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WHDLoad packages April 2009
(3 votes)
Written by Demon Cleaner   
Tuesday, 05 May 2009
WHDLoad makes it possible to install quite a lot demos and games, which were originally designed to run only from floppy disks, to your harddisk.


Latest packages:

# 29.04.2009 improved: Tennis Cup (Loriciel/Electronic Zoo) french version supported, less memory used, new install script
# 26.04.2009 improved: Sabre Team (Krisalis) supports also AGA version, savegame handling improved
# 23.04.2009 improved: Pinball Fantasies (21st Century) install script fixed
# 23.04.2009 improved: Castles 2: Siege and Conquest (Interplay) load the design of the castles is possible

Homepage can be found here.
 
AmigaSYS 4 AGA update - R1.2.
(1 vote)
Written by Demon Cleaner   
Thursday, 16 April 2009
The AmigaSYS is a fully pre-configured AmigaOS system. To install, you'll need the original AmigaOS CD or disk (AmigaOS 3.0 or 3.1 or 3.9), after installing these, we will get the full configured system. The AmigaSYS pack contains every important program, wich could be required by the user.

The complexity and knowledge of AmigaSYS makes possible, that we can use not built-in, "other external" Amiga programs too, because after installing the system, we get a full valued AmigaOS enviroment, you can listen to music, browsing the internet, play games, watch demos, or run professional Amiga user programs.

AmigaSYS are available on the following platforms: WinUAE (Windows), E-UAE (AmigaOS4, MorphOS, Linux, MacOS), Amithlon (X86), XBOX, PocketPC and real Amiga computers (Amiga 1200/4000).


New & Bug fixes

- AmigaAMP FPU/noFPU version support integrated. 3.0/3.1/3.9
- Pointer selection, 3 different pointers to choose (right menu, prefs...), Default AmigaOS red, Hand and White. 3.0/3.1/3.9
- WinUAE mount files added (UAESCSI 0-5 for AmigaOS 3.9 installation under WinUAE). - 3.0/3.1/3.9.
- The base AmigaSYS Amiga IDE CD mount file, retested, corrected. - 3.0/3.1/3.9.
- Beta CD mount file for Amiga 4000, it should be stable with this (Amiga IDE A4000 TEST - 1.2). - 3.0/3.1/3.9.
- Checkbox and window display errors corrected after the installation of AmigaOS 3.9 BB2. - 3.9.
- 68020/68030 compatibility modes updated. - 3.0/3.1/3.9.
- Added support for Commodore Amiga 4040 CPU card. - 3.0/3.1/3.9.
- Complete French language support. - 3.0/3.1/3.9.
- Languange, spelling corrections, updates, etc. - 3.0/3.1/3.9.
- Broken AmigaSYS 4 BIOS menu repaired. - AmigaDOS
- All DBLPAL resolution errors were corrected. - 3.0/3.1/3.9.
- etc...

New applications 3.0/3.1/3.9

- AmigaAMP 2.20 FPU/NoFPU.
- Whdload 16.9.
- BareED 0.10001.
- WormWars 8.56.
- iGame 1.5.
- PlayOGG 9.9a.
- Wookiechat 2.11.
- SabreMSN 042.
- SabreMSN Smileys.
- FlashPlayer 1.5.
- MultiMedia Keyboard 4.10 Amiga68k.
- Codesets pack 6.8.

New MUI MMC

- MCC Betterstring 11.16.
- MCC TextEditor 15.28.

The package is compatible with all AmigaSYS 4 - AGA A1200/A4000 base packages.

The update works with AmigaSYS 4 systems with the following AmigaOS installations:
- Commodore AmigaOS 3.0/3.1, Amiga Forever 3.0/3.1, H&P AmigaOS 3.9, Amiga Forever 3.x, 3.9 BoingBall 1/2.

Installing

1. Extract the LHA archive with Packmaster or Filemaster, lha x,
or press F3 button on Workbench screen, and type: lha x <upgradefile> <from unpack partition>.
eg.: lha x Work:AmigaSYS4-AGA-1.2.lha Ram:, and press enter).
2. Launch the installer.

For the installation you will need at least 15Mb of free space on the System drive (System: ). + 20Mb for the extraction.


For more information, downloads and screenshots go to the homepage by clicking on the banner
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Last Updated ( Thursday, 16 April 2009 )
 
WHDLoad packages March 2009
(2 votes)
Written by Demon Cleaner   
Thursday, 16 April 2009
WHDLoad makes it possible to install quite a lot demos and games, which were originally designed to run only from floppy disks, to your harddisk.


