your personal version of FutureOS here!
CPCs fastest OS
system .8 Autoinstaller on DSKs and 6128plus Cartridges 2021-01-24
system .8 for EPROMs (Positions: 10-13)
the provided DSKs to real Floppy Discs you can use CPCDiskXP.
Or use them with an floppy emulator.
Games for FutureOS:
Games developed by FutureSoft members:
Tribute to the Sisters - WIP: A remake of Giana Sisters from
Tolkin and TFM. Video (WIP 2018-10-15).
This is just a preview how our huge RPG will look like in a distant
future. FutureSoft will help to create this future for the CPC.
Space Chicken: Giant
chicken from outer space attack the earthlings for
their sins. You are the last line of defense. Can
you save our little blue jewel called Earth a last
time? Game in German and English available. Video (2015-01-16).
Games developed by other programmers, adapted
These games can be copied to your hard-disc,
that way you can start them more quick.
Burnin_Wheels: In Burnin Wheels you guide your car in bird perspective. PD, 1987,
by Thomas M. Schmidt (2012-05-04).
clone of the Atari version. Created by Flynn (2005-07-18).
The disc mag FutureView:
Contains articles about The CPC Klassentreffen 2001, Z80 code
under BBC BASIC, CPC Oxygen, The Greek CPC scene and The
CPC next generation (2002-11-20).
II: Presents information's about FutureOS Emulation, CPC-Booster
(Hardware), Coding for the CPC-Booster, The WinPC development
system for the CPC and an interview with CSKi (2003-10-14).
III: Introduces the CPC MP3 FuturePlayer, the Dobbertin
HD20 hard disc, XzentriX 2003 meeting report, CPC-Only Meeting
2004 live meeting report and the paper-mag "Another World"
IV (english) FutureView
IV (francais) FutureView
IV (deutsch) Video
The issues IV of FutureView presents ASCII-Tools,
CPC-Only-Meeting III 2005, nvRAM (Symbiface) / EEROM (CPC-Booster)
management, Product-ID satire, Z-Fest 2004, VCFe 5.0 2005, Interview
SID, Berg-Meeting 2005, interview Optimus, CPC Demo/FX ideas,
XzentriX 2004, SymbOS, interview Prodatron, CPC-Welcome 2005,
CPC@work 2005, T-Rex 1, The Castle Meeting 2005 (2007-01-10,
Demos for FutureOS:
Future Movie (4 MB RAM): A 4 MB long movie, the intro of
Captain Future. Test you 4 MB expansion with this program in
an amazing way. Video (2008-03-05).
Darth Vader: A brute
force graphic demo. Shows the in 3D rotated spaceship of
Darth Vader (1994-11-04).
Vader (for Filmemacher/Moviemaker): The same as Darth Vader,
but converted to CoData using Filmemacher/Moviemaker. See how
fast it becomes by using Filmemacher/Moviemaker! Updated for
FutureOS 0.8. Video
& Star Trek Sample (Digiblaster): The Fraktal demo shows
a rotating 3D fractal landscape. The Star Trek Sample is a 8
bit sample for the CPC Digiblaster. Video (1994-11-04).
Zero: Another brute force graphic demo. Shows another space
Meg Ryan Sample (Digiblaster): A demo for the CPC Digiblaster
with an overscan picture. Thnaks' to Lovebyte for the sample.
Sorry, this one is not compatible
to the newer OS version system .8. Use system .4 up to .7 (1994-11-04).
NGC4650A: See this galaxy
moving, just a little demo how to scroll in fullscreenfast and smooth.
a Slide show, nothing special (2013).
Applications for FutureOS:
System Utilities: A
control panel, useful tools and applications: Among them are
the Control Panel, the 'Konfig OS' / 'Config
OS' utility which allows you to
adapt the configuration of FutureOS (i.e. select green / color
monitors, SPARtan mode, hardware expansions etc.). The 'OS Infos'
tool shows you important features. And more...
(HGB): A collection of 79 Wallpapers
for the Turbo Desktop of the FutureOS.
Use the great JavaCPC tool 'FutureOS Wallpaper Tool' to
create your own wallpapers super easy! Videos of
7 and Disc 8(WIP) (2021-02-02).
text editor 'FutureTex' provides support for all
256 characters, in MODE
1 and 2, different screen fomats (80x25, 68x30,
64x32, 92x22), 8 or 9 scanlines, multiple open files up
to 480 KB, different character sets, different keyboard
matrix sets, support of control codes and more to
come... This is my current work. It's under development
and probably not completely bug-free. Few more functions will be
added. Let me know what you miss :-). (2020-12-29).
