Latest News
21-2-2024
Update.library 53.20 released

18-2-2024
AmiUpdate V2.54 released.

16-2-2024
Updated the developer documentation and added more detailed coverage.

15-2-2024
The new Bugtracker is now online, thanks to MantisBT. Read more here.

12-2-2024
AmiUpdate V2.53 released.

This includes a fix to the Preferences editor and an application.library error.

Also spent some time giving the website some loving to ensure links etc now work due to the ongoing domain redirection problems.

10-2-2024
AmiUpdate V2.52 released.

6-2-2024
AmiUpdate 2.51 released.

4-2-2024
AmiUpdate 2.50 released.

Features

A complete description of the software and how it is used can be found in the "Description" section, but here is a quick overview of the features.


A number of features to allow ease of install with compatible applications:


    Automatically downloads archive and unpacks it (will decrypt it if PGP armoured)
    Can automatically install the application if autoinstall script is available
    Can track the applications home directory (if application supplies compatibilty code)
    Supports localised catalog files


Updates can be accessed in a number of ways:

    Download updates from HTTP servers
    Download updates from HTTP realms (password protected web areas)
    Download updates from an anonymous FTP server
    Download updates from a closed FTP server (prompts for password)
    Updates can be located on a server in any location


Can "Undo" an installation:

    Using Rollback, the previous version of an installed application is installed (if CopyStore was used to install)


Manage certain update conditions:

    Allows mapping a files location to another (for moved files)
    Allows ignoring of updates


Preferences editor for easy settings changes

    Automatic installations can be turned off
    Can work in hidden mode
    Various working directories can be user defined
    Extensive logging can be enabled


Interactive Web Site

    Developers can register for an account, allowing them to be able to modify their own database entries
    Database administration can be done via the website




Last updated: 14/06/2024
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