BarOS 8

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BarOS 8
Home Screen of BarOS 8
Bonus Points1400
Level Limit80
Version Released0.7030, released on 25 February, 2021
System Versionb8.0
System Release1993
Preceded byBAR/X
Succeeded byBarOS 9
System Requirements
CPUBikerola 128030 66Mhz
RAM32 MiB
Points600000
Levels for Professional70


BarOS 8 (also known as BarOS System 8 and Bar System 8 in different parts of the game) is the eighth operating system in the Progresh lineup, it is based on MacOS 8, made by Apple Computer and released in 1997.

According to the About box, the system was released in 1993, two years before BarOS 9.

Features[edit | edit source]

BarOS 8 has the following applications:

  • Taskbar
  • Begin Menu
  • Bin
  • Filer
  • 10 wallpapers
  • 5 themes

Game Modes[edit | edit source]

  • BarOS
    • Casual (x0.5)
    • Regular (x1)
    • High-end (x1.5)
  • Color (x2)
  • Jigsaw Puzzle (x2)

Utilities[edit | edit source]

  • Progress Ambulance

Gallery[edit | edit source]

BarOS 8/Gallery

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Despite having a modem, this system doesn't have the Progressnet access.
    • Additionally, in the game's files, an icon of Barari in the "art/skins/B8" folder can be found.
  • The "Progresh BC 800" computer is based on the Macintosh LC 500 series.
  • Despite Mac OS 8 not being called "System Software 8", the Boot Menu and System dialog still refer to it as "Bar System 8" or "BarOS System 8".
  • This is the first BarOS system to have 3D icons, the second is BarOS 9.

Changelog[edit | edit source]

Update Version Version Type Date Description
0.72 0.7030 Beta 2 25 February, 2021 BarOS 8 is added with "placeholder" icons and assets.
0.7040 Release Candidate 27 February, 2021 The logo, icons and segments has been changed.
0.7200 Release
  • Android: 2 March, 2021
  • Steam and iOS: 3 March, 2021
New wallpapers are added.
0.82 0.8010 Alpha 16 July 2021 A window animation has been implemented.
0.95 0.9440 Release Candidate 18 August 2022 A modem has been added, but it currently has no use.