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Cambridge Z88 Software

The Cambridge Z88 Software project was created by and for the "die-hard" users of the Cambridge Z88, the iPad of the 80s. Its object is to streamline the operating system, OZ, and build new Z88 applications by replacing the built-in ROM with a larger device. It also includes a Z88 emulator and debugging environment.

Operating Systems

Last announcement

Cambridge Z88 development Project moved to Atlassian Jira 05 Sep 2012 18:04

For Z88 users and developers out there: We have moved our old project hosting at Sourceforge to a new home, kindly provided by We received OSS licenses for their OnDemand platform where we greatly use their infrastructure for project management, wiki and Git source code access. Our open source project can now be found here: For everyone interested in our work, please feel free to register a user account with us to listen in or participate. All our source code has also moved to bitbucket and is available in the following repositories: (main) (Z88 operating system) (Z88 emulator) (Z80 assembler tool) (Z80 Card Manager) (Qt4 Gui File Transfer to Z88) Warm regards The Z88 Deveopment Team

Recent releases

  •  05 Jan 2014 18:42

    Release Notes: This release adds minor bugfixes and improvement to the EazyLink popdown.

    •  30 Nov 2013 09:08

      Release Notes: The Z88 Assembler Workbench Tools were updated.

      •  15 Feb 2013 12:33

        Release Notes: The Z88 Assembler Workbench Tools have been released: a set of ready-made executables for Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows, to be used for compilation of Cambridge Z88 Operating System ROM and 3rd party applications. The toolset consist of a cross-platform Z80 assembler / linker and a Z88 Application Card Manager.

        •  06 Sep 2012 08:50

          Release Notes: This version provides is the first client that is available for the three most used desktop operating systems; Windows XP+, Mac OS X for Intel CPUs, and Linux for Intel CPUs. To fully utilize all features, it is recommend that the Z88 EazyLink popdown V5.2 or later also be installed on the Cambridge Z88, which this desktop client uses to communicate with (mandatory version is V5.0).

          •  28 Aug 2007 02:31

            No changes have been submitted for this release.


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