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OSX_10.0_Internal.cdr_.sit (462.25 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#2
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Mac_OS_X_Cheetah_CD.dmg_.zip (433.46 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#3
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MacOS_10_0_3.toast_.sit (429.25 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#4
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Combo10_0_4.dmg_.zip (19.13 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#5
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March2001DevToolsCD.dmg_.zip (153.73 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#6
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MacOS_10_1.toast_.sit (476.89 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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Mac_OSX_10_1_3.toast_.sit (502.28 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#8
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Combo10.1.5.dmg_.zip (44.55 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#9
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iPhoto1.toast_.sit (11.11 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#10
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iMovie2.toast_.sit (166.08 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#11
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iTunes3.toast_.zip (119.60 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#12
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DTools_10_1.toast_.sit (180.58 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#13
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Jaguar_CD1.toast_.sit (450.12 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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Jaguar_CD2.toast_.sit (325.29 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#15
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Jaguar_Update.toast_.sit (109.23 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#16
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Combo10_2_8.dmg_.zip (96.40 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#17
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DTools_10_2.toast_.sit (278.14 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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Panther_CD1.toast_.zip (483.15 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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Panther_CD2.toast_.zip (590.44 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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Panther_CD3.toast_.zip (192.61 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#21
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MacOSXUpdateCombo10.3.8.dmg (99.25 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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Panther_Xcode_Tools.toast_.zip (580.15 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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Jaguar_Panther_Updates.toast_.zip (627.45 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#24
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pantherappleint.cdr_.zip (2.50 GB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#25
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Tiger_CD1.toast_.zip (433.84 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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Tiger_CD2.toast_.zip (575.86 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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Tiger_CD3.toast_.zip (585.43 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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Tiger_CD4.toast_.zip (171.70 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#29
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Tiger_Updates.dmg_.zip (745.04 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#30
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Tiger_4_6.dmg_.zip (2.54 GB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#31
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Leopard_10_5_4.dmg_.zip (6.40 GB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#32
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Mac_OS_X_Leopard_10.5.6.iso (7.07 GB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#33
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Leopard_10_5_8_Up.dmg_.zip (755.67 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#34
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Mac_OS_X_Release_Candidate.zip (578.23 MB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
#35
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Single_DVD_Leopard_Install.cdr (4.38 GB)
For Mac OS 9 - Mac OS X
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MACOSX-ReadBeforeYouInstall.pdf
Emulation
Guides on emulating older applications

Mac OS X Internal Edition - (Download #1)

Mac OS X Public Beta
System clock must be set before May 2001.

Mac OS X Cheetah 10.0 - (Download #2 - #5)
10.0? Installer
10.0.3 Installer
10.0.4 Updater
Developer Tools (10.0.0/March 2001)

Mac OS X Puma 10.1 - (Download #6 - #12)
10.1 Installer
10.1.3 Installer
10.1.5 Updater
iPhoto 1
iMovie 2
iTunes 3 - iMovie 3 - iPhoto 2 Requires Mac OS 10.1.5
Developer's Tools for 10.1

Mac OS X Jaguar 10.2 - (Download #13 - #17)
CD 1
CD 2
10.2.3 Updater CD
10.2.8 Combo Updater
Developer's Tools for 10.2

Mac OS X Panther 10.3 - (Download #18 - #23)
CD 1
CD 2
CD 3
10.3.8 Combo Updater
Panther Xcode Tools
Jaguar and Panther complete updates (Combo 10.3.9, Java...)

Mac OS X Panther 10.3 - Apple Internal Edition DVD - (Download #24)

Mac OS X Tiger 10.4 - (Download #25 - #29)
CD 1
CD 2
CD 3
CD 4
Complete Tiger Updates (10.4.11 Combo, Java, Safari, Quicktime)

Mac OS 10.4.6 DVD - (Download #30)

Tiger_4_6.dmg.zip

Download from Mega

Leopard requires a dual layer DVD.
Unless you can find a DVR-R DL blank you'll probably need to use a +R blank and boot from an external FireWire drive that supports DL +R disks.
At least that has been my experience with older machines.

