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Tools

If you are using a PC to download the files, you will need the following tools:

  • StuffIt (install the shareware version): This program is used to expand compressed Macintosh files on your PC
  • WinImage (only required if you are generating 1.44 MB floppies): This program is used to create 1.44 MB floppies directly from disk images on the PC
  • TransMac: This program is used to create Macintosh-compatible floppies on the PC, allowing you to transport files from the PC to the Macintosh

If you are generating 800 KB and 400 KB floppies, you will also need to download the following tools, which will be installed on the Macintosh computer used to generate these disks:

  • Disk Copy: This program is used to generate floppies from disk images. Use Disk Copy 4.2 if the computer you are using is running System 6.0.x and Disk Copy 6.3.3 if the computer you are using is running System 7.
  • StuffIt: You will need to have this on the Macintosh if you are using a Macintosh computer connected to the Internet to download the files. You probably already have this program installed.
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Gabriel Torres is a Brazilian best-selling ICT expert, with 24 books published. He started his online career in 1996, when he launched Clube do Hardware, which is one of the oldest and largest websites about technology in Brazil. He created Hardware Secrets in 1999 to expand his knowledge outside his home country.