Mac OS 9 9.0

Mac OS 9.x, based on Mac OS 8 was the final product based on the classic MacOS architecture. MacOS 9 was abandoned in favor of of the NextStep/Openstep based Mac OS X.

Running MacOS 9 requires a supported Power PC based Macintosh (see the compatibility matrix), or the following emulator:

SheepShaver - Runs MacOS 7.5.2-9.0.4, emulates a Power PC based Macintosh.

Hard disk Images may be mounted in an emulator. Some CD burning software will write/convert them as CD ISO.

Product type
OS
Vendor
Apple
Release date
1999
Minimum CPU
PPC
Minimum RAM
40MB
Minimum free disk space
150MB
User interface
GUI
Platform
MacOS

Downloads

Download Name Version Language CPU File type File size
Apple Mac OS 9.0 (HD Image) 9.0 English ppc Archive 362.12MB
Apple Mac OS 9.0 [Japanese] (HD Image) 9.0 Japanese ppc Archive 391.2MB
Apple Mac OS 9.0 [Japanese] [iMac DV Restore] (ISO) 9.0 [iMac DV Restore] Japanese ppc CD 449.93MB
Apple Mac OS 9.0.4 (ISO) 9.0.4 English ppc CD 362.18MB
Apple Mac OS 9.0.4 [Powerbook G3 Pismo Software Restore] (ISO) 9.0.4 [Powerbook G3 Pismo Restore] English ppc CD 439.78MB
Apple Mac OS 9.0.4 [Simp.Chinese] [PowerMac G4] (ISO) 9.0.4 [PowerMac G4] Simp.Chinese ppc CD 161.57MB

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