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Links last checked: August 11, 2017

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Apple's knowledgebase article HT1395 - This article contains all the necessary prerequisite firmware updates before upgrading to Mac OS X 10.2 and above

Mac OS X Updating FAQ

Macintosh Game Page - links to various resources for games on the Mac

Mac OS X speed FAQ - learn about optimizing techniques for Mac OS X

Mail attachment encoders

Mac OS X 10.0 through 10.2's requires that attachments be preencoded prior to being attached and prior to receiving from the other end. These utilities below help both Mac and Windows users encode properly for Mail to receive and send attachments. Mac OS X 10.3 has much fewer instances of needing one of these though attachments should be made Windows friendly by selecting Attach document from the toolbar of a new message window and marking the checkbox on the attach file dialog box: * Note above software marked for Mac OS 9 may work in earlier versions of Mac OS.

MIT Hyperarchive search engine - An info-mac archive in hypertext with built-in search engine

My Internet connectivity for old Macs , OpenTransport , Mac OS X ,FreePPP , andOpenTransport modem/Mac OS X modem support list for use with OT/PPP and Remote Access under System 7.6 or later.

C!Net's Search Engine - A search engine of most of the Mac software available, both commercially and in public domain.
Spin down fix - a short Applescript that prevents nonboot hard drives from spinning down in Mac OS X 10.2.2.

* Note: entries below where no link is present are links where the website address was not able to be verified at last check, and may be removed at the next update. If you have an updated entry, please e-mail me at the address on my guestbook page.

8.305's Windows XP to Mac OS X switcher guide

8.306 Actual Technologies - software developer of an ODBC driver for Microsoft SQL server on Mac OS X supporting Excel, Filemaker, Access

8.307 Adaptec card support under Mac OS X 10.1 and 10.2 (from 2002). This likely won't work on newer Intel Macs. See Virtualization solutions for running Windows on Intel Macs which may allow support of Windows based drivers for some Adaptec cards.

8.308-8.318Apple Computer related Mac OS X links
  • Applescripts page
  • Apple Applescript Studio Tutorials
  • Apple's Mac OS X page
  • Image Capture Camera Compatibility page for digital camera compatibility
  • Macmaps unofficial listing of Mac OS X compatible printers
  • The Man pages - Documentation for Terminal commands on Mac OS X and X11. Be careful with these as you can wipe your system with these without knowing what you are doing.
  • Apple Guide's Imaging products search page compatibility listing
  • Upgrades for Mac OS 9 for best Mac OS X Classic compatibility: Readme about 9.1 and visit this link to grab 9.1, 9.2.1, and 9.2.2. Macintosh Repository download links. Additional readmes available for the updates are on these links: Readme about 9.2.1, Readme about 9.2.2

    These updates are listed on Apple's own website however, their download links from there no longer work.
  • Keynote - Apple's new Powerpoint compatible presentation tool
  • Final Cut Express - Apple's light version of the Final Cut Pro movie editing software
  • Safari - Apple's web browser
  • Apple's icloud Network`

    8.319 Aquafiles - Let's you rank and add Mac OS X compatible software download, and inventorieseach file by category and reviews each program.

    8.320 Aquafold - Relational crossplatform database software

    8.321 Atomic Learning's Tutorials for Mac OS X 10.2. Most are still valid for 10.3, and a very good overview of how to navigate Apple's operating system.

    8.322 MacAttorney Mac OS X solutions page

    8.323 Audio Hijack - record Realmedia as MP3, and other live recording features with this audio utility.

    8.324 AutoDesk's Mac compatible page

    8.325 Barebones software, the maker of Super Get Info and BBEdit, and Textwrangler

    8.326 Bias Inc - Pro Audio Commercial programs for Mac OS X, Peak VST, and Deck VST

    8.327 Bluetooth cell phone support article from Macdevcenter

    8.328 Bootable CD creation in Mac OS X

    8.329 Brother printer support in Mac OS X. For more printer support visit this page's unofficial Mac OS X compatible printer driver site listing

    CADintosh and CE Soft's Quickkeys are now Mac OS X native
    8.330 Canon's guide to their Mac OS X compatible hardware. For more printer support visit this page's unofficial Mac OS X compatible printer driver site listing

