TweetFollow Us on Twitter

HD Compatibility
Volume Number:2
Issue Number:1
Column Tag:HFS

HD 20 Hierarchial File System Compatibility Chart

This chart summarizes which programs are currently working under Finder 5.0 and the HD 20. HFS refers to the program running normally under the new Finder 5.0 on the Apple hard disk. LASER refers to the program printing correctly on the Apple Laserwriter printer. Note that Finder 5.1 is already planned for release this month! Root refers to files having to be at the root level of hierarchy, like the present MFS system and thus indicates that they don't work with folders.

Application HFS? LASER? NOTES

Finder 5.0 yes yes get Finder 5.1 with Mac Plus or HD 20 rev B start-up.

Pagemaker 1.0 yes yes help files and aldus prep must be in same folder. Ver. 1.1 current.

Font/DA Mover 2.5 yes -- somewhat buggy under HFS on 800K floppy drives. Use Open cmd.

MacDraw 1.9 yes fair some printing problems with font and size combinations.

MacPaint 1.5 yes yes Very compatible, solid, highly recommended.

MacPascal 1.0 no yes copy protection scheme renders it useless on HD 20. Watch for 2.0

MacProject 1.0 yes yes works well with HFS.

MacTerminal 2.0B3 yes yes vastly improved in the new 2.0 version due out in January.

MacWrite 4.5 yes yes earlier versions of HFS had strange bugs with MacWrite.

MDS 1.0 no yes requires all files in the root. Being revised for HFS compatibility.

PaintMover 0.03 yes yes Bill Atkinson utility for MacPaint stuff. Works ok.

QuickFile 0.5 yes no Rolodex substitute. Data file must be in same folder as program.

Switcher 4.4 no -- Save set applications must be in same folder. Don't run Finder on it.

Manx C 1.0 no ? Very Unix like. But requires all files be in the root. Look for Update.

Omnis-3 3.10 no yes Default file names in dialog boxes can't be found.

Statview 1.0 yes yes Uses SANE; very accurate, not protected, highly recommended.

Copy II Mac 4.2 no -- bit copy won't work with 800K drives or HD 20 due to new hardware.

MacLion 3.1 no ? Difficult to use, not HFS compatible.

Consulair C 2.0 no ? same problem as MDS Edit. Cannot open files in the editor.

ExperLisp 1.03 no ? copy protection makes it incompatible.

ExperLogo 1.1 yes ? features bunny graphics; works okay, annoying copy protection.

OPS5 1.03 no ? copy protection makes it incompatible.

Smoothtalker 1.0 no -- Bombs with ID=10 on launch and corrupts system file!

Filemaker 1.0 yes yes works great, very fast, not protected, reasonably priced. Best Buy!

Great Plains 3.03A no -- accounting software package does not launch.

ConcertWare 1.0 yes problems place instruments at same level as appl. Some laser printing problems.

VideoWorks yes -- works ok with HFS.

Ensemble 1.0 no no cannot find datafiles. No laser printing. Difficult to use.

Smartcom II 2.1B no ? Impressive terminal package, but fails to use standard file package.

MacDraft 1.1 yes yes Fixes some printing problems over Draw. But Files are put to root.

MacNosy 1.0 yes -- very useful disassembler. User interface could be improved.

Thinktank 512 1.1 yes problems Bombs with Macsbug but works with switcher & HFS. Laser problems.

Jazz yes yes slow with large documents.

TK!Solver 1.0 yes poorly cannot find it's help files on HD 20. But a great program, works fine.

Slideshow Magician no no ver. 1.2 cannot find files under HFS. Series laser printing bugs.

MacPublisher 1.31 no yes cannot recognize files it creates under HFS.

Chart 1.0 yes no use Excel instead. Laser printing problems. Works under HFS though.

Excel 1.0 yes yes developed in parallel with HFS. Works great. Very fast. Best Buy!

File 1.0 yes fair some minor cosmetic bugs. Index files restricted to certain folders.

Multiplan 1.02 yes yes Get Excel. Works better with laser than File!? No problems with HFS.

Word 1.05 yes yes works better with laser. Fine with HFS. Place Glossary in appl. folder.

Fortran 77 2.0 no ? Absoft/Microsoft product can't find files for passes 2,3 and 4!

Dollars & Sense 1.2 no -- Selecting "File" from menu bar bombs nicely with an ID=25.

