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    Aminet CD 8


    Urban D. Mueller  (


Aminet CD 8 contains over 1 gigabyte of freely distributable software.  The
newest file included is dated September 8th.  Besides the new software, the
CD concentrates on music modules.  The space is used as follows (after

  620M of software newer than Aminet CD 7
  450M of images
   50M of top downloads

These consist of:

  1900 mods    (800 of them multichannel)
  1100 tools
   160 pictures
   140 games
   100 demos

The modules were collected from various sources besides Aminet, and will
show up on Aminet eventually.


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 immediate viewing.

New access features on this CD:

- DeliTracker is now the default module player, handling all the
  multichannel modules very nicely.

- 'Find' lets you search all CDs now anytime, and lets you extract
  files from other CDs than the current one.

- The Files.BBS and Files.MSD index files have been adapted to the
  needs of various BBS programs.

- Various minor bugs have been fixed.


The CD can be ordered from the following addresses: (credit cards OK)

Germany: Stefan Ossowski          (English spoken)
         Tel:   +49-201-788778
         Fax:   +49-201-798447

         Price: DM 25

USA:     Fred Fish
         Tel:   +1-602-491-0442

         Price: $19.95

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 is found in

Authors of software on the CD are entitled to one free CD.  Send HELP
FREEBIES to for more info.

Still available: Aminet Set (the complete Aminet as of Jan 95 on 4 CDs),
Aminet 6 (Jun 95, highlighting demos) and Aminet 7 (Aug 95, focus on clip