Mac OS X for PPC (OSX 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5)

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What is Mac OS X for PPC (OSX 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5)?

Mac OS X is an operating system by Apple Inc. It is a conglomoration of NeXTSTEP, A/UX, and Mac OS 9. It is based off the unix kernel and provides compatibility with X11. It features a new theme called Aqua which replaces Platinum from Mac OS 8 and 9. It also adds the Dock as a place to launch applications (Not dissimilar to the underused Launcher) as well as some other features.

It started out on PowerPC processors but later transitioned onto Intel processors with Mac OS X Leopard (10.5) the last to natively support the PowerPC architecture and Snow Leopard (10.6) to support PowerPC applications on Intel-based Macs. All versions of Mac OS X that were made to run on PowerPC systems (with the exception of Leopard) had a Mac OS 9 emulation layer called 'Classic'. It allowed Mac OS X to run Mac OS 9 applications that weren't updated to run natively on OS X (known as carbonization based on the Carbon API). However, some applications and extensions won't work under Classic. One example is Final Cut Pro 2. Yet, 99% of the time, Classic was perfectly capable of running most OS 9 apps.


Download Mac OS X for PPC (OSX 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5) for Mac

Mac_OS_X_Public_Beta_CD.dmg_.zip (390.03 MiB / 408.98 MB)
Mac OS X 10.0 Public Beta / zipped DMG image
380 / 2014-09-20 / 2017-08-12 / c450ae14be3ffd930e80741519ba5695de61a35a /
Mac_OS_X_Cheetah_CD.dmg_.zip (433.46 MiB / 454.52 MB)
Mac OS X 10.0 Cheetah / zipped DMG image
1060 / 2014-09-20 / 2017-08-12 / 6c14eddbf76a858b3b5477ae96a75d6e0b2b77b4 /
MacOS_10_0_3.toast_.sit (429.25 MiB / 450.1 MB)
Mac OS X 10.0.3 Cheetah / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
210 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / a092a321acf1419eb9c665fbb1225770dd88db5a /
Combo10_0_4.dmg_.zip (19.13 MiB / 20.06 MB)
Mac OS X 10.0.4 Cheetah / zipped DMG image
322 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 461492f1a7c6eb49b8f760b4785a54497523bd12 /
MacOS_10_1.toast_.sit (476.89 MiB / 500.05 MB)
Mac OS X 10.1 Puma / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
257 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / d8d3018841f5aeabf839de8b98983c2f5d3ec7f9 /
Mac_OSX_10_1_3.toast_.sit (502.28 MiB / 526.68 MB)
Mac OS X 10.1.3 Puma / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
253 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 5bd55dc20ea35447a117b5fed4fe6f171aebddb4 /
Combo10.1.5.dmg_.zip (44.55 MiB / 46.72 MB)
Mac OS X 10.1.5 Puma / zipped DMG image
241 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 2e5d9069ad3c9c82c6fdb62c3558e6d308f07df9 /
DTools_10_1.toast_.sit (180.58 MiB / 189.35 MB)
Tools CD for Mac OS X 10.1 Puma / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
67 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 6ab53ec780015c246a60e3fd867b978d876028f8 /
Jaguar_CD1.toast_.sit (450.12 MiB / 471.99 MB)
Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar CD 1 of 2 / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
601 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 9ec6ad82d85305ffa8c5ad6f591699bcc652bbf6 /
Jaguar_CD2.toast_.sit (325.29 MiB / 341.09 MB)
Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar CD 2 of 2 / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
459 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 32bb014220a5beb33fec752ed8d6a522305c8067 /
Jaguar_Update.toast_.sit (109.23 MiB / 114.54 MB)
Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar Update CD / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
122 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 8b28f3a597a4614bde7702facee88355cb6bfe26 /
Combo10_2_8.dmg_.zip (96.4 MiB / 101.08 MB)
Mac OS X 10.2.8 Jaguar / zipped DMG image
280 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 0a1206b3c099925ecd8355f4af8381b4eba354cb /
DTools_10_2.toast_.sit (278.14 MiB / 291.65 MB)
Tools CD for Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
94 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / b41868bbff10514a1fe12814896a868801ef2f5d /
Panther_CD1.toast_.zip (483.15 MiB / 506.62 MB)
Mac OS X 10.3 Panther CD 1 of 3 / zipped Toast image
910 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / e57245910e6cacb06d8f5ad5c1f7378c7f569973 /
Panther_CD2.toast_.zip (590.44 MiB / 619.12 MB)
Mac OS X 10.3 Panther CD 2 of 3 / zipped Toast image
678 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / daddd22b886c408a3c1cc1d70e9a5f0257c4043f /
Panther_CD3.toast_.zip (192.61 MiB / 201.96 MB)
Mac OS X 10.3 Panther CD 3 of 3 / zipped Toast image
577 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 55d0bb9bf5d27f2ead48f770e2887f75d33a9fde /
MacOSXUpdateCombo10.3.8.dmg (99.25 MiB / 104.07 MB)
Mac OS X 10.3.8 Panther Update CD / DMG image
265 / 2014-08-12 / ff21e26e7720f2e965837f219b056d96cf085b1b /
Panther_Xcode_Tools.toast_.zip (580.15 MiB / 608.33 MB)
Mac OS X 10.3 Panther Xcode Tools CD / zipped Toast image
92 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / ff7716c97f500c55b55abd2421fb8569617c97dd /
Jaguar_Panther_Updates.toast_.zip (627.45 MiB / 657.93 MB)
Mac OS X 10.3.8 Jaguar to Panther Updates / zipped Toast image
75 / 2014-11-13 / 2017-08-12 / 3b042d78c6fe8987dabb5f8105ac46353562f288 /
MacOSXUpdateCombo10-3-9.dmg (113.41 MiB / 118.92 MB)
Patches for Mac OS X 10.3 Panther
147 / 2017-09-11 / f74f7e76e7a04ec623046934980edbba8c4798c4 /
Tiger_CD1.toast_.zip (433.84 MiB / 454.91 MB)
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger CD 1 of 4 / zipped Toast image
1080 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / dea65bbe34f319618b9e5bf2b8fdf22d1caadc42 /
Tiger_CD_1_(bootable).iso (642.36 MiB / 673.56 MB)
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger CD 1 (bootable) / ISO CD image
1948 / 2017-09-12 / da8060a9875b0f0c5b64700376154f6eb84bd198 /
Tiger_CD2.toast_.zip (575.86 MiB / 603.83 MB)
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger CD 2 of 4 / zipped Toast image
1294 / 2014-07-22 / 2017-08-12 / 12aaf4a2e654adebd1df5bce3e610bddef4f31cd /
Tiger_CD3.toast_.zip (585.43 MiB / 613.87 MB)
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger CD 3 of 4 / zipped Toast image
1090 / 2014-07-22 / 2017-08-12 / 1ee6541f137fb1ed96fd2c3185afcf396b8371ab /
Tiger_CD4.toast_.zip (171.7 MiB / 180.04 MB)
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger CD 4 of 4 / zipped Toast image
979 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / f2389cd5b2221ba4614cf11553f7471474a01d1f /
Tiger_Updates.dmg_.zip (745.04 MiB / 781.23 MB)
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger Updates / zipped DMG image
544 / 2014-12-16 / 2017-08-12 / d559f42d9619052aea428ee3acfad2a0934982c2 /
iPhoto1.toast_.sit (11.11 MiB / 11.65 MB)
iPhoto v1.0 / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
105 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 71f37c04fcc78105c25a266ecc880d3f5c1405e8 /
iMovie2.toast_.sit (166.08 MiB / 174.15 MB)
iMovie v2.0 / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
94 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / 8619b1838dfc759f5ae283095946a3de9c3e8834 /
iTunes3.toast_.zip (119.6 MiB / 125.41 MB)
iTunes v3.0 / Toast CD image, compressed w/ Stuffit
83 / 2014-07-21 / 2017-08-12 / ffe418439ad8825ab077ecae59ea19487ed76335 /
Leopard_10_5_8_Up.dmg_.zip (755.67 MiB / 792.38 MB)
84 / 2015-08-14 / 0dfa29a4f0de5a70dc344cc21f477fe37d738d42 /
Mac_OS_X_Release_Candidate.zip (578.23 MiB / 606.32 MB)
18 / 2015-08-14 / 2b19dfe5707cfe847c57ebad96dbfcd3530a6d85 /
Leopard_10_5_4.dmg (6580.35 MiB / 6899.99 MB)
Mac OS X 10.5.4 Leopard / DMG image
164 / 2018-02-19 / bc1834571924bfff89e0149f8f53b0a09a15f8c1 /


