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Utilities

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Introduction

Below is the list of what is included in a default AmigaOS installation. You can find either programs or a group of "sub-programs" that another program needs. For your convenience they are marked with a "(Dir)" if they represent a directory.

AmigaOS SYS:Utilities

AmiGS (Dir)

AmiPDF (Dir)

Blankers (Dir)

The Blankers drawer contains individual modules which are used to blank the screen, usually replacing the screen's contents with moving patterns or images. Each module can provide a different effect, and it is these modules which are used by the ScreenBlanker commodity. Additional modules can be downloaded and added to this drawer. The modules used are selected using the Blanker preferences program.

bru

Calculator

Calculator is a basic calculator utility. It has two modes: simple and extended. The simple mode includes addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication. The extended mode expands the calculator with exponents, trigonometric functions, and functions useful to the programmers.

CatComp

Clock

Commodities (Dir)

The Commodities drawer contains small "commodity" programs - little applications which can add or modify features of AmigaOS in order to adjust its behaviour to your liking. Examples include Exchange for controlling all commodities, ClickToFront for changing how windows are moved to the front of the view on screen, and ScreenBlanker which shows a screen saver after a period of inactivity.

Dockies (Dir)

Ghostscript (Dir)

GraphicDump

HDBackup

Note: Not yet released as of May 2014.

IconEdit

InitPrinter

Installation Utility

Installer

InstallExtras (Dir)

KeyShow

KeyShow is a keyboard viewer displaying the default and alternative keyboard characters. It will also serve as a virtual keyboard, allowing users to enter characters by clicking the virtual keys with a mouse.

LogViewer

MEmacs

More

MultiView

MultiView is a multipurpose viewer utility. It will display all files for which a datatype is installed. Multiview is capable of displaying different files such as text, pictures, sound and animations. It can be controlled by a GUI, command line arguments and an AREXX interface.

NotePad

Notepad is a utility for editing plain text files. It supports clipboard operation for copying and pasting text to and from other files and applications, and can be controlled using a simple GUI. For more advanced users, Notepad can be used for editing scripts, such as ARexx scripts or the S:User-Startup file.

PartitionWizard

PlayCD

ppp_connector, ppp_dialer, ppp_sample

PrefsObjectsEditor

PrintFiles

RawDisk

SGrab (Dir)

The SGrab drawer contains the SGrab commodity and documentation. SGrab is used for taking screengrabs of AmigaOS screens and saving them in a location and format of your choosing. Many options are available, such as hotkey activation and adjustable image quality. See the enclosed documentation for more details.

ShowConfig

UnArc

USBInspector