Want to be able to run classic Mac OS applications compiled for the Motorola 68000 series of processors on your ever-so-modern Mac OS X machine? Or maybe you’d rather run them on a Raspberry Pi, or an Android device for that matter? There’s an emulation project that’s trying to achieve just that: Advanced Mac Substitute (AMS).
Emulators of older computer platforms and game consoles are popular with vintage game enthusiasts. But emulators also could be attractive to others with some emotional (or economic) attachment to old binaries—like those with a sudden desire to resurrect aged Aldus PageMaker files.
Definitely a very cool project.
Super cool. It’s like DOSBox for old Macintosh games. I hope the author manages to make it flexible enough to handle other software.
Hm, Apple provided MacOS 7.x as free downloads, so getting an OS wasn’t that much of a problem (I remember downloading them almost 2 decades ago for use with BasiliskII emulator) …but while searching now for a link, all I got was https://discussions.apple.com/thread/7369332 or https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6830915 which say the download page for old MacOS versions was at one point removed by Apple… 🙁 (so it seems the discussed project got more needed)