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Cachet Color Editor

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Cachet_Color_Editor_1.0.2.sit (3.90 MB)
MD5: b38acfea5f9a80341d3eff56f9c17f2e
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
Guides on emulating older applications

v. 1.0.2

Software for editing and reproducing desktop color accurately. It uses Edit by Reference where you adjust on-screen colours of your working photographic image to the colours of a proven reference image - one that has already been corrected in Cachet and printed with known results.

The download contains Disk Copy 4.2 images of the six 800k floppy disks (Installer, Program, EfiColor Database, Tutorial, Reference Images-1, Reference Images-2). The application will only install from real floppy disks which you can copy from the disk images here. The serial number is on the screenshot of the Install disk.

The colours in the scanned copy of the Reference Image Guide will not be precisely the same as in the printed copy supplied with the product.

Architecture: 68k

Mac LC with math coprocessor, Mac II or Quadra family
SSW 6.0.5
32 bit QuickDraw

I haven't tested it so I don't know if it will work on Mac OS 8 or 9


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by MikeTomTom - 2017, July 2 - 11:25pm

This is one I hadn't heard of and its especially nice to get all that written material included as PDF. So thank you for that mammoth task, I'm going to enjoy looking at it.

The application will only install from real floppy disks

Not only will it just install from real floppy disks - it won't install onto floppy disks Smile

I had the bright idea of installing onto the Mini vMac (Mac II variation) as it emulates 800k Sony floppy drives really well and you can drag disk images into the running window when requested by an installer. That part works great, but the installer view's Mini vMac's hard drives as being some kind of floppy disk and refuses to install onto them.

The workaround: In mini vMac, I created a (20MB) Read/Write disk image using Disk Copy 6 and mounted it. Cachet's installer see's this as being an actual HD and allows the install to proceed.

So, it's easy for me to now move what's installed to Basilisk II and use it there also.

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by mrdav - 2017, July 2 - 12:00pm

Thanks MTT.

Yes, I think as we go back into the early nineties and earlier, items often become more difficult to find, and sometimes almost forgotton. I picked this up locally (complete box) for less than $4...wasn't even aware of it until then, but then I have never worked in DTP.

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by MikeTomTom - 2017, July 2 - 11:36am

I must be doing something wrong but I cannot see it.

Fixed, mrdav. It wasn't obvious at 1st, but for the non working links you had been inadvertently using "right curly quote marks" instead of "straight quote marks" at the end of the href.

Thanks for this interesting addition, BTW.

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by mrdav - 2017, July 2 - 9:22am

Only the first two links in the description to the manuals work. I must be doing something wrong but I cannot see it. Can someone else have a look and fix it if they can...another set of eyes may see the obvious mistake.