"For those who never used Directory Opus, it was a file manager.
That explanation does the program quite a disservice since you
could easily spend all your time inside Opus and never return to
the Amiga Workbench desktop. From within Directory Opus you could
view files, run programs, as well as all of the usual function of a
file manager; moving, copying, etc. Directory Opus' strong point
was the fact you could configure the program however you
"Practically every aspect of the program could be changed, and
it was this innate ability to be tweaked in so many different ways
that made me a Directory Opus convert. It makes efforts like the
file managers with Windows 3.1 and Windows 95/98 Explorer look
really terrible. Sure, they get the job done, but without any real
"While the source code for Directory Opus was released recently,
Worker is not based on that code.The reason for the long
mention of Directory Opus is the program is almost certainly a
homage to Directory Opus. Though there are a great many
similarities between the two programs, Worker is entirely the
creators own work. And what a great piece of work it is. If you've
ever hankered for the good old Amiga days, I sometimes, even now,
stop to wonder why I deserted the Amiga for the PC beast, this
program will bring back some great memories."
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