MacPaint and MacWrite first public demonstration video #VintageComputing @Apple

At the annual Apple shareholder meeting, January 30 of 1984, MacPaint and MacWrite had their first public demonstrations. 0:00 MacPaint Demo 8:10 MacWrite Demo.

Steve Jobs did it all twice, in less than a week. Six days after unveiling the Mac at the Flint Center on the De Anza College campus near the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., he performed his show all over again at the monthly general meeting of the Boston Computer Society. His host, Jonathan Rotenberg, was a 20-year-old student at Brown University who’d co-founded the BCS in 1977 at the age of 13.

On the 30-th birthday of the Mac in 2014, this version became available for the first time in its entirety since it was shot on January 30, 1984.

The full video is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7AL7tkQ7d0&t=0s (it might not be available in all countries because of the “Chariots of Fire” song)


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