AxRuntime (AxRT) is a tool for application developers who enjoy creating their applications using Amiga APIs.

The runtime allows developers to continue developing Amiga applications in unmodified way while at the same time being able to utilize modern development tools available on Linux or Windows like IDEs, debuggers, profilers, etc. (More...)

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AxRuntime v41.3 - 2022-05-07

This release uses bases components of AROS ABIv11 release 20220318-1.

See AROS ABIv11 20220318-1 release notes for details.

AxRuntime 41.3 changes:

    Enable running under Windows via WSL/WSL2 (cdimauro, deadwood)

AxRuntime v41.2 - 2022-04-04

This release uses bases components of AROS ABIv11 release 20220318-1.

See AROS ABIv11 20220318-1 release notes for details.

AxRuntime 41.2 changes:

    Updated to use the same ABI as AROS x86_64. (deadwood)

        This resulted in updating the major version string from 2.0 to 4.0.
        Note that both major versions of AxRuntime can be installed

    Enabled execution of AmigaDOS shell scripts (deadwood)
    Enabled using native AROS x86_64 libraries (deadwood)
    Enabled running native AROS x86_64 programs directly under Linux (deadwood)
    Adjustements needed to allow developing AxRuntime programs using Pascal (deadwood)
    Support passing command line arguments to AxRuntime programs (deadwood)
    Moved configuration required for compilation and linking to specs file (deadwood)
    User can now customize configuration via USERSYS:S/User-Startup (deadwood)
    Exposed functions to control Amiga to Host path conversion (deadwood)

    Debian packages are now standard compliant (deadwood)
    Expose only few required symbols from binaries instead of all symbols (deadwood)
    Improvements to Amiga to Host path conversion (deawdood)

Application changes:

  MPlayer 1.1
    Re-compiled for 4.0 major version. (deadwood)

  WookieChat 3.2
    Nick provided during initial setup is user for pre-configured channels. (deadwood)
    Re-compiled for 4.0 major version. (deadwood)

  AROS-Shell 41.3
    Initial release allowing AmigaDOS scripts to interact with complete Linux filesystem. (deadwood)

  Final Writer 7-Demo
    Initial release. (Final Writer Development Team, deadwood)

AxRuntime v40.2 - 2020-06-12

AxRuntime 40.2 changes:

    Added to distribution
    Enable (basic) network support
  libaxrt-2.0-dbg.deb package
    Debug symbols separated from runtime package
    Fix crashes when loading classes
    64-bit fixes
    Fix crashes when loading classes
    Better error handling during initialization and library loading
    Correctly exit with return code instead of trapping.
    Fixed SMP race condition in SetSignal.
    Fixed SMP related crash with VBlank emulation.
    Fixed memory override in Slider class.
    Handle 'r' penspec in imagespec

Application changes:

  MPlayer 1.0b2
    Updated FFMpeg to 2.6.9
    Ported to 64-bit
    Enabled network support
    Fixed a long standing audio driver bug which caused clicking and statics
    Added Equalizer window and filter support
    Fixed caching code to allow for smaller cases (previous 1MB cache was hardcoded)
    Published repository on GitHub (

 WookieChat 3.1
    Ported to 64-bit
    Fixes to connection logic, null pointer access
    Workaround for crash at exit
    Implement private messages
    Fixes to nick management for JOIN/PART
    Implement QUIT command
    Implement handling connection retries

AxRuntime v40.0 - 2020-05-08

AxRuntime 40.0 changes:

  First public release
  Runtime and development .deb package available

Application changes:

  MPlayer 1.0b1
    recompilation of MPlayer 1.0 24.10.2012