8-Bit Software

The BBC and Master Computer Public Domain Library

Publications

Essentials System x
Atom
BBC Series
Master Series
Electron
  Library Acorn App Notes
Articles
Publications
Software Games
ROMs/Applications
  Econet Acorn Econet
SJ Research
Hardware Atom
BBC Series
Master Series
Electron
Archimedes
Circuit Diagrams
Datasheets
Other
   
Function Key Strips

Adverts


Thumb Title Text PDF Image Credit
100 Programs for the Acorn Electron (Gordon)
Includes disc image of listings
HTML     C.Dewhurst
21 Games for the BBC Micro (James, Gee & Ewbank)
Includes disc image of listings
  541k   C.Dewhurst
21 Games for the Electron (James, Gee & Ewbank)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  326k   C.Dewhurst
21 Games for the Electron (James, Gee & Ewbank)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  717k   C.Dewhurst
35 Educational Programs for the BBC Micro (Murray)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1.5MB   C.Dewhurst
40 Educational Games for the BBC Micro (Apps)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1.5MB   C.Dewhurst
60 Programs for the BBC Micro
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1.8MB   C.Dewhurst
  A Hardware Guide for the BBC Microcomputer. Wise Owl Publications
Online Version
(internet archive)[REMOVED AT CO-AUTHOR'S REQUEST.
     

Scan by Chris Richardson
OCR Keith Howell (incomplete)

  A Micro Guide For The BBC Computer   71k   Impression by C.Dewhurst
PDF Paulv
Acornsoft Electron - Me & My Micro   3.2MB   scan Hugh Vance
  Advanced Basic ROM User Guide
In Progress
      Paul Willmott
Advanced Graphics with the BBC Model B Microcomputer (Angell & Jones)
Includes disc image of listings
  1.2MB   C.Dewhurst
Advanced Machine Code Techniques for the BBC Micro (Stephenson & Stephenson)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1.2MB   C.Dewhurst
Advanced Programming for the BBC Micro (James & Gee, Granada)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1.2MB 30MB

C.Dewhurst

Scan by Eelco Huininga

Advanced Programming Techniques for the BBC Micro   1MB   C.Dewhurst
  Assembly Programming Made Easy for the BBC Micro by Ian Murray
to be scanned
  6MB   Ucr0Bee
  AssemblyLanguageProgrammingForTheBBCMicrocomputer_IanBirnbaum_ISBN_0333345851        
  Atom Magic HTML     anon. HTML - Keith Howell
BASIC ROM User Guide (Plumbley)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1.2MB 16.6MB

C.Dewhurst

Scan - Unknown

BBC Micro Graphics and Sound (Money)
Includes disc image of listings
  1.5MB   C.Dewhurst
  BBC Micro Music Masterclass by Ian Ritchie HTML 16MB   Keith Howell
  BBC Operating System Annotated Disassembly 134k      
BBC Micro Programs in BASIC (Daines)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1.2MB   C.Dewhurst
Brainteasers for the BBC and Electron Computers (Ludinski)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1MB  

C.Dewhurst

Impression by C.Dewhurst

Creating Adventure Programs on the BBC Micro (Watt)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  920k   C.Dewhurst
Creative Assembler (Griffiths)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML

-

75k

1.5MB

292k

-

-

C.Dewhurst

Atze Dijkstra revised by John Simpson

Creative Graphics on the BBC Microcomputer John Cownie
Includes PDF and HTML
  1MB 3.59MB

C.Dewhurst

scan - Robin Stuart

Discovering BBC Micro Machine Code by A. P. Stephenson   18.2MB 4.84MB

scan - Robin Stuart

PDF Chris Richardson

  Electron Book (does not know name)   39k   Impression by C.Dewhurst
PDF Paulv
Electron Gamesmaster (Ewbank, James and Gee)
Includes disc image of listings
  1.8MB   C.Dewhurst
Essential Maths on the BBC and Electron (Kosniowski)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1MB   C.Dewhurst
Games BBC Computers Play (Hartnell, Gee & James)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  599k   C.Dewhurst
Giant Book of Arcade Games for Your BBC Micro (Hartnell & Hutt)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  240k  

