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Mac OS 7.5.3 (for emulators)

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#1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
MacOS753.dsk_.zip (35.01 MB)
MD5: 42ce0d2e7b3b28399f3e88b1cb1b36ab
For System 7.0 - 7.6
#2
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
7.5.3-Japanese.dmg_.zip (58.86 MB)
MD5: dc93b75723787c4dac60afa3251bf2a0
For System 7.0 - 7.6
#3
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
753-Spanish.dsk_.zip (42.67 MB)
MD5: 4edfb1870184fd6fd5842deafda49012
For System 7.0 - 7.6
#4
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
F753.dsk_.zip (275.98 MB)
MD5: 6382e0697c2b6b7e83b42161df667285
For System 7.0 - 7.6
#5
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
MacOS_753.zip (15.11 MB)
MD5: 4b82e8ed2e271168bda2cdc00388a7db
For System 7.0 - 7.6
Emulation
This app works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II, Mini vMac

I know we had a similar thing on the server, but it seems to be missing.

1st DL: Hardly touched boot image for BasiliskII, SheepShaver and MiniVMacII.
(Note that SheepShaver will need a 4MB OldWorld ROM to boot into 7.6.1 or lower - the ROM is hosted on GS12´s awesome site: http://www.redundantrobot.com/#/sheepshaver )
MiniVMac (Mac Plus) does not boot from this volumes, except for the last DL.

Installer files were taken from http://www.info.apple.com/support/oldersoftwarelist.html when the site was still online. Gone like some other sites, but there are backups on the net.
Installation was done for "Every Macintosh".
The image was checked with NAV and should be good to go.

2nd DL: Japanese 7.5.3 made from the .smi hosted here: http://macintoshgarden.org/apps/kanjitalk753

3rd DL: 7.5.3 Spanish, the .dsk includes the installer image.

4th DL: is a bootable French localized volume with installer.

5th DL: is a bootable image for MiniVmac, ROM and App for OSX.

See also Mac OS 7.5.3 + extras page for more international Mac OS disk images, machine-specific installers, and CD-ROM images.

Compatibility
Architecture: 68k PPC

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24bit's picture
by 24bit - 2018, August 11 - 11:07am

For all those having trouble to get sound working in SheepShaver, here is the place for enabling:

Sound_753

As you may notice, the Built In device MUST be highlighted, even as its the only option.
The play rate settings are up to you, but I had best results with the settings in the picture.

MacTouch's picture
by MacTouch - 2017, July 23 - 11:50pm

Ah, yes, I was not thinking about the source selection. Doh! So, it works as expected. Thxs. Wink

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2017, July 23 - 11:12pm

Thanks, but I cannot access the source of these posts.

Hmm? I don't know what kind of browser you are using there, but for me, if I select some area in a page and right-click it, I get an option to "View the selection source". If I don't select anything in the page and simply right-click anywhere in the page I get an option to "View the page source". The above applies to any page on any site, not only the Garden's.

No matter. In its most basic form, you can upload a pic to some online photo hosting service like photobucket etc
[Edit 2020/12/28:] I now recommend posting up pics to the Macintosh Garden's Image Hosting site Smile
and then paste an HTML link to it into your post. For example:

<img src="http://images.macintosh.garden/nnnn/nn/nn/the-pic-I-want-to-show.jpg">

MacTouch's picture
by MacTouch - 2017, July 23 - 12:12pm

Thanks, but I cannot access the source of these posts. May be my connection problem, I don't know... Never mind, if the next time, u can help me. Smile

B2 build 142 plays the old Mac startup chime "bong" very well

Yep, I have it also. Wink

some of the Mac ROM's can work more reliably in emulators than others.

