Software for Powermac G5

Liquinn

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I know the G5 can run Photoshop CS4; what other software shall I get/buy for it?

Thanks.
 

Hrududu

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Whatever kind of software you need.

Final Cut Studio 3 will run on a G5 with a little haxing
Toast Titanium 10 will work
Microsoft Office 2008
iWork 08
iWeb
AppleWorks 6
Macromedia Freehand MX
Final Cut Express
 

Lil Chillbil

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use either tenfourfox or stainless as a browser if you aren't already I can't recomend those enough. The most optimum version of microsoft office for the powermac g5 in my opinion is office 2004. It runs smooth on both my powermac g5 and powerbook g4.
 

Liquinn

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Whatever kind of software you need.

Final Cut Studio 3 will run on a G5 with a little haxing
Toast Titanium 10 will work
Microsoft Office 2008
iWork 08
iWeb
AppleWorks 6
Macromedia Freehand MX
Final Cut Express
Thank you for the list. Is there any software that the G5 can only run but my Macbook Pro can't? It's more like the other way around though.
 

Hrududu

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Thank you for the list. Is there any software that the G5 can only run but my Macbook Pro can't? It's more like the other way around though.
You won't be able to run AppleWorks or Macromedia Freehand MX as both are PowerPC only. A few other that won't run would be Mac The Ripper, VCD Builder (a software application for building video CD's) and some older games like Sim City 4, Red Faction, Roller Coaster Tycoon 3, and Return to Castle Wolfinstein.
 

Nameci

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These are what I have;
iLife '09
Final Cut Studio 2
iWork
Safari
iTunes (pretty bundled)
Camino (Optimized G5, now my main browser)
Photoshop CS4
Illustrator CS4
Turbo Cad for Mac
Modo
Microsoft Office 2008
AppleWorks
MacTubes
ScreenFlow
Mac DVD Ripper Pro (For Ripping my DVD's)
Onyx
Scroll Reverser
Hulu Desktop
FileZilla (for ftp)
Rapidweaver (web dev)
SuperCal (for screen calibration)
Microsoft Remote Desktop
Dropbox
Carbon Copy Cloner
Vuze (for my torrent fix)
ClamXAV (if I am paranoid)
Skype
Yahoo Messenger
Teamviewer for Mac
AppCleaner
StuffIt Expander
 
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wobegong

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On mine...

Office 2008
Mactubes
VLC
iLife'09
Aperture 2
Tenfourfox
Tenfourbird
Skype (old version)
Spotify (old version)
Dropbox
Evernote
LogMeIn
VirusBarrier X6
Netnewswire
SnapNDrag
DVD Ripper
Turbo.264
CleanMyMac
iTunes
Stuffit
Transmission
Olympus Camera Software
Quake III & IV
Civilization IV
Amnesia
Call of Duty 1 & 2
Medal of Honor
Unreal Tournament 2004
Homeworld 2
Doom 3
 
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