|[Files] MorphOS 1.4 available||ANN.lu|
|Posted on 09-Aug-2003 08:34 GMT by Martin "Senex" Heine||129 comments|
After finishing the internal betatest, Genesi today released MorphOS 1.4 in the version of Aug. 9th to all registered Pegasos-users. It's downloadable as usual from the BT2-FTP-server.
The new features of MorphOS 1.4 include:|
- JIT compiler "Trance"
- Turboprint integrated
- USB integrated
- Radeon DVI & overlay (except for 8500)
- 3d for Voodoo3 & 4
- Warp3D emulation
- support for graphic tablets
- S/PDIF output
- sound datatypes
- Kaya (mp3/ogg sound player)
- ambient panels/lasso/shortcuts
- dock manager
- new fonts & skins
- more mprefs
- on the fly skin change
- boot without connected ps2 mouse
- keyboard reboot
- and more...
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|MorphOS 1.4 available : Comment 35 of 129||ANN.lu|
|Posted by Don Cox on 09-Aug-2003 18:03 GMT|
|In reply to Comment 34 (Anonymous):|
">I don't think Don wanted to compare the JIT's. I think he wanted to
know which system would be faster for him, personally. If he's using
certain ImageEngineer filters a lot, then that's a good test.
If ImageEngineer is not native software, he will be comparing JIT, if he wants that or not."
That is the idea. I am interested to know if functions I use regularly in Image Engineer on Amithlon will run faster or slower on MOS. It would be easy to write a script to run several functions, but that one will give a good enough idea. The program is written in 68k assembler, so a JIT emulator will be used in both cases.
Is it twice the speed, half the speed, or about the same? That is the question. A difference of 30% is not significant.
Image Engineer can be bought from Kicksoft. It's a very handy program.
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