Microsoft BASIC 2.0 for Mac

Although Microsoft did not invent BASIC, their founding product was a BASIC interpreter for the Altair computer. The descendants below includes Microsoft's BASIC-80 (MBASIC), BASIC-86 (pre-GWBasic), BASIC for Mac, BASIC Compiler 86/88, Basic Compiler for Mac, and Professional Development System 7.x. IBM Personal Computer Basic Compiler, GW-BASIC, QuickBasic, and Visual Basic are listed separately.



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Release notes

Microsoft BASIC Interpreter for the Mac is a GUI based implementation of Microsoft's BASIC product. It can make use of the Macintosh's mouse, graphics, windowing, and more.

This version does not include a compiler. A separate Mac compiler product was released later in 1986.

Installation instructions

This archive contains one 400k disk image in raw sector format.

Product type
DevTool
Vendor
Microsoft
Release date
1984
Minimum CPU
m68K
User interface
GUI
Platform
MacOS
Download count
10 (1 for release)

Downloads

Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
Microsoft BASIC Interpreter 2.0 for Mac (11-5-1984) (3.5-400k) 2.0 for Mac English 819.58KB 1

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