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 ====== Software library for the Vampire ====== ====== Software library for the Vampire ======
  
-With the Vampire, you have access to the huge software library available for classic Amigas. If you encounter any problems when running your desired software, please refer to [[.compatibility|compatibility considerations]].+With the Vampire, you have native ​access to the huge software library ​(apps, games, demos, etc.) available for classic Amigas. 
 +  * If you encounter any problems when running your desired software, please refer to [[.compatibility|compatibility considerations]]. 
 + 
 +Many Amiga apps benefit from the huge speed boost and high resolutions offered by the Vampire, giving you a much better experience compared to previous state-of-the-art solutions. ​ Some example categories:​ 
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 +^ Software type ^ Example software ^ 
 +| 3D rendering | LightWave 3D, Cinema 4D, Real 3D, Aladdin4D, Imagine, POV-Ray, VistaPro | 
 +| Image processing | ImageFX, ArtEffect, Photogenics,​ fxPAINT | 
 +| Video processing | Adorage, Wildfire, MainActor, FFmpeg | 
 +| Audio processing | MilkyTracker,​ HD-Rec, LAME | 
 +| Video playback | RiVA | 
 +| Fractal exploration | ChaosPro, Fractint, ZoneXplorer | 
 +| Code compilation | GCC, Blitz BASIC, Free Pascal | 
 +| Cryptography | OpenSSL, AmiSSL, Bcrypt | 
 +| Web browsing | NetSurf, IBrowse | 
 + 
 +The following comparison table highlights the Amiga games that have become playable owing to the speed boost of the Vampire, compared to previous state-of-the-art solutions:
  
 ^ Available games ^ Fastest alternative 68k accelerator [(accelerator>​Assumed to be a 68060 processor clocked at 75 MHz, which is the fastest 68k-compatible CPU (with the exception of the 68080 on the Vampire).)] ^ Vampire ^ ^ Available games ^ Fastest alternative 68k accelerator [(accelerator>​Assumed to be a 68060 processor clocked at 75 MHz, which is the fastest 68k-compatible CPU (with the exception of the 68080 on the Vampire).)] ^ Vampire ^
 +| Earth 2140 | <text type="​warning">​barely playable</​text>​ | <text type="​success">​**playable**</​text>​ |
 | [[http://​aminet.net/​package/​game/​demo/​FreeSpaceDemo|Descent:​ FreeSpace - The Great War]] | <text type="​danger">​unplayable</​text>​ | <text type="​success">​**playable**</​text>​ | | [[http://​aminet.net/​package/​game/​demo/​FreeSpaceDemo|Descent:​ FreeSpace - The Great War]] | <text type="​danger">​unplayable</​text>​ | <text type="​success">​**playable**</​text>​ |
 | 194X Deluxe | <text type="​danger">​unplayable</​text>​ | <text type="​success">​**playable**</​text>​ | | 194X Deluxe | <text type="​danger">​unplayable</​text>​ | <text type="​success">​**playable**</​text>​ |
  
-If a piece of software was never released for the Amiga, you can often run it using [[.emulation:​|an emulator or a game engine]], as long as your Vampire is powerful enough for that software.+-> If a piece of software was never released for the Amiga, you can often run it using [[.emulation:​|an emulator or a game engine]], as long as your Vampire is powerful enough for that software.
  
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