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ClarisWorks for Win v3.0

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ClarisWorks version 3.0 for Windows; Danish, English, French and German language install sets:

Cross-platform compatibility

ClarisWorks 3.0 for Windows has the same file format and features as ClarisWorks 3.0 for Macintosh. If you work with both Windows and Macintosh versions of ClarisWorks, or if you collaborate with colleagues who use ClarisWorks 3.0 for Macintosh, you can work without translating files or learning a different program.

ClarisWorks 3.0 for Windows opens and saves files that are fully compatible with ClarisWorks for Macintosh versions 3.0, 2.1, or 2.0, so you can use existing Macintosh 2.x files and/or share work with colleagues using version 2.x. Consequently, you can create a ClarisWorks document on Windows and edit it on a Macintosh computer or vice versa.

Excerpt: from the included "ReadMe.cwk" documentation

Notes about the German release available from this site:

Win32s (included in with the full install sets) is required to run ClarisWorks 3 in Windows 3.1. Win32s offers to install the 32-bit application Freecell to test its configuration. Wants to restart Windows, but that will fail within DOSBox. After rebooting Simply restart the Installation application ("Vollver8.exe", located in the folder "prg". It detects what has been installed before and will finally start the Installation of ClarisWorks 3.
There are three installation options:

Need to personalize your copy of ClarisWorks? Enter something into Name & Organisation fields.
The serial number field is OPTIONAL and is not required, leave it as found. ClarisWorks 3 Documents in Mac OS X
Microsoft support: How to Convert Between ClarisWorks for the Macintosh & Word (Web Archive) Buy Link:
ClarisWorks 3.0 — Windows/Mac hybrid CD-ROM (currently unavailable).

Other Windows versions: ClarisWorks 1, ClarisWorks 4, ClarisWorks 5, AppleWorks 5, AppleWorks 6

Architecture: x86 (Windows)

System requirements PC:
Windows 3.1 - 98/Me.
ClarisWorks 3.0 is a 32bit application. Under a 16bit Windows 3 system, ClarisWorks requires the addition of Win32s. If this is not already installed on that system, the ClarisWorks installer will automatically install this first (Win32s are included in with the above install sets).

See also: ClarisWorks 3.0 (Mac).


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by MikeTomTom - 2020, August 25 - 3:13am

@IIGS_User: Thanks, it's like that for me too Wink

Also, the English version 3.0 - After all of these years I didn't think I would ever get to see it here.

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by IIGS_User - 2020, August 22 - 3:01pm

MTT, thanks for finding the "How to Convert Between ClarisWorks for the Macintosh & Word" on, my search at this place was not successfull.

I'm happy to see this page is still available. This is like X-Mas for me. Wink

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by MikeTomTom - 2020, March 23 - 10:21pm

Two years on and I didn't think we'd ever see it, but the English version is now here. Excellent.

Thank you fogWraith, for finding this truly rare piece of history.

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by MikeTomTom - 2018, November 30 - 8:30pm

Hi mrdav. Sadly, no joy so far. I've made a fuller response in the thread you've linked to.

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by mrdav - 2018, November 30 - 5:44am

Mike, I think there could be some joy with that IA disc image you mentioned in the forums:

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by MikeTomTom - 2016, September 24 - 5:30am

And now almost three years on, an item claiming to be the CD for Mac/Win filled that above Buy Link: spot, & I thought; "Yes!"... It turned out to be for Mac only Sad

I purchased it anyway, and archived it here (see CWks 3 Mac page).

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by MikeTomTom - 2015, October 31 - 10:53pm

Unfortunately, after almost two years the Amazon Buy link is still a dead-end.

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by MikeTomTom - 2014, January 20 - 10:27pm

Thank you for uploading this, IIGS_User. I'm hoping the (English language) Mac/Windows hybrid CD will surface one day and find its way here.

Sad to say, the Amazon link is dead, showing the notice; "Currently unavailable. We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock". I would have purchased it otherwise.