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The Software Library: ZX Spectrum

The ZX Spectrum (pronounced /ˈzɛdˌɛks/ "Zed-Ex") is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd. The machine was launched as the ZX Spectrum by Sinclair to highlight the machine's colour display, compared with the black-and-white of its predecessor, the ZX81. The Spectrum was ultimately released as eight different models; together they sold in excess of 5 million units worldwide (not counting numerous clones). The Spectrum was among the first mainstream audience home computers in the UK, similar in significance to the Commodore 64 in the USA. The introduction of the ZX Spectrum led to a boom in companies producing software and hardware for the machine, the effects of which are still seen; some credit it as the machine which launched the UK IT industry. Licensing deals and clones followed, and earned Clive Sinclair a knighthood for "services to British industry".

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The Software Library: ZX Spectrum
9,640
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
1,247
ZX Spectrum Library: Applications
760
ZX Spectrum Library: Covertapes
475
ZX Spectrum Library: Demos
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ZX Spectrum Library: Games
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Games and entertainment software for the ZX Spectrum. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
ZX Spectrum Library: Applications
collection
1,247
ITEMS
102,538
VIEWS
collection
eye 102,538
Applications for the ZX Spectrum. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
ZX Spectrum Library: Covertapes
collection
760
ITEMS
57,654
VIEWS
collection
eye 57,654
"Cover Tapes" for the ZX Spectrum, consisting of the images of cassette tapes that would be attached to the front of magazines or sold individually as the monthly package of new shareware and demonstration programs associated with a publication. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot...
ZX Spectrum Library: Demos
collection
475
ITEMS
44,051
VIEWS
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eye 44,051
Graphics, sound and programming demonstration programs for the ZX Spectrum. Most are of "Demoscene" artworks, with a small amount of commercial packages providing reduced-function examples of the full products. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title...
ZX Spectrum Library: Educational
collection
149
ITEMS
19,656
VIEWS
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eye 19,656
Educational and learning programs for the ZX Spectrum. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
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007 - Live and Let Die (1988)(Domark)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - Lord Bromley's Estate (1990)(Domark)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - A View to a Kill (1985)(Domark)(Part 2 of 3)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - Licence to Kill (1989)(Domark)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
007 - A View to a Kill (1985)(Domark)(Part 3 of 3)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - Licence to Kill (1989)(Domark)[128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - A View to a Kill (1985)(Domark)(Part 1 of 3)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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007 - Lord Bromley's Estate (1990)(Domark)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - Lord Bromley's Estate (1990)(Domark)[a2]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - Licence to Kill (1989)(Domark)[a][128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - Live and Let Die (1988)(Domark)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
eye 7,616
favorite 0
comment 0
007 - Q's Armoury (1990)(Domark)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
eye 7,418
favorite 2
comment 0
1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
007 - The Living Daylights (1987)(Domark)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
007 - Q's Armoury (1990)(Domark)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
eye 6,347
favorite 3
comment 0
Manic Miner (1983)(Software Projects)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
007 - The Living Daylights (1987)(Domark)[a2]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - The Living Daylights (1987)(Domark)[a3]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - The Living Daylights (1987)(Domark)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
100 km Race (19xx)(Coyote Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
007 - The Living Daylights (1987)(Domark)[lightgun]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
10th Frame (1986)(U.S. Gold)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
10th Frame (1986)(U.S. Gold)[a2]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
10th Frame (1986)(U.S. Gold)[a3]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
10th Frame (1986)(U.S. Gold)[a5]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
10th Frame (1986)(U.S. Gold)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
180 (1983)(Mikro-Gen)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
10th Frame (1986)(U.S. Gold)[a4]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1943 - The Battle of Midway (1988)(Go!)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a4]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a2]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
180 (1986)(Mastertronic Added Dimension)[a4]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
eye 5,625
favorite 3
comment 0
Sim City (1989)(Infogrames)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
15 OS (1998)(Laszlo Nyitrai)(hu)[128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
180 (1986)(Mastertronic Added Dimension)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
15 OS Betu Puzzle (1998)(Laszlo Nyitrai)(hu)[128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
19 Part 1 - Boot Camp (1988)(Cascade Games)[128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
180 (1986)(Mastertronic Added Dimension)[128K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a3]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a5]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
180 (1986)(Mastertronic Added Dimension)[a3]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
180 (1986)(Mastertronic Added Dimension)[a2]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1942 (1986)(Elite Systems)[a6]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
180 (1986)(Mastertronic Added Dimension)[a5]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
180 (1986)(Mastertronic Added Dimension)[a6]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
Jetpac (1983)(Ultimate Play The Game)[16K]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1942 Mission (1985)(Tartan Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
3D Chess (1986)(Psion Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1942 Mission (1985)(Tartan Software)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1942 Mission (1985)(Tartan Software)[a2]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1943 - The Battle of Midway (1988)(Go!)[a2]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1984 - The Game of Economic Survival (1983)(Incentive Software)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1943 - The Battle of Midway (1988)(Go!)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1943 - The Battle of Midway (1988)(Go!)[a3]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1984 - The Game of Economic Survival (1983)(Incentive Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1984 - The Game of Economic Survival (1983)(Incentive Software)[a2]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
eye 4,765
favorite 0
comment 0
1st Division Manager (1991)(Codemasters)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
1985 - The Day After (1985)(Mastertronic)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
2112 AD (1985)(Design Design Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
1999 (1987)(Alternative Software)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
1985 - The Day After (1985)(Mastertronic)[a2]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
2003 - A Space Oddity (1984)(DK'Tronics)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
1999 (1987)(Alternative Software)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1985 - The Day After (1985)(Mastertronic)[a3]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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comment 0
1985 - The Day After (1985)(Mastertronic)[a]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
eye 4,528
favorite 0
comment 0
1D Tetris (1998)(CSSCGC)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
1985 - The Day After (1985)(Mastertronic)[t]
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
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favorite 0
comment 0
1994 - Ten Years After (1983)(Visions Software Factory)
ZX Spectrum Library: Games
software
eye 4,467
favorite 0
comment 0
2 Player Soccer Squad (1991)(Cult Games)