Welcome to the Amstrad CPC Wiki!
This site hopes to evolve into an encyclopaedia on all things Amstrad CPC related. There are now 4,718 articles around the CPC available. Feel free to contribute or post your suggestions in the Forum!
Since the sad demise of the CPCZone boards, we have expanded our Forum to cover all Amstrad-related topics. We hope we can keep the discussion and the english-speaking scene going...
- 01/03/09: Forum completely overhauled.
- 26/07/08: Edit new pages: FIXED; big file upload: FIXED; multiple file upload: REENABLED; rich text editor: REENABLED; video embedding: REENABLED! All problems fixed? :)
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Did you know?
- When the 664 was being developed, Sugar was already looking (and hinting publicly!) at the 6128
- The CPC 472 was a model released in Spain with an extra unsoldered 8K of RAM to circumvent the law that stipulated a spanish keyboard for all machines with up to 64 KB memory
- With a possible total amount of 768 x 270 pixel (540 interlaced) the CPC was the 8 bit homecomputer with the highest screen resolution ever.
- OpenOffice for Windows/Linux is a direct descendant of StarWriter for the CPC.
- The transfer speed of the CPC Booster + serial interface is faster than a standard DSL connection.
- SymbOS can handle more than 50 times bigger hard discs than MS Windows 95A.
- FutureOS can load 178 KB in 9 seconds from floppy disc.
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Donators from earlier years
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