- Platform: Mac OS 9 and below
- Media: CD-ROM
More speed. More intelligence. Astounding ease of use. It could only be Mac OS 8.5, the most exciting development in Macintosh system software in years. This latest version of the Mac OS once again offers a warm welcome to new users while extending the control and customization that advanced users demand. Leading the powerful new features in Mac OS 8.5 is Apple's revolutionary Sherlock technology-your personal search detective. Sherlock searches the World Wide Web or your own computer with lightning speed and amazing ease, saving you hours of valuable time by quickly zeroing in on the exact information you're looking for. On the Internet Sherlock can send your query to several leading search engines at once. In a few seconds Sherlock reports back, with results ranked by relevance. You can view them all in one convenient window, then link to any result instantly with a single click. And you can save search criteria and results for later use. Sherlock can search within documents on a...
Classic Mac OS, a perfect match for older Macs. Can be installed on any Macintosh matching the systemrequirements.
One of the following Mac OS-based Apple computers with a PowerPC processor: iMac or Power Macintosh G3. Any Power Macintosh, PowerBook, or Workgroup Server computer with a 4-digit model number.
Mac OS 8.5 may not function with a Mac OS 8.5 compatible Apple Power Macintosh computer that has been upgraded with a non-Apple processor upgrade card. Please check with the card's manufacturer for compatibility information.
Computers upgraded with Apple's Power Macintosh 233-MHz Processor Upgrade Kit are supported.
The Power Macintosh Upgrade Card (supported in the Quadra 700), the Macintosh Processor Upgrade (supported in the 575), and all 680X0 processors are NOT supported with Mac OS 8.5.
150 MB to 250 MB of free disk space, 16 MB of physical RAM, with virtual memory (VM) set to at least 24 MB. The