Mac OS 10.5.4 DVD - (Download #31)

Leopard_10_5_4.dmg.zip

Download from Mega

Mac OS 10.5.6 DVD - (Download #32)

Mac OS 10.5.8 Update - (Download #33)

Leopard_10_5_8_Up.dmg.zip
Download from Mega

Mac OS X Release Candidate - (Download #34)
Zip contains both installer & developer tools.

Mac OS X 10.5 Single Layer DVD - (Download #35)
Basic OS install, no extras included as to fit on one DVD.

History:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacOS_version_history#Releases
Mac OS: Versions, builds included with PowerPC Macs (since 1998) : Learn the version(s) of Mac OS included with PowerPC-based Macs produced since 01 Jan 1998.

See also:
Mac OS X for Intel microprocessor

Compatibility
Architecture: PPC PPC (Carbonized)

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likenew's picture
by likenew - 2020, January 18 - 6:17am

Thanks for the suggestion. It pauses, appears to look at the CD, and boots from the HD. I’m wondering if the disk burned is missing something.

Jatoba's picture
by Jatoba - 2020, January 18 - 3:51am

When it reboots, hold down the Option key (also known as "Alt"), so that you can manually pick the CD to be booted, or the newly-installed Tiger partition.

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by likenew - 2020, January 18 - 3:43am

Hey Guys any help is really appreciated. I burned the Tiger CD1 (from here) to upgrade my G4 Cube‘s 10.3. The installer seems to try to boot the Cube then it reverts to the 10.3 system on the HD. I tried setting the CD as start up disk and also holding ‘C’. No luck.

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by sfp1954 - 2020, January 3 - 10:56pm

Are you sure Lion will actually do you any good in terms of internet access?
Do you have Lion installed on an external disk? i.e is it bootable?
If so you can just attach it to the iMac and boot from it.
Now use "Migration Assistant" (in the Utilities folder) to grab everything from your 10.4 disk.
(probably should back it up somewhere else as well)
Then you can use the Restore function of Disk Utility to dub the external back to the iMac (this will erase the internal disk). Or you can use Carbon Copy Cloner.

I believe to get to Lion as an upgrade you will have to go Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion.
I don't think you can go directly from Leopard to Lion.

The Leopard 10.5.4 disk is here. It has to be burnt to a blank DL (dual layer) DVD.
I also have several Snow Leopard disks. Both full installers and Leopard upgraders.
I'm not sure if they pass the 10 year test - but I could upload them.

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by Carissap - 2020, January 3 - 6:55pm

Hi! I need help, I have an old 2006 iMac 2.16 ghz intel. Core 2 duo currently running OS X tiger 10.4.11 it’s completely useless :(- I’m trying to get lion on it as it’s just for my parents to use (they are quite computer illiterate ) so they basically just need it to get on the internet every once and awhile. Now, I don’t have discs, but I have lion installed on an external hard drive, plugged it in to computer and it says I need to have 10.5 downloaded first. So I’m working on downloading that, now do I need to burn it to a disc or can I put it in a bootable USB?? Or am I in the totally wrong direction.

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by Alexresende - 2020, January 1 - 3:31pm

sfp1954
Thank you for your help and kindness.
Happy New Year!!

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by sfp1954 - 2019, December 31 - 10:19pm

Download 10.5.4 and burn to dual layer dvd.
http://macintoshgarden.org/sites/macintoshgarden.org/files/apps/Leopard_...
Download.
Double click to unzip.
Right click on the .dmg and select "burn to disk".
Must use DL DVD-R (so your optical drive needs to be able to burn DLs).
Boot the DVD and install.
I don't think that auto updates still work for Leopard so you will need to install those manually.
http://macintoshgarden.org/sites/macintoshgarden.org/files/apps/Leopard_...

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by Alexresende - 2019, December 31 - 9:25pm

How can I upgrade my powerpc G5 1.8 with 10.4.11 to 10.5.8?
can anybody help me?
Thanks!!

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by Jatoba - 2019, November 21 - 11:14am

@papjco Did you try ImgBurn and UltraISO yet? Well, even if not, now that you have Tiger up and running (congrats!), you also have the option of using Mac OS X tools to help.