FYI, I have found a good one for SheepShaver & I can boot from every supported system. So, I'm going to install systems 7.5.3, 7.6.x, 8.0/8.1, 8.5/8.6 & of course 9.0.4 on differents partitions. I had selected sound source from the old control panel, so, it works well. I could reboot on every system I want like a real Mac with that. Oppositely, BII doesn't working the same way. But it's not a big problem for me... Smile

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2017, July 22 - 11:29pm

Hi MacTouch: Yes, some of the Mac ROM's can work more reliably in emulators than others. I've read, for example, the Quadra 700 ROM is one of the worst to use. Which is a pity as it was one of my favorite old '040 Mac's - however, it fails to work in B2 build 142, so I guess there may be some truth in it. The ROM with the best reputation for stability are the Centris/Quadra 650 ROM's, but I think the Q800 ROM is pretty much "up there", so this one I use predominantly. Of the '030 ROMs, I like the PowerBook 180 ROM most as it seems very stable and gives the best start-up chime I've heard in an emulator. B2 build 142 plays the old Mac startup chime "bong" very well Wink

in the screenshot section of the page I presume, as I can't do that differently

I had meant inline with one of your posts. Others here have uploaded pics to free hosting services then put a link into a post. A couple of examples are here and here. You can look at the source of those post's pages (& click the pic in 24bit's post) to get some ideas. There are lots of alternative upload sites that can be used.

Mute point for this thread, as you've already nailed the problem down. But for future reference, it is possible to include pics inline with your posts if you have a need to.

MacTouch's picture
by MacTouch - 2017, July 22 - 1:30pm

Hi Mike,

I have found the clue... The problem was the ROM as u suggest. In fact, the image here doesn't boot with "MacIIci, MacIIfx, MacIIsi, Mac LC, Mac LCII, MacIIvx/vi, Quadra 700/900 & Quadra 950" ROMs. It works with many of '040 ROMs, but also with "Mac LC III & Color Classic" ROMs. The image I have DL before boots with all... The only thing I have noticed is that BII is controlling something (one second of waiting) before booting. If you try one of the "bad" ROMs, I think u will get the same boot like me, so, I will post up a screenshot only if needed (in the screenshot section of the page I presume, as I can't do that differently)... Wink

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2017, July 21 - 1:56pm

Hi MacTouch, No, it works OK for me on Windows & Mac. The JIT builds of B2 are the common newer variety of B2 found across platforms. Build 142 is the older Windows only build. I still use that build in preference to the JIT builds but I use the JIT builds when I need to run B2 on Mac and sometimes on Windows.

I tend to use ROMs from a Quadra 800, if that makes any difference I dunno.

Yes, do post up a screenshot please. They can often help to get ideas on what's going on.

MacTouch's picture
by MacTouch - 2017, July 21 - 11:24am

Boots up in Basilisk II JIT and build 142 versions of B2

Hi Mike, thanks for your quick answer on this. I suppose u talk about BII from other platform. My version of BII is already configured with an '040 Mac (Quadra 950 ROM), but anyway, I get a very strange boot with a tone bip... I can show u a screenshot of this weird boot.

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2017, July 21 - 2:04am

It seems that the first DL "Hardly touched" doesn't wanna boot with BII.

Just looked at this and tested it as working OK for me. Boots up in Basilisk II JIT and build 142 versions of B2. Tested clean for virus, also.

It complained about not supporting Energy Saver (an easy to turn off unrequired extension). But otherwise booted up normally.

Check that your B2 is emulating an '040 Mac, which this perhaps does require.

MacTouch's picture
by MacTouch - 2017, July 21 - 1:08am

Hi Guys,

It seems that the first DL "Hardly touched" doesn't wanna boot with BII. Rather, it works fine with SheepShaver, boot included. So, I have verified if there a virus, but not. I don't know what's the problem. I have looked over the web, but only found the same file version (quite normal on the MR Smile ). Fortunately, I have a good safe copy that I've downloaded few months ago. I don't remember where I have downloaded it, but it boots in BII as well as SheepShaver. I have compared the two files & it appears that there is only a difference of one hour in the date of creation. I talk about the .dsk file on Mac OS X. If there is not a know good copy elsewhere on the site, I can upload the file I own. Let me know if so. Thxs. Wink

PowerPCcan's picture
by PowerPCcan - 2015, October 1 - 7:04am

Thanks a lot for your great (group) works guys! Love this site.

Very happy to found the Spanish version here and ready to use with BasiliskII (I have some copies on FDD).

I want to upload some interesting Old Apps to keep growing this superb respository (English /international versions and also the Spanish versions stored in my library). Maybe we could talk about the idea of create /extend this site with a Spanish version / section to cover a lot of people around the World .

Have a wonderful week!

