Based on the WebKit rendering engine. WebKit is a popular open-source web browser engine. WebKit was originally derived by Apple Inc. from the Konqueror browser’s KHTML software library. Today many browsers use WebKit like Google Chrome, Safari, Nokia Phones and others.


Uses AmigaOS4.1's Cairo implementation and Reaction GUI toolkit.


Brings modern web browsing experience to the Amiga platform. OWB supports StyleSheets, Javascript, DOM, SVG, Unicode characters, SSL and many more.


Antialiased fonts, font families and support for international charsets on AmigaOS 4.0 and 4.1.


Supports's extended mouse pointers.


Address Book with drag & drop support and ARexx interface.


Configurable via ToolType options.


Classic AmigaOS users can enjoy the benefits of WebKit too, as OWB (Blastoise) is also available on AmigaOS 3.9.


It's completely free of charge, however all donations are welcomed. Amiga community provides great help and support.

OWB is a web browser designed for CE devices such as mobile phones, portable media players, Set Top Boxes and TV decoders, and any other consumer electronic product (GPS, home-gateways, Web-radios, PVR, DVD recorders, wireless devices etc.)

Pukapuka release is the new mixture of WebKit with Sand-Labs flavour. It is based on a day-to-day merging capability with WebKit while it still provides the easy to use, easy to implement and easy to test OWBAL abstraction layer.

OWB is licensed under BSD license, unless specified otherwise in WebCore/JSCore code where the original licenses apply (APSL, LGPL and BSD).

OWB for AmigaOS is a rapidly improving web browser based on Sand-Labs' Webkit implementation, that aims to provide modern web browsing experience for AmigaOS users. OWB is mainly targeted to AmigaOS4.1, but most of it works on AmigaOS 4.0 as well.

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About the authors

The current AmigaOS 4.x port of OWB was developed by Jörg Strohmayer, based on Sand-Labs' Pukapuka release.



OWB Blastoise (AmigaOS 4.x version 1.x) OWB Blastoise (AmigaOS 4.x version 1.x) OWB Doduo (AmigaOS 4.x version 2.20) OWB Blastoise (AmigaOS 4.x version 1.x)




OWB 3.32 (25.4.2011)   

Old releases
OWB 2.20 (20.12.2008) AmigaOS 4.x port of OWB Doduo.
OWB 1.21 (7.5.2008) AmigaOS 4.x port of OWB Blastoise.

OWB AddressBook 4.4 (10.6.2009)
OWBBook+fastlinks 1.4 (5.3.2009)