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orvn
Sep 9, 2011, 11:36 AM
I have a few older apps that serve a unique purpose and for which a replacement is impossible to find.

Is there any sort of an emulator that can be used to run PowerPC apps in Lion?



Intell
Sep 9, 2011, 11:43 AM
The only way to get PPC apps running in Lion is by using a Snow Leopard/Leopard virtual machine. There is no other way.

iThinkergoiMac
Sep 9, 2011, 03:47 PM
Is there any sort of an emulator that can be used to run PowerPC apps in Lion?

No, there isn't an emulator that would actually work. PearPC emulates a PPC processor but it's too unstable/slow to be of any real use at this point. Emulating a PPC processor isn't enough to get OS X to install either. You can get OS 9 to emulate well using SheepShaver, but I doubt that would help you very much.

orvn
Oct 7, 2011, 02:54 PM
too bad, thanks guys.