The Amiga system was introduced in 1985 by Commodore Business Machines. The first model, the Amiga 1000, boasted 6 bit colour, a standard resolution of 640*256, 8 bit stereo sound, 256 Kb of RAM and a revolutionary GUI-based operating system (Workbench); many models followed, the most advanced being the A4000, introduced in 1992, which had 8 bit colour, 4 Megabyte RAM (expandable) and built-in IDE interface. Eventually Commodore went bankrupt due to its incapability to market the Amiga as anything else than a games machine, despite its revolutionary Operating System. Nowadays the machine has a loyal following and plans are underway to design a next-generation system based on it.

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Aminet
Large collection of freeware/shareware/GPL Amiga software and information. Aminet has mirrors across the globe.
Amiga 30 Years
If you grew up with Amiga come over to The Lighthouse in Amsterdam, June 27th, 2015. We’ll throw an event to revive history.
Amiga Related Books FAQ
This FAQ is compiled as a service to the Amiga community. It is an attempt to give the Amiga programmer and user an overview of useful books for his/her favorite computer.
Amiga Usenet FAQs
A collection of FAQs about Amiga.
Amiga, Inc.
Corporate news and product information.
Amiga.org
The World's Premier site for News, Events, and resources relating to the Amiga Computer.
AmigaZone
Online resource for Amiga enthusiasts.
Classic Amiga
Covers various aspects of the platform including games, demos, software, hardware and magazines. Also includes a forum.

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