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www.suite101.com /reference/amigaos   (983 words)

 Amiga, Inc.
The AmigaOS was designed from its inception as a true multi-threaded, multi-tasking, multi-media operating system.
AmigaOS was also the first commercially available operating system to implement pre-emptive multitasking.
In 2001, Amiga, Inc. entered into a license for the development of AmigaOS 4.0 with AmigaOne™ Partners, collectively Hyperion VOF and Eyetech Group Ltd. The license agreement was terminated on December 20, 2006.
os.amiga.com   (224 words)

 Saugus.net: AmigaOS
AmigaOS combines the functionality of an OS and a window manager and is fully multitasking.
AmigaOS boasts a pretty good selection of games (many arcade games are in fact written on Amigas) but has limited driver support.
AmigaOS will run on 68xx, Alpha, and PowerPC based machines.
www.saugus.net /Computer/Terms/AmigaOS/view   (47 words)

This new version of the famous OS takes all the features that made the original AmigaOS great, and updates them with the latest requirements for cross-platform 21st Century computing devices of all sorts.
the original AmigaOS, the system used to allocate areas of unused memory to new tasks was pretty simple.
The size and position of blocks of free memory were kept in a list, and when memory was needed the system would traverse this list until it found a block that was sufficiently large.
os4.hyperion-entertainment.biz   (325 words)

 AmigaOS 3.5
When the Amiga was first introduced in 1985 it was far ahead of it's time with features such as multiple resolution high-color graphics, stereo sound, and pre-emptive multitasking that made it a great machine for multimedia applications and gaming.
These screen shots were taken with WinUAE, an Amiga emulator for the PC running AmigaOS 3.5.
They don't really do the Amiga justice as the Amiga was much more than just a Mac-like GUI.
toastytech.com /guis/amiga35.html   (204 words)

 VaporWare - Home of Quality Amiga(tm) Internet Software
New version of Voyager for both AmigaOS 68k and MorphOS.
Both a new AmigaOS and a new MorphOS version of V³ are available at the V³ Portal.
As with the previous releasetime, it's a full release archive, including all required modules and libraries, and with an Installer script.
www.vapor.com   (187 words)

 AROS Research Operating System
The AROS Research Operating System is a lightweight, efficient and flexible desktop operating system, designed to help you make the most of your computer.
It's an independent, portable and free project, aiming at being compatible with AmigaOS 3.1 at the API level (like Wine, unlike UAE), while improving on it in many areas.
Wazp3D is a library intended to be compatible with the famous Warp3D.library for AmigaOS 68040, and it makes easier to port some 3D Amiga games to AROS.
aros.sourceforge.net   (1478 words)

 AmigaOS 4 reviewed - Engadget
ArsTechnica got a look at a pre-release version of AmigaOS 4 a full two years ago, but as those familiar with the much-loved platform know all too well, things move slowly in Amigaland, which accounts for why the final version of OS is only now available for download.
As before, the folks at ArsTechnica got one of the first looks at it, installing the OS on their coveted Micro AmigaOne box in hopes of reliving good old days of 1989.
Those of us not so lucky will just have to hold onto the faint hope of an Intel port somewhere down the line.
www.engadget.com /2007/01/23/amigaos-4-reviewed   (1574 words)

 IBrowse - web browser for Amiga computers / AmigaOS
IBrowse - web browser for Amiga computers / AmigaOS
Features include comprehensive JavaScript support, tabbed browsing, a customisable GUI layout and support for some Netscape and IE extensions.
IBrowse brings web browsing under AmigaOS® and MorphOS to a new level.
www.ibrowse-dev.net   (72 words)

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