Macintosh Repository

A platinum sanctuary for old software of the classic Mac OS era

of old Mac files
If you're planning on running the treasures of the past you'll find here on real old Macintosh hardware from the 90's, you sir/madame, deserve to win an Internet! For others, there's SheepShaver, a PowerPC emulator capable of running Mac OS 9.0.4 down to Mac OS 7.5.2 and there's Basilisk II, a 68k emulator, capable of running Mac OS (8.1 to 7.0). For everything older than System 7, you will need a Mac Plus emulator like Mini vMac NEW! Since August 2016, it is now possible to emulate a PPC and boot Mac OS 9.2.2 using QEMU!
Quick tip about Basilisk II if you do not have a real old Mac: it even reads high density Mac floppy disks using a normal PC floppy drive! I salvaged many old files using it while 5 different Windows apps failed at the task. I highly recommend backing up all your floppy disks using Basilisk II before it's too late!

Don't want to set up an emulator? Just want a quick nostalgia vibe IMMEDIATELY? Instantly play Sim City 2000 under Mac OS 7.5.3 IN YOUR BROWSER or play Sim City 2000 under Mac OS 8.1 IN YOUR BROWSER!

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ATTENTION! We're looking for a working copy of:
Albert's House (for Macintosh, not Apple II) (around 1987)
• Mac OS 7.6a4c2/bc Beta (around 1997)
• Mac OS 7.6b2c2 Beta (around 1997)
• Mac OS 7.6b4 Beta (around 1997)
• Mac OS 7.6f1 Beta (around 1997)
• Mac OS 8.0b1 Beta (around 1997)
• Mac OS 8.1a2/bc Beta (around 1998)
• Mac OS 8.1b2 Beta (around 1998)
• Mac OS 8.1b3 Beta (around 1998)
• Mac OS 8.1b7 Beta (around 1998)
• Mac OS 8.5f3 Beta (around 1998)
Want to watch some retro/old Apple VHS tapes?
Try Peter Brockie's channel:
Looking for Apple Lisa files or literature?
The Mothership has it all:
Consider paying a visit to Houdini's Apple Museum
located in Moscow, Russia:
Looking for scans of vintage Mac magazines? has got a bunch of them:
Looking for old Mac maintenance guides/manuals?
Browse all the Service Source PDF's on AppleRepairManuals :
We're working on a (WIP) getting started guide for old Mac OS not so savvy users.
Feeling lucky today? YES! One random old software please!

The 9 newest dusted off pieces of old Mac software!

The top 6 this week!

System 7 Steve! The 7 newest old Mac software comments!

#1 "Hi @Dann386 hope you're doing fine. A member here @fallenangel is trying to boot his 1ghz eMac G4 (I believe same model..."
on the page: Mac OS 9.2.2 Install (for unsupported G4s like FW800 MDD G4, eMac G4) with (CPU 5.9, Mac ROM 10.2.1)
#2 "@fallenangel Then it's one of the following and please bring this conversation to the public chat, not in this comments..."
on the page: Mac OS 9.2.2 Install (for unsupported G4s like FW800 MDD G4, eMac G4) with (CPU 5.9, Mac ROM 10.2.1)
#3 "@that-ben that one didn't work either"
on the page: Mac OS 9.2.2 Install (for unsupported G4s like FW800 MDD G4, eMac G4) with (CPU 5.9, Mac ROM 10.2.1)
#4 "@ferrreira The DVD drive is defective?"
on the page: Mac OS PowerBook G4 Titanium DVI 667/800 CD Set
#6 "My favourite part is shooting the aliens"
on the page: Space Sirens 2: Megababes from Ajia
#7 "@fallenangel Yes, that is not the appropriate Mac OS 9.2.2 install disk for your 1ghz eMac. This is what you are looking for:..."
on the page: Mac OS 9.2.2 Install (for unsupported G4s like FW800 MDD G4, eMac G4) with (CPU 5.9, Mac ROM 10.2.1)

Mac OS 8 logo Some 8 old Mac software pages search bots seem to give zero f%*# about!

#1 Central European Fonts Pack
#2 Floppy Disk Labels
#3 Apprentice 3
#4 Brother Laser Printer Utilities
#5 B's Recorder 1.1.2 GOLD
#6 AppleShare IP 5.0.2
#7 FLI Player 1.1
#8 Microsoft Encarta '95

To date, Macintosh Repository served 1349056 old Mac files, totaling more than 261765.5GB!
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