MicroWorlds EX

Version 2.01 was released April 2015.

Note: This should not be confused with MicroWorlds 2.0 (no EX) which is a different, but similar, product.

MicroWorlds EX version 2.01 differs from the previous versions in the following way:

Since 2.0

Fixed a Cut and Paste issue

Fixed issue with Chinese OS

Since 1.7

Introduction of tooltips for turtles and the primitive settooltip

Undo can know be done multiple times in the workspace and shape editor

Introduction of Redo

Inclusion of Zoom tooltip and word Name beside empty field in Shape Editor

Better browser support

New background maps

Since 1.6b23

Fixed an issue with relaunching MW EX under Mac OS X Lion.

Since 1.6b22

Fixed an issue where MicroWorlds would not recognize projects stored on a server, in a managed client network.

Since 1.6b21

Fixed an issue where MicroWorlds would not save and not complain when saving in a write-protected folder (system protection).

Since 1.6

Fixed an issue when saving on a server (manages clients) and the backup file (~) is not deleted.

Fixed an issue where projects are loaded as a simple hyperlink on the page.

Application Details:

Version: 2.0 or higher
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.9.19

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Test Results

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What works

  1. Presentation mode
  2. Shapes editor
  3. Copy and pasting shapes and other objects
  4. Saving and opening mwx (project) files
  5. Buttons, dropdown menus, check-boxes, Round Button Sets, List Boxes
  6. Dialog Boxes
  7. Backpacks
  8. Importing and exporting turtles
  9. welcome screen and links (though can be buggy)
  10. Using drawing tools in the painting/clipart window
  11. running any procedures (exceptions being system calls that are broken mentioned below)
  12. Turtles have full functionality (outside of using sounds)

What does not

  1. Transparent text boxes does not display, but technically functional
  2. Melodies have no sound
  3. Command Center sometimes doesn't display text correctly, but technically functional
  4. Vertical sliders don't load correctly when opening a project file
  5. Printing function doesn't work properly (prints some and parts of objects)
  6. Page transitions don't work properly
  7. Changing fonts won't display correctly
  8. Playing imported music and sounds causes a crash
  9. Hyperlink buttons do not work


What was not tested

  1. Recording audio
  2. Importing and playing videos

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

I haven't tested everything, but as far as what I seen it works decently well. Still needs some work though. Plan on adding more info when time is available. [Last updated October 19, 2016]

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 20 20161.9.19Yes Yes BronzeJalin 

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