Jingle Disk makes all my retro holiday dreams come true!

When I was a kid, I was fascinated by computer graphics and Christmas. Sadly, I couldn’t find programs for my Coleco ADAM or Atari 400 that fit the bill. However, I recently discovered that the Commodore 64, as well as the 128 & Apple IIc/e, have a program called “Jingle Disk”. The program contains a holiday card maker which you use with a printer, but more importantly, an animated graphical sequence depicting a Christmas scene. A festive neighborhood, decorated home, fireplace, tree, train, and a cat & mouse make this the perfect computer holiday graphics program. OH! And music!

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Justin M. Salvato

Writer/Vlogger at Retroist
Seeker of 1980s nostalgia, rummager of vintage computers and player of retro video games.When not writing posts of The Retroist, I'm converting Retroist audio podcasts to Retroist video podcasts.My own videos can be found at www.YouTube.com/JustinSalvato.
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