Intel mac Questions

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by zipper1022, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. zipper1022 macrumors regular

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    I know my stuff when it comes to powerpc macs, but i am clueless on intel macs

    my question is, i have a powerpc with all my apps for that computer,
    i know i need the new version of final cur and photoshop, but can i install other programs like microsoft office 2004 or little programs liek isquint or mac the ripper?
    or do i need to find new intel based versions of everything?

    someone clue me in
    thanks
     
  2. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

    WildCowboy

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    Just about all PPC programs will run on Intel Macs using Rosetta. More demanding ones such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Office (to some extent), etc. tend to be a bit slow. But since universal versions aren't available yet, you don't have much choice.
     

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