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AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition ISO images for download

Brussels, May 14, 2015

We at Hyperion Entertainment CVBA are more than thrilled about the overwhelming success our customers made out of AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition! Thank you!

Actually the success is so great, causing especially the supply of AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition for Classic to dry up during the last weeks and some of your preferred dealers even ran out of stock already, which is of course unacceptable!

In order to remedy this drawback, Hyperion Entertainment CVBA commissioned the production of another batch of AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition for Classic, which will be available to and from dealers before the end of May – yes, 2015 ;) So if you did not get a copy yet or want another one for your shelf, place your pre-order at your favourite dealer now!

Good news for interested A3000 owners: of course we took advantage of this opportunity and fixed the Kicklayout to allow proper booting on A3000 machines without the need for a special bootdisk.

And also some good news for all existing AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition owners: with immediate effect the CD images of your registered AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition version(s) are available in the restricted download area. If not done already, please log in yourself and register your copies by entering the serial numbers in the registration form. We hope we eliminated in this way the fear of a broken CD some of you expressed.

In closing, thank you all again for making the huge success of AmigaOS 4.1 Final Edition possible in the first place! This is the best support you can give us for developing AmigaOS, so let’s continue to stick together.

Amiga 30th US: Let’s get this party started

For Immediate Release:

Mountain View California
May 14th, 2015

After a successful Kickstarter campaign and with the help of corporate sponsors the Amiga 30th Organizing team is happy to announce a full two day exhibition in conjunction with the banquet.

Starting in April we launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a banquet to honor the 30th anniversary of the Amiga Computer at the Computer History Museum. That successful campaign ensured our banquet. Now, with the help of A-Eon and Friend Software Labs we will be able to expand the event to include TWO full days of exhibit hall.

The exhibit hall will feature nearly 20 exhibits and exhibitors. The main attraction will be a massive historical display of 30 years of the Amiga. From the Lorraine prototypes to the A-Eon X1000 nearly every Amiga model and system inspired by the Amiga will be represented. We are working to ensure each system will be running and usable. In addition to the released models are also working to secure rare prototypes such as the A3000+. Friend Software Labs will have a special announcement and presentations at the event. Along with the Amiga systems we will offer a games zone where folks can play the great classic Amiga games including some 8 player games and tournaments.

Along the Amiga system displays we will also have many Amiga related companies and projects including Individual Computers, Amiga Forever, and Viva Amiga. The Sacramento Amiga User Group will be assisting with the historical display and presenting an AmiWest table.

We will have a theater area for presentation during the event with speakers covering all the history of the Amiga. There will also be an area for art, photographs, and other displays.

The Amiga Computer has impacted and influenced so much of modern technology. Join us for a weekend of celebrations and events to honor the legacy of the Amiga and the great Amiga community.

Tickets on sale now on www.amiga30.com.

Party On!

Amiga 30th Organizing Team

Amiga: MorphOS 3.8 – Public Release

MorphOSHi there,

A new version of MorphOS has been released. They now support the SAM 460 board as well. Please read on for the official press release.

15.05.15 – MorphOS 3.8 – Public Release

The MorphOS development team is proud to announce the public release of MorphOS 3.8, which introduces support for ACube´s Sam460 series of mainboards and numerous Radeon graphics cards from AMD´s X1000 and HD series. In addition to various performance improvements related to the Quark kernel, Exec, 3D graphics and video playback, MorphOS 3.8 also adds the ability to use state-of-the-art 4K displays in their native resolution. For a more extensive overview of the included changes, please read our release notes.

As usual, existing MorphOS users can update to the latest release entirely for free. Sam460 owners who are interested to register MorphOS for their system will be able to do so for 49 EUR.

We strongly urge new users to carefully read our installation and troubleshooting guides before they attempt to install MorphOS for the first time. Existing users can upgrade via the familiar procedure but are encouraged to read the guides as well. MorphOS 3.8 is available for download in our files section.

 

Picture: Love of the Amiga

Hi all,

Discovered this brilliant piece of art on Amigaworld.net:

Here’s the text about the picture from the author:

hi, Im trying to get the ITC Garamond Bold Italic Font (the Amiga original Font logo), i see that on “http://www.amiga.org/modules/myalbum/photo.php?lid=3292&cid=30″ thanks eslapion … but i can’t get, i get another one, is almost the same, very close…called “Garamond-Semi-Expanded-SSi-Bold-Semi-Expanded-Italic.ttf”. it can get by the world web…enjoy

Thanks to Apache2k for the Mouse 3D Object http://www2.indigorenderer.com/joomla/ (Amazing works dude!)
IndigoRender http://www2.indigorenderer.com/joomla/
Blender 3D http://www.blender.org/

One Heart, one Boing Ball… ;)

Kaleb

This will be the new backdrop on my AmigaOS 4.1 desktop. :)

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