For example, if you have a FireWire partition, you can use Disk Utility to "burn" the Leopard installer into that partition (or, really, it could even be in a partition within your internal hard disk), and then boot from that to then actually install Leopard, onto another partition. Then you can wipe off clean the partititon you temporarily used to do this install.

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by papjco - 2019, November 20 - 2:44pm

@Jatoba i tried burning the tiger DVD to a dual layer DVD and it worked! Thanks for the help! Anyways i am now trying to burn a Mac OS X Leopard disk and it keeps giving me error "Unable to burn "name.iso." (0xE00002CA)". Tried the 10.5.4 dmg and the 10.5.6 iso and both do the same thing.

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by SolarstrikeVG - 2019, November 19 - 9:27pm

Especially my DA G4 733, though it did take DVD minus Rs just fine, but not plus.
I got so confused first time around...

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by Jatoba - 2019, November 19 - 7:43pm

Alright, well, from "I only have dual-layer DVDs", my understanding is that you also tried burning 10.4.x Tiger on a dual-layer DVD, which I'm not sure would work.

It's good you are trying out the "single-layer Leopard DVD" download from here, provided you use a single-layer DVD with it. But in case that fails, here is one suggestion:

Try downloading the three 10.4 Tiger CDs (instead of the DVD version) and try burning those onto CDs, and use those instead. I'm not sure if it relates to your problem, but some of my G4 Macs have some trouble detecting DVDs, especially dual-layer ones, whereas CDs are detected all the time.

Also, don't worry, both .DMGs and .ISOs can be burnt correctly onto discs via Windows, with the correct tools and options. For ISOs, the general go-to option is ImgBurn. For DMG, if a Mac is not available, I personally use UltraISO, which is also a free to use/try program. To avoid headaches, whenever I can, I give preference to ISO files, across all platforms.

@sfp1954, I don't recall having any such ZIP issues on Windows, especially for ISOs and DMGs (and any other image file that doesn't require resource forks). On Mac, both the built-in ZIP tools and The Unarchiver also seem to handle everything correctly.

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by papjco - 2019, November 19 - 6:21pm

@Jatoba im trying the single dvd leopard right now

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by papjco - 2019, November 19 - 6:19pm

@Jatoba i think because its a dmg my pc didnt like it

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by papjco - 2019, November 19 - 6:18pm

i dont have another mac lol so i cant use disk util

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by papjco - 2019, November 19 - 6:17pm
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I used poweriso and transmac. i tried tiger using poweriso and it didnt work. couldnt read it at all on windows or the powermac. i only have dual layer dvds. thanks @Jatoba

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by sfp1954 - 2019, November 19 - 5:48pm

I would start with the 10.4.6 DVD as I believe that only requires a single layer DVD and the pre-installed OS is show as 10.4.2. I don't think you can properly expand a 4+ GB file zipped with MacOS compression on a PC can you? I know people have trouble decompressing such files even on a Mac when they make the mistake of using a third party program rather then the built in Mac compression utility.

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by Jatoba - 2019, November 19 - 5:13pm

Hi, @papjco. In order for me or others to potentially help you, I have some questions:

- What program did you use to burn the ISO on Windows? Did you use a dual-layer DVD instead of single-layer? (Dual-layer is usually required for 10.5.x Leopard.)

- Did you try ISOs of 10.4.x Tiger yet? They may be burnt on a single-layer DVD, or multiple CDs, depending on the ISOs. It may be worth a shot before attempting 10.5.x Leopard.

Also, just for your own ability to troubleshoot problems with that Mac in the future, I'd like to let you know the dual-processor (DP) Mac you own is an early 2005 model, based on the description and model ID/number (PowerMac 7,3). The late 2005 models were, instead, all either dual-core (DC) or "Quad Core".

Hopefully you'll get your Mac up and running soon!

