Free & Open Source Virtualization and Emulation for Macs

Also included: Compatibility Layers and Dual-Booting. DOSBox for Intel-based and PowerPC-based Macs. Virtualization environment for DOS. VirtualBox for Intel-based Macs. A true Virtualization environment running many different OSes. QEMU – Open Source CPU emulator for Intel-based and PowerPC-based Macs. Darwine – for Intel-based and PowerPC-based Macs. Compatibility Layer. Apple’s Boot … Read more

Boxer 1.1.1 Released – For DOS Games, Based on DOSBox

Boxer has been updated to version 1.1.1. Boxer is a DOS emulator that is focused on games. It is based on DOSBox and as such, is free. It’s a drag and drop solution of sorts, and it creates a wrapper, or “gamebox” as the developers refer to it, for your … Read more


Official Website: Official Mac OS X PowerPC or Intel SheepShaver provides a MacOS environment running under Mac OS X (the only one under Intel-based Macs). Features (from official site): * Runs MacOS 7.5.2 thru 9.0.4. * Color video display * CD quality sound output * Access to floppy … Read more


Official Site: License: MOL is an open source effort; it is licensed under the GNU general public license. Requirements: Client OS support: – Mac OS X (10.1-10.3.3) – Mac OS 7.5.2 to 9.2.2 – Linux Technology: – No CPU emulation – very fast! – No ROM image needed – … Read more

Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.4.8

Apple released Mac OS X 10.4.8 a few days ago, for both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs. Some of the fixes/changes that may benefit Mac users interested in virtualization/emulation: – Improves Apple File Sharing client performance by changing the default AFP WAN quantum size.. More… – Windows File Sharing now generates … Read more