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Other Software

for Macintosh Plus and Mini vMac


eDoc (hosted)

Create self-reading documents by printing from any application.

Manual Maker (hosted)

Standalone document maker.

Museum (hosted)

For creating simple standalone slide shows of images or text.

QuickLearner (hosted)

A “simple little text-based flashcard application.”

MacFlow 5.0 Demo

copyright: Synergistic Applications and Mainstay
mod date: Jul 20, 1998
license: free demo for commercial product

For creating "flowcharts, organization charts, process flow diagrams, decision trees, work overviews, and more." Requires "System 7 or later." To run on a Macintosh Plus, the "Minimum size" setting of "Memory Requirements" must be reduced, such as to 2048k.

Mini App Pack (hosted)

A collection of mini-applications.

Soundex (hosted)

For “generating soundex codes appropriate for looking up surnames in the US Census record etc.”

TextChanger (hosted)

Scan folders for text files, and selectively change their creators.

Drop•BB (hosted)

“Makes any text file dropped on it into a BBedit text file.”

Zippy-Type (hosted)

“A simple typing tutor” for Dvorak.

Big Al FileLock (hosted)

A “simple program which lets you password protect any file.”

GameMaker (hosted)

Create “simple adventure games with graphics, buttons, and text.”

Inform 68K 6.21/3.25

copyright: Graham Nelson & Robert A. Pelak
mod date: May 24, 1999
license: free for non-commercial use

Compiles "Inform language into Infocom format story files" (Z-code). Choose "Inform 6.21 for 68000 Macintosh" from the above page. Also available from here.

MaxZip 1.7.8

copyright: Andrew Plotkin, and others
mod date: Oct 19, 2000
license: Freeware

"Interpreter for Z-code text adventures." Source code is available.

MaxTADS 1.1.6

copyright: Michael J. Roberts, port by Andrew Plotkin
mod date: Aug 6, 2000
license: freeware

"Interpreter for TADs text adventures." Similar to MaxZip. Source code is available.

Glulxe 0.3.4

copyright: Andrew Plotkin
mod date: Jul 10, 2000
license: freeware

Interpreter for Glulx text adventures.

IFDropFile 3.1.0

copyright: Andrew Plotkin
mod date: Sep 27, 2000
license: freeware

Utility to automatically set the file type of various kinds of IF (interactive fiction) files so they can be more easily used. About/Preferences dialog too big for Mac Plus screen.

Glk Hugo 3.1.03

copyright: Kent Tessman, Andrew Plotkin
mod date: Jan 18, 2005
license: ?

Interpreter for Hugo interactive fiction adventures. Source code is available.

Hugo Game File Typer 1.0

copyright: Al Staffieri Jr.
mod date: Mar 26, 2001
license: Freeware

"Utility to convert Hugo games to the proper Mac file type." For System 6.0.5 or later.

Billionth Birthday 1.1.1

copyright: Scott C. Lindhurst
mod date: Jun 8, 2002
license: freeware

Given a date, will list upcoming interesting anniversaries, such as 1,000,000,000 seconds. For "System 7 or later".

The TimeKeeper 1.1

copyright: Carl Powell
mod date: Dec 27, 1992
license: shareware

"Designed to help you log your time on your Macintosh computer and keep track of the various projects on which you are working." (Reply from Carl Powell on 3/29/2005 states the shareware payment would still be accepted. But no further work is expected to be done on the program.)

iTime 1.03

copyright: Pedagoguery
mod date: Mar 2, 2000
license: Freeware

A "system extension that places a metric / Internet time clock in your menu bar", where "each day is divided into 1,000 beats rather than into hours, minutes, and seconds." For "System 7 to MacOS 9.2".

NETime 1.00

copyright: Pedagoguery
mod date: Mar 4, 2000
license: Freeware

A "system extension that places a New Earth Time clock in your menu bar", where "each day is divided into 360 degrees rather than 24 hours." For "System 7 to MacOS 9.2".

EveryHour 1.1f

copyright: Jerry Du, DragonOne
mod date: Aug 15, 1994
license: shareware

A small application that runs in the background and chimes on the hour and half hour like a grandfather clock.

Metronome (hosted)

A “simulation of a mechanical metronome”.

Apple DocViewer 1.1.1

copyright: Apple Computer, Inc.
mod date: Mar 1, 1994
license: free, but don't redistribute

"Provides a stanrd way for Apple to distribute documentation to developers in an electronic form." (Before Adobe Acrobat) For System "6.0.5 and later".