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by papjco - 2019, November 19 - 4:51pm
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Hey Guys, I have PowerMac G5 (DP 2.0Ghz 4Gb ram late 2005), that I need to install Mac OS on because their was no hard drive so I had to put my own in. Anyways, I tried the 10.5.6 iso and it gives me the error "Unable to find driver for this platform: "PowerMac 7,3". I tried the 10.5.4 dmg using TransMac (expanding first then burning) and it errors out and doesn't burn correctly. (I don't have a Mac besides the PowerMac, i was using a custom Windows PC I made) Thanks for the help!

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by IIGS_User - 2019, March 20 - 7:25pm

Congratulations to get such large uploads finished! Smile

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by kittensauce - 2019, February 2 - 4:08am

That's pretty neat, then. Thanks!

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by fogWraith - 2019, January 31 - 7:27am

The Panther Internal Edition is the full installer for Panther given to Apple employees, it contains additional tools and applications. I believe there is also a CD version of this but I have been unable to locate it.

It should be installable on any machine that supports Panther

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by kittensauce - 2019, January 31 - 12:10am

Does anyone know what's up with the "Mac OS X Panther 10.3 - Apple Internal Edition DVD"? Is it just a compilation of all 3 installation CDs? Does it work on all machines compatible with Panther? I've searched for information on it rigorously, but found nothing. I'm just curious, is all.

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by uxware - 2018, December 22 - 1:55pm

thanks, but I was on a "chicken/egg" situation, no blank DVD DL and my mini's HDD was reformatted. I thought I had the 10.5 DVD, but alas no, so the win10 PC was the only way to make the DVD (mind the mini's combo drive does not support DL)
BTW, I found the solution: I d'loaded the 10.5.4 (8GB image) then using TransMac on PC I restored it on a USB/Firewire external HDD, then used that HDD to install on the mini G4 Smile

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by MikeTomTom - 2018, December 22 - 10:44am

I imaged on a DVD-R on my PC using the ImageBurn from your site, still on boot (startup) its not recognised.

Yes it is bootable. But it is extremely fussy. Do not use ImgBurn for this one. You need to use Disk Utility for Mac OS X on it and burn to dual layer DVD+R or USB thumb drive

Instructions for Disk Utility burn to to DL DVD:

  1. Extract the .dmg using built-in OS X Zip Utility
  2. Immediately check it's locked status ensuring the image is locked before doing anything else with it.
  3. Start up OS X Disk Utility and drag the locked .dmg icon into the lower left part of the Utility's window to add it's name to the list of disks.
  4. Click "Burn" and insert blank DL DVD into burner, when requested.

That's how I got a bootable DVD written with this .dmg. Plus, I burned it to DVD+R DL media.

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by uxware - 2018, December 22 - 10:19am

Sure guys the Single_DVD_Leopard_Install.cdr is bootable? I am unable to boot it on my mini G4 (A1103). I imaged on a DVD-R on my PC using the ImageBurn from your site, still on boot (startup) its not recognised.

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by macanalista - 2018, October 22 - 3:41pm

Is there any extra info about the last file for downloading "Single_DVD_Leopard_Install.cdr"?
Sorry, just realised the last post is about a single layered Leopard install DVD with the extras taken out...

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by fogWraith - 2018, October 17 - 6:22am

Didn't have more time than to upload the image, it's something thats requested every now and then since DL DVD's seem to be harder to find, and are a bit more expensive. As usual, all the extras need to be unticked before attempting to install Smile

It'd be fine to get the 10.5.6 DVD as well, if you want to upload it.

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by MacTouch - 2018, October 16 - 10:48pm

Hi Scott,

I have myself verified the upload from fogWraith. The Single DVD Leopard is Mac OS X 10.5.4, but it takes less space than a standard version. May be that's why he has uploaded it. Smile

I have also the 10.5.6 DVD, so I'm not sure it is absolutely necessary to upload it. Unless it is really requested...

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by scott Praed - 2018, October 16 - 9:52pm
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I have Mac OS X Leopard Install DVD and Mac OS X 10.5.6. Should I upload this Mac OS X 10.5.6 DVD ? Do you have this already on your page ? Is Single DVD Leopard install.cdr is Mac OS X 10.5.6 ?

