How many MorphOS2.x licenses do you own?
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    amigadave
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    Just curious to know how many MorphOS2.x users there are that are registered. The number of registered licenses can't give me that number, as many people have 2 or 3 paid licenses with a few that might even have 4 or more (though that sounds crazy to me).

    I have 2 paid registrations, one for my Efika (currently for sale if anyone is interested) and one for my 1.5GHz G4 MacMini.

    If one third of the ~735 paid registrations are owned by people that have 2 or more paid registrations, then the actual number of MorphOS users who are paid registrants of MorphOS would be closer to ~500 users.

    My other question (since I was not around here before MorphOS2.0 was released) is how many MorphOS1.x users were there at it's peak? 1,000 users? 1,500 users? 2,500 users? More? Does anyone have an educated guess?

    How many registered members does MorphZone.org have? Not that they are all current or former MorphOS users, as many are just curious bystanders that drop by to have a look once in a while.

    No real reason for these questions, other than curiosity. I have also wondered the same questions regarding the number of users that AmigaOS4.x has now and has had in the past, but it seems to be even harder to find those answers.
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    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 11575 from 2003/5/22
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    > How many registered members does MorphZone.org have?

    Most recent member:

    https://morph.zone/userinfo.php?uid=2931

    But there are gaps inbetween (maybe deleted accounts?) and many spam accounts for sure.
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    I've got just one, for my (currently incapacitated) Pegasos II. I miss MorphOS...

    Still deciding whether to get a Mac Mini and/or PowerMac for MorphOS, but I'll definitely be getting a Powerbook when support is officially confirmed, and a license for it as soon as it's available.
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    I've just have 1 license, for my mac mini.

    I also have an Efika (currently in surgery) which I'm going to have a play with: if I can get that running how I want it, I may register & use it as a low-power server.
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    MarK
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    actualy, i have 5 licenses, 2 for peg2/g4, 1 for peg1/g3, 1 for efika, and 1 for my macmini :)

    am i crazy?

    i just love this OS :)

    bye, MarK.
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    kriz
    Posts: 252 from 2005/10/18
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    I have two, one for my peg2 (not used now) and one for my mac mini.. The mac mini is MY machine at home, so only that I use at home.. and i love it !! :)
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    Posts: 1884 from 2003/2/24
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    amigadave wrote:

    My other question (since I was not around here before MorphOS2.0 was released) is how many MorphOS1.x users were there at it's peak? 1,000 users? 1,500 users? 2,500 users? More? Does anyone have an educated guess?



    I would say several times more than 2.x users :/ As an example, from my closest local friends I'm the only one who has bought 2.x, but at least 5 friends still have their Pegs with 1.x. And they don't talk at the foreign forums, so they're probably not registered here either :) And I wouldn't be surprised if the ratio would be similar elsewhere too.
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    Posts: 335 from 2009/2/2
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    I have 4 - 2x PegII, 1x Efika and 1x macmini.
    (My sig. needs updating!)

    [ Edited by Ruud on 2010/1/4 10:48 ]
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    Ruud wrote:
    I have 4 - 2x PegII, 1x Efika and 1x macmini.



    Dittohead ....
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  • Just looking around
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    I have one for my Efika. I'll get another system later on, then it'll be one more.
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    SoundSquare
    Posts: 1210 from 2004/12/1
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    3, one for my efika, one for my Mac Mini and i sold one with my pegasos2.
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    Zylesea
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    Two.
    One for my Efika, one for my mini. Some time ago I also wanted to register my Peg1, but when I pressed the button to register it failed due to no fixed MAC address and then I was too lazy to get hold of a network card. So the Peg1 stays with 1.4.5 and got more or less retired now anyway...
    My 3rd license will probably be for a Powerbook, I hope.
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    pampers
    Posts: 1061 from 2009/2/26
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    I have one for my Mac Mini, I also bought one for my Pegasos which was sold some time ago. There is a third comming in when MorphOS will be released for PowerBooks :)
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  • Priest of the Order of the Butterfly
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    stephen_robinson
    Posts: 745 from 2007/4/22
    4.

    One for my Peg 2, which I've just got fixed and is working well, 2 for MacMinis, one of which I'll probably sell on ebay, and 1 for Efika which I'll def. put on eBay when it gets abit warmer and people will have money etc.
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    koszer
    Posts: 1169 from 2004/2/8
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    You'd be suprised... Just look here. 1.x installed on 13 machines (and 8 of that are classic Amigas) while 2.x on 45.

