Insert keypresses into the input stream
backdropicons.lha    uti/wor   56kb  Script to make icons for wb-backdrop ima
benchboards.lha      uti/wor    7Mb  Similar to Dashboard Widgets on OSX
copyicon.lha         uti/wor   13kb  Copy icon images from one icon to anothe
eastern.lha          uti/wor   45kb  Creates thumbnail icons from images on t
screenselect.lha     uti/wor  748kb  A Screen Switcher Based on Mason's Mock 
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AROS-Archives: Uploads until 06.05.2007
Uploads on AROS-Archives since our last report:
dummylibraryexample.i386.src.tar.gz  dev/exa  219kb  Simple library example - still much to d
potrace.i386-aros.zip                gra/con  194kb  Transforming bitmaps into vector graphic
potrace.src-aros.zip                 gra/con  400kb  Potrace source code with metamake file
glass.wdz                            gra/the   29kb  Glassy theme
glass_hack.wdz                       gra/the   30kb  Glassy theme (Screenbar hack)
ice_fix.wdz                          gra/the   33kb  ice theme (fix)
mos-like.wdz                         gra/the   24kb  MorphOS-like theme
panther.wdz                          gra/the   32kb  Panther skin
pattern-aroslogo.zip                 gra/the  473kb  Basic AROS logo patterns
thememanager.zip                     gra/the   42kb  Theme manager for AROS
(cg) (Translation: aj)

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07.May 2007
Alfred Faust (ANF)


MIDI-Sequencer: BarsnPipes New 1.26
Alfred Faust has a new version of the Multimedia-MIDI-Sequencers BarsnPipes published. This update fixes all Problems which are reported to the author, among others:
  • If the synchronisiation is not selected it is now really deactivated.
  • All GUI pics are reintegrated into the main program. The possibility, to create own GUIs was used only very rare. The loading procedure takes a big amount of time. Because of the rare used nice "Skinability"-feature I've decided, to remove it again. This reduces the start-time of the program very much.
  • Now 3 different Versions are available for OS3.0 or higher a 32-color-GUI (for AMIGAs with graphics-card), for OS3.0 or higher a 8-color-GUI (for AMIGAs without graphics-card) and for OS2.1 8-color-GUI (ONLY for OS2.1)
(cg) (Translation: aj)

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05.May 2007
Amiga Future (website)


Spectrum emulator ASp 0.89
ASp emulates the home computer Sinclair ZX Spectrum for the Amiga and programmed in 68k assembler.

Changes in version 0.89:
  • Kempston Mouse support
  • 48K key-overlay help image
  • Loading of .ZLS images from the ZX-Live emulator
  • Fix for a side-effect of the lowlevel.library OS4 workaround from V0.88
Thanks go to Chris Young and Dmitriy Zhivilov for their cooperation on this update. (snx) (Translation: wk)

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05.May 2007
David Brunet (ANF)


Obligement: Interview with Carl Sassenrath
To celebrate the 1000th article of the french magazine Obligement, an interview has been done with Carl Sassenrath.

There he is talking about his time at Amiga and Commodore (AmigaOS, CDTV) as well as his work for Apple and Viscorp. Furthermore he describes the concept and aims of REBOL, his programming language for network communications and distributed computing. (snx)

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05.May 2007
(ANF)


Amiga Inc. announces paying of the 50$ coupons
As Amiga Inc. announces in a message to all Club Amiga members that now with new hardware being available in summer they want to let their customers know that they could convert their coupons soon:

Here's the original mail from Amiga Inc.:

"Greetings from Amiga;

This message has been a long time coming, but with the recent announcements of new hardware and the manufacturing to begin shortly we wanted to let all of you know that you will still be able to receive your Club Amiga discount.

The new hardware is expected to be available this summer, and we will be sending out further instructions shortly on how to redeem your discount and use it for the purchase of your new system.

For those of you who have already purchased an AmigaOne system from Eyetech, please locate any receipt that you may have for the machine. If that is not possible then we will work with each of you so that you can also receive what is due you for your purchase and faith in Amiga." (cg) (Translation: wk)

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05.May 2007



Event: Classic-Computing 2007
In a press release it is announced that this year's "Classic-Computing" takes place on September, 29th and 30th in the Österfeldhalle in Stuttgart-Vaihingen.

