Since the introduction of new hardware for RISC OS, from the Raspberry Pi in 2012,
through RComp's ARM X6, the Cortex-A15 Rapido, to the Titanium in 2015, the RISC OS Computer scene has been
What can you do with RISC OS? It is very useful for:
- Learning to program in a highly interactive way
- Gaming / retro gaming
- Building projects with the Raspberry Pi
- Experimentation & Exploration with low level access.
- Extending the operating system to add custom features
- Embedded or dedicated display systems where the application is required to run focused on a single task
task e.g. a control system, running a display, an arcade machine or a synthesiser.
There are multiple vendors of hardware, as well as computer shows and software download sites available.
Please see below for some examples:
NOTE: Links were last checked on the 13th November 2021.
Some Hardware Vendors
Some Emulators for use on RISC OS
RISC OS Emulators for other Operating Systems
Some General Software
Please Note: Packman and the !Store programs provide a distribution mechanism for commonly used software on RISC OS
However, for some example websites are listed below:
Example RISC OS Development Software & Manuals
RISC OS Computer Shows
RISC OS Store programs
NOTE: These are often pre-installed as a part of RISC OS images or via