In 1990, Commodore released the CDXL format as one of the earliest formats created for motion video playback from CD-ROM. It was launched with Commodore’s new and revolutionary multimedia Amiga computer called the Amiga CDTV. Read on about this format and also this Amazing Anime project making this format not so much obsolete anymore!…
CDXL did Outstanding Performance at Amiga CDTV Launch in 1990
Playback was quite impressive at the time of release given the CDTV’s Motorola 68000 processor. This format allows films to be played from a single-speed CD-ROM (150 kB/s) or HD on a OCS Amiga. This permitted resolutions equivalent to 160×100 with 4,096 colors at 12 frame/s with 11025 Hz 8-bit mono audio for the Amiga CDTV version and up to 262,144 on-screen colors from a 24-bit color palette for the Amiga CD32 version.
Great CDXL Players for all of the Amiga flavours on Aminet
AnimFX – AmigaOS 3.x (not for AmigaOS 4.x or MorphOS) – 68020 CPU or higher
CDXL Player – AmigaOS 3.x and MorphOS 3.x (not for AmigaOS 4.x) – Graphics card recommended
CDXL Player – AmigaOS 4.x (not for AmigaOS 3.x or MorphOS 3.9)
CDXL Player – AROS (not for AmigaOS 3.x, MorphOS 3.x or AmigaOS 4.x)
So, now what are you waiting for? Anime Christmas time on your beloved Amiga!?