The goal of the Gryphel Project is to help preserve software made for early Macintosh computers, the computers that Apple sold from 1984 to 1996 based upon Motorola’s 680x0 microprocessors.
The center of this project - a family of free and open source emulators that allow such software to be used on modern computers
The rest of this project - software for the early Macintosh, links to alternatives to Mini vMac, links to related forums, lists of books, and more.
Latest News :
January 14, 2021 - permanent link
The ua608d command line tool is now also compiled for Apple Silicon.
January 12, 2021 - permanent link
PCalc has been added to the software hosted by the Gryphel Project. (As part of testing the Mini vMac 37.02 beta.)
December 20, 2020 - permanent link
Today’s Mini vMac 37.02 beta should fix sound not working on Apple Silicon, as reported by Patrick. Some of the deprecation warnings by the compiler should have been looked at more closely. A patch by Dominik Reichardt to the library SDL could be adapted to Mini vMac.
Also for this beta, I obtained a new Apple signing certificate. They expire after a while, so I think it best to get a new one for each new branch of Mini vMac. But not change the signing certificate for the previous branch of Mini vMac, since the idea is that the Variations Service will always give the exact same results given the same options. Compiling with different signing certificates for Mini vMac 36 and 37 turned out to be tricky, Apple signing tools are very finicky.
December 13, 2020 - permanent link
Today’s Mini vMac 37.01 is the first beta of the 37.xx branch. The Changes page lists differences from current stable 36.04 version. (The main change in the source code from the last Development snapshot is just the version number. The other change is suppressing some deprecation warning messages when compiling the Apple Silicon version. I need to replace usage of OpenGL sometime, but not now.)
Moving to beta means no further changes except bug fixes in this branch. It is happening now so as to have a stable version supporting Apple Silicon as soon as possible.
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