Basilisk II
Basilisk II
1.0.20140301

4.5

Basilisk II free download for Mac

Basilisk II1.0.20140301

01 March 2014

Emulator to play old 68k games on OS X.

Overview

Basilisk II is an open source emulator of 68xxx-based Mac computers for Windows, OS X and Linux. With Basilisk II, one can boot Mac OS versions 7.x through 8.1. Versions are also available for Linux and Windows.

What's new in Basilisk II

Version 1.0.20140301:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.6 - OS X 10.9 and running on a 64/32-bit Intel processor.

  • Performance improvements.
  • Support for disk images in sparsebundle format. See explanation and discussion in this topic: viewtopic.php?f=20&t=7974
  • Cursor grabbing toggle (Ctrl-F5). Pressing Ctrl-F5 will make the emulator grab the mouse cursor and keep it inside its window. Especially useful for some games. Again pressing Ctrl-F5 will release the cursor.
  • Window-Fullscreen toggle (Ctrl-Return). Pressing Ctrl-Return will toggle between window mode and full-screen mode.

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How would you rate Basilisk II app?

15 Reviews of Basilisk II

Bolshoyblue
22 May 2011
Version: 19b

Most helpful

For more up-to-date versions, do check out emaculation: http://www.emaculation.com/doku.php/basilisk_ii The info here is a bit old. Newer versions solve some of the problems mentioned in these comments.
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Bolshoyblue
22 May 2011
Version: 19b
For more up-to-date versions, do check out emaculation: http://www.emaculation.com/doku.php/basilisk_ii The info here is a bit old. Newer versions solve some of the problems mentioned in these comments.
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4.5
Ddavidmullin
01 October 2006
Version: 19b
My universal version Ran great on my Mac just remember to set RAM at least 4 MB ,for OS 8.0
(0)
Chrischram
03 August 2006
Version: 19b
This version is compiled as a Universal Binary, but on my Intel iMac it quits suddenly and unceremoniously part way through booting from my OS 8 CD. I have tried several different ROM files from Performas and Quadras, and consistently get the same poor results. Once-upon-a-time I had a version of Basilisk running on an old PowerPC machine. It was pretty crashy, but at least it ran a bit.
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4.25
Ddavidmullin
18 March 2006
Version: 17
App is pretty Good, Decent speed, Flexable RAM, I just can't hear the Games, can't play Music,
(0)
Anonymous
28 November 2005
Version: 16
Worked awesome , but the tiger issue makes this sux :( Hope its fixed SOOn!!
(0)
4.5
Anonymous
16 October 2005
Version: 16
It works almost great, the thing is that in tiger (10.4.2 ) , when I try to add another volume to mount, the application closes unexpectedly. I hope this is fixed soon
(0)
Anonymous
11 July 2005
Version: 16
i also had the mouse issue, and the keyboard doesn't work either. this only happens in full screen mode - windowed mode works okay, albeit slow. other than that, a great emulator!
(0)
4.25
Goles
26 April 2005
Version: 16
Its a great app , it need some features as sound support , and also when I run in full screen , my mouse is not being detected ( ? ) But I loved it
(0)
Gridd
12 February 2005
Version: 16
I made a version of Basilisk II with sound support, it's currently available at http://vasi.webhop.org.nyud.net:8090/files/BasiliskII-audio.zip If enough people like it, maybe I can eventually convince the main authors to include my sound support code.
(0)
4.75
Dxp03
15 November 2004
Version: 16
i like it. it emulates 68k like i had it connected directly to my monitor. and i like being able to start it off with many OSes. But your emulator could realy use sound. That is the only flaw. otherwise Pretty good.
(0)
Anonymous
15 September 2004
Version: 16
Its really nice. After making the image and starting up from the cd, you can even 'install' OS7/8 to free up the cd-rom drive for use with it. Only setback ive encountered besides the sound is it wanting ram from a graphics card which had prevented some applications running under it.
(0)
4.75
Anonymous
19 August 2004
Version: 16
Very good program. I would rather use this than use the classic environment. Could use sound and a Emulator List (such as the PC List in Virtual PC.) Great Software. Keep up the good work.
(0)
3.5
Anonymous
17 August 2004
Version: 16
ethernet support and cd-rom support are missing otherwise good.
(0)
4.5
Anonymous
19 August 2003
Version: 13
Finally, a great alternative to vMac for Mac OS emulation. Easy to set up and use. Fullscreen mode works excellent and feels very responsive. The only feature sorely missing at present is sound. A wonderful port - kudos to the author!
(0)
4.5
Erise
01 May 2003
Version: 13
Excellent emulator. The only thing missing is sound.
(0)
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4.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later

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