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Disk Copy 6

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DiskCopy6.2.smi_.bin (932.75 KB)
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Disk Copy 6 is a complete rewrite of Apple's earlier Disk duplication software Disk Copy 4.2, of which it obsoleted. It bears little resemblance to its earlier namesake other than it can mount and write to Disk Copy 4.2 format as an option if required. Disk Copy 6 now supported copying, creating, converting, and mounting Disk Copy 4.2 and NDIF disk images, adding support for AppleScript, log files, CRC-32 checksums, DiskScripts, and digital signatures. It is very useful program for mounting disk and CD images in classic Mac OS environments. It works with .IMA, .IMG files, and others and supports running under a Mac OS 7.0.1 to Mac OS 9.2.2.

Although the last official public release of Disk Copy for Mac OS 9 was version 6.3.3, there was to be a version 6.5 that supported OS X's UDIF image format. But because Apple had stopped support for OS 9 already, support for the old OS was eventually removed in favor of Mac OS X. As such the OS 9 version of 6.5 only ever made it to beta 13 before development on it stopped. There was also a developer version 6.4 that 6.5 was based on and had most of the same functionality, but as a developer version it was never released. Although version 6.4 and 6.5 will read DMG images when the system is booted into OS 9, they can only do so if the image is not compressed.

Excerpt: Wikipedia article on Disk Copy

Disk Copy can support a large number of type of data programs, compressed and read-only images, as below:

See Also: Disk Copy 4.2

Similar products:
Copy II Mac
MungeImage 1.2.0
ShrinkWrap 2.1
ShrinkWrap 3.5.1

Architecture: 68k PPC

Requires Mac OS 7.0.1 to 9.2.2, although some features are not available for earlier versions of the Mac OS. For example; creating Self Mounting Images (.smi) requires Disk Copy 6.3 and later & Mac OS 8.1 or later. However ".smi" images created by Disk Copy 6.3x can self-mount on Mac OS systems from System Software 7.0.1 to Mac OS 9.2.2 and without a copy of Disk Copy 6 being installed on that system.

Note: If using Disk Copy 6 on a regular basis we should only be using version 6.3.3 (and perhaps including the Disk Copy 6.3 Scripts). Disk Copy 6.3.3 is recognized as being the most stable and complete feature wise, when used in the classic Mac OS environment.

All versions of the Disk Copy 6 series, up to and including version 6.3.3 are FAT encoded (both 68k & PPC native). — The unofficial 6.4 and 6.5 beta releases are PPC only and require a Mac OS 8.5.1 or newer.


phreakindee's picture
by phreakindee - 2009, April 30 - 2:39am

I agree, there needs to be something like "Utility" or similar, as OS was the closest I could think of since it interacts directly with how the OS works...

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by Maedi (Disabled) - 2009, April 30 - 2:07am

@ IIGS_User

Not sure if the category should be 'Operating Systems', is there another category that could be better suited?

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by IIGS_User - 2009, April 29 - 5:40pm

Perfect screenshot that describes how this application works.