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Apple System Profiler 2.1.2
An Apple menu item which gives you a description of your Mac and its setup (ie. CPU type, amount of RAM, System Version, make of Hard Drive etc.). As of version 2.1.2, System profiler is now AppleScriptable.
Download File Size: 305 Kb - version 1.0.1 - 68k compatible
This little application is a very useless one. It just shows the Macintosh CPU usage. However, if you have ever seen those X-Window users showing off their nifty little CPU usage windows, you now can blast them away with CPU-View. Because, this one uses textures! Ha!
Disk First Aid 8.6.1
Disk First Aid is an Apple utility that verifies and repairs occasional problems that may occur on your hard disk drive. Disk First Aid may not be able to repair all problems, but it will make your hard disk icon available so that you may reformat the hard drive and restore your data from backup. For more detailed information, please see the documentation included with this software.
Download File Size: 52 Kb - version 7.2.2 - released December 14, 1996
Extension Overload 5.9.9
Extension Overload is your all round extension & control panel management solution. It offers detail information on all the extensions in your system. It also lets you activate and deactivate them, so that you can always easily tailor your system to your current requirements. In addition, Extension Overload includes a useful collection of helpful information and tidbits.
Gauge Pro 1.1
Gauge PRO reports not only the type of CPU but also its speed - to a hundredth of a megahertz. It also reports the cache bus and main system bus speeds.
Guide to Ram Upgrades. This stand-alone application provides users with information on every possible RAM and VRAM upgrade for every Macintosh from the original Mac 128 forward to the most recent machines.
Installer Observer 3.0.3
Installer Observer is a program designed to aid users in determining exactly what an Installer/Updater/Trojan Horse/Whatever has done to their system. One should use it to first Scan folders within and/or including their System folder and save the states of those folder(s) if necessary. Then, after running Installer/Updater/Trojan Horse/Whatever, he or she should load the saved system state if necessary and have Installer Observer Examine the changes made by the Installer/Updater/Trojan Horse/Whatever. Installer Observer will report new files/folders, files/folders that have been removed, and files/folders that have been changed.
Download File Size: 796 Kb
MacBench 5.0 is a subsystem-level benchmark that measures the processor, floating point, disk, graphics, video, and CD-ROM performance of a Mac OS system.
MacsBug is Apple's assembly-level 680x0 and PowerPC debugger for Mac OS. It can be used to debug code running in most execution environments, from applications to drivers, and everything in between. It's often used as a bug-reporting tool by many 3rd-party developers, as well as Mac OS system software developers.
Download File Size: 1926 Kb - version 6.5.3
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Memory Mapper 1.5
Memory Mapper draws a graphical representation of the Mac's memory space. It shows where programs and objects reside in memory and makes things like memory fragmentation easy to see. Memory Mapper also displays virtual memory space so that you can see which parts of memory are paged out to disk.
Norton Utilities 6.0.3
Protects against software crashes, hard disk problems, lost files and more
Helps you recover from disaster
Finds and repairs disk problems
Defragments hard drives
Ideal for large files and external drives
Download File Size: 3.8 MB - 5.0.2 - 5.0.3 updater
Download File Size: 2.7 MB - 5.0 - 5.0.2 updater
Norton Utilities will not be updated for compatibility with Mac OS X 10.4
PCIprober is a system information utility that lets you find out details about PCI cards and devices installed in your computer. PCIprober will detect both cards in slots and on-board PCI chips connected to the bus.
Peek-a-Boo is a utility to monitor and manipulate all running processes. You can watch how much CPU time each process uses, adjust processes' priorities, and monitor process information.
ProcessInfo displays and lets you kill the concurrent processes running on any PowerMacintosh computer: Applications, Desk Accessories, Background Applications.
Save A BNDL 1.5
Save a BNDL gets the Finder to recognize changes in a file's BNDL resource without requiring rebuilding the Desktop Database or rebooting. It only runs under System 7.0 and later.
SCSIProbe is a Control Panel (cdev) useful for identifying and mounting devices connected to your SCSI bus. With SCSIProbe you can determine the device type, vendor, product and version for every device connected to your bus. SCSIProbe also includes a startup extension (INIT) that, when enabled, can mount volumes without having to access the cdev.
This is tool for checking your serial ports. It will give you information about the ports including the driver names. You can also open the ports and send text to them. Returned text can be viewed as well. Various settings such as baud rate and data bit number can be changed.
Zap your pram. Rebuild your desktop. See how many hours you've used your computer since it was made and more.
Download File Size: 616 Kb - version 1.1.9
YAPI is an application that lets the user view and manipulate the processes that are in the process list. The user can view details, bring forward and stop the processes in the list.
Denotes Mac OS X Intel Native
Denotes Mac OS X Intel & PPC Native
Denotes Mac OS X PPC Native
Denotes Mac OS 8/9 PPC Native
Denotes Mac OS 680x0 Native
Denotes Non-OS Specific Code