    8.331 Captain FTP - shareware FTP client with sftp access

    8.332 CD Restore - Commercial software by Subrosasoft to copy contents of a scratched CD to a new CD

    8.333 Charla - a Yahoo chat client for Mac OS X with support for buddy lists. Alternate clients include: Fire, Chitchat.

    Chitchat A Yahoo chat client with buddy lists and webcams is now available in Carbon (for Mac OS X native)
    8.334 Chronos - Home of the first commercial personal organizer software for Mac OS X called Personal Organizer

    8.335 Cinematics by Einstein's Legacy. A shareware playlist based Quicktime and other multimedia format player.

    8.336 Cisco product literature and drivers for their Mac products

    8.337 C!Net's Mac download search

    8.338 Codetech - publisher of Virtual Desktop a utility to extend the usable space of the Mac desktop in Mac OS X.

    8.339 ClickBook Mac - print layouts not normally possible for greeting cards, small booklets, and other hard to find layouts.

    8.340 Conceptdraw - Visio like crossplatform software available for drawing and diagraming flowcharts, 3-d graphs, and family trees.

    8.341 Copycat from Subrosasoft - utility to make clone backups of hard drives.

    8.342 Corel Painter for Mac and Windows

    8.343 Darwine - an open source initiative to bring Windows to the Mac without emulation.

    8.344 DCResource's listing of compatible digital cameras with Mac OS X.

    8.345 Delicious Library - shareware to catolog all your books, video and audio purchases, scan with an iSight the barcodes, and manage your entire library of barcoded items on your Mac

    8.346 Devon Technologies - software publisher of several unusual utilities using the Services menu of Mac OS X Cocoa applications

    Deneba Canvas Now is available for Mac OS X with GIS and mapping features for Windows 2000, XP, and Mac OS X
    8.347 MacDevcenter - Macintosh open software development guide and projects from O'Reilly publishing with forums.

    8.348 Discreet Media Cleaner - now published by Autodesk. "The industry-standard tool for importing, authoring, encoding and delivering interactive streaming media using popular streaming formats, including RealVideo, QuickTime, Windows Media, as well as MPEG-1 and MPEG-2, Handheld devices video, and Video-CD" MPEG-2, Handheld devices video, and Video-CD"

    8.349 Disc Blaze An optical disk reader/writer that supports some UDF formats not supported by Mac OS X 10.4.

    8.350 Dive Into X's Panther report - A detailed overview of the changes in Mac OS X 10.3 and helpful guide to finding new things about it.

    8.351 Dominion Software - developers of Working Papers, a software that "lets you scan in business documents and color photos using many of today's leading scanners. Search by content, filename, volume name, comments, or categories of your making. Organize your documents into collections and find files stored on floppies, CDs, cartridges, or Zip drives."

    8.352 Dragon Burn - CD and DVD burning software

    8.353 EasyWMA - Converts Windows Meda music files to MP3

    8.354 Echupa - Makers of Guitar Shed - software toolkit for guitar enthusiasts

    8.355 Entourage and Outlook Express Applescripts for converting addressbook and other data to Mac OS X native programs

    8.356 Daz3d (formerly known as Eovia) - 3d software graphics software developer of Carrara Studio.

    8.357, 8.358 Epson scanner and printer support page. For more printer support visit this page's unofficial Mac OS X compatible printer driver site listing

    8.359 Farallon/Proxim website. Support now only available to registered users.

    8.360 Fire - an instant messanging client for Mac OS X able to IM in the following protocols:AIM, ICQ, Yahoo, IRC, MSN and Jabber IM.

    8.361 Macfixit from C!Net Troubleshooting board, and news on solving Mac problems

    8.362 Frontbase - Crossplatform relational database for FrontBase for Mac OS X, Solaris and RedHat

    8.363 Fugu - freeware SFTP, SCP, SSH front end to Mac OS X

    8.364 Gameranger - The Macintosh Multiplayer Gaming Service

    8.365 Gigawiz - software developer of Aabel a charting and data analysis software for Mac OS X

    8.366 MacGIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program, an open source projectto develop a Mac OS X image processing and editing program.

