Basilisk II
Basilisk II
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Basilisk II free download for Mac

Basilisk II for Mac

16 October 2020

Emulator to play old 68k games on OS X.

What is Basilisk II for Mac

Basilisk II is an open-source emulator of 68xxx-based Macintosh computers for Windows, OS X and Linux. With Basilisk II, one can boot Mac OS versions 7.x through 8.1. Ports of Basilisk II are available for Mac OS X, Windows, Linux and a number of lesser-known systems. Users require a Macintosh ROM image and a copy of Mac OS to use with the emulator.

For a new setup a BasiliskIIGUI application is needed. BasiliskIIGUI is 32-bit only. It can be used up to macOS 10.14 (Mojave).

Download: https://www.emaculation.com/basilisk/BasiliskIIGUI.zip

A public beta version of a 64-bit Basilisk II GUI application is available. It can be used in macOS 10.12 (Sierra) and later.

See this forum topic: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=10454

What's new in Basilisk II

Version 1.0 (Build 20200922):
Adds two advanced features:
  • Option to enlarge the window while preserving guest screen resolution
  • Option to pass on guest gamma settings to the host
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Bolshoyblue
Bolshoyblue
May 22 2011
19b
5.0
May 22 2011
5.0
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.
Ddavidmullin
Ddavidmullin
Oct 1 2006
19b
4.5
Oct 1 2006
4.5
Version: 19b
My universal version Ran great on my Mac just remember to set RAM at least 4 MB ,for OS 8.0
Chrischram
Chrischram
Aug 3 2006
19b
0.0
Aug 3 2006
0.0
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.
Ddavidmullin
Ddavidmullin
Mar 18 2006
17
4.5
Mar 18 2006
4.5
Version: 17
App is pretty Good, Decent speed, Flexable RAM, I just can't hear the Games, can't play Music,
Guest
Guest
Nov 28 2005
16
4.5
Nov 28 2005
4.5
Version: 16
Worked awesome , but the tiger issue makes this sux :( Hope its fixed SOOn!!
Guest
Guest
Oct 16 2005
16
4.5
Oct 16 2005
4.5
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
Guest
Guest
Jul 11 2005
16
4.5
Jul 11 2005
4.5
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!
Goles
Goles
Apr 26 2005
16
4.3
Apr 26 2005
4.3
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
Gridd
Gridd
Feb 12 2005
16
0.0
Feb 12 2005
0.0
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.
Dxp03
Dxp03
Nov 15 2004
16
4.8
Nov 15 2004
4.8
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.
Guest
Guest
Sep 15 2004
16
4.5
Sep 15 2004
4.5
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.
Guest
Guest
Aug 19 2004
16
4.5
Aug 19 2004
4.5
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.
Guest
Guest
Aug 17 2004
16
4.5
Aug 17 2004
4.5
Version: 16
ethernet support and cd-rom support are missing otherwise good.
Guest
Guest
Aug 19 2003
13
4.5
Aug 19 2003
4.5
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!
Erise
Erise
May 1 2003
13
4.5
May 1 2003
4.5
Version: 13
Excellent emulator. The only thing missing is sound.
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  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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