Tagged: workbench

Hardcover copy of "The Future Was Here: Commodore Amiga", by Jimmy Maher.

“The Future Was Here: Commodore Amiga” Review

Published in 2012 under the Platform Studies series by MIT Press, Jimmy Maher’s “The Future Was Here – Commodore Amiga“1 is, without a doubt, the single most comprehensive study of the Amiga yet published.  The book...

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...

Amiga “Preferences” Icon Wallpaper

Workbench 1.0 through 1.2 included a classic and unique icon. “Preferences” featured a wonderful digital silhouette of the Amiga 1000, fronted by a bold orange question mark – simply inviting users to click and explore. This,...

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...

Workbench 3.1 Startup Screen Wallpaper.

Amiga Workbench 3.1 Startup/Boot screen Wallpaper

By 1994, Commodore was dying, and dying quickly. Amiga marketshare was rapidly shrinking and the only profitable parts of the company left were the operations in Germany and the UK. Never-the-less, the engineering teams quashed tons...

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...

Workbench 2.x Mouse Pointer

Amiga Workbench v2.x Mouse Pointers for Windows

Ditch that boring Windows mouse pointer!  Relive a simpler time, when your computer was fun, and full of wonder and amazement.  It’s time to get that back with the Amiga Workbench 2.x animated mouse...