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AmiKit x screenshot
Screenshot of AmiKit X first released in 2017
DeveloperJán Zahurančík & Contributors
OS familyAmigaOS
Working statePublicly released
Initial release2005; 15 years ago (2005)
Latest releaseXE (11.4.1) / September 14, 2020; 2 months ago (2020-09-14)
Available inMultilingual
Update methodautomatic via Live Update
PlatformsWindows, Mac OS, Linux, AmigaOS (Vampire)
LicenseFreeware Commercial

AmiKit is a compilation of 425 pre-installed and pre-configured Amiga programs (Amiga software built for Motorola 68k CPU) running on Windows, macOS, Linux computers (thanks to WinUAE emulator) and on Amiga computer with Vampire V2 card and on Vampire V4 Standalone computer.


  • Besides original Workbench, AmiKit offers Directory Opus Magellan and Scalos as desktop replacements
  • Includes 420 pre-installed and pre-configured Amiga programs (Tools, Utilities, Games and Demos) freely available from Aminet and other sources
  • "Rabbit Hole" feature allows to launch Windows, Mac or Linux applications directly from Amiga desktop
  • Supports HD Ready (720p) and FullHD (1080p) resolutions in 32-bit screen modes
  • Features TrueType fonts, DualPNG icons (by Ken Lester) and 24-bit visual themes (including Dark Mode, Modern Retro, etc.)
  • Dropbox and Google Drive support


AmiKit requires Windows 7 (or better) or macOS (10.08 up to 10.14) or Linux (x86/64 able to run PlayOnLinux).

For AmiKit to work, the original AmigaOS (version 3.x) and Kickstart ROM (version 3.1) are required. The following sources are supported:

  • AmigaOS XL CD or ISO
  • AmigaOS 3.9 CD or ISO (also available in Amiga Forever from Cloanto, including required Kickstart ROM)
  • AmigaOS 3.5 CD or ISO
  • AmigaOS 3.1 available on AmigaOS4.1 FE CD or ISO from Hyperion Entertainment (also includes required Kickstart ROM)
  • AmigaOS 3.1.4 ZIP from Hyperion Entertainment (also includes required Kickstart ROM)
  • AmigaOS 3.2 from Hyperion Entertainment (AmiKit for Vampire only)

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