On an exhibition space of more than 700 m² hundreds of exhibits out of the world of classic computers await you. Exhibitors from all over Germany and bordering foreign countries show the best of their collections. You'll see home computers as well as office computers, even never sold prototypes and unique conversions/ new developments are part of the repertoire. With almost all of the systems being functional feel and try them is the main aspect of the fair!

More information is available from Rüdiger Schuldes, schuldes@itsm.uni-stuttgart.de

(snx) (Translation: wk)

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05.May 2007
The AROS Show (ANF)


Interview with Bill Panagouleas (DiscreetFX)
For his English blog Paul J. Beel made an interview with Bill Panagouleas. for his English blog "The AROS Show". The manager of DiscreetFX talks about his career and the background of his special effects company.

News about his still existing idea of buying Amiga Inc., if possible, (amiga-news.de reported), aren't given, though. (snx) (Translation: wk)

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04.May 2007
amigafuture.de (Webseite)


WHDLoad: New archives until 04.05.2007
With WHDLoad you can install games and scene demos on your harddrive which were originally meant only for use with disks. Additionally several incompatibilities with newer Amiga models were fixed.

The following installers have been added, improved or updated:
  • 03.05.07 new: Chessmaster 2100 (The Software Toolworks) done by Psygore (Info)
  • 03.05.07 new: Chess Simulator (Infogrames) done by Psygore (Info)
  • 21.04.07 new: Dragon Wars (Interplay) done by Psygore (Info)
  • 05.04.07 updated: Dragonflight (Thalion) supports french version too, keyboard handling fixed, icons and manual added (Info)
  • 05.04.07 improved: Cybercon 3 (U.S.Gold) savegames fixed, supports another version (Info)
  • 04.04.07 updated: Thunderhawk (Core Design) complete rework, various fixes and changes, supports french version too, docs and icons added (Info)
(cg) (Translation: dr)

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04.May 2007
Rupert Hausberger (ANF)


MorphOS: SimpleCam 2.2
The program SimpleCam written by Rupert Hausberger makes it possible to access digital cameras. Now version 2.2 is available for MorphOS.

The tooltypes NAKTIMEOUT, MAKEFOLDERS and FOLDERFMT as well as a new progress bar have been added. Additionally some typo errors were fixed.

Download: simplecam-morphos.lha (115 KB) (snx) (Translation: dr)

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04.May 2007
Amigaworld.net (Webseite)


AmigaOS 4: Battle for Wesnoth 1.3.2 (developer version)
The turn based strategy game Battle for Wesnoth has been published in the developer version 1.3.2 for AmigaOS 4 (changelog).

Please note that the last stable version is 1.2.4.

Download: wesnoth-devel.lha (66 MB) (snx) (Translation: dr)

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03.May 2007
a1k.org/forum/ (website)


Buch: Der Amiga - die Geschichte einer Computerlegende
In "Der Amiga - die Geschichte einer Computerlegende" ("The Amiga - the Story of a Computer Legend") Volker "Dr. Zarkov" Mohr is telling the exciting history of the Amiga on 140 pages. The directory and some reading rehearsals are available under the title link. (cg) (Translation: tz)

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03.May 2007
amigafuture.de (website)


Games Database: 111 new Titles at lemonamiga.com
The games database lemonamiga.com was extended about 111 further titles, including many less known Polish games. (cg) (Translation: tz)

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03.May 2007
Amiga.org (Webseite)


WinUAE: AmiKit 1.3.3
For AmiKit, an all-in-one distribution for WinUAE users, an update to version 1.3.3 is available. This can be obtained via the integrated live update feature or it can be manually installed. The changes can be found in the changelog. (snx)

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02.May 2007
Edgar Schwan (ANF)


AmigaOS 4: Pidgin 1.5.0 (Gaim) for Cygnix
Edgar Schwan has released a first version of Pidgin 1.5.0 for his X11 environment Cygnix. Pidgin is a chat software that supports several different protocols.

Originally te program was called "Gaim" but had to change the name due to legal issues.

The available implementaton supports the following protokols:
  • AIM / ICQ
  • Gadu Gadu
  • Groupwise
  • IRC
  • Jabber
  • MSN
  • Napster
  • Rendezvous
  • Trepia
  • Yahoo
  • Zephyr
Download: pidgin.lha (11 MB) (snx) (Translation: ub)

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02.May 2007
[ujb] (ANF)


Hyperion comment on their dispute with Amiga Inc
Press release:
Leuven, Belgium - May 1, 2007.

