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GEMGEM

An early PC GUI, popular on Amstrad PCs.

Available from 1985 to 1991. Developed by Digital Research.

Timeline
1985 GEM
GEM-based Atari TOS debuts on Atari ST machines
1986 GEM/2
1988 GEM/3
GEM/5
1990 ViewMAX
Detailed timeline

Articles
“Romancing a clone: GEM’s many facets” from PC Magazine 1984
“A GEM from DRI?” from Popular Computing 1985
“A guide to GUIs” from Byte 1989

More information
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trivia
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links
Screenshots

This GUI is not yet fully documented at GUIdebook, but here are some initial screenshots:

Calculator in GEM 1.1
Calculator in GEM 1.1

More screenshots can also be found in the ads or the articles.

More screenshots

Ads

12-page GEM advertisement from Byte 7/85

One-page GEM advertisement from PC Magazine 12/85

Three-page GEM advertisement from PC Magazine 6/85

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