New Atari browser
Who says that
new Atari software is not being developed?! Highwire
is an exciting new Atari web browser currently in development.
The Highwire Developers Group, lead by Robert Goldsmith,
has just released a new beta version of the HTML rendering
The latest beta version
includes greater HTML table support and an improved
rendering engine that is both extremely quick and stable.
Several bugs relating to the interface have also been
To learn more about the
HighWire internet browser, visit
PDF or bust!
Following hot on the heels Porthos
1.28, the new Atari PDF viewer (reviewed this month),
comes MyPDF. Unlike ASCII, HTML or RTF documents, PDF's
have the ability to accurately display complex page
layouts that look the same no matter which platform
they are viewed on. For these reasons, the PDF format
is now considered the de-facto standard of distributing
electronic documentation via the internet.
at the developers web site look encouraging, but unfortunately
there is currently no demo or beta version available
to download. However, expect a review in MyAtari as
soon as one comes along!
For further information,
visit the MyPDF web site at http://mypdf.atari-users.net.
ACE demo tune released
Back in issue
three of MyAtari magazine, we previewed an early beta
version of ACE, the DSP synthesizer for the Falcon.
Even then we were amazed at how New Beat Developments
managed to hardness the raw power of the Falcon. ACE
has come along way since then and looks set to amaze
and impress the Atari community when it is released
For a sneak preview of
the stunning sound quality of ACE, Tim Conrardy (one
of the beta testers), has recently released an MP3 demo
called Space Ace. The demo was composed using the algorithmic
tools, Pulsar and Music Mouse running ACE as the sound-synth.
The demo can be downloaded from the New Beat web site,
Atari consoles going
you've always wanted to own an Atari Jaguar or Lynx,
now is your chance! MyAtari has received news that these
fabulous consoles are currently being sold at ridiculously
low prices in the retail stores GAME and Electronics
Boutique. For the latest prices, visit either www.game.uk.com or www.eb.uk.com.