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by PPC_MacGee - 2018, August 30 - 8:42pm
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Many if not most of the PPC G4's and G5's can be restored to Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger via a 4 or 8 GB USB drive. (Depending on the size of the DMG, No need to "burn" an expensive dual-layer disc). When you format the USB drive make sure you use a Mac Journaled partition with Apple Partition Map selected. (not GUID or MBR as PPC don't/can't recognize them.) Mount the image by double clicking the Tiger OS X DMG. Then using Mac OS X built in Disk Utility right-click the recently CORRECTLY formatted USB Drive you created from above and select "restore from image" (or something like that I'm at work and not in front of my Mac). When restoring the disc image use the image you "mounted" and not the DMG file itself (just seems to work better and not fail the "checksum" part of the restore). It will take quite a while but if it completes it successfully you should be ready to rock. Then boot your Mac while holding down the "option" key and then select the USB drive (hopefully it recognizes it) I have restored multiple PPC Mac's to Tiger using this method. Which includes vintage Macs from G3's, G4's and G5s.

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by speedonl - 2018, June 22 - 2:04pm

After a lot of kernel panics trying to run the installer 10.4.6 (Tiger 4 6.dmg)on my G5 (Powermac 11,2) (Burn a copy on a different system, clone the image to a small partition etc..), the only thing I didn't test was burning a DVD on the G5 burner which has Leopard installed. Went ahead and burned it, then it worked!! Succesfully installed Tiger now..

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by sfp1954 - 2018, June 16 - 1:54pm

Are you sure your target computer can read and boot burnt DL discs?
Not all Apple computers can. Most G4 Powerbooks cannot.

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by NDerTech - 2018, June 16 - 7:04am
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OS X Leopard doesn't work Sad
Hopefully I didn't burn too much DL DVDs.
The others OSs work perfectly fine.

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by MacTouch - 2018, May 3 - 6:07pm

Except that is Ctrl-Click instead of Command-Click... Smile

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by Hudi85 - 2018, May 3 - 5:57pm

I burned successfully a bootable Tiger DVD for a PowerBook G4 on a Windows PC this way:

1.: Extract the Tiger_4_6.dmg.zip on a Mac (i used OS X 10.5.8) with the built in unarchiver (don't use 3rd party apps)
2.: Command-Click on the Tiger_4_6.dmg -> Open With -> Disk Utility
3.: In the window Command-Click on the image file -> Convert "Tiger_4_6.dmg"
4.: Now select the destination where to save and the Image Format -> DVD/CD master
5.: You'll get a 3.53GB image file with a CDR extension, which is just a ISO file. So you have to rename it to Tiger_4_6.iso
6.: Now you copy the image file over to a Windows PC and burn it to a DVD-R disc (i used a old TDK DVD-RW @ 2× burn speed) with a decent program (i used Nero 8).
7.: With this method it should boot with the disc flawlessly, i had no problems with the installation. Good luck! Smile

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by yanksrock1000 - 2018, April 29 - 8:35am

Thanks for the reply. I am not exactly sure what was up but I just went for the CD install and it worked perfectly. Now I have Tiger on my clamshell iBook!

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by sfp1954 - 2018, April 22 - 7:02pm

Creating a Tiger DVD in Sierra/High Sierra.
Download the .dmg.zip from MEGA using Chrome or Firefox.
Check to make sure the .zip is set to open with "Archive Utility" (Use Get Info).
Double click to unzip. Resulting file should be 2,736,309,106 bytes.

Right click or option click on the .dmg.
Select "Burn Disk Image Tiger... to Disc.
Insert blank DVD-R (don't use DVD+R).
Follow the instructions
or
Open Toast
Click the Copy Tab.
Choose "Image File" of the three options.
Click select and choose the .dmg file. (Do not double click the .dmg file).
Insert DVD-R blank. Click the red Copy button.

In Mac Help:
To burn a disc image (.dmg file) to a disc, Control-click the disc image file, choose “Burn Disc Image [disc name] to Disc” from the shortcut menu, then follow the instructions.

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by sfp1954 - 2018, April 22 - 1:28pm

Might be easier to use Toast.
I will do some testing and get back to you.

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by lebs229 - 2018, April 21 - 4:55pm

I'm using macOS Sierra.

