Click on the Sinclair QL logo to enter the world of QL computing!
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This Sinclair QL internet site offers a whole lot for you to download and explore.
First there are those unique original documents dated 1982 to 1986 from the QL's inventor company Sinclair Research Ltd. Internal stuff like employee directory or preliminary documentation of the operating system, the launch press conference marketing material, brochures, magazine adverts, advertisement features, software developer's guide, user guide, service manual, you name it.
Second there are in-depth interviews and articles from this millennium reflecting the QL's history.
Last but not least there is THE DISTRIBUTION, a huge repository of QL related programs, documentation and images. Updated in 2015, altogether there are almost 4.7 GB (full DVD size) of documents, software and pictures in the latest version of this massive collection called QL is 30 2014 - The Distribution. Here's a short summary of what it offers:
- QL/E distribution, a pre-configured and ready to go QL environment using the latest versions of the virtual QL machines (aka emulators) QPC2 and SMSQmulator and the Operating System SMSQ/E.
- All 17 volumes of the QL Today magazines ever published (1996-2013, 123 issues) as scanned PDF files
- Seven volumes of the QUANTA eMag (Volumes 22 to 28, 2005-2011, 43 issues) as PDF files
- GMOVE software blitter by Linus B Torvalds, the inventor of Linux
- Prospero Pro Pascal & Pro Fortran-77 programming languages
- QDT desktop by James "Jim" Hunkins
- QTop user front end by Urs König
- TRON Light Cycles game
- Rotating Head & Elite demos
- New QL industrial design by Rick Dickinson, industrial designer of the Sinclair computers
- QL DOCUMENTATION collection v2.97, incorporating SBASIC/SuperBASIC Reference Manual
- QL EMULATORS collection v1.43
- QL ON A STICK environment v1.12
- QL TOOLKITS collection v1.03
- QL GAMES collection v1.03
- QL INTERACTIVE FANTASY collection v1.01
- QL ZEXCEL SPECTRUM EMULATOR collection v1.01
- QL HISTORY collection, 30th anniversary edition
- QL PICTURE GALLERY collection v3.30
- QL Service Manual (HTML edition)
- Local (offline) copy of Dilwyn Jones' QL website (as of 20-01-2014)
Enjoy exploring the QL World!
Keep always in mind: QL forever!