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Brutal Deluxe Software Announces Hierarchic 1.6.2

Brutal Deluxe Software has announced the release of the latest version of the 1990’s Brainstorm Software package, Hierarchic. Version 1.6.2, which was apparently finished in 1994 and never released according to the posting on their website, has been updated to Merlin32 and is now available from the Brutal Deluxe Software website: https://www.brutaldeluxe.fr/products/apple2gs/hierarchic/

Merlin 32 Goes Universal

Thanks to the efforts of Antoine Vignau and John Morris, the Merlin 32 App is now available as a 64-bit app for both the x86 based and the M1 based Mac computers. The Merlin 32 App is available as a free download from the Brutal Deluxe software website at:http://www.brutaldeluxe.fr/products/crossdevtools/merlin/

Brutal Deluxe Releases 1680 Applesauce Images

Brutal deluxe software announced the immediate release of the entirety of their Applesauce Disk image collection. The Brutal deluxe collection created by Antoine Vignau is a 1680+ program collection containing more than 3000 disk sides. The entire collection is now available for download via Bit Torrent through the Archive.org website at:https://archive.org/details/Antoine_Applesauce_Vignau

Brutal Deluxe Software Releases fEDD Up Version 2.3

From the realm of Antoine Vignau: i’m fEDD up goes v2.3 and now supports RamWorks 8M from a2heaven.com: – You can load your 5.25″ floppies in a single pass, that may help create images of sync’ed titles, – We have added more messages for Brian Wiser 😉 Get your copy @ http://www.brutaldeluxe.fr/products/apple2/imfEDDup/ Next step is […]

Brutal Deluxe Updates Apple II Cassette Collection

Antoine Vignau has announced an update of the Apple II Cassette Collection on Brutal Deluxe.  The update includes the following new items: Apple’s High-resolution graphics (002-0002-01) Apple’s Checkbook-1 (002-0005-01) Hayden’s Songs in the key of Apple The new additions brings the total number of offerings in the collection to 623 tapes.  For more information or […]

Brutal Deluxe Releases Multi-Purpose LZ4 Compression Algorithm

This technical article discusses the recent LZ4 data compression algorithm and its ability to become a good multi-purpose lossless compression format for the Apple IIGS computer. Mostly for game programming area, where we have to handle multi-types of data (Graphic, Sound, Music, Code, Misc data…), the availability of one generic compression / decompression algorithm will […]

Brutal Deluxe Software Updates Apple II Cassette Collection

Brutal Deluxe has announced the addition of a number of new cassettes to the Apple ][ Cassette Collection.  Their press release on CSA2 states that “Thanks to Ron Graff, former publisher of Magnemedia and Innovative Computer computers, please find new complete titles at http://www.brutaldeluxe.fr/projects/cassettes/  Ron kindly accepted to send his applications to me which I […]