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the incredibly original screen blanker
(asc-art made with Asciimilator 1.0 by Mark Klocek)



Matrix is a screen blanker which tries to replicate the effect seen in the movie of the same name. However, the effect is not exactly like in the movie, and it will probably never be. See.


(thanks to UKN for the screenshot)

The main features of Matrix are:

But it also includes many other options (see the readme).

One nice feature of Matrix is that you can change the colour of the characters. (No screenshot included because it is too much work.)
You can even make them cycle.

However, it requires:

A MorphOS version is also available.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MORPHOS VERSION REQUIRES A BUG-FREE COMMODITIES.LIBRARY.
Get the latest one from the private MorphOS support download page, or use the one from AmigaOS.
Big thanks to Polymere for fixing MOS' commodities.library.
Programming has never been so much fun

Studies led on a representative panel of one Matrix user have proved that it is actually better than a lava lamp ! (photo 2002 by Tex/M4nkind)



Download Matrix here:

One day after the release of Matrix 0.01 beta, fans from all around the world rushed to send me their own icons designed especially for Matrix. Here they are: NewIcons-style icon by Luca "Hexaae" Longone. Enjoy.