Virtual Apple ][


Virtual Apple II

Have you ever wanted to play your classic Apple ][ Games on your new Apple?

This programs looks great, it even has a virtual printer that outputs to PDF! As my dad would say "me think it mazing!"

Virtual ][ lets you play the old Apple games, because it supports all graphics modes, lets you control the game paddles with a USB game pad or mouse and emulates the internal speaker. When you want to temporarily interrupt gameplay, Virtual ][ allows you to save the entire virtual machine, and continue later on from where you left off.

But Virtual ][ also supports more “serious” software, because it emulates many peripheral devices: floppy disk, hard disk, mouse, matrix printer, even cassette tape! It is also able to emulate the Z80A processor, allowing you to run the CP/M operating system.

And for the technically inclined: you can configure the machine by “inserting” and “removing” emulated peripheral cards, change the CPU speed, or even install your own emulated character generator ROM. The “Inspector” feature allows you to closely observe the behavior of the emulated machine and debug Apple II programs.

If you have original diskettes and a working Apple II, Virtual ][ can help you convert the diskettes to the Macintosh, even if they are “copy protected”.

Here's the shot of the virtual printer in all it's monochromic glory:

Virtual Apple II Printer

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