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

MacUpdate Desktop 6.0.8 - Search and ins...
MacUpdate Desktop 6 brings seamless 1-click installs and version updates to your Mac. With a free MacUpdate account and MacUpdate Desktop 6, Mac users can now install almost any Mac app on macupdate.... Read more
BitTorrent Sync 2.1.1 - Sync files secur...
BitTorrent Sync allows you to sync unlimited files between your own devices, or share a folder with friends and family to automatically sync anything. File transfers are encrypted. Your information... Read more
Quicksilver 1.3.0 - Application launcher...
Quicksilver is a light, fast and free Mac application that gives you the power to control your Mac with keystrokes alone. Quicksilver allows you to find what you need quickly and easily, then act... Read more
iWatermark Pro 1.72 - Easily add waterma...
iWatermark Pro is the essential watermarking app for professional, business, and personal use. iWatermark, is the number 1 and only watermarking tool available for all 4 platforms iPhone/iPad, Mac,... Read more
RapidWeaver 6.3 - Create template-based...
RapidWeaver is a next-generation Web design application to help you easily create professional-looking Web sites in minutes. No knowledge of complex code is required, RapidWeaver will take care of... Read more
Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 16.0.1 - Profess...
Photoshop CC 2015 is available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud for as little as $19.99/month (or $9.99/month if you're a previous Photoshop customer). Photoshop CS6 is still available for purchase (... Read more
Together 3.4.6 - Store and organize all...
Together helps you organize your Mac, giving you the ability to store, edit and preview your files in a single clean, uncluttered interface. Smart storage. With simple drag-and-drop functionality,... Read more
Monosnap 3.1.0 - Versatile screenshot ut...
Monosnap lets you capture screenshots, share files, and record video and .gifs! Capture: Capture full screen, just part of the screen, or a selected window Make your crop area pixel perfect with... Read more
Cocktail 8.5.1 - General maintenance and...
Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. It is a powerful digital toolset that helps hundreds of thousands of Mac users around the world get... Read more
Vienna 3.0.6 :5eaf312: - RSS and Atom ne...
Vienna is a freeware and Open-Source RSS/Atom newsreader with article storage and management via a SQLite database, written in Objective-C and Cocoa, for the OS X operating system. It provides... Read more

Five Nights at Freddy's 4 has Been...
In keeping with tradition, Five Nights at Freddy's 4 has made its way to the App Store with zero warning fanfare. Honestly I'd be disappointed it if happened any other way at this point. [Read more] | Read more »
Doom & Destiny Advanced (Games)
Doom & Destiny Advanced 2.3.4.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $.99, Version: 2.3.4.0 (iTunes) Description: ---SUPER GIGA LAUNCH DISCOUNT! Get it now for cheap or pay more later!---An additional 143 MB download is... | Read more »
Five Nights at Freddys 4 (Games)
Five Nights at Freddys 4 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $2.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: This time, the terror has followed you home. | Read more »
This Week at 148Apps: July 27-31, 2015
Winding Down July With 148Apps 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 »
You'll Want to Keep an Eye Out for...
If you're the kind of person who had fun hunting down and completing all the codex puzzles in Assassin's Creed 2, then are you ever in for a treat. The Guides looks like it's going to be a very robust collection of similarily odd, seemingly... | Read more »
Vivid Games has Announced Real Boxing 2...
The original Real Boxing was a pretty impressive bit of fisticuffs, but if the trailer Vivid Games is showing off for GamesCom is any indication Real Boxing 2 is going to be even better. [Read more] | Read more »
PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX - Tips,...
[Read more] | Read more »
Card King: Dragon Wars - Tips, Tricks an...
[Read more] | Read more »
Pac-Man Championship Edition DX has brou...
Bandai Namco has released Pac-Man Championship Edition DX on iOS and Android, which features the classic arcade gameplay that we've all grown to love. Pac-Man Championship Edition DX can be enjoyed in much shorter bursts than the arcade versions... | Read more »
Cosmonautica (Games)
Cosmonautica 1.1 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $6.99, Version: 1.1 (iTunes) Description: Cast off! Are you ready for some hilarious adventures in outer space? | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

