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!

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ATTENTION! We're looking for a working copy of:
Albert's House (for Mac, not Apple II) that works (around 1987)
• 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:
We're working on a (WIP) getting started guide for old Mac OS not so savvy users.

The 9 newest dusted off pieces of old Mac software!

The top 6 this week!

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#1 stuffit
#2 mac os 9
#3 toast
#5 tiger
#6 mac os x

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

#1 "Is pretty cool"
on the page: Fallout (for Mac OS 7-9)
#2 "@waywardtech ALWAYS begin by checking the Surfers Serials, please. ..."
on the page: After Dark - Star Trek: The Next Generation
#3 "BSW-35600-2587"
on the page: After Dark - Star Trek: The Next Generation
#4 "Love it but no longer have a serial number!!!! Anyone got one they can share?"
on the page: After Dark - Star Trek: The Next Generation

To date, Macintosh Repository served 544534 old Mac files, totaling more than 87255.2GB!
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