AMC and AROS Broadway 0.0.2R9 available!

Date 16-Nov-2010 22:10:46
Topic: Software News

i am glad to annouce the two releases of AMC (AROS) and the latest Broadway distribution.

changelog for Broadway 0.0.2R9 (the last before "bobcat"-just a working title it stays Broadway)
-Updated ZuneARC (fixed lha problem and it uses now AISS)
-Fixed HDAudio compatibility (nightly problem)
So it is compatible with AresOne 2009/2010 and maybe other AM2/AM3/AM2+ Board around the globe
- added Sam Coupe
- added Caprice
- The Network prefs has got the new WIFI Tab for easy setup of -WIFI network (Thank you Neil!)
-Added Nikolaos DOPUS config
-added Lodepaint
-added the V1 Demo of AMC - you can buy the regkey via
-Latest Mesa and Nouvea which
a) boost 3D up to 300%
b) adds screen dragging
-replaced the AROS clock by Scandalfoclock which ist themeable has sound and alarm function and also show the date if you do a left click on it
- added Fkey command (similar but not exactly the same as in IcAROS - think different ; ) )
1) ALT+CTRL+ESC open the Task and Systemmanager Scout
2) R AROS+Arrow down minimizes windows
3) R AROS+Arrow up maximizes windows
4) CTRL + F3 opens Hfinder so you can do a easy search
- added QuickCDRip
- updated to the latest AmiFig Suite

ALT+CTRL+ESC will soon launch another tool from which you can choose to Log OFF, Restart Computer, open SYSMON, open SCOUT ....

You can get the AMC demo via downloading Broadway from
or via

In order to activate the demo you can buy the registration code on

A first quickguide (PDF - which doesn't replace the official manual) can be downloaded via the forum on

About AMC:
AMC is the ultimate Media Center application for AROS, AmigaOS(tm) and MorphOS, with this tool you will be able to navigate and organize all your media: musics, videos and pictures will be at your fingers tips.
With AMC it's easy to manage your picture albums, it's easy to manage your videos and it's easy to manage all your songs. The controls are optimized for remote controllers but you can easily change the key bindings. AMC integrates searching functions and removable mass-storage device autodetection, it's easy to browse your USB drives and copy its content in your computer.

With AMC you have full control over the database where all your media informations are stored, you can change every single field of any media detected so you can organize freely your media using your own personal taste. In the database section you can handle in few steps your favorites and your playlists. You can even download information from TMDb (The Movie Database) to integrate the missing informations in your video database.

AMC is fully skinnable, this means that every single graphic element can be changed, the user interface is organized in frame and each frame can be skinned the way you like, advanced users can even mix themes!

AMC integrate a powerfull PlugIn system that allow PlugIn developers to expand, patch and add new functionalities to the program, there are no limits to expandibility!

The AMC project is fast evolving and new PlugIn will comes soon, we are plenty of ideas for new stunning PlugIn, some already in development are:
• Visual Browser
With this PlugIn you will be able to navigate throughyour databases using available art.
• EmuLauncher
This PlugIn will allow you to starts your preferred emulator without losing preciuos time in installations and configuration
• GameLauncher
With the GameLauncher you will be able to download and play games, some old gems or new stuff: search, click & play!
• AppBrowser
The AppBrowser will let you buy and download applications for your current hardware, you will find free stuff as well, ready to use.

Get a quickguide(PDF) here:

See running an older Beta on my TV:

Or a short walkthrough:

Thank you for supporting us with ideas and nice comments. We hope to see an active community around AMC..... fell free to create own PlugIns and Themes.... Theming is easy.....

For now we have german, english and italian locale files. Everyone is invited to translate those catalogs!

The AmigaOS Version will follow shortly and than the MorphOS Version.

Have a nice day!

Pascal Papara
Fabio Falcucci

Before people ask again : D
AMC is called A M C
If you "like" called it Amiga Media Center, AROS Media Center, Any Media Center, Ares Media Center.......
BUt if you say just AMC it is correct. ; )

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