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by sfp1954 - 2018, April 16 - 8:08pm

How are you extracting from .zip? You must use Apple's built in compress utility.
ie just double click on the .zip file in OSX.
If you've set up a third party app as the default unzip app you'll have to change back to Apple's built in utility.

What machine/OS are you burning it on and does it mount fine on that machine?
Are you using a +R or -R DVD blank?
Not all older Apple combo drives read DVD+R.

You can also use the four CD Tiger set.

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by yanksrock1000 - 2018, April 16 - 6:13pm

This is a great library of software.

I have seen to run into an issue though. I have gone through several DVDs and I can’t seem to make my 10.4.6 dmg bootable. I download it, extract it from zip, and then burn in disk utility. When inserting into my iBook, the optical drive never even spins long enough to tell me it is bootable or that a disc is inserted, it just ejects. The optical drive plays normal DVDs just fine though. When reinserting to my daily Mac, it reads the disk as a Tiger install DVD. Any idea what’s happening? I’ve read some comments about the DMG needing to be locked...not sure if mine was locked when I burned.

Thank you

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by sfp1954 - 2018, April 15 - 4:34pm

What version of OSX are you using?

You MUST burn physical copies of the disk images.
(You can't just copy the .dmg to a CDR).
Double click once in OSX to unzip. Do not use third party utilities.
In older versions of Disk Utility drag the .dmg file into the lower left corner of Disk Utilty.
Click once on it to select.
Insert blank CDR.
Click the BURN button.

Mount the new disc to check. It should have multiple files on it.

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by lebs229 - 2018, April 15 - 2:36pm

So I have no clue how to make an actual Panther/Jaguar bootable disc. Disk Utility (the new one) says that both sets of images aren't bootable. And I've tried the discs on my iMac G3 and it doesn't restart. Any help would be appreciated!

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by nd2003grad - 2018, February 19 - 8:05pm

It's a 450. I did get it running again; there was some sort of power problem that I still don't understand but was able to fix (appeared to be some sort of contact short). Same result with Tiger. I'll try what you said!

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by sfp1954 - 2018, February 19 - 2:31pm

Firewire must be built in. If you get the machine running again I would start with an earlier OSX (ie 10.2) and try to upgrade from there. I would not run Tiger on anything less than a 400MHz machine.

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by nd2003grad - 2018, February 19 - 12:18am

I actually just got the battery a few weeks ago, but with everything I was doing something could’ve gone haywire. I just replace the entire motherboard. I have no idea why all of a sudden the power stopped working, I was just using it last night.

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by SkyCapt - 2018, February 19 - 12:13am

I edited my last msg so hope your getting all this...
Sounds like maybe you need a pram battery, pram reset, or pmu reset. My Mirror Door G4 runs without any battery, has no clock set on powerup, whereas a weak low voltage battery might choke the system. Your G3 may or may not require a charged battery...

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by nd2003grad - 2018, February 18 - 11:56pm

Well I was trying to check into that and now the power won’t even work after I just got the whole thing figured out otherwise. Very frustrating.

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by SkyCapt - 2018, February 19 - 12:06am

@nd2003grad, my Tiger Installer disc says in its system requirements that a Firmware Update on the computer might be necessary to make the install work, and, mactracker says Firmware Update(s) were issued for the B&W pmg3.

Another nagging possibility is the various disc "drivers" were dropped from the disc image, I haven't checked the download. I would use OSX Terminal with the disc mounted then type "diskutil list". Maybe you don't have OSX and need OS9 to perform the same test? My computer G4 can install from discs missing the driver set, but your G3 is so much older that maybe yours needs these drivers. I wouldn't use driverless discs anyway on my G4 because it could let the OS appear to run but have minor detail misbehaviours due to missing disc drivers when installed. One of the OSX install disc driver partitions is in excess of the standard set, the extra partition is named "Apple_Driver_ATAPI" and my Tiger nonspecific DVD has a "4KB" Apple_Driver_ATAPI. It happens a lot that people share copies not containing the driver partitions. I'm not sure how .toast handles them, or the .toast could be an image of a copy, not necessarily the image of an original. Check for them.