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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 (apps, games, demos, etc.) 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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