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Offline nanopico

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Mac OS 9 Development Requests (Application and Non-OS Level)
« on: November 12, 2015, 10:56:42 AM »
The following thread was started to gauge interest in updates to various parts of OS 9.
There has been a lot of great input from many.

http://macos9lives.com/smforum/index.php?topic=2727.msg17839;

http://macos9lives.com/smforum/index.php?topic=2837.msg1784
As with the other thread for OS Level Requests this one is for everything else.
Again I won't promise that any of these will get done, but it would be a big help to know what other users would be interested in.

I will create a poll for these items to see what everyone else wants once there are requests.


Things that would fall under this thread would be
Drivers for device not required for machines to boot.
Application enhancements
Protocols that would operate at a users level (midi over ip for example)

I think graphics card drivers should fall under this category, but I'm a little torn on that one.
Any one else have any input on that?
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Offline 3rd Degree

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Re: Mac OS 9 Development Requests (Application and Non-OS Level)
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2015, 08:39:27 PM »
How about extensions to bring support for class compliant USB audio and midi devices? This would really open up the hardware options under MacOS 9.
Powerbook Titanium 1GHz G4
MOTU 828 Mk1
Midiman Midisport 2x2
Logic 4.8.1
Ableton Live 4
... and a few hardware synths and samplers.

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Re: Mac OS 9 Development Requests (Application and Non-OS Level)
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2015, 09:04:57 PM »
i can offer custom VST/MAS/RTAS plug-ins.

one of my main requests is a quick utility for adding and stripping resources to and from files upon user choice. (for example from 2 files)

another request of mine is a drag and drop utility which can add a custom icon to a bunch of filesī resopurce fork. (i have an applescript solution for that, but it is not very fast, politely speaking)

a simple app for sneaking into .docx could sometimes avoid booting the OSX or windows servers in background.

what i could also need is an OMS with more IAC buses, but i know that this will be difficult. ^^
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Re: Mac OS 9 Development Requests (Application and Non-OS Level)
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2015, 12:29:13 PM »
a simple app for sneaking into .docx could sometimes avoid booting the OSX or windows servers in background.

docXconverter 2.0 woks on Mac Os 9. ;)

http://www.panergy-software.com/index.html
« Last Edit: November 15, 2015, 12:47:01 PM by MacTron »
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Offline Protools5LEGuy

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Re: Mac OS 9 Development Requests (Application and Non-OS Level)
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2015, 12:53:47 PM »
Find it here
http://www.panergy-software.com/buy/download.html

And more older versions

http://www.panergy-software.com/buy/downloadearlyversions.html

IIO is 16.95 euros and the OS9 up gradable to OSX is 24.95. Maybe this is just a question on buying a license if you use DOCX a lot.
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Re: Mac OS 9 Development Requests (Application and Non-OS Level)
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2015, 01:05:39 PM »
i can offer custom VST/MAS/RTAS plug-ins.


Great!


one of my main requests is a quick utility for adding and stripping resources to and from files upon user choice. (for example from 2 files)


Super File Builder  ;D

another request of mine is a drag and drop utility which can add a custom icon to a bunch of filesī resopurce fork. (i have an applescript solution for that, but it is not very fast, politely speaking)


That is what filetyper do. AFAIK
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Re: Mac OS 9 Development Requests (Application and Non-OS Level)
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2015, 03:27:59 PM »
nah i mean the custom icons -16455 style
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Re: Mac OS 9 Development Requests (Application and Non-OS Level)
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2015, 03:47:48 PM »
now that you you take request i have one that should have been done a long time ago. give me a move commando and something like total commander. if possible i would like to see the afp protocol implementation  compatible to a more recent osx version. you might be able to use some of the linux sources for that.

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Re: Mac OS 9 Development Requests (Application and Non-OS Level)
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2016, 05:46:44 PM »
IE 5 is mostly not working due to the old certificates. Maybe we can hack it.

And Flash plug-in to report as 2016 ones, just for fun.
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Re: Mac OS 9 Development Requests (Application and Non-OS Level)
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2017, 10:26:32 PM »
I think graphics card drivers should fall under this category, but I'm a little torn on that one.
Any one else have any input on that?

I'd love it if they could. I'm trying to get a Radeon 9800 Pro that was seemingly BTO with a 2003 MDD G4 to get 3D working.