How To Turn System 6 Into System 7 With
Although System 6 seems Jurrasic to some people, it's really not
that far removed from System 7 functionality. In fact, with a little
searching, one can find just about all the software needed to give
System 6 Macs the same features as System 7. Here are a few
gives you hierarchial menus (Apple Menu Options) under system 6.
2.06 and ConfigPPP 2.01 - TCP software that will get a System 6
Mac on the web.
an extensions manager for System 6.
Date cdev - a
better date formatter than the built in one.
simple screen saver.
and White Icons Part I
and White Icons Part II
snaps your cursor to the default 'OK' buttons for faster
- Gives you the popular window shade effect that came with 7.5 but it
works under 6.x and up.
Accessories (1.8mb) - includes the following DA's:
HDBackup - quick and dirty backup utility
Acta - outline maker
Art Grabber + - grabs MacPaint files from the Apple Menu
Copy II Mac 4.5 - Disk Copy from mid 80's
Display Message - cool scrolling lights effect of scrolling
Flow - screen saver (I couldn't get it to stop wihtout
Mousometer - great for programmers - tells you the exact
coordinates of your mouse as you move it
Multi-Scrap - multiple scrapbook
Notes Calendar - simple and fast calendar
RedWriter - simple and fast text editor
Screen Maker - make startup screens
Stars DA - screen saver that DOES stop
Cdevs (Extensions and Control Panels)
WDEF 1.2init - a makeover of your Finder windows - looks kinda
like Unix's Motif
RamDisk+ 2.01 - gives you ram disk capabilities under system
ClickChange - another GUI makeover - choose new cursors,
sounds, OS 8, Next and Winblows scroll bars, Next, Lisa, Windoze
windows choices, and more - very cool!
DiskFlash - flashes iconin menu bar when accessing your hard
drive (Norton does this too)
LightningPaint - great freeware paint program
Master Juggler - font mover
Remember? - Simple ToDo file
FixHeap - purges the system heap (lets go of stuck ram)
Mac OS Purge - same as above
MemMapper 1.3 - for programmers
MJ File Finder
MJ Settings Copier
Set File Count
Canfield/Klondike - Solitaire
Columns ][ - Tetris knock off
Das Calendar 1.0.1
Dog Age Calculator
Dropper - tetris like game
Madness - RAGE! - game
PopChar 2.5.2 - key caps type DA
Set Clock 3.3 - dials a modem to set the clock
Sky Travel - very cool for space nuts - calculate space
ZoomBar - This INIT makes zoomboxes shrink windows (to just a
title bar) when the shift key is held down when the zoombox is
pressed; it shrinks ALL windows (and stacks them up) when the
option key is held down. Handy if you have lots of windows
utilities (1.1 mb download).
BackSplash II - Desktop pictures for System 6.
- change the window and border colors (system 6 and 7) Mac Security - permenently delete files or make them
ThumbNail - make thumb nails of your pics so you can see what
they look like in a glance.