C.Dewhurst

Impression by C.Dewhurst

Graphic Art for the BBC Computer (Allan)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1MB   C.Dewhurst
Graphics on the BBC Microcomputer (Cryers)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1.7MB   C.Dewhurst
Graphito (Hallam)
In PDF and HTML
  1.5MB   C.Dewhurst
Graphs and Charts on the BBC Microcomputer (Harding)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  567k   C.Dewhurst
  Home Computer Advanced Course   16k   Impression by C.Dewhurst
PDF Paulv
Instant Arcade Games (Frost)
Includes disc of listings
  554k   C.Dewhurst
Into View An Introduction to Word Processing on the BBC (Protechnic)
PDF and HTML
  738k  

C.Dewhurst

Impression by C.Dewhurst

Invaluable Utilities for the Electron
Includes disc image of listings
  2MB   C.Dewhurst
Making Music on the BBC Computer (Waugh)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  754k   C.Dewhurst
  Master 512 Technical Guide by Robin Burton Dabs Press
 
  565k   scan - Chris Richardson
HTML
pdf - Keith Howell
Master 512 User Guide by Chris Snee Dabs Press
User guide programs disk

-

-

3.32MB

-

6MB

HTML

scan - Chris Richardson.
David Harper
 

  Master 512 User Guide by Chris Snee Programs disk     310k  
  Master 512: Technical Information And Monitor Documentation 37.6K     HTML
Mastering Assembly Code (Vialls)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1.46   C.Dewhurst
  Mastering Machine Code   526k   Impression by C.Dewhurst
PDF Paulv
Microguide for the BBC (Morse & Hancock)
PDF and HTML
  420k   C.Dewhurst
More Games for your BBC Micro
Includes disc of listings
  1.1MB   C.Dewhurst
PCW Games Collection for the BBC Micro
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  493k   C.Dewhurst
Practical Programs for the Acorn Electron (Bishop & Bishop)
Includes disc image of listings
  840k   C.Dewhurst
Sensing & Control Projects for the BBC by Thomas Nunns   4.72MB 4.42MB scan - Chris Richardson
program disc
Sprites Beebug Graphics Package for the BBC (Allen)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  306k   C.Dewhurst
Sprites Gamewriters   57k   Impression by C.Dewhurst
PDF Paulv
Superior Software - Top Tips for Games Authors
    887k scan - Mark Usher
The Advanced BASIC ROM User Guide for the BBC Micro (Pharo)
Includes disc image of listings
  451k   C.Dewhurst
The Adventurer's Companion by Mike & Peter Gerrard     15MB scan - Eelco Huininga
The BBC Micro Adventurer by Bob Chappel     9.2MB scan - Eelco Huininga
The BBC Micro An Expert Guide (James)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML

-

79k

1.2MB

2.4MB

Impression

4.59MB

C.Dewhurst

scan by James
HTML

The BBC Micro Machine Code Portfolio (Smith)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  965k   C.Dewhurst
The BBC Micro Revealed (Rushton)
Note (From C.Dewhurst): that this book seems be based around an early version of the BBC's OS so I have written an addendum of updated references for OS 1.2 and onwards.
PDF and HTML
  573k   C.Dewhurst
  The Micro User - Getting Started in Sound and Graphics on the BBC Micro by Paul Jones, Nigel Peters, Michael Noels
to be scanned
       
The Super-User's BBC Micro Book (James & Keeler)
Includes disc image of listings plus book in PDF and HTML
  1.2MB   C.Dewhurst
  Turtle Graphics on the BBC Microcomputer and Acorn Electrion by Barry Morrell 138k 292k   Dave Edwards
Virgin Games For Your BBC Micro
Includes disc image of listings
  470k   C.Dewhurst
Practise Your Basic. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Better Basic. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
How To Make Computer Controlled Robots. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Experiments With Your Computer. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Usborne Introduction To Keyboards And Computer Music. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Usborne Guide To Programming Tricks And Skills. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Usborne Introduction To Machine Code For Beginners. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Introduction to Computer Programming BASIC For Beginners. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Practical Things To Do With A Microcomputer. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Usborne Computer Spy Games. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Usborne Weird Computer Games. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Usborne Creepy Computer Games. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Computer Battlegames. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Computer Spacegames. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
The Mystery Of Silver Mountain. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Island Of Secrets. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Wrie Your Own Fantasy Games. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Write Your Own Adventure Games. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Computer Fun. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Simple Basic. Usborne. Hosted by the Usborne website, free but please read their copyright info on the main page here   PDF    
Back to Main Menu