AMosaic was an Amigaport of the Mosaicweb browser. Amiga Mosaic is based on NCSA's Mosaic, but was not distributed by the University of Illinois or NCSA. Last known version of Amiga Mosaic was 1.2. Amiga is the name of a range of home/ personal computers primarily using the Motorola 68000 processor family, whose development started in 1982, initially as a game machine. ... In computer science, porting is the adaptation of a piece of software so that it will function in a different computing environment to that for which it was originally written. ... Mosaic is a web browser (client) for the World Wide Web written at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). ... A web browser is a software package that enables a user to display and interact with documents hosted by web servers. ...
Amiga Mosaic as other versions of Mosaic worldwide, is currently no longer updated or supported.
Amiga Mosaic made extensive use of Amiga Datatypes, i.e. it uses AmigaOS 3.0 DataTypes library for its external and inlined image decoding. This means that Amiga Mosaic could decode any image for which users have a DataType installed. For example users should simply have installed a GIFdatatype to view any GIF on the web. AMosaic performs the same behaviour for others image and music file types such as JPEG images, MIDI modules and so on. AmigaOS is the default native operating system of the Amiga and AmigaOne personal computers. ... GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is a bitmap image format that is widely used on the World Wide Web, both for still images and for animations. ... On computer science, a datatype (often simply type) is a name or label for a set of values and some operations which can be performed on that set of values. ... A photo of a flower compressed with successively higher compression ratios from left to right. ... Musical Instrument Digital Interface, or MIDI, is a system designed to transmit information between electronic musical instruments. ...
Old Homepage of AMosaic (http://rachael.dyndns.org/amosaic/home.html)
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