Helix 1.13 no yes intermittant problems under HFS.

Crunch 1.0 no yes problems with cut and paste.

OverVUE 2.0b no yes poor printing options. Copy protection makes it incompatible.

MacOneWrite 2.0 no yes can't find data files on launch; must be in root.

Paint Cutter 1.0 yes yes no problems with HFS. Great paint document tool.

Electric Checkbook no no ver. 1.1 can't find it's parameter files. Does not recognize HD 20.

Click Art 1.0 yes -- Paint effects tool DA for MacPaint works fine with HFS.

Filevison 1.0 no no Does not use standard file. Watch for 512K upgrade. Printing bombs.

 

Community Search:
MacTech Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

Alfred 2.6 - Quick launcher for apps and...
Alfred is an award-winning productivity application for OS X. Alfred saves you time when you search for files online or on your Mac. Be more productive with hotkeys, keywords, and file actions at... Read more
1Password 5.1 - Powerful password manage...
1Password is a password manager that uniquely brings you both security and convenience. It is the only program that provides anti-phishing protection and goes beyond password management by adding Web... Read more
GarageSale 6.9.2 - Create outstanding eB...
GarageSale is a slick, full-featured client application for the eBay online auction system. Create and manage your auctions with ease. With GarageSale, you can create, edit, track, and manage... Read more
calibre 2.17 - Complete e-library manage...
Calibre is a complete e-book library manager. Organize your collection, convert your books to multiple formats, and sync with all of your devices. Let Calibre be your multi-tasking digital librarian... Read more
OmniGraffle Pro 6.1.2 - Create diagrams,...
OmniGraffle Pro helps you draw beautiful diagrams, family trees, flow charts, org charts, layouts, and (mathematically speaking) any other directed or non-directed graphs. We've had people use... Read more
OmniGraffle 6.1.2 - Create diagrams, flo...
OmniGraffle helps you draw beautiful diagrams, family trees, flow charts, org charts, layouts, and (mathematically speaking) any other directed or non-directed graphs. We've had people use Graffle to... Read more
RoboForm 2.0.2 - Password manager; syncs...
RoboForm is a password manager that offers one-click login, mobile syncing, easy form filling, and reliable security. Password Manager. RoboForm remembers your passwords so you don't have to! Just... Read more
Apple MainStage 3.1 - Live performance t...
Love the sound you got on your recording? MainStage 3 makes it easy to bring all the same instruments and effects to the stage. Everything from the Sound Library and Smart Controls you're familiar... Read more
Freeway Pro 7.0.2 - Drag-and-drop Web de...
Freeway Pro lets you build websites with speed and precision... without writing a line of code! With its user-oriented drag-and-drop interface, Freeway Pro helps you piece together the website of... Read more
A Better Finder Rename 9.44 - File, phot...
A Better Finder Rename is the most complete renaming solution available on the market today. That's why, since 1996, tens of thousands of hobbyists, professionals and businesses depend on A Better... Read more

Sentinel 4: Dark Star Adds New Campaign...
Sentinel 4: Dark Star Adds New Campaign and More Posted by Ellis Spice on January 27th, 2015 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
Wheel & Deal Review
Wheel & Deal Review By Tre Lawrence on January 27th, 2015 Our Rating: :: SIMPLE FUNUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad A simple arcade shooter that has a retro feel.   | Read more »
This Week at 148Apps: January 19-23, 201...
Warm Your Winter With New Apps!   How do you know what apps are worth your time and money? Just look to the review team at 148Apps. We sort through the chaos and find the apps you’re looking for. The ones we love become Editor’s Choice, standing out... | Read more »
Eggmaster Review
Eggmaster Review By Jennifer Allen on January 26th, 2015 Our Rating: :: BRIEFLY COMPELLINGUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Tap like crazy to gain eggs, so that you can buy upgrades to gain more eggs, and so on. It... | Read more »
Cloudy Or Dry – Funny Or Die Release a W...
Cloudy Or Dry – Funny Or Die Release a Weather App Posted by Ellis Spice on January 26th, 2015 [ permalink ] iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad | Read more »
Mediocre, the Team Behind Smash Hit, is...
Mediocre, the Team Behind Smash Hit, is Teasing Their Latest Unnamed Project Posted by Jessica Fisher on January 26th, 2015 [ permalink ] | Read more »
Heroes of Gaia Review
Heroes of Gaia Review By Campbell Bird on January 26th, 2015 Our Rating: :: TIMERS OF MIGHT AND MAGICUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad This free-to-play rpg looks a lot like Heroes of Might and Magic, but it’s poor... | Read more »
Choice Provisions is Set to Launch Destr...
Choice Provisions is Set to Launch Destructamundo on iOS This Month Posted by Tre Lawrence on January 23rd, 2015 [ permalink ] Choice Provisions – home stable to | Read more »
King of Thieves – An Interview With Zept...
Ahead of the release of ZeptoLab’s King of Thieves, we were able to ask ZeptoLab’s co-founder, Semyon Voinov, a few questions about the inspiration behind the game and what that means for the Cut the Rope franchise. | Read more »
Handle Review
Handle Review By Jennifer Allen on January 23rd, 2015 Our Rating: :: SPEEDY ORGANIZINGUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Handle is a very convenient way of juggling your emails, To Do list, and Calendar all through one... | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

