ARCHIVES - AUGUST 2001
Sources: newsgroups, ST-Computer, MagiC online, Atari.org, DHS
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August 29th, 2001
Mountain is now free
Rémi Vanel isn't active on Atari anymore and he has decided to put Mountain into the public domain. Mountain is a powerful video editing software. The documentation and the sources (in C and assembler) are available. It is also possible to get free versions of Rémi Vanel's others productions: just send him an e-mail.
More information on Rémi Vanel's site
Aniplayer version 2.17
The last version of the more famous Atari software is now available. In addition to the bug corrections, it uses a shared JPEG library, removes some limitations for zooming, improves the management of the delay of the image on the sound, and so on.
More information on Aniplayer's site
It has been a long time that one awaited version 6.20 of MagiC for its greater compatibility with MiNT. You should note the update of this operating system is not only free, but is also downloadable on ASH's site. Attention, however: MagiC 6.20 is only available in German.
More information on ASH's site
(direct link to MagiC Atari and MagiC Milan)
(direct link to MagiC Mac)
The unexpected return of MacMiNT
MacMiNT is a version of MiNT for Macintosh which was rather unperceived a few years ago. Its author updated this multi-task operating system for Mac (based on 68K or PowerPC processors). However, neither AES nor TCP/IP socket function yet: you can use it only in text mode.
More informations on MacMiNT's site
Texto! version 2.0
Texto! is a conversion text utility for different formats (Atari ASCII, HTML and Windows ANSI). This new version runs with multi-task operating systems and supports enhanced file selectors such as Selectric or BoxKite.
More information on Stéphane Perez's site
August 14th, 2001
FalcAmp changes its skin
FalcAmp strikes back with a new version, called 1.09. Beyond the bug corrections, the user can now change the visual aspect of the interface, just like WinAmp and its "skins". On FalcAmp's site, you can download and try 5 new skins.
More information on FalcAmp's site
MyAtari - August 2001
The August 2001 issue of MyAtari has just been released. Inside this webzine, you will find articles about the Déesse card, an interview of Oliver Kotschi from Frontier Systems, MIDI arpeggiators and the test of aMail 1.27b.
More information on MyAtari's site
What about changing your desktop?
Gemma offers a new and modern look and feel for your favourite OS, such as KDE for Linux. There are two versions of Gemma for MagiC, according to the palette colour of your screen resolution. NAES lovers can get a simplified version of Gemma.
More information on Gemma's site
XaAES version 0.920
The lastest version of this multitasking AES is now able to run with the "protected memory" of MiNT. Its author is waiting for your positive or negative reactions.
More information on XaAES' site
CPX-Basic comes back
Quite unknown, the CPX-Basic is a Basic language for XControl (or its clones). The latest version (1.08) includes new instructions and the source code.
More information on Matthias Jaap's site
August 10th, 2001
Demo'n'STration is a new Polish site about Atari demo world. For the moment, the site doesn't contain a lot of pages and only two demos are tested. But the webmaster would like to ameliorate his site and translate it into English.
More information on Demo'n'STration's site
The Removers have just released a new beta version of Animator. This software can play AVI, MOV, FLI and FLC animations, as well as WAV sounds. The authors are waiting for your feedback about their work.
More information on The Removers' site
New Web site: Eclipse User's Support Page
Joshua Kaijankoski has recently created a new site about the Eclipse, a card for Falcons which allows to plug PCI cards. However, all the pages aren't online yet. For the moment, a (quite subjective) review and a public forum are available.
More information on Eclipse User's Support Page's site
Rodolphe Czuba's site updated
Rodolphe Czuba, the creator of the famous CenTurbo 2 card, has updated the Czuba Tech's site. He has added some photographs and schematics from his different projects: Phenix 060, CenTurbo 2, CentRam...
More information on Czuba Tech's site
August 8th, 2001
PmDoom is a Doom adaptation for Atari computers, realized by Patrice Mandin. This version is able to use a GEM window to display the game screen. It can also store the parameters into a file.
More information on Patrice Mandin's site
Atari XL/XE musics
The site "Atari SAP Music Archive", dedicated to the 8-bit Atari computers, has been updated. The version 2.0 of the archive now contains 1055 tunes. Note that you will find on their site some software to play these musics with a PC, an Atari...
More information on Atari SAP Music Archive
New FreeMiNT kernel update
The version 1.15.12 of the FreeMiNT kernel is now available. There are new system calls, a better memory management, and so on. If you like MiNT, you must get this update.
More information on Sparemint's site (direct link to the archives)
CD Write Suite 3.2
This CD recording software is composed of three programs: CD Writer, CD Backup and CD InScriptOr. CD Write Suite can burn audio CD as well as CD-ROMs (ISO 9660, Joliet et Rock Ridge). It recognizes 74 and 80 minutes CDs. It can also make a back-up of your partitions and then restore them later. The recording speed is 2x on a humble ST and 4x on a 68030-based computer.
More information on Anodyne Software's site
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