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Atari Logo is cartridge-based version of the Logo programming language for the Atari 8-bit family published by Atari, Inc. in 1983. It was developed by Logo Computer Systems, Inc. (LCSI) in Quebec, Canada. LCSI wrote Apple Logo, and the Atari version maintains strong compatibility with it. Atari Logo includes commands that support Atari 8-bit enhanced graphics and sound: 4 simultaneous drawing turtles, turtles that look like actual turtles instead of triangles, redefinable turtle shapes, and an event handler for collision detection.

Atari Logo
Screenshot of Atari Logo after startup
Screenshot of Atari Logo after startup
Developer(s) LCSI
Initial release 1983; 35 years ago (1983)[1][2][3]
Platform Atari 8-bit
Available in English
Type Logo interpreter
License Copyright © 1983 LCSI, Proprietary[4]


  1. ^ Antic Vol.2, No.6, SEPTEMBER 1983 - Review of Atari LOGO
  2. ^ Software: Review: Atari Logo, By Scott Mace, InfoWorld, 23 Jan 1984, Page 57
  3. ^ Digital Research announces DR Logo for IBM PC, By Scott Mace, InfoWorld, 14 Feb 1983, Page 10, Atari has announced that Logo Computer Systems, Inc. (LCSI) is implementing Logo for Atari's computers (see page 20)
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