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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.

 

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