Latest packages:

# 30.03.2009 new: Dragon Tiles (S.J.Smith) done by Psygore
# 29.03.2009 new: Star Command (SSI) done by Psygore
# 26.03.2009 new: Discovery: In the steps of Columbus (Impressions) done by Psygore
# 22.03.2009 improved: Dragon Wars (Interplay) english version supported, german version fixed, manuals included
# 19.03.2009 improved: Kick Off 2: The Final Whistle (Anco) support for tactics disks added, supports another version, fixed possible "game freezes upon quit" problem
# 18.03.2009 improved: Kick Off 2 (Anco Software) supports separate tactics disks and WC'90 version, game freezes fixed
# 16.03.2009 new: Penthouse Hot Numbers Deluxe (Magic Bytes) done by Psygore
# 15.03.2009 new: Kick Off 2: Return to Europe (Anco) done by StingRay
# 15.03.2009 new: Kick Off 2: The Final Whistle (Anco) done by StingRay
# 15.03.2009 new: Kick Off 2 (Anco Software) 11 versions supported, done by StingRay
# 14.03.2009 improved: Rings Of Medusa (Starbyte) french version supported, new icons and install script, manual included
# 12.03.2009 improved: Starlord (MicroProse) french version supported
# 06.03.2009 improved: Pro Tennis Simulator (Code Masters) stack relocated, exit key fixed for 68000

Homepage can be found here.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 16 April 2009 )
 
AmiKit 1.5.8
(1 vote)
Written by Demon Cleaner   
Tuesday, 07 April 2009
New version of AmiKit has been released. 

- UPDATED:  akTIFF-Datatype 45.96
- UPDATED:  Meridian 3.11
- UPDATED:  MMKeyboard 4.11
- UPDATED:  MUIbase 2.8
- UPDATED:  playOGG 9.9a
- UPDATED:  R (The GUI Generator) 3.11
- UPDATED:  SabreMSN 0.43
- UPDATED:  vorbistools 1.2.0f


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Workbench alternative: Scalos 41.6
(2 votes)
Written by Demon Cleaner   
Tuesday, 17 March 2009
After 1½ year the Scalos developpers have released an update of the workbench replacement for AmigaOS 3.x, AmigaOS 4.x und MorphOS.

What is Scalos?

 
"First of all, Scalos is NOT a replacement OS, although the name suggests otherwise. It is a desktop replacement for the Amiga. It is used instead of Workbench or Directory Opus Magellan.
 
The original Workbench gets older every day and is being left behind by other desktop systems. Scalos's original author, Stefan Sommerfeld, decided that there had to be something new, and so Scalos was born.
 
Scalos's goal is to integrate a lot of additional functionality and an enhanced look without losing any of the look-and-feel we all love about the real Workbench. Yes, Scalos is like Directory Opus Magellan, but comparing these two isn't really fair. Scalos provides much better emulation of the real Workbench ("the Workbench experience"), and you won't notice any difference at first appearance. Up to now Directory Opus Magellan just provides more functions."
* 100% Workbench replacement - All functions work like the original Workbench ones
* 64bit arithmetic - Correctly recognises harddisks over 4GB
* Fully multitasking - Every window has its own task. While loading icons, any window function (e.g. Drag&Drop) is available
* Icon imagetypes - All types are supported such as backfill or complement. Configurable surrounding iconborder
* Icon datatype system - NewIcon datatype included. Icon support also visually highlights files which are soft-links in the file system.
* Icon dragging is more stable - And far less flickery on graphics cards. Whilst dragging, icons are displayed with text and they become transparent over anything where they can be dropped! MUI-alike transparency on low colour screens. Real transparency if running at 15-bit or greater.
* Cybergraphics and Picasso96 24bit color support
* Window patterns - Unlimited and easily configurable via tooltypes
* Optimised backgroundpatterns routine - Patterns can be tiled, centred or even scaled to fit into the windows. With the use of render.library, you get full control over the dithering and pen usage of your patterns
* Live updating window scrolling - Supports middle mouse button panning too!
* Drawer windows can be iconified
* Menu preferences - You can enjoy fully configurable menus (includes ToolsDaemon and Parm import), including support for context-sensitive Popup menus
* Application Interface (API) - Anything is possible from outside the program itself
* Custom preference programs - For both palette and patterns. A pen-locker is not required any more
* Nearly all Workbench preferences are used
* Installation is very easy
* Supports PNG icons with alpha channel and real transparency
* Displays OS3.5 GlowIcons even on OS3.1 machines
* Scalable icons
* Thumbnail preview icons for images - Thumbnails can be permanently saved in icons
* Completely confgurable, filetype-specific user-definable popup menus and tooltips
* Plugin system to exchange or add features - It enhances the Workbench and makes it more configurable
* Filetype plugins to display filetype-specific information. - Currently, EXIF information viewer for JPEG images is included.
* Iconborders - Nice looking, Icontext variations (normal, shadowed, outlined)
* Screentitle text - Shows what you want, how you want
* Plugin included for 100% support of OS3.9 Workbench features
* Plugin included for AREXX API compatible to OS3.9 Workbench

And much, much more...


 
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