Downloading on a PC for use a MAC What should I know?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by RPKSull, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. RPKSull macrumors newbie

    Mar 16, 2009
    Hi, I just bought a mac powerbook afew weeks ago and have been downloading different applications for it on a PC. I have tried puting these files on cd's, dvd's, and external harddrives, with no luck getting them to install when put onto my mac.

    I have followed tutorials for mounting disc images on macs with no apparent results.

    The files are Dmg and I'm only familiar with mounting ISO's on pc's and am not even sure if there is a difference.

    I have been using magic iso and magic disc to mount and burn the disc's on my pc. Am I missing a step or is this application no good for creating discwith mac's?

    Do I need to convert the DMG's to iso's?
  2. r.j.s Moderator emeritus


    Mar 7, 2007
  3. Sky Blue Guest

    Sky Blue

    Jan 8, 2005
    just copy the dmgs to the external drive, then to your PC. No need for converting.
  4. RPKSull thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 16, 2009
    Ok ,That seems to be working now thanks!:)

    I considered doing that before but thought " no, it can't be that simple the most complicated way is right!"

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