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Glider
Glider
1.0.4
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Glider free download for Mac

Glider for Mac1.0.4

23 June 2014

Fly paper airplanes.

What is Glider for Mac

Glider... Fly a paper airplane through houses avoiding obstacles and collecting gold stars. Non-violent. A great game for children.

Note: The commercial version of Glider available in the MAS is an updated version of the classic Glider Pro application developed by John Calhoun. His classic version is still available for free and is linked to above as an alternate download.

What's new in Glider

Version 1.0.4:
  • Fixed an issue with the (pesky) grease
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Xenophile
Xenophile
Jun 23 2014
1.0.4
0.0
Jun 23 2014
0.0
Version: 1.0.4
Another great game for children: fold a piece of paper into a paper airplane, and fly it around objects in the room! It's also over 100x cheaper than this silly game.
umaromc
umaromc
Dec 1 2011
1.0
0.0
Dec 1 2011
0.0
Version: 1.0
What I'm not getting is that this publisher's website, "softdorothy", doesn't mention the author's name and the AUTHOR'S website, http://homepage.mac.com/calhoun/Glider%20PRO.html states that Glider PRO is FREE with links to downloads for the OS X and OS 9 versions. You can play for free online as well since one Mark Arenz teamed up with Calhoun, the game's owner after Cassidy & Greene went under, to create a FREE, Flash-based version; http://www.ridiculopathy.com/games.php?gamename=glider
Noraa
Noraa
Dec 1 2011
1.0
5.0
Dec 1 2011
5.0
Version: 1.0
It's alive! Perhaps not free anymore (but for $1.99 - can you really complain?), but works on Lion, has high-res graphics, and is just generally awesome. Ahh, nostalgia is wonderful
Mac007
Mac007
Dec 1 2011
1.0
3.0
Dec 1 2011
3.0
Version: 1.0
Nice little game from the past but it tends to run a little jerky on my Intel MacPro with OS 10.7.2 and 7GB's of memory. Since this is only version 1.0 I'm hopeful it will improve.
Neutralzone
Neutralzone
Dec 1 2011
1.0
0.0
Dec 1 2011
0.0
Version: 1.0
Description is inaccurate...I remained addicted to this game long after childhood! :) Nice to see it back.
-M-S-
-M-S-
Jul 28 2010
1.1.0
5.0
Jul 28 2010
5.0
Version: 1.1.0
So cool to see this still running great under Mac OS X 10.6.4. A blast from the past!
Machacker
Machacker
Sep 16 2006
4.0
5.0
Sep 16 2006
5.0
Version: 4.0
It makes me sad that Cassady and Greene needed to go bankrupt. They had Pieces of the best mac software EVER. And im just glad to see this again on my OSX - Even free!
Guest
Guest
Sep 30 2005
4.0
4.8
Sep 30 2005
4.8
Version: 4.0
cool game. i like it very much!
Nano
Nano
Aug 3 2005
4.0
0.0
Aug 3 2005
0.0
Version: 4.0
Two different browsers reported a faulty link & no download even started. The browsers were Safari & Internet Explorer.
Guest
Guest
Jun 22 2005
4.0
4.8
Jun 22 2005
4.8
Version: 4.0
I've been playing this since childhood, on an old LC II, but know it's for OSX! This is great guys, you should at least try it. (I still have the floppy discs from the old version!)
Guest
Guest
Jun 21 2005
4.0
4.8
Jun 21 2005
4.8
Version: 4.0
I love this game!
Guest
Guest
Apr 27 2005
4.0
4.8
Apr 27 2005
4.8
Version: 4.0
This game is the love of my life. I've played it since I was four and it's still good. If you have kids put them on this before any of that violent crap and they'll grow up to be good people.
Guest
Guest
Aug 21 2004
4.0
0.0
Aug 21 2004
0.0
Version: 4.0
Thank you for creating Glider and Glider Pro
Guest
Guest
Mar 27 2004
4.0
4.8
Mar 27 2004
4.8
Version: 4.0
This game really brings back the memories. I love it! One of the best, original games ever created, unlike some of the 3D slop that's being released these days. Many thanks to John Calhoun to releasing this for free!
Guest
Guest
Nov 17 2003
4.0
4.8
Nov 17 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
i used to play this when i was young. great game, thanks for releasing it as freeware!
Guest
Guest
Nov 16 2003
4.0
4.8
Nov 16 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
There is no Windows version and there is a 9 version. Its on the closed down cassidy and greene site. Their giving away copies for free because their out of buisness. I have the first copy of this game of floppies. Good game, been playing it for years
Guest
Guest
Nov 3 2003
4.0
4.8
Nov 3 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
i like this game a lot. i play on it with my friends at school, but does it work on Windows?
Guest
Guest
Oct 7 2003
4.0
4.8
Oct 7 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
If you issue a GetInfo against the Glider Pro OS X version, you will see no version number specified in the GetInfo window. If you issue a GetInfo against the OS 9 version of Glider Pro, you will see that it is version 1.1.2. There is no version 9.
Ardillero
Ardillero
Oct 7 2003
4.0
3.3
Oct 7 2003
3.3
Version: 4.0
My version says it's Glider Pro 9. The demo mode which runs completely through the house is very nifty, but the one with the single room looks impossible to get the star. Where exactly are you supposed to enter the serial number (it must be a secret)? As a lifetime aficienado of paper airplanes, I can appreciate this whimsical game. Building the houses looks challenging, but how about a new version that lets you create your own airplanes? Looks like an enjoyable game, once you get the hang of it. Imaginative.
Guest
Guest
Oct 6 2003
4.0
4.8
Oct 6 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
