Mac Software Links
Links for downloading System 6.0.x, 7.0.x, and 7.5.3 from Apple, plus links to sites with older versions of the Mac OS.
System Software Advice
- What's the Best System Version?, Dan Knight, Mac Daniel, 12/28/98
- Why System 7.5.5?, Scott L. Barber, Online Tech Journal, 9/22/98
- Born Again: It Works!, Dan Knight, Online Tech Journal, 8/23/00. Yes, you can run Mac OS 8.1 on some 68030-based Macs.
- Mac OS 8.5 issues on Umax SuperMac computers
Information on and links to some of our favorite programs.
Links to select freeware and shareware programs we've been authorized to post for download.
Information on programs that run on the Mac 128, 512, Plus, SE, Classic, Portable, and PowerBook 100. May require a specific version of the System and more memory than the computer originally shipped with.
Other Software Links
Deals on Mac OS
- Classic Mac OS deals. Best online prices for System 6, 7.1, 7.5.x, Mac OS 7.6, 8.0, 8.1, 8.5, 9.0, 9.2.2, and other versions.
- Mac OS X 10.0 to 10.3 deals. Best online prices for Mac OS X 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3.
- Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger deals
- Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard deals
- Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard deals
Low End Mac Reader Specials
Cult of Mac
Shrine of Apple
The Mac Observer
Accelerate Your Mac
The Vintage Mac Museum
Mac Driver Museum
System 6 Heaven
System 7 Today
the pickle's Low-End Mac FAQ