AmigaOS 4.1 Update 1 now available

Date 2010/1/14 16:10:00 | Topic: Software News

AmigaOS4 Update 1 - Now Available!
Yes, that's right, the long-awaited update to AmigaOS 4.1 is now available to registered users.

Visit Hyperions website for more information and for download.

Edit Note: The Download is an ISO which will need to be burnt to CD. It is to be installed on a fresh partition by itself. Back up first! - Mikey C
What's New........

Kernel
Offers more stability on SAM, a more reliable and efficient memory management system and improved memory paging to and from harddisk.

DOS
A new mechanism for launching preset programs for specific taks, such as email clients and web-browsers (URLopen).
Application tracking for ease of program location (AppDir: handler).
Improved shared object support with significantly decreased loading times.

Intuition
Improved window support, fading and rendering - including drop shadows.
Reduced video memory consumption due to improved screen handling.
New internal methods for better system "theme" support.

System
Updated ASL requesters and imagery for a fresh new look.
New notification system.
Enhanced automatic detection of installed hardware (including DDC support).
Improved support for external USB devices.
Updated sound.datatype and wav.datatype.
New screenblankers.
Improved calculator with extended mode.

Workbench
The new Startup preferences means no more copying files to WBStartup.
A brand new icon set to complement higher screen resolutions.
New window themes offering enhanced visual feedback.
Scalable icons.
Workbench auto update feature.

Python
Tested with the regression suite.
Enhanced distutils module for easy installation of Python packages.
New Amiga modules including catalog and icon.
New OS module methods.
MiniGL V2.2



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