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Software News   Software News : Hollywood 4.7 now available
   posted by softwarefailure on 23-Apr-2010 13:56:34 (3056 reads)
Airsoft Softwair is proud to annouce that the coolest multimedia application on the Amiga planet is now available in a brand-new version. Hollywood 4.7 is another quality release brought to you by Airsoft Softwair and contains some cool new features as well as bug fixes and fulfillments of some user wishes. The biggest new feature in Hollywood 4.7 is certainly the new completely platform independent font backend (which means that TrueType text will now look exactly, pixel-perfectly the same on every system) as well as support for Unicode UTF-8 based text rendering. But there are other cool new features like support for embedded icons when compiling Windows and Mac OS X executables.

Here is a list of changes in Hollywood 4.7:

* Completely platform independent font backend
* Support for UTF-8 based text rendering (Unicode)
* Icons can be compiled into Windows and Mac OS X executables
* Extended layer functionality
* New inbuilt system fonts (sans, monospace, serif)
* Support for multiple joysticks also on Win32 and Mac OS X
* New TextureScroll example
* Various other new features and bug fixes

Although a lot of work went into this update, Airsoft Softwair decided to make Hollywood 4.7 available free of charge as a special gift for our loyal customers. The 4.7 update is available as a direct download (30 megabytes) in both Amiga and Windows versions for all customers of Hollywood 4.5. Please visit the Airsoft Softwair homepage for the download link of this freegrade.

In case you do not own Hollywood yet, you can place your order here and thus support future development of highly professional Amiga software. Thanks in advance!

Please also visit the official Hollywood portal online at http://www.hollywood-mal.com and join our community in the forums!
    

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Re: Hollywood 4.7 now available
Posted on 23-Apr-2010 15:01:45
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Thank you for this new and freee new update!


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haha :)

Amazing! :) Congratulations with yet another quality release! :)

Very impressive stuff - and the font-enginge works perfectly!

Torgeir :)

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Thank you very much


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Cool ! Is there any full change-log ? For example interesting to read more about "Various other new features and bug fixes". I not registered user at moment, just have interest in it. I also tryed to download that update, but inside everything in "diff", and Readme just the same as here, but it interesting to see full list of new features..


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This is great... At the moment Hollywood is the best sw on Amiga! I mean wiht constantly update and is very profesional!! Thanx Airsoft to this great aplication.


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Excellent news, just as I purchased version 4.5!

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Indeed the finest Amiga soft example nowadays, way to go, and keep up the excellent work!


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Thank you!


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Great, just a couple of days after I finished my "Gebietsplanungs" Presentation for all Platforms... and guess what: Fonts and a MAC for testing where the Problem. But anyway I made a workshop how to solve the problem (see Hollywood forum), but it's obselete now !!

Thanks, and indeed great Software ! BTW also released "Playlistconverter 1.0" which is also done with Hollywood... see Aminet/OS4Depot in a few hours..

regards, and thanx again for this great superb software !

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Nice with update :)

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Hi Andreas,

looks like you are working too much.

Thanks for this wonderful product!

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Thank You Amigo.
Good SoftWare for AmigaOS 4.1


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Great stuff! Have been more than happy with Hollywood so far. Looking forward to install the update and explore the changes that has been made. Thanks.

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GREAT NEWS!


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i guess a "from strenght to strenght" is in order, thanx!


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Thanks !


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That's one hell of an update by the looks of things in the changelog

As I reported on the Hollywood Forum

Hollywood Forums

My Amiga update did not work at 1st, complaining of a missing library

Quote:
Cannot open pngalpha.library ! File: updatetool.hws (current line: 5 - in function: LoadSprite)


Seems it uses a lib that is not part of my standard OS4.1 install.

If you find yourself in the same situation, you can get the missing lib here :

pngalpha.library

Just copy the files from the libs folder in the archive to your LIBS: and try the installer again (no need for a reboot after copying, we're not running Windyblows )


Edit: I just noticed in the readme for the lib the name of the person who compiled it, a name that seems strangley familiar after working with Hollywood so much

Non other than Andreas Falkenhahn So the person that created my problem of not including the lib in the update, was also the one providing the solution, so can't be too mad at him can I, nah, still think he deserves a

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So when does Hollywood become a self-contained OS? (Only said half tongue in cheek!)

BTW, the created executables must be getting pretty damn big now?

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