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The Amiga Future 157 will be released on the 5th July.

The Amiga Future 157 will be released on the 5th July.
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ZitaFTP Server 1.33 released

Published 22.06.2022 - 12:43 by AndreasM

ZitaFTP Server released in the Version 1.33 for AmigaOS 4 and Windows.

Users can now get and renew their SSL certificates automatically via Let's Encrypt and ZeroSSL (affiliate link). Both will let you create free certificates for your server, provided that it's visible over the internet (on the standard HTTP port 80).

You'll also need a domain name, and probably a Dynamic DNS (DDNS) service. Dynu is the one I used for testing, and you can get a subdomain from them for free. [...]
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Chat client Pidgin 2.13.0r2 released

Published 22.06.2022 - 12:40 by AndreasM

The chat client Pidgin 2.13.0 release 2 is now available on OS4-depot. Pidgin supports many protocols, which can be used at the same time.

New in this package:

* Update of the SSL/TLS layer GnuTLS to version 3.7.3. [...]
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Podcast Episode #143 - Creating new point'n'click adventures with Gregor Mueller and Eva-Ramona Rohleder

Published 22.06.2022 - 12:39 by AndreasM

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It's a double-feature-episode! This time we are having 2 interviews in a row! First part with Gregor Mueller who is kickstarting a pixel art detective game Casebook 1899 - The Leipzig Murders - Second part with Eva-Ramona Rohleder who is kickstarting A Twisted Tale with a sparkle of retro. Hear more about their struggles and stories on crowdfunding point'n'click adventures and back them to make sure both games make it to the finish line! Interview 1 with Gregor Mueller starts at minute 08:34 Interview 2 with Eva-Ramona Rohleder starts at minute 56:58 ... -rohleder/

Amiga Future Promotion: Sample issue for 1 cent

Published 21.06.2022 - 14:34 by AndreasM

News originally published on: 25.11.2021 - 11:42

Many Amiga users still don't know of the Amiga Future magazine. Sadly, all the events and fairs where you could have met magazine staff and looked through an Amiga Future issue have been cancelled this year. That's why we decided to offer you some sample issues.

We want you to become familiar with the magazine and feel the benefits it has to offer, so we hope you will consider ordering a subscription to the Amiga Future magazine.

Anyway, you can order a sample issue of the Amiga Future from our online shop for only 1 cent plus shipping costs. We are sure you understand that we need to charge shipping costs, as we're a hobby publisher. [...]
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Create XML files using ARexx

Published 21.06.2022 - 11:46 by Spektro

RexXMLib is an ARexx procedure library that allows you to write XML documents with your ARexx script with minimal effort. It has support for PObjects schema (AmigaOS 4 XML preferences file) allowing you to easily create preferences files. RexXMLib comes with comprehensive documentation and example scripts that show you how to create preferences files, license files, and XML databases. ... xxmlib.lha
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Amiga clock port to Raspberry Pi interface

Published 20.06.2022 - 08:26 by osz

Niklas Ekström, known for his A314 extension (, is now releasing a build-it-yourself interface that connects between the Amiga and Raspberry Pi and comes with 64 KB of SRAM. Connected to the clock port of the Amiga, this extension should allow the commissioning of a314fs and SANA-II network driver services with adapted A314 software. More information and all necessary files are available in the project's GitHub repository:
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phase 5 digital products UG apparently liquidated

Published 20.06.2022 - 07:27 by AndreasM

The company "phase 5 digital products UG, Frankfurt a. Main", whose managing director S. Fernandez Gomez had called us criminals because we reported on this company in issue 131 has apparently been dissolved.

In addition, a deletion from the commercial register was announced.

Sources: [...]
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The Amiga Future magazine - Issue 157 preview is now available to view online

Published 19.06.2022 - 12:40 by AndreasM

These comprise of the full colour preview and excerpts of our Amiga Future issue 157 (July/August 2022) which can also be viewed online on the Amiga Future website.

Some of the interesting articles in this issue are:

Review Juniors Great Adventure [...]
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Amiga Videos on Youtube

Published 19.06.2022 - 11:37 by AndreasM

Almost every day new videos about the Amiga are published on Youtube.

In this weekly news report we want to list these videos for you.

Of course, this is just a small selection. We don't know all the Youtube channels around the Amiga either. [...]
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Virtual dimension: Where the past meets the future

Published 19.06.2022 - 11:36 by AndreasM

35 years of gaming experience, as well as 20 years worth of Internet videos - Virtual Dimension has been dealing with the digital world for many years to report on interesting, as well as, background information. Whether that's the C64, Amiga, PC, Atari or Schneider: Virtual Dimension knows the history of computer gaming and so gives you the chance to glance backwards while at the same time looking forward to the future.

Since our last announcement, Virtual Dimension has now put the following videos online:

Hexenküche: Kampf dem Kürbis (RetroPlay/C64) [...]
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