The UK Atari Computer Owners Club ran
a unique library of 8-bit public domain software. Under the terms of
the scheme, members were entitled to receive three programs from the
library in exchange for every one they donated. Alternatively, a
small payment could be made for each program required. Unusually,
the club was willing to receive and distribute software on cassette
as well as disk.
The library constantly expanded with
new items, with updates printed in every issue of the
magazine. The complete list is presented here, divided into the
seven categories used by UKACOC. You can click on a category above
to view the corresponding program list.
each update, the Editorial Team declared one of the programs
submitted a "Star Program" and the author
received a £10 reward. Star Programs are indicated with a star
Where available, programs can be
downloaded, free of charge, by clicking on the title. The file type (after unzipping)
is "*.BAS" which you can load
directly into an Atari emulator using the LOAD "D:" command.
For more information on Atari emulation and PC connectivity, please
refer to the Links page.
Unfortunately, we don't currently
have copies of many of the programs. If YOU can help, please get in