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Basilisk II

Basilisk II is a free, portable, Open Source 68k Mac emulator. It requires a copy of a 512K or 1MB Mac ROM and a copy of MacOS 7.x or 8.x to run.

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  •  01 May 2006 13:44

    Release Notes: The emulator now supports up to 1 GB of Mac memory. Mac OS idle wait is implemented so that the host processor is used only when necessary. A crash with the AppleShare extension has been fixed. SLiRP network emulation performance is improved. Ported to Mac OS X for Intel.

    •  03 Dec 2005 03:32

    Release Notes: Major changes in this release included a just-in-time translation engine that converts 68040 instructions to native code (x86, x86_64), run-time resolution and depth switching, user-mode and TUN/TAP networking, text exchange through the clipboard, and a native port to Mac OS X.

    •  01 Jun 2001 15:41

    Release Notes: Significant performance improvements and lots of bugfixes, native support under NetBSD/m68k, networking support for FreeBSD, audio support for IRIX, and floppy and CyberGraphX support and SCSI enhancements for AmigaOS.

    •  30 Jan 2001 06:12

      Release Notes: A "host directory tree" icon on the Mac desktop for easy file exchange with the host OS, 68040 emulation, support for XFree86 VidMode and ESD, and a fix for a MacOS 8 Finder copying bug (among others).

      •  30 Jan 2001 06:12

        Release Notes: Improvements on the SheepNet driver, automated detection of mounted HFS volumes, and DGA screenmode improvements.

        RSS Recent comments

        21 Aug 1999 22:16 dalamar

        Great emulator!
        BasiliskII is an almost-perfect Mac emulator. Ethernet support is in and easy to use. Full color is supported, and it runs every Mac app with even sound. Congratulations to the BasiliskII team, this is a great emulator.



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