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Aminet Set - The complete Aminet on four new CDs
Urban D. Mueller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Aminet Set contains close to 4 gigabytes (more than 2 gigs
compressed) of freely distributable software on 4 newly mastered
CDs. There are 12500 archives from the following categories:
1000 Communications programs
900 Graphics programs
... and more.
If you already have... You get an additional...
Aminet CD 4 1425 Megs
Aminet CD 3,4 1088 Megs
Aminet CD 2,3,4 743 Megs
Aminet CD 1,2,3,4 701 Megs
Amigaguide based user interface, allows easy unpacking and viewing
using a single mouse click.
Extensive search facilities. Finds words in descriptions or readmes,
and outputs matches as an index that allows direct viewing.
Special support for the following categories of files:
- Modules. Can be viewed and played from an index that is sorted
by music style and subsorted by rating.
- Images. Can be previewed in a database of thumbnail versions, and
a double click on the thumbnail shows the full size image.
- Games. Can be started using a single click from an index that lists
all games that can be run on accelerated Amigas, with the best games
on top. Degrading software started as needed.
- Demos. As the games, they can be started using a single click.
Demos with a quit function are listed separately.
- Charts. A list of the most popular programs is on the CD, sorted
- Fish disks. You can find any of the programs on Aminet using the
number of the Fish disk it can also be found on. All 1000 Fish
disks are part of the Aminet CD.
- German files. All new files and those with German documentation
have a German description.
- 270M of new files out since Aminet CD 4 was made. Snapshot date
of the set: Dec 18th
- Special access features, see above. One of the main goals of the
set is to provide the new interface for the old files as well.
- Accelerated searches and full text searches (find any text in
any readme within five seconds).
- All Amigas including CDTV/A570. Not compatible with CD32 plus
Communicator. Compatible with CD32 plus SX1. Not bootable.
- All Amiga OS versions for the access software. OS 2.0 or even
3.0 required for some of the direct viewing features.
- Readable by all operating systems, including MSDOS, OS/2 and
The CD can be ordered from the following addresses: (credit cards OK)
Germany: Stefan Ossowski (English spoken)
Price: DM 59
USA: Fred Fish
Prices exclude shipping. Subscriptions are available. More information,
including distributors in other countries, is found in the text file
docs/misc/CD-Orders.txt on Aminet. A complete index of Aminet Set 1
is found in disk/cdrom/Aminet-Set-1.lha
Aminet CD 4 is still available.