Back to School Time: Outline for iPad Goes Fr...
Sacramento, California based Gorillized Corporation has announced a “Back to School” offer; the iPad version of Outline goes free for August 3-5. Outline is a smart digital notebook for iPad that... Read more
MacBook 12 Retina Pundit’s New Favorite Mac
If you’re eyeing the purchase of a new 12-inch Retina MacBook, but wondering if you can live with a single USB-C port, 2011-level CPU performance, and the unorthodox keyboard, you should find... Read more
15-inch 2.2GHz Retina MacBook Pro on sale for...
Adorama has the 2015 15″ 2.2GHz Retina MacBook Pro on sale for $184 off MSRP including free shipping plus NY & NJ sales tax only: - 15″ 2.2GHz Retina MacBook Pro: $1815 $184 off Adorama will also... Read more
PDF Element Tool Kit For PDF For Windows 10,...
South Surrey, British Columbia based software developer Wondershare has posted an interesting infographic tracking the development of Microsoft’s flagship Windows operating system over the years,... Read more
27-inch 3.5GHz 5K iMac on sale for $81 off MS...
Adorama has the 27″ 3.5GHz 5K iMac on sale for $2218, $81 off MSRP, including a free copy of Apple’s 3-Year AppleCare Protection Plan. Shipping is free, and Adorama charges sales tax in NY & NJ... Read more
Back-to-School with Tablet and Smartphone Acc...
Belkin helps you prepare for the coming school year with a wide variety of the latest mobile and tablet accessories to outfit both grade school and college students. The line-up includes charging... Read more
11-inch MacBook Airs on sale for $100 off MSR...
Best Buy has 11-inch MacBook Airs on sale for $100 off MSRP. Choose free shipping or free local store pickup (if available). Sale prices for online orders only, in-store prices may vary: - 11″ 1.6GHz... Read more
iPad Air 2 on sale for up to $100 off MSRP
Best Buy has iPad Air 2s on sale for up to $100 off MSRP on their online store for a limited time. Choose free shipping or free local store pickup (if available). Sale prices available for online... Read more
Sale! 13-inch MacBook Pros on sale for $100 o...
B&H Photo has 13″ MacBook Pros on sale for $100 off MSRP. Shipping is free, and B&H charges NY sales tax only: - 13″ 2.5GHz/500GB MacBook Pro: $999.99 save $100 - 13″ 2.7GHz/128GB Retina... Read more
Sale! Save $100 on 13-inch MacBook Airs this...
B&H Photo has the 13″ 1.6GHz/128GB MacBook Air on sale for $899.99 including free shipping plus NY tax only. Their price is $100 off MSRP, and it’s the lowest price available for this model.... Read more

Jobs Board

*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions (US) - A...
Sales Specialist - Retail Customer Service and Sales Transform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, you're also the Read more
Infrastructure Engineer - *Apple* /Mac - Hil...
Infrastructure Engineer - Apple /Mac Job Code: 1608 # of openings: 1 Description Our fortune 500 client is looking to hire an experienced Infrastructure Engineer to join Read more
Executive Administrative Assistant, *Apple*...
…supporting presentation development for senior leadership. * User experience with Apple hardware and software is preferred. Additional Requirements The following list Read more
*Apple* Bus Company is now hirin - Apple Bus...
Apple Bus Company is now hiring school bus drivers in the Pettis County area. Class B CDL preferred. Free training provided. No nights or weekends required. Flexible Read more
*Apple* Certified Mac Technician - Updated 6...
…and friendly, hands-on technical support to customers troubleshooting and repairing Apple /Mac products with courtesy, speed and skill. Use your problem-solving skills Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.