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Could the executables be made to run on apple computers?

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DarWINE

All the apps work within WINE (WINE Is Note an Emulator). WINE allows applications designed for Windows to run under open source operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD. DarWINE is a port of WINE to get it running under the proprietary Mac OS X operating system as well as it does on the open source OSes. DarWINE has been progressing rather well and, I think, is working for everything but sound and XP-only apps now.

http://darwine.opendarwin.org//

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Couldn't the executables be

Couldn't the executables be made to run on apples without using an emulator.

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I don't think so...older

I don't think so...older Macs have a different architecture, not to mention a different OS style of operating. The reason why we need an emulator to make most things cross platform is because it emulates whatever is neccessary to make a program run where you need it to (WINE for Linux, DarWine for Mac, Cygwin for Windows; freeware). I can't remember if it's true or not (some rumor out on the web, not sure) that with the Intel chip a Mac can run an M$ Proggie native, but for older Macs, an emulator is your best bet.

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