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DeSade
29-10-2008, 10:48 AM
Does OSX 10.5,2 for MAC have a compatibility mode like windows does for running older software that would not normally work on it?

GameJunkie
29-10-2008, 11:00 AM
have you tried right-clicking an older program and searching for a compataility mode tab?

DeSade
29-10-2008, 11:20 AM
I am asking on behalf, I don't use a MAC or have one.

Bantu
29-10-2008, 11:37 AM
DeSade no, if it does not support Leopard then it will not work

GameJunkie
29-10-2008, 11:42 AM
there is a compatability mode for macs but it is not supported for macs with OS 10.5 leopard

DeSade
29-10-2008, 11:58 AM
Thanks guys

myke
29-10-2008, 11:26 PM
Does OSX 10.5,2 for MAC have a compatibility mode like windows does for running older software that would not normally work on it?

Find the application and select it by clicking on it once.
Use the keyboard combination Apple (command) + i
This takes you to the Info panel (otherwise click file/ Get Info)
Tick open using Rosetta
Close the window
Try to open the application.

Rosetta is design to run PowerPC Apps on Intel based machines.
If the software utilises System Preferences. It is possible to Get system prefs to run under Rosetta also. Can't say that I've tried this though.

My MacBook Pro is still on 10.5.1
I can't see why Apple would break this. :wub

Rosetta is not fool proof... some software will just break or perform unreliably under Leopard/Tiger on an Intel.