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MacGlobe

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#1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
macglobe.sit (1.38 MB)
MD5: eb6836d7e73eec8af326b42f8bb4669d
For System 6.x - Mac OS 9
#2
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
macglobe_preinstalled.img_.sit (1.33 MB)
MD5: 85d1d823b8a8e2bf31a654482fa31de3
For System 6.x - Mac OS 9
#3
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
MacGlobe_1.5_68k_img.sit (1.28 MB)
MD5: bd47bf5db840004be9a4457c7260ab85
For System 6.x - Mac OS 9
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
macglobe.pdf
Emulation
This app works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II, Mini vMac

Based on PC Globe, MacGlobe ("The New World Order") contains detailed world and regional maps, a range of country maps that show the topography, natural features and major cities of each nation.

A note about the downloads available from this site:

Installation hints:
To install the application, the disk must not be locked, otherwise the installation will be cancelled with an error msg.

When using Mini vMac, it requires a lot of times disk swapping (you're DJ, aren't you?),
until the application has been installed successfully.
So, while you're in your host operating system (Mac OS X, Mac OS Classic, Windows), open both the folder which contains the un-locked MacGlobe floppies and the folder which contains your Mini vMac boot disk (The MacGlobe Installer will complain if it finds locked floppies). Then, if the Installer or the emulated Mac OS asks you to insert a disk in request (boot disk, Installer Disk 1 or 2), just drag it onto the Mini vMac window to get it mounted within. Don't hesitate if it asks for next disk very immediately, just do, feeling a hundred times...

Seems the emulated Mac OSes in Bas and Sheep reject all the emulated drives as well while running the MacGlobe Installer, but how to re-insert them when the emulated Mac OS requests for?
While Mini vMac still remains the only emulator available to allow drag & drop, you can run the Installer within Mini vMac, but the installed MacGlobe runs within Bas and Sheep as well.
Otherwise, the second download offers a custom-made Disk Copy 6.3 disk image with MacGlobe already pre-installed. Runs fine within all the Mac emulators available, and if you're using Mac OS 6,
you need to un-lock this disk image first.

Further informations, based on PC Globe:
Pc Globe's Software Atlas Will Bring The World To Your Computer
Wikipedia/PC Globe

Amazon.com Buy Links:
MacGlobe [Unknown Binding]
Macglobe Mac Globe Map Information for Macintosh

Amazon.co.uk Buy Link:
MacGlobe [Unknown Binding]

See also: Maps 'n' Facts

Compatibility
Architecture: 68k

Macintosh Plus or later models
with Mac OS 6.0.4 or newer installed,
1 MB RAM, hard disk drive.
Compatible with Mac OS 7

Comments

MacNiels's picture
by MacNiels - 2020, March 11 - 1:07pm

Thanks IIGS_User. I've re-uploaded the file, this time "imaged" using ShrinkWrap 2.1.

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2020, March 11 - 8:37am

Super great find by MacNiels, but a tiny hint:

Pack the files into a container, like Disk Copy images, then to be stuffed with StuffIt.
This way, the files will survive a move to the emulated or real Mac OS through a current computer.
Today's computers (even Apple ones) don't know about Resource fork and will ditch it during the move, making the files unusable on Mac OS Classic computers.

MacNiels's picture
by MacNiels - 2020, March 9 - 3:13pm

Added a pre-installed version 1.5 (1993) to the page (the other versions are 1.3). I found this version on a LC550 I adopted from a school years ago. Unknown what the version changes are, but likely updated geographical data as this version is a year newer.