Guest PC for Mac OS X
Put an x86 computer on your MacLismore Software Systems has announced the release and immediate availability of an updated version of Guest PC 1.2
What is Guest PC?
Guest PC is a Mac OS X application that allows you to easily create and manage virtual x86 computer on your Mac. You can install Windows operating system and access applications available only for Windows compatible computers.
The Guest PC has a build-in Windows Setup Assistant that allows to create your virtual computer promptly and easily and install Windows on it. Guest PC bundled with DOS and ready to install Windows.
What's new in Guest PC 1.2?
The most important thing about Guest PC 1.2 is 2x performance boost on G5s plus better support for dual-headed machines. Serial port support added. It became possible to communicate with serial devices such as modems, PDAs and cell phones. USB-to-Serial adapter is supported as well. Extended peripheral devices support. This feature allows to separately select modem and printer for every virtual computer.
- - 2x performance improvement on G5 processors
- - Better stability and compatibility
- - Windows Setup Assistant can use non-bootable Windows Installation CDs
- - DVD disk reading support
- - Better Modem support
- - Serial Port support for RS-232 and USB-to-Serial adapters
- - VESA VBE 2.0 support
- - Manual Modem selection enabled
- - Manual Printer selection enabled
- - Manual Serial Port selection enabled
- - Support for .vfi, .flp, .144, .ima floppy images
Availability and Pricing
- Guest PC 1.2 is available immediately for US$69.99
- The price includes Family License and free support. Family License allows you to install Guest PC on all computers in your family.
- All current customers get a new Guest PC 1.2 version at no charge.
- For all registered users of any previous Blue Label PowerEmulator version, Guest PC is available at US$34.99
- Hardware: Apple Macintosh with PowerPC G3, G4 or G5 processor
- Operating system: Apple Mac OS X version 10.3 or later
- Free Hard Disk Space: 2 GB or more
- RAM: 256 MB or more
- Display: 1024 x 768 color display
- Storage: CD or DVD drive
- Peripherals: Keyboard, Mouse or compatible pointing device
Lismore Software Systems, Ltd. was founded in 1996. The first product was the Blue Label Power Emulator which emulates an x86 computer on classic Mac OS. Blue Label Power Emulator was rewritten for Mac OS X and now is called Guest PC. To learn more about Guest PC, please visit Lismore Software Systems web site at http://www.lismoresystems.com
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