Thanks and more: Re: help re: pc <---> mac software

paul sentner (psentner@dns.city-net.com)
Sun, 24 Sep 1995 15:26:56 -0400


..Thank you to all who replied to my request for help.
..fyi: here's a reply which helps me, and may be of use to others:

--paul--
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> Date: Wed, 20 Sep 1995 00:49:51 -0400
> From: psentner@dns.city-net.com (paul sentner)

> ...has anyone successful first-hand experience with software which allows a
> pc to read/write (and format?) a 3.5" floppy disk for a mac?
> ...
> Thank you.
> --paul-- paul sentner
> pittsburgh, pennsylvania

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>John Allain wrote:

>I have success finding such a program, called MAC-ETTE.
>(ftp://rever.nmsu.edu/pub/macfaq/macette.zip, 44,067 bytes)
>Here is some of its description:
>
> "Mac-ette is a PC utility which can read, write, format and duplicate
>Macintosh HFS format 1.4 Meg diskettes on a PC equipped with a 3.5 inch
high >density diskette drive...
> ...Mac-ette can access 1.4 Meg diskettes, but not 400K or 800K disks. These
>disks can't be read on a PC without special hardware."
>
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>John.A