    8.367 GPS NavX - GPS and mapping software for Mac OS X

    8.368 MacGPS Pro - GPS software compatible Garmin and Magellan GPS units

    8.369 GPSy - a GPS and GIS software for the Mac

    8.370 Grass GIS for Mac OS X by Sourceforge

    8.371 Grouplogic - software developer of crossplatform file server solutions

    8.372 Hewlett Packard (HP) products driver download page

    8.373 Hotmail plugin for Mac OS X Mail

    8.374 Hyperjeff directory of Mac OS X applications

    8.375 iCalshare - add calendars from your favorite events to Apple's iCal Calendar program

    8.376-8.381Apple's iChat AV (video, voice, instant messanging using .Mac, AIM, and ICQ names) and places you can find other people to iChat with:

    8.382 Macidol - compositions shared by users of Apple's Garageband software.

    8.383 Ilexsoft - the maker of HighDesign, CAD software for the Mac. Supports AutoCAD DXF.

    8.384 Macilife - Mac tutorial book author Jim Heid's website on using Apple's suite of video, phone and audio editing software titles of iTunes, iMovie, iDVD, Garageband, and iPhoto

    8.385 IllumineX - game software developer.

    8.386 iMap - software to design your own maps for data visualization on Mac OS X

    8.387 Insider Software - the developer of Font Agent font management software for Mac OS X

    8.388 Interactual - software player of special DVD content for Mac OS X. Note, this player is no longer available from the original developer, though Macupdate has held it for archival purposes. Do not download MacKeeper from MacUpdate, as it is a form of malware.

    8.389 IOExpert's 802.11b (Airport) driver for Mac OS X

    8.390 iPartition - Partition Mac OS X drives without reformatting.

    8.391 iPod Express and other software links by Art Coughlin. iPod Express converts your Outlook Express Address book to vCards - the first step in getting them migrated to Mac OS X's address book

    8.392 iProof Systems - developer of Epson Raster Image Processing (RIP) software for Mac OS X
    Ircle IRC chat with Applescript scripting, DCC video and soundchat available for Mac OS X. ISPq is for videochatting with 4 cameras in separate locations using both Windows and Macs

    8.393 Iris OCR (Optical Character Recognition) Software's ReadIris for Mac OS X. Convert scanned images of texts into text files. Mac OS 9 and Windows versions also exist.

    8.394 iSwipe - software compatible with Web, FTP, Hotline, Napster, OpenNapster, Gnutella, and Carracho. It is able to search for downloadable files in each protocol.

    8.395 Keyboard layouts for languages Apple did not include with Mac OS X

    8.396 Launay Software - Software developer of Ebony and Ivory, a tool for musicians to see chords on barscales

    8.397 Lightworks for Mac OS X - Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) rendering for the Mac

    8.398 Lotus Notes for Mac

    Macmame now supports Mac OS X
    8.399 Man pages - the complete help guide to all of the command line functions in Mac OS X. Man is Unix shorthand for manual help page

    8.400 Marine Aquarium - Crossplatform realistic desktop and screen saver of underwater aquarium for Mac OS 9, X, and MS Windows.

    8.401 Mariner Software - makers of compatible Word and Excel alternative software Mariner Write and Mariner Calc

    8.402-8.404 Mozilla (the crossplatform open source web browser that developed from Netscape), and a pinstripe theme for Mozilla

    8.405 Menu Calendar Clock - Shareware to add a full fledged calendar to your menubar clock with iCal integration

    8.406 Microsoft Windows Media - Now has been redirected to plugins for Flip4Mac. The old PowerPC versio is only available from third party

    8.407 Midnight Mage - software developer of Roll Call Directory, an enhancement program for Apple's Addressbook that offers album style printouts of your contacts and other neat features.

    8.408 "MMISoftware - makers of iCalMaker, Power on X and Web Photos for Mac OS X"

    8.409 Nisus Writer Express - Unicode support, multiple undos, grep, perl, Microsoft Word compatible word processor

    8.410 Ogg Vorbis music protocol support for iTunes and Quicktime in Mac OS X

    8.411 Open Office - developed from the source of Sun Microsystems StarOffice, a competitor of Microsoft Office, this software is currently being tested for Mac OS X.

    8.412 OPhoneX - MSN and Netmeeting compatible video conferencing for the Mac!

    8.413 OSX - Find all your Mac OS X audio resources here

    8.414 MacOS X hints - A web based bulletin board of hints and tips using Apple's new operating system.

    8.415 Mac OS X Labs - a website for making educational computer lab setups of Mac OS X easier.

    8.416 Mac OS X printer support page.

    8.417 Mac OS X speed FAQ - Find out how to install X for optimal performance. Last updated

    8.418 OS X Zone - News and forums, as well as their Cube-Zone for news and forums on Apple's PowerMac G4 Cube.

    8.419 PDF Plugin for Safari from Safari Addons.

    8.420 Phone Valet - "Announces who is calling before you take the call!...Locates the number in your phonebook then dials it for you!...Reports to you how much time you spent on the phone and with whom...Acts on your behalf when calls come in; selectively sends email or invokes scripts."

