Mac OS 9 9.2

Mac OS 9.x, based on Mac OS 8 was the final product based on the classic MacOS architecture. Like previous version, it lacks true protected memory or pre-emptive multitasking. MacOS 9 was abandoned in favor of of the Unix-ish 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.

9.2x consist mainly of minor fixes.

9.2 adds the ability to run under MacOS X as a "Classic Environment".

Installation instructions

9.2 requires a minimum of a Mac with a G3 CPU. Support for earlier Macintosh machines is dropped.

Product type
OS
Vendor
Apple
Release date
2005
Minimum CPU
G3 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 9.2.1 (ISO) 9.2.1 English ppc CD 403.47MB
Apple Mac OS 9.2.1 [Japanese] (ISO) 9.2.1 Japanese ppc CD 410.87MB
Apple Mac OS 9.2.2 (ISO) (Bad?) 9.2.2 English ppc CD 455.61MB
Apple Mac OS 9.2.2 [PowerBook G4] (ISO) 9.2.2 [PowerBook G4] English ppc CD 421.28MB
Apple Mac OS 9.2.2 [PowerMac G4] (HD Image) 9.2.2 [PowerMac G4] English ppc CD 411.42MB
Apple Mac OS 9.2.2 [eMac] (ISO) 9.2.2 [eMac] English ppc CD 417.89MB

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