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Basilisk II is a Windows program that emulates 68K Macintosh and is used for color 68K emulation, since Mini vMac remains the best option for B&W 68K emulation. It is very accurate and functional, supporting floppy disk drives out of the box, color, sound, network and even host to guest (Windows to Mac OS) file sharing via the MY COMPUTER tab > Enable external file system option in the setup program. You can also change the speed emulation to make it slower or faster if the application you want to run is unusable with your current hardware processing speed.
To configure Basilisk II, run the BasiliskIIGUI.exe program. Make sure the paths are all correct, notably in the MEMORY tab > Rom file path, you should see the Mac OS ROM file. Also in the DISK tab > Installed disks. You should see the "100MB - Mac OS 7.5.3 - 68k only.dsk" file. If it's not right, then make sure you click browse and navigate to select the appropriate files as mentioned. If you see errors not related to the ROM or DISK file, then consider executing Basilisk II in Windows 7 compatibility mode.
The Mac OS 7.5.3 Basilisk II bundle comes with a 100MB disk image, half filled with a few popular applications from the 90's:
The Mac OS 8.1 Basilisk II bundle comes with a 200MB disk image, three quarter filled with a few popular applications from the 90's:
BasiliskII_(1.4.2)_-_68k_color_emulator_with_floppy_support.zip (30.57 MB)
Basilisk II v1.4.2 for Windows bundled w/ Mac OS 7.5.3
421 / 2016-12-03 / 98067621dd7986f8b6830934ff8f0dd95f70bbbe
keycodes.txt (1.97 KB)
62 / 2017-05-01 / f8f505a5380180f5ea469c7d23a2033226591680
BasiliskII--1-4-2----68k-color-emulator-with-floppy-support--Mac-OS-8-1-.zip (78.16 MB)
Basilisk II v1.4.2 for Windows bundled w/ Mac OS 8.1
13 / 2017-12-06 / cf38145cbef7510480b4f138ecf0143122e81356
Architecture: x86 (Windows)
Basilisk II should run on any version of Windows NT (2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10...)
With the default BasiliskII keycodes file, arrow keys as well as a few others do NOT work. Instead they may print unexpected characters. keycodes.txt uploaded to this page enables arrow keys and has been tested under Windows 10 with a standard 104 key keyboard.