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Mini vMac

Mini vMac emulates a Macintosh Plus, one of the earliest of the Macintosh computers. It can run old Macintosh software that otherwise couldn't be used on recent machines. Mini vMac requires a ROM image file to run, and so can be legally used only by those who own a Macintosh Plus.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  17 Jan 2014 21:21

    Release Notes: Improvements were made to the X Window versions. The Windows version received a few small bug fixes. Drawing is now more efficient on every version. This release also added LocalTalk emulation, a Polish translation, fixes for a number of bugs in 68020 emulation, and initial ports to the Cocoa and SDL APIs.

    •  21 Dec 2011 06:22

      Release Notes: One new feature is "AutoSlow" to help preserve the battery on portable computers. Also, accuracy of timing is improved, execution speed is faster on x86, and there are numerous other improvements.

      •  08 Dec 2009 18:49

        Release Notes: The main work since 3.0.4 has been on Macintosh II emulation, which is not yet complete, but also the default Macintosh Plus emulation is a bit faster and smoother. One fun new feature is a compile time option to emulate a hacked Macintosh Plus with larger screen sizes.

        •  16 Nov 2007 07:40

          Release Notes: Mini vMac now supports importing and exporting the clipboard and files, has a new build system, and has localized versions for Dutch and Spanish.

          •  21 Sep 2006 02:24

            Release Notes: This release has localized versions for French, Italian, and German, and has a native Intel Macintosh version. More minor changes include an improved stopped mode and some better error reporting.


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