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Amiga “Boing Ball” Wallpaper

Ever since it’s debut demo along-side the original Amiga, the Boing Ball has been a beloved icon. The demo, put together in just hours, and within hours of the Amiga’s launch at Winter 1984...

The Amiga "Workbench 1.3 Disk" Icon.

Amiga “Workbench 1.3 Disk” Icon Wallpaper

Prior to Workbench 1.3, in the user interface, system disks would appear as generic, blank-white, silhouettes of a 3.5in floppy. Released in 1988, to go with the new Amiga 500 and 2000 computers, Workbench...

The Atari ST's classic "Busy Bee" icon.

Atari ST “Busy Bee” Icon Wallpaper

Continuing the run of the Atari ST’s clever icons in the TOS operating system, the ‘system busy’ state was represented by the Busy Bee. This downloadable ZIP file contains a 400×400 transparent PNG, and...

Workbench 3.0 Startup Screen.

Amiga Workbench 3.0 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

Released in 1992 along with the brand new Amiga 1200 and 4000 computers, Workbench 3.0 was an evolution of Workbench 2. It’s major changes included support for Commodore’s new AGA chipset. For the Workbench...

Amiga Workbench 2.05 Bootscreen.

Amiga Workbench 2.0 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

Released in 1990 to coincide with the launch of the Amiga 3000, Workbench 2 was a familiar, yet different experience for veteran Amiga users. The colorful palette from Workbench 1.x was replaced by a...

Sad Mac icon

Sad Mac Screens

When older Macs would boot up and everything was running great, you’d see a smiley faced “Happy Mac”.  However, if the computer crashed, users would get the “Sad Mac” screen. The downloadable ZIP file...

Amiga Guru Meditation Error screen Wallpaper

The original Amiga concept was for a video game console, which could be turned into a computer.  Early in the development of the system, the engineering team constructed a controller called the “Joyboard”, similar...

The "Insert the Workbench 1.3 Disk" boot screen from the Commodore Amiga.

Amiga Workbench v1.3 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

Bringing a last round of bug-fixes to AmigaOS 1.x, and the ability to boot from hard drives, Workbench v1.3 is easily the best-known v1.x release.  This downloadable ZIP file contains screen captures of the...