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Which version of AROS do you use?

Standard Native AROS
Standard Native AROS
14% [3 Votes]

62% [13 Votes]

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Linux Hosted AROS
Linux Hosted AROS
10% [2 Votes]

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04/10/2015 07:02
Edgar's games are top notch and loads of fun. Thx 4 that Edgar and RIP. You'll be missed.

04/08/2015 12:34
Edgar Vigdal - Thnx 4 Deluxe Galaga. Rest in Peace.

04/05/2015 07:50
Happy Easter, you wascally wabbits Smile

03/21/2015 10:42
Hi randyz48, Look for the Icaros distro on the Web Links page.

03/21/2015 05:46
where can i download aros iso and which version of aros is best to use for a newbie? i want to put it on a machine by itself

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EdiSyn 0.34Print


EdiSynMarcus Sackrow's text editor EdiSyn for AROS/x86 offers tabs as well as syntax highlighting for C/C++ and Pascal. Since our last message mainly the search function has been improved.

Download: EdiSyn_0.34.lha (3 MB)

Epsilon's Blog: Test of AEROS 3.5Print


'Epsilon' has tested the Linux-based AROS-distribution AEROS (free version 3.5) on his Asus-K52F-laptop. The review has many pictures and among others describes the installation as well as the mixed usage of Linux and AROS applications.

Old School Game Blog: Interview with Pascal PaparaPrint


Check out the English-language interview has been conducted with Pascal Papara. He talked about his projects, e.g. the Linux-based AROS-distribution AEROS, and announced focusing on the ARM-architecture to sell it as a commercial "Premium-Version" together with ExaGear to execute x86-applications like Wine under ARM-Linux.


Hollywood 6.0 EpiphanyPrint


HollyPress release: Three years after the release of Hollywood 5, Airsoft Softwair is proud to announce the immediate availability of Hollywood 6: Epiphany.

Hollywood 6 is a massive update with a myriad of new functions. The most important new feature is the complete abstraction of the core components display, audio and DOS. These can now be completely replaced by plugins which opens up totally new possibilities. For example, it is possible to replace Hollywood's inbuilt display driver with a custom implementation now. A plugin, which uses this new interface to make OpenGL available to Hollywood, will be released shortly.

A-EON Technology acquires OctaMEDPrint

A-EON A-EON Technology Ltd is pleased to announce that it has concluded the purchase of the source code and exclusive rights to develop, publish and distribute MED,OctaMED and OctaMED SoundStudio for the AmigaOS and Amiga-inspired operating systems, including MorphOS, AROS and emulation from the current owner Ray Burt Frost. As part of the sale agreement A-EON has the exclusive right to use the MEDOctaMED and OctaMED SoundStudio in all product marketing, promotion and branding for AmigaOS and Next-Generation AmigaOS inspired versions including emulation.

Read More Here 

PDF News Release

Amiga Games Awards 2014Print


ObligamentDavid Brunet writes: Each year you can vote for the best Amiga game of the previous twelve months. Now it's time for the Amiga Games Award 2014! To vote for the best AmigaOS 68k, AmigaOS 4, MorphOS, or AROS games, you can rate them on the Obligament website.

There will be no "global" winner, but a winner by systems (AmigaOS/68k, AmigaOS 4, MorphOS and AROS). The final results will be published Saturday, February 7, 2015.

Icaros Desktop 2.0.3 Now AvailablePrint


icarosA new version of Icaros Desktop is now available for download. It refreshes AROS files to current ABIv0 nightly builds and fixes themes and locale files, which were broken in v2.0.2. It also introduces a couple of nice new features, like italian translation for DirectoryOpus 5 and YouTube Center script, which allows users to download videos from YouTube with OWB, in a very customizable fashion.

For info and downloads, please visit ... 03-now-available-for.html

Giana's Return 1.10Print


GianaAfter AmigaOS 4 and MorphOS, Yannick Erb has helped the Retroguru-team to release Giana's Return also for AROS in the latest version 1.10, incorporating all the latest changes and updates.


Icaros update to v2.0.2 now availablePrint


A new update for Icaros Desktop is now available. This version is almost a bug-fix release and does not add new astounding functionalities to the system, although it should improve stability and reliability. Users of YouTube should be happy to find YouTubeCentral among OWB scripts: once enabled, they will be able to download videos from the famous media portal and play them with MPlayer.

New from Icaros Desktop 2.0.1

- AROS core system files from Jan 6, 2015
- Updated Protrekkr to latest version
- Updated HarmonyPlayer to latest version
- DOpus 5 can now open Windows Media File with MPlayer correctly
- Added YouTubeCenter to OWB scripts

UPDATE (1/20/15): 

  • Download update from version 2.0. to version 2.0.2  (96 MB, http). DOWNLOAD SUSPENDED! - Please install update 2.0.1 on Icaros Desktop 2.0!
  • Update 2.0.2 will be replaced by 2.0.3 once internal testing is finished.

AROS Vision 2.9 OnlinePrint


AROS Vision 2.9 is now ready for download. Here are some of the new fixes/features it brings:

  • ROM and some of the libraries updated
  • WHDLoad + included ROMs updated
  • Netsurf can now be started from desktop (feels faster)
  • Free Pascal updated
  • icon library updated
  • GCC added
  • E modules added/updated
  • MUIBase updated
  • InstallerGen updated
  • HivelyTracker/MED/MP3-Files directly supported
  • C-Files can be directly compiled using GCC
  • Arexx-Port of SimpleMail used
  • other small improvements

Direct Download:

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pipepanicPipepanic is a pipe connecting game using libSDL. Connect as many different shaped pipes together as possible within the time given.


  • Built-in help, information and strategies.
  • Different resolutions and orientations suitable for desktop PCs and embedded devices.
  • High score/pipe network saving and replaying.

Now Available for AROS