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The following is a sampling of Internet applications you might enjoy on AmigaOS.


The following list of applications are neither endorsed by nor supported by Hyperion Entertainment. This list is strictly informational only.


NetSurf is a free, open source web browser. It is written in C and released under the GNU Public License version 2. NetSurf has its own layout and rendering engine entirely written from scratch. It is small and capable of handling many of the web standards in use today. It boasts a new native user interface, with tabbed browsing, bookmarks, history, cookie browser, ARexx port, upload and download of files, HTTP-authentication, secure sites (HTTPS), themeable interface, locale support.

Whether you want to check your webmail, read the news or post to discussion forums, NetSurf is your lightweight gateway to the world wide web. Actively developed, NetSurf is continually evolving and improving.

Features include:

  • Web standards: HTML 4.01 and CSS 2.1
  • Image formats: PNG, GIF, JPEG, SVG, JNG, MNG, ICO and BMP
  • HTTPS for secure online transactions
  • Unicode text
  • Web page thumbnailing
  • Local history trees
  • Global history
  • Hotlist manager (bookmarks)
  • Cookie manager
  • URL completion
  • Text selection
  • Scale view
  • Search-as-you-type text search highlighting
  • Save pages complete with images
  • Fast, lightweight layout and rendering engine
  • Advertisement blocking

NetSurf webpage


SimpleMail is an e-mail client for AmigaOS built with portability in mind. Although currently in beta, SimpleMail is regularly updated with a growing feature list.

Current features include:

  • Full POP3 and SMTP Server support
  • TLS support for SMTP servers (SMTPS, port 465)
  • STARTTLS support for IMAP4 servers
  • Ability to check account settings within the account configuration
  • OpenSSL supported
  • Asynchronous index file loading
  • Supports unicode and different charsets
  • Multithreading
  • Ability to view HTML mails
  • Statistical Spam filter

Simplemail webpage


Timberwolf is an AmigaOS web browser based on Firefox/Mozilla technology. This technology is more than just a browser, it is an enabling technology, bringing powerful tools such as html5, WebM, JavaScript, XUL, and more to AmigaOS.

This Release Candidate includes almost the full functionality of the browser, allowing style-sheet enabled web browsing, secure connections, use of Firefox® add-on and more.

Timberworld webpage


YAM (short for Yet Another Mailer) is a MIME-compliant e-mail client written for AmigaOS based computers. It supports multi-POP3, APOP, SMTP, TLSv1/SSLv3, multiple users, PGP, unlimited hierarchical folders, filters, a configurable GUI (based on MUI) and an ARexx interface and many other features which are common for Mail User Agents (MUA) today.

General features:

  • Straightforward installation and configuration, taking only a few minutes to set everything up.
  • Runs "Out-of-the-Box" without any installation or Assign required for expert users.
  • Easy operation using toolbar buttons, menus, keyboard and drag&drop functionality.
  • Basic e-mail functions: Read, Write, Reply, Forward and Bounce mail
  • Four standard folders: Incoming, Outgoing, Sent and Trash.
  • Any number of user-definable folders, which can be compressed and/or encrypted via own passwords set.
  • Hierarchical ordering of folders.
  • Multiuser support. Optionally, address books and other configuration files can be shared.
  • Searchable address book supporting groups and distribution lists.
  • Full POP3 support allowing to check/download mails on startup, on demand or at regular time intervals.
  • Configure an unlimited amount of POP3 accounts.
  • Message download pre-selection: browse message headers and select only those mails you want to download.
  • Write or Reply to your mails off-line and send them to the mail server using the built in SMTP support
  • Extract sender information from message headers and create an address book entry with just a simple mouse click.
  • Built-In support for MIME encoding/decoding for sending and receiving binary files.
  • Interaction with web browsers: send mail from your browser, pass an URL to the browser.
  • Handle message disposition notifications (MDN).
  • Direct support for anonymous remailing (remailers) and mailing lists.
  • PGP/MIME support: encrypt and/or sign outgoing messages, check signatures, decrypt messages. Direct support for PGP 2.6.x and PGP 5.
  • Fast internal text editor with support for common mail styles (bold/italic/underline), glossary and with a spell checking interface.
  • Comprehensive search capabilities. For example a full text search through all articles using a single query or a quick search to find/sort mails quickly in a folder.
  • Automatic sorting of the post with an unlimited number of filters. Archiving or diversion of specified articles, automatic replies or the deletion of advertising are just a few of the possible applications of the filters.
  • Event-sensitive starting of macros and comprehensive ARexx support.
  • Freely customizable interface, thanks to MUI 3.x.
  • Usable on either an own screen or on any public screen configured in MUI.
  • Context-sensitive online help system, using help bubbles and AmigaGuide documentation.
  • Context sensitive menus for direct operations on each mail.
  • Localized to many languages.
  • and much, much more...

YAM webpage