This game is not interesting, has bad graphics, has bad midi music, and is not difficult. Overall, this game is just a waste of time. Maybe it is good for children though, but doubt it.
Guest
Guest
Oct 5 2003
4.0
4.8
Oct 5 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
Update- finally got it to recognize the number. Looks like a great game. Would be nice with some documentation. May take awhile to figure out the configuration.
Guest
Guest
Oct 5 2003
4.0
4.8
Oct 5 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
would be nice if the registration number was accepted. It asks for a 13 digit number. I type in the 14 digit number included with the game and it says it is incorrect. Tired over and over again with no results. Can't rate.
Guest
Guest
Oct 5 2003
4.0
4.8
Oct 5 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
sweeet...gosh the memories
Guest
Guest
Oct 5 2003
4.0
4.8
Oct 5 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
I used to play glider on my old IIcx in system 6.0.4 in 1989... with a whole 16 colors and 1MB ram... glad to see glider & glider pro being rereleased for free...
Bastibense
Bastibense
Oct 5 2003
4.0
5.0
Oct 5 2003
5.0
Version: 4.0
Woot! Ten years back (when I was six years old) I used to play Cristal Quest and Glyder, sometimes even Sky Shadow (anyone remember that? :). OLD SCHOOL!!!
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2003
4.0
4.8
Oct 4 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
My jaw dropped when I saw John Calhoun had released Glider as freeware. What a boon! Playing it now reminds me of the fun I had with it when I was fifteen (playing Glider and Crystal Quest led me straight to state college instead of the ivy league :). Thanks for the memories and the creative effort!
Dremwkr
Dremwkr
Oct 4 2003
4.0
5.0
Oct 4 2003
5.0
Version: 4.0
A favorite. Well done! A game that sould be on every mac!
Michael-Welsh
Michael-Welsh
Oct 4 2003
4.0
4.5
Oct 4 2003
4.5
Version: 4.0
John, you're a prince of a fellow to offer Glider-Pro 4.0 free. I remember playing it when I had a MacPlus and have never gotten over the addiction. This is a truly great, Macintosh game. And, check out the merchandise on John‘s site. Good stuff!
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2003
4.0
4.8
Oct 4 2003
4.8
Version: 4.0
"In a Cheesey Sort of Way?" ???? To the person who posted that response, you simply don't have much background with the Mac. Glider was one of the best games on Mac or PC (it was never released for PC in the beginning) at its debut. I suppose you're an UT2003 junkie. That's all Great. However, you need to try to understand the roots of it all, of which Glider was a major part. AND, games such as Glider could REALLY stand a COMEBACK with the current dearth of such games, and the longing of the community for a simply innocent, yet fun & detailed game.
Guest
Guest
Aug 30 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Aug 30 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
An awesome nonviolent game. Fun and challenging for all ages. It is a nice change of pace from the violence found in other games. I played this game on my classic. When I went to PC I bought the PC version. Now I am back to mac and am thrilled it is available for OS X. Thanks John Calhoun!
Guest
Guest
Aug 15 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Aug 15 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
Verry good, in a cheesy kind of way. Verry FREE!! Verry entertaining. Did I mention it was FREEEEEEEEEEE!!?
Guest
Guest
Aug 5 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Aug 5 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
Okay, now who can port the cheat editor from OS 9 so we can max everything out (planes, bands, batts, etc.)? My kid's playing the "edited" (hacked) Classic version and having a grand time flying through rooms I'll never get to on my OS X machine---unless someone can update the Editor! (-:,
Guest
Guest
Aug 4 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Aug 4 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
This is great. I still have the original where you had to get passed a cat and other obstacles. It was in black and white and I would play it on mac os 7 I think.
Guest
Guest
Aug 3 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Aug 3 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
prior to Mac OS X, i was never a mac user, and so i didn't get to play this game when it came out, but it's definitely one of the greatest cheesy Mac games ever. it's good to see that it was ported to Mac OS X, so that people can continue to be amused by and enjoy this game. thank you, John Calhoun.
Trogdor
Trogdor
Aug 2 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Aug 2 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
This is one of the greatest games I have ever played. I registered the game and used to play it nonstop way back when it was first released. Now that it has been re-released for OS X, my love for the game has been rekindled. Plus, now everyone can experience the love that I have for the game, now that it is free. Also, last but not least, this version is much more stable than the ones previously released for OS X, although I have gotten the occasionaly crash when I leave the game alone for a few minutes.
Guest
Guest
Aug 1 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Aug 1 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
Ditto to what the others have said. I used to play this on my Dad's old LC - it was great fun! A big thank-you for making it free; it's very generous of you.