Save up to $340 on iMacs with Apple Certified...
The Apple Store has Apple Certified Refurbished iMacs available for up to $340 off the cost of new models. Apple’s one-year warranty is standard, and shipping is free. These are the best prices on... Read more
AppleCare Protection Plans on sale for up to...
B&H Photo has 3-Year AppleCare Warranties on sale for up to $105 off MSRP including free shipping plus NY sales tax only: - Mac Laptops 15″ and Above: $244 $105 off MSRP - Mac Laptops 13″ and... Read more
Apple refurbished Time Capsules available sta...
The Apple Store has certified refurbished Time Capsules available for up to $60 off MSRP. Apple’s one-year warranty is included with each Time Capsule, and shipping is free: - 2TB Time Capsule: $255... Read more
3TB AirPort Time Capsule on sale for $349, $5...
B&H Photo has 3TB AirPort Time Capsules on sale for $349 including free shipping plus NY sales tax only. Their price is $50 off MSRP, and it’s the lowest price available for this model (except... Read more
16GB iPad Air 2 on sale for $446, save $53
Walmart has 16GB WiFi iPad Air 2s on sale for $53 off MSRP on their online store. Choose free shipping or free local store pickup (if available). Sale prices available for online orders only, in-... Read more
Save up to $300 on a new Mac, $30 on an iPad,...
Purchase a new Mac or iPad at The Apple Store for Education and take up to $300 off MSRP. All teachers, students, and staff of any educational institution qualify for the discount. Shipping is free,... Read more
MasterCard Brings Contactless Payment, Apple...
MasterCard, the official card of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, and the PGA TOUR are bringing the latest payment technology to the spectator experience with the introduction of contactless... Read more
Petitioning Dropbox For Mac OS X 10.4 and 10....
Last week Dropbox announced to its users that app support for Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5 will end May 18 — disappointing news for those of us who are still getting useful service out of older PPC Macs... Read more
Stop Street Harassment, Bullying, and Assault...
The STOP-ATTACK (http://www.stop-attack.com) app will leverage smartphone technology to make the world a safer place. Whether it’s bullying, street harassment or something even more sinister, the app... Read more
Stir Kinetic Desk M1 Standing Or Sitting Desk...
The age of the standing desk is upon us, and according to medical research, it’s arriving none too soon. The World Health Organization (WHO), reports that 60 to 85 percent of people worldwide lead... Read more

Jobs Board

Detailer *Apple* Ford Body Shop / Collision...
Apple Automotive is one of the fastest growing dealer…and it shows. Consider making the switch to the Apple Automotive Group today! At Apple Automotive , Read more
*Apple* Acura/Subaru Service Technicians - A...
Apple Automotive is one of the fastest growing dealer…and it shows. Consider making the switch to the Apple Automotive Group today! At Apple Automotive , Read more
Business Development Manager - *Apple* Pay...
**Job Summary** Apple Pay is seeking an experienced business development manager to support the identification, recruitment, negotiation and ongoing management of Read more
*Apple* Solutions Consultant (ASC)- Retail S...
**Job Summary** The ASC is an Apple employee who serves as an Apple brand ambassador and influencer in a Reseller's store. The ASC's role is to grow Apple Read more
*Apple* Solutions Consultant - Retail Sales...
**Job Summary** As an Apple Solutions Consultant (ASC) you are the link between our customers and our products. Your role is to drive the Apple business in a retail Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.