Mac Retro: Run Mac OS System 7 in Mac OS X

Feb 24, 2007 - 3 Comments

How would you like to run Mac OS System 7 in Mac OS X? Never thought about it? Us neither, until we came across a post at Mac Informant showing us how to do it. OK so this just might be at the top of the useless list, but the fact that it’s possible makes it cool. Their tutorial is a little inaccurate but it’s nothing you can’t sort out on your own with some minor trial and error, so if you’re interested in running a 16 year old operating system inside one of the most advanced OS’s available, you’re in the right place. If you’re not up the task, check out our screenshots below to see what you’re missing.

Mini vMac

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  1. Derek says:

    Or… I could just dig through my basement and find my old LC 475. Hmmm… I wonder if I still have Avara on there….

  2. hesham zahana says:

    need run system 7 on osx

  3. […] you don’t have the hardware, you can still get a blast from the past by doing things like running Mac OS System 7 under Mac OS X or even running Newton OS on an […]

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