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beview_1.1.sit_.hqx (147.50 KB)
MD5: a9b4dd2b303d2c35d8845faafdfc7936
For System 7.0 - 7.6
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BeViewXtras1.1.hqx (129.58 KB)
MD5: 80d531c14923a5b218a8089abbcd25e0
For System 7.0 - 7.6
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BeViewScreens.hqx (275.13 KB)
MD5: 4fbeebd39576e4767fa73de31ba0b1fa
For System 7.0 - 7.6
This app works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II,

BeView patches the Mac OS to give it the appearance of the once popular BeOS.

BeView is a small extension that transforms your Mac's user interface to resemble that of the BeOS desktop. BeOS was an operating system that perhaps may have become the successor to the classic Mac OS System Software (instead of NeXT).

Top DL: BeView 1.1
2nd DL: BeViewXtras1.1: Includes a fairly complete set of DR8 icons and a BeBox hand replacement for the Mac arrow.
3rd DL: BeView Screens: 2 StartupScreens + 1 ResEdit resource.

To use BeView, just drop it into your Extensions folder (or drop it onto your System Folder and let the system put it where it belongs), and restart. To disable BeView, move it out of the Extensions folder or disable it with your Extensions Manager.

For more information and history on BeOS, the BeBox and Be Inc., begin with this Wikipedia link.

Architecture: 68k PPC

BeView patches your windows, scroll bars, buttons, popup menus, dialog colors, menu colors, Finder icons, and system font.

Will work on 68k and PPC. Might look better in 32 bit colors.

BeView is not compatible with Aaron or Kaleidoscope.


Laurier's picture
by Laurier - 2015, June 8 - 3:07am

Added screenshot,BeViewXtras1.1,BeView Screens and descriptions.

xy's picture
by xy - 2011, January 18 - 11:09am

I doubt that the Be inferface was an enhancement to the Mac OS interface. Classic Mac OS is much more beautiful.