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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us (12.68 MB)
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
SheepShaver2.3Win.rar (2.07 MB)
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
OS_9_US_clean.rar (120.50 MB)
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
OS_9_0_4_US.rar (1.81 GB)
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Games_HD.rar (3.69 GB)
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Bonus_Stuff_HD.rar (901.77 MB)
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Guides on emulating older applications

This is SheepShaver 2.3 as a full setup with 3 HD's filled with games for Mac OS 9.0.4 and bonus
Mac OS 9 installations.

if you mount all the images you got games and icons + wallpapers too. There is also a guide and screenshots to guide you through the setup process. It is recommended to the newest binary and replace the older ones. Keep the prefs file and drop it in your Sheep folder.

The ready made Mac OS 9 install is setup as multiuser and the password is password. Everything you need is in these folders. The ROMs are in the archives sheepshaver together with the rest of the files you need like the Prefs GUI. Archives are for Win an Mac UB (Universal Binary, PowerPC and Intel). Hope somebody likes the setup or just the HD images.

A note about the downloads available from above:

  1. file is SheepShaver 2.3 for Mac OS X Universal Binary (PowerPC/Intel)
  2. file is SheepShaver 2.3 for Windows
  3. file is a clean Mac OS 9.0.4 US install
  4. file is a Mac OS 9 US install ready for use with all kinds of apps
  5. file is a hard disk drive image full of games
  6. file is a hard disk drive image with bonus stuff

A note about the manuals available from above:

  1. file is the readme file about this Macintosh Garden entry
  2. file is a list of software included with these HD images

Have fun with Classic Mac OS!

External information links:
This PowerPoint is a quick guide to configuration of SheepShaver (v 2.3) for running Mac OS 8.5 to 9.0.2 on a PC under Windows XP
SheepShaver - An Open Source PowerMac Emulator (Home page of the grandfather of all SheepShaver ports)
Mac GUI/SheepShaver 2.3
Ten Steps To Getting SheepShaver-2.3 To Run Mac OS 9 Programs On An Intel iMac Using OS X 10.5.2
Running Classic on non Macintosh computers, including Intel Macintosh (PDF file)

See also: MacGarden/SheepShaver OS X GUIs

Architecture: PPC (Carbonized) x86 (Intel:Mac)


24bit's picture
by 24bit - 2012, September 21 - 1:14am

Thanks for your work, mate. Though I have some working images, yours are a worthy addition and certainly a great help for beginners.
Very kind of Max to store the files too - he was a bit short on HDDs or money for new ones lately.

devils_advisor's picture
by devils_advisor - 2012, September 19 - 6:45pm

this is not just sheepshaver its a complete environment. look at the docu and the screenshots. comes with games and apps. i believe some of them are not here available.

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2012, September 19 - 6:35pm

What to do with this entry?

Why not hopping to to get the current version?

devils_advisor's picture
by devils_advisor - 2012, September 19 - 3:44pm

before i forget about it. no credit for me. this is somebody elses work. it was given to me when i needed it before i got a real mac.