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2015, June 26 - 9:24pm

Speaking of fitting a classic Mac OS onto odd devices, I spotted this: Welcome to MacinWatch "Guy puts 1990s MacOS 7 on an Apple Watch – without jailbreaking it". Wink

24bit's picture
by 24bit - 2015, June 12 - 12:28pm

You are right MTT, I´d better go out and enjoy sunshine as long as it lasts.
Just one issue about the Y300:
I could not make the latest BII release run on another Y300.
The older release (without GUI) does work for the first Y300 we got (my wife´s phone).
No idea what I did wrong, BII is running on other devices fine.

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2015, June 12 - 7:17am

Just to continue our off topics:

I don't think the Hw Y300 screenshot seen below this post is off topic. Smile

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2015, June 11 - 10:11pm

OK dammit 24bit, that does it! The pic of Triazzle running on the phone has weakened me at the knees. Now I'll have to muck about with another B2 port and run it on my bleeping phone too Smile

Here I am, on holiday in Shangri-La. - I should be Bungie-jumping and Zorbing my way around the country. But nooo. Tsk tsk...

24bit's picture
by 24bit - 2015, June 11 - 3:56pm

Just to continue our off topics:
BII build 142/143 are probably the greatest emulators for 68k Macs ever. Just thinking of SCSI support...
Equally rich in features is only FusionPC. I set up FreeDos on a spare old pATA drive some time ago, just for running FusionPC. SCSI support is just as good as with 142, Mac HFS CD support is even a bit better methinks.
http://macintoshgarden.org/apps/fusion-pc

For those wanting to try BII and OS 7.X on a low end smart phone, here is a picture of a Y300:

(description, optional)

(Dual core 1GHz Cortex A5, 512MB RAM)
Quite usable in spite of the four inch screen, especially with a capacitive touch stick.

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2015, June 8 - 10:32pm

@24bit: The BII screenshot at 683x400 on Android looks awesome. Thanks for the link. I have to say tho' I couldn't face running it on my phone... I'm far to used to (and love) my old 142 build running with screen resolutions and at speeds undreamed of on the actual hardware it emulates Wink

24bit's picture
by 24bit - 2015, June 8 - 7:50pm

MTT, I think that about every smartphone with Android 4.X.X should run the BII emulator.
Even my Huawei Y300 can do that.
Mac disk images may reside on a attached USB volume or SD card of course, if the phone´s storage is small. Lubomyr´s build uses a mouse pointer offset, quite nice once you get used to it.
Adjusting the Mac screen resolution is best done in BII´s config file with a text editor, if you need a custom resolution.

I was quite impressed when the release came up: http://www.emaculation.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=7035&p=49402&hilit=...

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2015, June 7 - 10:33pm

  Do you think we should add other Languages from the Anthology

It'd be a shame to let that Japanese 7.5.3 install you made the other day go to waste Wink

p.s. thanks for the Android B2 link, I didn't know about it. I'd need to get a tablet tho', I don't think my phone would "cut it".

24bit's picture
by 24bit - 2015, June 6 - 12:20pm

Sure Emaculation is the number one place for this, Ronald and Howard doing an outstanding job.
With Apple servers down, getting things rolling will become really hard, if you have start from scratch.
No more free 7.5.3 and so on.

On the other hand I found myself hardly using the old Mac OS these days, except for some old games running on a Lenovo Android tablet.
Some here will know there is Lubomyr´s free Android port for BII available for some time now:
http://anddev.at.ua/load/emulators/basilisk_ii/2-1-0-24

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2015, June 6 - 4:37am

I'm thinking ready-built drives for a few of the more common language groups would be do-able and/or adding to the page on a per request basis. There will always be the DIY types of course but I do notice a lot of help requests coming through where they haven't the foggiest as to where to begin and having a bootable drive container would possibly get them off to a flying start. Probably referring to linked Emaculation pages should also be mandatory Smile

24bit's picture
by 24bit - 2015, June 5 - 9:39am

Thanks for the head ups MTT, I made the image some time ago when I was discussing the BII stuff with a beginner.
Do you think we should add other Languages from the Anthology or is it more rewarding for people to do just that by themselves?
The old question - spoon feeding vs. learning by doing. Wink

MikeTomTom's picture
by MikeTomTom - 2015, June 4 - 12:06am
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Great stuff. Thank you for doing this, 24bit.