    Macplay now has Mac OS X compatible version of Giants: Citizen Kabuto
    8.421 Print Center repair - software solving issues with Mac OS X's Printing background application.

    8.422 Microsoft Remote Desktop - access PCs from anywhere in the world using your Mac

    8.423 RC Default App - A system pane to allow you to edit the default MIME types used for matching documents to Applications, eases the changing of the Open With preference in Mac OS X.

    8.424 ResExcellence's Mac OS X tips page

    8.425 Security in Mac OS X - Apple's site geared towards understanding how to keep Mac OS X secure

    8.426 SETI@Home Mac OS X download, and additional directions from Berkeley

    8.427, 8.428Silverfast AI driver software for scanners on Mac OS X (listed at C!Net) and its homepage . Also see Vuescan for additional scanner support options.

    8.429 Smile Software's Page Sender Fax software for Mac OS X

    8.430 Softintegration - developer of crossplatform C++ graphics library called SIGL for 2d and 3d graph creation

    8.431 Sonnet technologies - download page for upgrades to their processors for Mac OS X.

    8.432-8.435 Sourceforge - home of open source downloads, discussions, and their full XFree86 download package for Mac OS, Aqua interface called Oroborosx for XFree86, and Currently ongoing Mac OS and Mac OS X open source projects, and GUI front end to software developed under fink called Finkcommander

    8.436 SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences) for Mac OS X

    8.437 SQL Manager for Mac OS X from MacOS Guru. Supporting "Oracle 7, Oracle 8, Oracle 9i, MS SQL Server 7, MS SQL Server 2000, PostgreSQL, OpenBase, Sybase ASE 12.x and MySQL"

    8.438 Steelray Project Viewer - view Microsoft Project files on your Mac without using Microsoft Project!

    8.439 Stepwise - a programmer's guide to Mac OS X

    8.440 Supercard - application builder for multimedia similar to Hypercard, and able to import many Hypercard programs.

    8.441 Digidesign now sells TC Tools. Used to be part of TC Electronic. Crossplatform audio editing software.

    8.442 Think Free Office for Mac OS X. A multiplatform inexpensive Microsoft Office alternative

    8.443 Timepalette - desktop animated maps of the world showing time of day for Mac OS8.6 through X

    8.444 TNT Geospatial Analysis for Mac OS X, supports ESRI vector and raster formats!

    8.445, 8.446 MacTeX - Typesetting computer programming language, now compatible with Mac OS 8, 9, and X. Visit the guide to TeX

    8.447 Printfab (formerly Turboprint) alternative Brother, Canon, Epson, and HP drivers for Mac OS X

    8.448 Macupdate's Mac OS X compatible software listing of numerous third party vendors. NOTE: IGNORE THE MACKEEPER ADVERTISEMENTS. THIS SOFTWARE CAN NOT BE REMOVED WITH AUTHOR'S OWN INSTRUCTIONS. Apple Support Communities has numerous instances where this software has caused more problems than it solved.

    8.449 Verizon Broadband Support - software for the Express Network PC Card, PC 5220

    8.450 Versiontracker's is no more. It has been taken over by C!Net downloads

    8.451 Voice Commander - a Mac OS X voice based launcher and keyboard control program.

    8.452 Vuescan - shareware by Hamrick, supports these scanners under Mac OS 9, X, and Windows also see Silverfast

    8.453 Website Illumnator - Java software to verify links on websites

    8.454Wireless support for third party wireless cards on Mac OS X can be found from: Sourceforge.

    8.455 Wolfram Research - Makers of Mathematica, a statistical and mathematical computation analysis package used by many different educators. Now available for Mac OS X

    8.456 Xenotype Unicode language kits for Mac OS X - language kits for language type not included with Mac OS X

    8.457 XFree86 - an XWindows port for Mac OS X, BSD and Linux systems.

    8.458 MacXM - XM Radio control for the Mac

    8.459 software search engine for Mac software now is on Macworld.

    8.460 Zork. The old command-line adventure game gets reborn in Mac OS X! Instructions for setting up Zork on Mac OS X!
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