Run a virtual Mac Quadra 900 on your modern machine #MARCHintosh #Mac #Emulation @felixrieseberg

macintosh.js is a virtual machine is emulating a 1991 Macintosh Quadra 900 with a Motorola CPU, which Apple used before switching to the PowerPC architecture (Apple/IBM/Motorola) in the mid 1990s. It is written entirely in JavaScript (so please adjust your expectations).

Being JavaScript, it runs on macOS, Windows, and Linux.

Software

Various games and demos are preinstalled, thanks to an old MacWorld Demo CD from 1997. Namely, Oregon Trail, Duke Nukem 3D, Civilization II, Alley 19 Bowling, Damage Incorporated, and Dungeons & Dragons.

There are also various apps and trials preinstalled, including Photoshop 3, Premiere 4, Illustrator 5.5, StuffIt Expander, the Apple Web Page Construction Kit, and more.

There is even the ability to transfer files to and from the virtual machine.

See the project and code on GitHub.

See all Adafruit #MARCHintosh coverage.


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