- Feb 13, 2012
- UHD 630
- Classic Mac
- Mobile Phone
Yes! I owned the original back in the day, before Microsoft bought it. (I still show folk screengrabs I made of it running MS-DOS on a PowerPC iBook, if I want to bore them!)
I think people nowadays are a bit blinkered about Intel-on-Intel, and forget that real abstraction-layers work, converting one architecture to another on the fly, and did so the best part of 18-years ago in this case.
The original Connectix Virtual PC worked very well.
i'm not technically savvy enough to know if Apple could prevent a similar app working in future. I hope they don't. I can see someone with the resources - like Parallels maybe - going this route.