PowerBook G4 run OS X 10.5 ?

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by increx, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Hello guys, just question
    Can my old PowerBook G4 500 MHz and 512 MB SD RAM run os x 10.5 ?
    I have os x 10.4 but apple not support now ! And many programs not work !
    Cheers guys !
     
  2. macrumors 6502

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    Using Leopard Assist you can install 10.5, but it doesn't run very well. I'd keep running Tiger and live with slightly older apps :)
     
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    GermanyChris

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    That is the last thing I'd do..I know your missing out on some stuff but the computer will no longer be pleasant to use once done
     
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    adcx64

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    Exactly what apps are you trying to use that arnt supported in Tiger?
     
  5. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    for example i dont have last version of flash player, my utube videos is not good only works in 240, and example googl chrome
     
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    adcx64

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    Flash and YouTube will never play well on that machine sadly. And Chrome doesnt support PowerPC Macs anyway.
     
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    Goftrey

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    Took the words straight out my mouth!
     
  8. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    ok i find solutions i download some program named MacTubes and i can play video in near HD with quick time amzing :)

    Can u give me link of last mozilla firefox supported by mac os x 10.4 ppc ?
     
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    cocacolakid

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    Try TenFourFox, it's a build of Firefox specifically for your PPC cpu.

    http://www.floodgap.com/software/tenfourfox/

    You would want the 7400 version for your Mac, the link is at the bottom of the page under "G4".
     
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    GermanyChris

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    The right questions get all the answers :D
     
  11. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanx all
     
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    tom vilsack

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