Architecture


IBM PowerPC



Compatibility notes

System Requirements

10.0 Cheetah : 

Supported Computers: 

  • Power Macintosh G3 Beige
  • Power Mac G3 B&W
  • Power Mac G4
  • Power Mac G4 Cube
  • iMac G3
  • PowerBook G3
  • PowerBook G4
  • iBook

RAM: 128 MB (unofficially 64 MB minimum)

Hard Drive Space: 1,500 MB (800 MB for the minimal install)

10.1 Puma :

Supported computers:

  • Power Mac G3
  • Power Mac G4
  • Power Mac G4 Cube
  • iMac G3
  • iMac DV
  • eMac
  • PowerBook
  • iBook

RAM: 128 MB (unofficially 64 MB minimum)

Hard Drive Space: 1.5 GB

10.2 Jaguar :

Processors:

  • PowerPC G3
  • PowerPC G4
  • PowerPC G5 (needs special build)

RAM‚Äč: 128 MB

10.3 Panther :

  • PowerPC G3, G4, or G5 processor (at least 233 MHz)
  • Built-in USB (indicative of a New World ROM being present)
  • At least 128 MB of RAM (256 MB recommended, minimum of 96 MB supported unofficially)
  • At least 1.5 GB of available hard disk space
  • CD drive

10.4 Tiger :

  • A PowerPC G3, G4, or G5 processor running at 300 MHz or faster
  • Built-in FireWire
  • At least 256 MB of RAM, 128 MB can run it unofficially though (512 MB recommended)
  • At least 3 GB of available hard disk space; 4 GB of disk space including the Xcode 2 Tools, 2 GB for the minimal install
  • DVD-ROM drive (CD-ROM exchange was available; offer ended on March 20, 2007)

10.5 Leopard :

  • PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel (867MHz or faster) processor
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • DVD drive for installation
  • 9GB of available disk space

 


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