HTML Pro 1.08

copyright: Niklas Frykholm
mod date: Jun 28, 1995
license: shareware

An HTML editor, which simultaneously displays source and result. Only supports some of the most basic original HTML tags.

xLogicCircuits 1.2

copyright: David J. Eck
mod date: Sep 26, 1993
license: free for non-commercial use

A simple program to construct and simulate logic circuits.

xComputer 1.2

copyright: David Eck
mod date: Jan 23, 1995
license: free for non-commercial use

"A 'visable computer' that simulates a computer with simple CPU and memory. It can be programmed in assembly language, and the execution of the programs can be followed in detail. Written to accompany computer science textbook.

xTuringMachine 1.3

copyright: David Eck
mod date: July 7, 1995
license: free for non-commercial use

Animated Turing Machine simulation. Written to accompany computer science textbook.

xModels 2D and 3D 1.2

copyright: David Eck
mod date: Jun 21, 1995
license: free for non-commercial use

"Designed to illustrate basic ideas of geometric transformation, hierarchical computer graphics modeling, and animation. Written to accompany computer science textbook.

xSortLab 1.1

copyright: David Eck
mod date: May 30, 1995
license: free for non-commercial use

Animated illustration of five sorting algorithms. Written to accompany computer science textbook.

MacBALSA 1.0.2

copyright: Marc H. Brown, Rick Zaccone
mod date: Oct 6, 1988
license: ?

Does animations that illustrate various computer algorithms, such as sorting methods. Source code is available.

SignatureQuote 1.0

copyright: Semicolon Software
mod date: May 27, 1993
license: free for non-commercial use

Makes conveniently available a few common email text processing operations. By Rick Holzgrafe and Franklin R. Harrington. "Requires System 7 or later."

Swapper

copyright: Ralph S. Sutherland
mod date: Dec 10, 1993
license: ?

"Useful for changing strings of spaces to tabs or LFs to CRs for instance."

ChunkJoiner 2.2

copyright: Fabrizio Oddone
mod date: Oct 29, 1997
license: shareware

Concatenates files. For "System 7 or later".

MacROT13 (hosted)

Performs "a ROT-13 conversion on whatever is in the Clipboard".

QuickEncrypt 3.2.1

copyright: Dejal Systems, LLC
mod date: Aug 11, 2002
license: former shareware, now free

"Quickly encrypt or decrypt and file." "Requires Mac OS 7.0 or above." (The documentation for MacPGP casts doubt on software such as this.)

Encryptinator v1.00

copyright: Orion Lawlor
mod date: ?
license: Freeware

A simple encryption program. The password dialog doesn't draw correctly without quicktime, but otherwise the program seems to work. Partial source code is available.

SoundHandle (hosted)

Allows you to "play, display, analyze, modify and save sound samples."

SndConverter Pro 2.4.1

copyright: David Sinclair
mod date: Jan 29, 2001
license: former shareware, now free

"Allows you to convert batches of sounds from one format to another". "Requires Mac OS 7.0 or above".

SndCataloguer 1.5.1

copyright: David Sinclair
mod date: Jan 29, 2001
license: former shareware, now free

Collects information about sounds (such as name, size, format, suit case name, folder name, and disk name), and writes it to a TEXT file. "Requires Mac OS 7.0 or above."

SndCollector 1.1

copyright: David Sinclair
mod date: Jan 18, 1995
license: freeware

Collects information abouts sounds in Sound Mover and HyperCard files. Superseeded by SndCataloguer.

Simple Card 2.1

copyright: Niklas Frykholm
mod date: Mar 29, 1997
license: shareware

"Simple version of Hyper Card".

EZIndex 1.01

copyright: John V. Holder
mod date: Apr 10, 1999
license: shareware

Assists in "creating an index for a book". For System 7.

Gene 4.2.1 68K

copyright: Diana and David Eppstein
mod date: Dec 11, 1997
license: shareware

For "maintaining databases of family history and other genealogical information."

Sparrowhawk 1.0

copyright: Bradley D. Mohr, Eugene W. Stark
mod date: Apr 14, 1996
license: freeware, former shareware

A "GEDCOM-to-HTML conversion program". GEDCOM is a format for genealogical information. "Requires System 7.0 or higher."

Crossword Solver 1.07

copyright: Niklas Frykholm
mod date: Sep 14, 1996
license: shareware

Select the number of letters, fill in the known letters, then click Search to find all words that fit.

PlayFreeLotto 7.1

copyright: Tonbrand Software
mod date: Apr 10, 2005
license: Freeware

Calculates the chance of winning Lotto, given the total number of balls, number drawn, and number picked.

