ClarisWorks 5.x

ClarisWorks is an all-in-one Word Processor, Spreadsheet, Database, Graphics Editor, and Presentations tool from Claris. In 1998, after version 5.0.2, ClairsWorks was purchased by Apple and re-branded under the "AppleWorks" name. It is not related to the Apple II AppleWorks product.


Release notes

5.x was the last version available under the ClairsWorks name. A patch updates the branding to "AppleWorks" (No relation to the Apple II AppleWorks).

Installation instructions

The Macintosh version requires MacOS 7.0.1 or later and at least a 68020 CPU and 8 MB of ram. It also has native PPC support. The Windows version is a 32-bit application that requires Windows 95 or NT with at least a 386 CPU.

Product type
Application Word Processor Spreadsheet Presentations Graphics Publishing Database
Release date
Minimum CPU
68020, PPC or 386
Minimum RAM
User interface
Download count
6 (4 for release)


Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
ClarisWorks 5.0v1 for Mac (Aug 1997) [US English] (SIT) 5.0v1 for Mac English 24.31MB 3
ClarisWorks 5.0v1 for Windows (US English) (Aug 1997) 5.0v1 for Windows English 21.1MB 0
ClarisWorks Office 5.0CAv1 for Win and Mac (Sep 1997) [UK English] (CD) 5.0CAv1 for Win and Mac UK English 103.88MB 1


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