Whilst it is not Hyperion Entertainment's policy to comment on ongoing litigation, we would like to reassure our customers (whom we wish to thank for their very numerous notes of support following the news) that development of AmigaOS 4.0 related components is still ongoing and will continue apace during the duration of the litigation with Amiga Inc.

Following over 18 months of unproductive negotiations with Amiga Inc. through our management and attorneys, we welcome the opportunity to finally present our case in a court of law which was regrettably the only remaining avenue after Amiga Inc. repeatedly and consistently stonewalled any attempt to resolve the outstanding issues (including the "Party Pack" and "I am Amiga Club" voucher schemes and the failure to acknowledge the intellectual property rights of third party developers) through mediation and binding arbitration.

Despite the failure of Amiga Inc. to secure access to the Amiga OS 3.5 and 3.9 source-code and indeed the reworked Amiga 3.1 source-code, Hyperion Entertainment has, in the form of Amiga OS 4.0, delivered a product which meets and surpasses all contractual design and development goals (e.g. full Amiga chipset independence), a fact which was previously acknowledged contractually and publicly by Amiga Inc. Under the 2001 agreement with Amiga Inc. Hyperion is entitled to all revenues stemming from distribution of Amiga OS 4.0 irrespective of the execution of the "buy in" clause which relates solely to subsequent versions (Amiga OS 4.1 and beyond).

We will therefore vigorously defend the claim which we consider entirely devoid of substance and we are extremely confident of a favorable outcome.

In closing, we would like to remind dealers and other third parties that distribution of Amiga OS 4.0 without the prior permission of Hyperion VOF and certain third party developers is illegal under EU, US and international copyright legislation and therefore entirely at their own risk. (cg) (Translation: ub)

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01.May 2007
David Brunet (ANF)


25 new articles at Obligement website (french)
The following articles have been added to the website of the french Amiga/MorphOS magazine Obligement during the last two months:
  • Amiga and MorphOS news of march/april 2007
  • News: the RoSH directive
  • Report: Lam3rs Bouffe
  • Interview with Gunnar von Boehn
  • Review of MorphOS 1.4.5
  • Review of Ri-Li
  • Review of Neverball
  • Review of Neerputt
  • Review of Immortal 3
  • Review of Timidity 0.6
  • Review of AmiPhoto 1.21
  • Comparative: DvPlayer vs. MPlayer on AmigaOS 4
  • Hardware: The Lorraine
  • Hardware: The Walker (update)
  • Point of view: and now, which future for the Amiga?
  • Point of view: the Amiga spirit
  • Point of view: a Pegasos otherwise nothing
  • Point of view: once upon a time the revolution
  • Tutorial: installation of Ubuntu 7 (Feisty) on Pegasos II
  • Tutorial: installation of Linux Debian Woody on AmigaOne
  • Tutorial: use MSN Messenger with IRC
  • Tutorial: use of GMail with SimpleMail
  • Tutorial: installation and use of TurboPrint 7.60 on MorphOS
  • The Quizz of march/april 2007
  • Special Quizz about the shoot'em up
Furthermore there are translations available for the following articles:
  • Interview with Gunnar von Boehn (English)
  • Hardware: The Walker (Italian)
(snx)

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01.May 2007
AROS-ML


AROS: Renaming project
According to Aaron Digulla, initiator of the open source code operating system AROS, the name "Amiga" will be deleted from the project name because of the legal steps of Amiga Inc. against Hyperion.

Because of these reasons the project simply is called "AROS", "AROS Research Operating System" or "AROS Research OS". Of course you can call the project just like you want but in eMails, articles and on websites it should be called "AROS - The AROS Research Operating System". (snx) (Translation: dr)

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Graphic program SView5 2.25 / Version 45.60 of diverse ak-datatypes
Andreas Kleinert has published version 2.25 of his graphic program SView5. Additionally six of his datatypes were updated.

Download:
SView5.lha (2,9 MB)
akJFIF-dt.lha (208 KB)
akLJPG-dt.lha (70 KB)
akNAIL-dt.lha (63 KB)
akPNG-dt.lha (207 KB)
akSVG-dt.lha (72 KB)
akTIFF-dt.lha (524 KB) (snx) (Translation: dr)

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