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G-Force (for OS X)

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G-Force271.sit (5.34 MB)
MD5: 467b4b2a6940fa4ec147488ad43a5a0a
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
G-Force_265_iTunes_pkg.sit (1.98 MB)
MD5: 06422b12cfaed154cb92ad494351b41c
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
G-Force_281_iTunes_pkg.sit (2.05 MB)
MD5: 85b09316769a548af699a0331858aa8c
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
G-Force_3.7.5.dmg (13.00 MB)
MD5: 3fd3baddb59e9e9c9eaa87f2e1c62905
For Mac OS X
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
G-Force_3.9.4.dmg (12.00 MB)
MD5: 9ea2a1bc46392fbf2c13ad1306c30bbe
For Mac OS X
Guides on emulating older applications

Music visualizer & programmable rendering demo. Plugin to iTunes, or run as a standalone app visualizing audio Line In or internal CD.

1st dL is version 2.7.1 , perhaps among the best version for PowerPC OS X. It's missing the original wrapper and the documentation, so until that gets fixed you can copy in the documentation from the 2nd or 3rd download (which are here to see if you don't agree that v2.7.1 is best).

2nd dL is v2.6.5 exactly as it appears on Macworld cover CD 21.09 September 2004. iTunes and standalone.

3rd dL is v2.8.1 exactly as it appears on Macworld cover CD 22.07 July 2005. For iTunes only; the standalone app is no longer included in this Trial version, purchasing G-Force Gold edition had become required to obtain the app.

4rd dL is v3.7.5

5th dl is v3.9.4

The "G-Force" folder in the 1st dL can run standalone if placed anywhere, BUT to run in iTunes place the entire G-Force folder in your "Library/iTunes/iTunes Plug-ins" and then make an alias of its standalone app. Copy this alias to your Applications folder and launch the alias to run as standalone.

See also: WhiteCap for OS X, G-Force for Classic

Architecture: PPC

The author recommends a G3 processor or better.
G-Force v2.7.1 while the "standalone" app runs great without iTunes, its Visualizer plugin requires iTunes v6 or less.


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by SkyCapt - 2019, March 31 - 11:25am

Making programming changes to "boot.txt", sometimes Quitting and relaunching G-Force/iTunes is not enough to receive changes, and then I must erase all Library/Preferences/G-Force files after Quitting before relaunching.

Background pictures ("sprites") in G-Force v2.7.1 (outerspace themed) appear too often and stay on the screen too long. These timings are adjustable within "boot.txt"