CuliDataBase 5.9.1 - 68K

copyright: Tonbrand
mod date: Mar 17, 2003
license: shareware

A "recipe management tool".

Architecture 3.03 Demo

copyright: Abracadata, Ltd.
mod date: Dec 6, 1999
license: free demo for commercial product

A variation of Might Draw (a drawing program from the same company) customized for designing homes. Requires system 6.0.7 or later.

Landscape 2.03 Demo

copyright: Abracadata, Ltd.
mod date: Dec 7, 1999
license: free demo for commercial product

A variation of Might Draw (a drawing program from the same company) customized for designing home landscapes. Requires system 6.0.7 or later.

Sprout! 1.1 Demo

copyright: Abracadata, Ltd.
mod date: Sep 17, 1992
license: free demo for commercial product

A variation of Might Draw (a drawing program from the same company) customized for designing vegetable gardens. Requires system 6.0.7 or later.

Snow 2.2

copyright: Dave Warker
mod date: Dec 28, 1997
license: freeware

"Drifts snowflakes down the screen accompanied by the gentle sound of sleigh bells and music". But there is no music without QuickTime.

Markov 68K 0.8.4

copyright: Andrew Plotkin
mod date: Jan 9, 2000
license: ?

"Program to scramble text". "Here's the idea: scan through the text and create a huge frequency table of what words come after what other words." and "Then, we generate output which is random, but has the same distribution of word groups." Source code is available.

Admin 4.0

copyright: Owen Baxter
mod date: Mar 28, 2001
license: freeware

A "program designed to handle all aspects of administering student data, especially exam and assignment marks".

Signalyze 3.11

copyright: InfoSignal Inc.
mod date: Dec 25, 2001
license: free demo for commercial product

"Used by many researchers for analyzing human speech, non-human communication and music, and is also capable of analyzing kinematic signals." By Eric Keller Ph.D.
Received response (9/20/2004) that full version remains available - "Signalyze 3.12 is available from Agora Language Marketplace: office@agoralang.com."

sginfo 1.0.1

copyright: Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve
mod date: May 2, 1996
license: free for non-commercial use

A demonstration program for a library of routines "for the Handling of Space Group Symmetry". Related to Crystallography, I think. A command line program compiled for the Macintosh.

MacStress 1.0

copyright: Rick Allmendinger
mod date: Dec 3, 1988
license: ?

"Plots frictional-crystal plastic transition curve". Rick Allmendinger is a "structural geologist and a Professor at Cornell University".

MicroStructures 2.6a

copyright: Rick Allmendinger
mod date: May 26, 1993
license: ?

"Calcite, dolomite, and quartz microstructure analysis; includes Groshong strain gauge". Rick Allmendinger is a "structural geologist and a Professor at Cornell University".

LEE 2.1 64K

copyright: U. C. San Diego
mod date: Apr 21, 1997
license: free for non-commercial use

"Latent Energy Environments" - "an artificial life simulator which can be used to evolve populations of neural networks adapting to environments of increasing complexity." Move "lee-config" into the same directory as "LEE 2.1 64K" before running the application. Source code is included.

MacShell 0.54b

copyright: Fred Videon
mod date: Jan 21, 1996
license: free for non-commercial use

"Unix-like command line interface." Source code is available.

MacMinix 1.5.10.7

copyright: Prentice-Hall Inc., Archetype Publishing, Inc.
mod date: Feb 3, 1992
license: BSD

Port of Minix, a simple unix like operating system for teaching. "Tested most extensively with system software version 6.0 or later." More info at http://www.pliner.com/MacMinix/.

MicroArchitecture Simulator 1.1

copyright: Fabrizio Oddone
mod date: Jun 13, 1997
license: freeware

"Models a microprogrammed processor similar to the one described in the book 'Structured Computer Organization' by Andrew S. Tanenbaum." Illustrates the execution of microcode as well as the conventional instructions. For "System 7.0 or later". Source code is included.

PDP-8/E Simulator 1.5

copyright: Bernhard Baehr
mod date: Feb 7, 2004
license: GPL

For "System 2 to Mac OS X". Source code is available. Linked page has a screen shot of it running within Mini vMac, and native in OS X at the same time.

Mini vMac for Macintosh 680x0

copyright: the work of many
license: GPL

"Mini vMac emulates a Macintosh Plus, one of the earliest of Macintosh computers. It can run old Macintosh software that otherwise couldn't be used on recent machines." Source code is available.

Yes, Mini vMac can run inside Mini vMac, slowly.


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