Sheepshaver Alternatives

    Sheepshaver is described as 'SheepShaver is a MacOS run-time environment for BeOS and Linux that allows you to run classic MacOS applications inside the BeOS/Linux multitasking environment'. There are six alternatives to Sheepshaver for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is AppleWin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sheepshaver are MESS (Free Personal), Basilisk II (Free, Open Source), Mini vMac (Free, Open Source) and PCE (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 7, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      AppleWin (also known as Apple //e Emulator for Windows) is an open source software emulator for running Apple II programs in Microsoft Windows.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      MESS emulates portable and console gaming systems, computer platforms and calculators. The project strives for accuracy and portability and therefore is not always the fastest emulator for any one particular system.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • AmigaOS
      • MorphOS
      Basilisk II is an Open Source 68k Macintosh emulator. That is, it allows you to run 68k MacOS software on your computer, even if you are using a different operating system. However, you still need a copy of MacOS and a Macintosh ROM image to use Basilisk II.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      The Mini vMac emulator collection allows modern computers to run software made for early Macintosh computers, the computers that Apple sold from 1984 to 1996 based upon Motorola's 680x0 microprocessors. The first member of this collection emulates the Macintosh Plus.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      PCE is a collection of microcomputer emulators. At the moment it contains three emulators: PCE/atarist is an Atari ST emulator. It emulates the various ST and Mega ST models. PCE/ibmpc is an IBM PC 5150 emulator. It emulates an IBM PC 5150 or an IBM PC/XT 5160.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Shoebill - a Macintosh II emulator that runs A/UX (and A/UX only). Shoebill is an all-new, BSD-licensed Macintosh II emulator designed from the ground up with the singular goal of running A/UX.
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