View Full Version : download/burn Mac software, with PC, to use on Mac?

Oct 17, 2002, 02:59 AM
Crazy question I know.

The situation is this. My sister needs a later version of Netscape for her Mac, her net connection is bad to say the least.
I have cable net, but I only have a PC (miss my mac).

Is it possible for me to download the Mac version of NS, on to my PC, and burn it to a CDR with my PC, then use that CDR on my sisters Mac?

Thanks in advance.

Oct 17, 2002, 03:09 AM

The Mac reads and understands most CD filesystems, so your CD will work fine.

Oct 17, 2002, 03:11 AM
oh that's cool!


Oct 17, 2002, 08:43 AM
Does this work with any ver of Mac OS? I have 7.5....

Oct 17, 2002, 08:49 AM
YOu need to make sure you download a .sit file to keep the resource fork intact on a PC. If you can't find NS with a .sit at the end post here and I"ll make one for you.