2010: The revolutionary Filmemacher/Moviemaker
CoData (a combination of Z80 code and screen data). It provides
the fastest way to show full screen movies on af CPC with 50
can create your own movies by compiling single pictures to CoData
movies. Direct your own movie now! On CPC! Where else ;-) Video
(C library for FutureOS): With the library FIOLIB and the
framework RUNC you can use the Small-C
language for FutureOS. Video (2011-12-18).
GMSK (CPC Plus): The Graphical
Mode 0 Screen Konverter. Converts Mode 0 graphics into CPC Plus
2.37 (for ALL devices): Comfortably manage all
the 32 Pseudo-ROMs of the
M4 (Duke), D-ROM and X-MEM (ACME), FlashGordon (PulkoMandy), MegaFlash
(Bryce) or SYMBiFACE II (Dr. Zed) and III (TMTlogic)
under FutureOS. In
addition ROManager supports expansion ROMs for FutureOS and CP/M (2020.12.25).
(Jareks Flash ROM): Comfortably manage the Pseudo-ROMs
of Jareks internal 2.5 MB Flash-ROM expansion for the CPC6128 (Ver.
Non-ROM resident parts of
is the part of the OS to manage real preemptive cooperative
Multitasking. This is work in progress, but
fully working (Version 2.0.1) (2021.10.21).
is the surface / UI / framework for your FutureOS application. CBM provides
a framework in documented Z80 source. It works with comfortable pull
down menus and file selectors. All RSTs and interrupts are
freely usable (Version 2.0.1) (2021.09.30).
Information, Source Codes & Programming:
Frequently asked questions about FutureOS (2021.07.22).
and expansion ROM Source Code: Just take a look at the source codes
(for MAXAM 1.15) of some applications to know how they work.
Few example programs. There is also an example for FutureOS expansion
and EQUates: Especially needed for Z80 programmers. These
files provide lists (EQUates) of the OS function calls (API) and OS system
ready to be integrated in your own applications. In addition
there is an overview of the system RAM of FutureOS
API Documentation in English: API Englisch (NEW 2018.02.05)
API Dokumentation auf Deutsch: API Deutsch (NEW 2018.02.08)
Software Development Kit:
Only parts of our SDK are available for download
at the moment, any interest? Contact TFM!
GSEd: Video oriented Matrix Editor to create
a game matrix. Video (2018-10-15).
Kane: Sprite-Grabber and Sprite-Move-Editor for 2D
/ 3D Games (from... don't remember...).
We're using Advanced OCP art studio, FutureOS,
Starkos, Soundtrakker, Maxam 1.15 and Maxam II assemblers
on real CPCs. Further we use Caprice, WinCPC, WinApe and the
for CPC and CP/M Plus:
Plus on ROM for the Amstrad / Schneider CPC's. Further
a set of expansion ROMs containing CP/M Plus
applications and the corresponding documentation
for it. Enjoy CP/M Plus from ROM! (2016.02.03).
for CPC and native OS:
for the LambdaSpeak
(LS3 and LFS) expansion interface for the Amstrad / Schneider CPC's. LambdaSpeak
(LS) provides real speech with different voices and
lots of features. The LS emulates dk'tronics, SSA-1 speech synthesizers and
the Amdrum. It plays samples and even MP3 songs. There
RSX expansion ROMs for all LS. You can use an self relocatible RSX
or you just use
the expansion ROM with lots of new RSX commands.
In addition the LS3 and the LFS contain an RTC which can be used
with the native OS, CP/M (2.2 and 3.0) and FutureOS.
Enjoy the all new wonderful
LambdaSpeak FS! (2021.08.18).
(for the FlashGordon): Manage all
the 32 Pseudo-ROMs of the
512 KB FlashGordon (PulkoMandy & TotO's version of the MegaFlash, see below). There are versions for 64 KB and 128 KB CPCs and for an expansion ROM (including the 32 ROMs Booster
(for the MegaFlash): Manage all
the 32 Pseudo-ROMs of the
512 KB MegaFlash created by Bryce. There are versions for
64 KB and 128 KB CPCs and for an expansion ROM (one
version includes the 32 ROMs Booster)
(for the SYMBiFACE II): Comfortably manage all
the 32 Pseudo-ROMs of the
SYMBiFACE II (Version: 1.45). And you can install the
ROManager as single ROM version (including the 32 ROMs Booster)
This page was created by TFM
of FutureSoft alias Dr. Stefan
W. Stumpferl, Schlumpf and Devilmarkus.
Updated on October