    Back to topic: Just one license here, for my dear Efi.
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    amigadave
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    Thanks for the replies, I hope more members will do the same, but I am only interested in licenses that you have now, not any that you had before and sold. Also, I only need to hear from people that own more than one license key and know if they have 2, 3, 4, 5, or more.

    So, there are 2,931 members here, with probably 30 to 40 that are active on the forums and the rest just browse the information here occasionally. At least it seems that way to me. From that I would guess that the number of MorphOS1.4 users at it's height was/is probably around 2,200 to 2,500 with the remainder of members here just being curious Amiga users that have joined to post a comment once in a Blue Moon.

    That does not bode well for the transition from 1.4 to 2.x versions of MorphOS. It appears that only about one fourth or less of the 1.4 users have purchased a license key for 2.x. That is really not good and I hope the MorphOS Development Team considers this reality very carefully and tries to do something to get most of those approximately 75% of 1.4 MorphOS users to upgrade to 2.x and purchase a license key. Please consider as one option dropping the price of MorphOS2.x to 99 euros, or if that is not acceptable to the team, drop it back down to the introductory price of 111 euros. Do it permanently, or for a specified time period, but if it is for a time period, make the period of time several months, if not for this entire year. We really need those users and more. Please do not turn your backs on the people you had originally interested in MorphOS and ignore the many arguments (either unfounded or some with a bit of merit) pleading for a price change for MorphOS. If there is no practical way to change the license key from being tied to one machine, then please look into changing the pricing of MorphOS so some of the complainers will stop and we will get hundreds more users to upgrade from 1.4 to 2.x and also get some non-users to take the leap from the fence they are sitting on and choose to use MorphOS instead of any other alternatives.

    As for the number of registered MorphOS2.x users (not machine license keys issued), my guess would be that there are only about 500 or less, as probably at least half of the people that own one license, also have one or more secondary license for another computer. And, as shown in this thread, some people have 3, or 4, or more registered MorphOS computers which could lower that 500 number even further. We are a rare group. No doubt about that, but with the current state of MorphOS2.4 running on the Pegasos, Pegasos2, Efika and G4 MacMini as well as it does, there is no reason we cannot double and triple the number of MorphOS2.x users in a short number of months ahead. With the release of 2.5 and support for the G4 PowerMac and possibly the G4 eMac in the near future, there will be even more opportunity to increase the ranks of MorphOS users (and hopefully developers too).

    For those with multiple MorphOS2.x computers with registered licenses, I challenge you to make good use of them, or make sure they get into someone else's hands that is not a current registered MorphOS2.x user. Don't let them sit in a closet. Use them or sell them to someone who will, which will increase the number of registered MorphOS2.x users without any increase in the number of registered MorphOS2.x computers.

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  • Paladin of the Pegasos
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    pampers
    Posts: 1061 from 2009/2/26
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    I'm with AmigaDave. MorphOS Team, bear in mind that I will pay 150e for PowerBook licence. I would even pay 500e if I have to - i just love MorphOS. But now there is a huge chance to get new users, especially when HW prices like MacMinis or PowerMacs are sometimes just funny, much cheaper that MorphOS :) At least try and see how is that gonna work..
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    Hi Dave

    While its a cool thread it would be much more helpful if Morph team gave us some kind of ballpark figure for how many registered users atm..
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    analogkid
    Posts: 623 from 2004/11/3
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    I've got two licenses, one for Peg2/G4 and one for Mac mini.
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    Posts: 680 from 2009/10/21
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    One for Mac Mini and will get another for the laptop.... :-D
    Mac Mini 1.5GHz, 1G, 250G Drive, Apple Cinema Display, MorphOS 3.1 registered, MacOS 10 PowerBook (5,8) 1.67Hz, 2G, 80G Drive,........Waiting
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    Posts: 41 from 2009/5/6
    2 .. one for teh mac mini 1.5 ghz and one for one of my two sleeping efikaz :)
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    vulture
    Posts: 179 from 2008/2/4
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    2 licenses and I'll get another for my Powermac when the new version comes out.
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    Crumb
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    I own 2 licenses, one for Mac Mini 1.5Ghz and other for Efika

    [ Edited by Crumb on 2010/1/5 16:42 ]
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    dake
    Posts: 204 from 2007/9/14
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    1 for my PegII@1GHz
    1 for my parents mini@1.42GHz
    1 for my mini@1.5GHz
    1 for my girlfriends mini@1.5GHz
    1 for my mini@1.83GHz :lol:

    Waiting for laptop release

    [ Edited by dake on 2010/1/5 21:00 ]
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