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 31 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
John Calhoun, you are awesome! I've played Glider on my LC years ago and loved it. Thank you so much for releasing it as freeware!
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2003
3.1.2
0.0
Jul 31 2003
0.0
Version: 3.1.2
I never played Glider Pro much, but the original Glider was one of my favorites. Glider Pro is the same thing, but better, and now it's free! Thank you for your generosity. It is such a pity that more developers don't make such generous contributions to the community. Kudos to you!
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2003
3.1.2
0.0
Jul 31 2003
0.0
Version: 3.1.2
Again, thank you for your generosity.
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 31 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
Absolutely GREAT game! I spent all my time yesterday playing this. It's a miracle that I stopped now to write this review. Must continue! :)
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 31 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
More proof of the nets power to inspire...
Guest
Guest
Jul 30 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 30 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
John, thanks for re-releasing this for OS X. I had spent many enjoyable hours in 9 playing with this! I'm glad it's back
Guest
Guest
Jul 30 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 30 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
John, thanks so much for doing this. This game is an important part of Mac history, if you ask me. I can even play it under Basilisk II -- the free 68K Mac emulator on a PC (and of course, on my macs, too).
Guest
Guest
Jul 30 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 30 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
Glider Pro is a terrific game. I haven't played it since I was on OS 9, but with its availability for OS X -- and freeware to boot! -- I've downloaded it and know I'll have many happy hours with it. Thanks to the creator for such a wonderfully generous gift.
Guest
Guest
Jul 30 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 30 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
THX a lot, John, it's still a great fun game :-)
Guest
Guest
Jul 30 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 30 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
I have such fond memories of this game from my days learning the Mac on a IIcx. It's very kind of you to gift us all with a free version to run on our new hardware and OSX. Thanks for hours of fun!
Guest
Guest
Jul 30 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 30 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
Simple, non-violent and ADDICTING
Guest
Guest
Jul 30 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 30 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
So at least one good thing has come out of the demise of Cassady & Greene. A big "Thank You!" to John Calhoun for being such a cool guy and making this awesome game available for free.
Guest
Guest
Jul 30 2003
3.1.2
4.8
Jul 30 2003
4.8
Version: 3.1.2
The game downloads as a disk image that opens in OS X---there's no need to start Classic at all. I've missed this game since the days I played it on a B&W Mac Plus---great to see it back, in color, for System 10! John Calhoun rocks for posting it as freeware now that C&G has gone belly-up.
Papyjac1
Papyjac1
Jul 30 2003
3.1.2
5.0
Jul 30 2003
5.0
Version: 3.1.2
J'ai joué ce jeu en noir et blanc sur un Mac SE ... Il ya fort longtemps ! Mais je constate que son auteur a su le faire évoluer de façon magistrale. Bravo !!!
Guest
Guest
Jul 13 2003
3.0.1
0.0
Jul 13 2003
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
Good game! Does anyone know how to make your own houses? E-mail me!
Guest
Guest
May 15 2003
3.0.1
4.8
May 15 2003
4.8
Version: 3.0.1
How odd to say it's for Mac OS X and then to package it in a self-extracting archive that requires starting Classic. It's not even a really good port. And the music is annoying as all get-out.
Guest
Guest
Apr 6 2003
3.0.1
0.0
Apr 6 2003
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
My Son Will injoy this game. He's been bugen me to get it!
Guest
Guest
Mar 28 2003
3.0.1
0.0
Mar 28 2003
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
good
Guest
Guest
Oct 17 2002
3.0.1
4.8
Oct 17 2002
4.8
Version: 3.0.1
The download is not v3.0.1, but v1.1.2. What's going on?
Guest
Guest
Aug 6 2002
3.0.1
0.0
Aug 6 2002
0.0
Version: 3.0.1
This must be the worst bloody game on earth.
Guest
Guest
Apr 22 2002
1.1.2
4.8
Apr 22 2002
4.8
Version: 1.1.2
very good
Guest
Guest
Apr 22 2002
1.1.2
4.8
Apr 22 2002
4.8
Version: 1.1.2
very very good
Guest
Guest
Apr 2 2002
1.1.2
0.0
Apr 2 2002
0.0
Version: 1.1.2
A really easy game to play, recommened for anyone!
Guest
Guest
Mar 26 2002
1.1.2
0.0
Mar 26 2002
0.0
Version: 1.1.2
A game that anybody and everybody can play!
Guest
Guest
Nov 11 2001
1.1.2
4.8
Nov 11 2001
4.8
Version: 1.1.2
good game!
Guest
Guest
Oct 1 2001
1.1.2
4.8
Oct 1 2001
4.8
Version: 1.1.2
How odd, to ask for a review before the file has been downloaded...!
Guest
Guest
Sep 17 2001
1.1.2
4.8
Sep 17 2001
4.8
Version: 1.1.2
This game is da bomb !!
Guest
Guest
Jul 23 2001
1.1.2
4.8
Jul 23 2001
4.8
Version: 1.1.2
pretty good my favorite is yipe!
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0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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