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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Directory Opus 5.5 is now available!
GPSoftware demonstrates its continuing support for the Amiga with the
release of the new version the Amiga world's most popular directory and
file management utility. After more than 12 months of extra development,
Directory Opus 5.5 is more of a new version than just a simple update and
contains many changes and enhancements over the original product.
After receiving many comments and useful suggestions from Opus users,
almost every facet of the new program has been examined and subjected to
user scrutiny, backed up by extensive field testing from very persistent
Beta testers. This release extends the original Opus 5 concepts and
provides many significant improvements in both operational power and
usability. From the feedback we have received so far we are confident that
you will enjoy this new product more than ever!
Take a look at the following enhancements to see why an upgrade is a must!
. A new Icon Action Mode gives all the power of name mode Listers but
. Button banks and Listers need no longer be activated first in order to
see right and middle mouse button clicks.
. WorkBench Replacement Mode has been enhanced. Use Opus 5.5 with
complete confidence to replace the standard Workbench.
. An integrated OpusFTP capability lets you access remote Internet sites
directly from standard Opus Listers.
. Button banks can now be borderless with a sleek minimal dragbar
instead of a full window border.
. New Filetype-specific pop-up menus allow special menus for icons and
files. Use Filetypes to add custom menus for different types of files
. Custom buttons have a pop-up menu giving access to an extended
selection of commands.
. New independent HotKeys are now supported.
. New Scripts system allows functions to be executed upon most system
. Custom menus have been improved with multiple user menus with sub
. New Automatic Filetype Creator allows you to create and test Filetypes
. A font viewer is now included. Just double-click on a font to view
. Listers now have field titles, single-click re-sorting by fields, plus
a new version field which reads the internal version information from
. New colour remapping of button and icon images with support for 'Magic
Workbench' and similar systems.
. Cybergraphics RTG now supported.
. You can now selectively hide unwanted drive icons from the Opus main
. Enhanced clipboard support provides full cut, copy and paste in
gadgets and file Listers.
. Listers are no longer blocked while busy - you can now resize,
iconify, and scroll busy Listers.
. Icon and Lister snapshots are now stored separately from Workbench.
. Listers can now display a background picture or pattern.
. A new internal Opus CLI allows you quickly test commands and Arexx
. Several new internal commands and many new ARexx commands have been
added or extended with new features. You can now even add you own
internal commands with ARexx.
For more details see our WWW page at http://www.livewire.com.au/gpsoft/
Special Upgrade Offer for Registered Users!
Opus users who have registered direct with GPSoftware should look out for a
special upgrade offer in your letter box over the next couple of weeks.
Those registered with a local distributor should contact the distributors
below for upgrade pricing and details.
Pricing and Distributors
Opus 5.5 Recomended price is A$129.00, US$99, UK 59.99, DM139.00
Upgrade price for existing users is A$65.00 plus A$10.00 package and air
Contact your local distributor or GPSoftware for further details.
GPSoftware Distributors World-Wide
UK Germany USA
Wizard Developments Schatztruhe Micro R&D
PO Box 490 Veronikastr 33 721 'O' Street
Dartford, Kent 45131 Essen Loup City, NE 68853
England DA1 2UH Germany USA
Ph +44 1322 527800 Ph +49 201 788778 Ph +1 308 745 1243
Fax +44 1322 527810 Fax +49 201 798447 Fax +1 308 745 1246
PO Box 24
Golden Beach, Qld
Ph +61 (74) 919190
Fax +61 (74) 926860
Dr Greg Perry, GPSoftware, Brisbane. August 1st 1996
PO Box 570, Ashgrove, Birsbane, Australia 4060
Phone/Fax +61 7 33661402