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The Software Library: Apple Computer

The Apple II series (trademarked with square brackets as "Apple ][" and rendered on later models as "Apple //") is a set of home computers, one of the first highly successful mass-produced microcomputer products, designed primarily by Steve Wozniak, manufactured by Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) and introduced in 1977 with the original Apple II. In terms of ease of use, features and expandability the Apple II was a major technological advancement over its predecessor, the Apple I, a limited-pro...



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Apple II Library: Applications
Apple II Library: Applications
collection
770
ITEMS
153,907
VIEWS
Jun 11, 2014
collection

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Applications, utilities and general purpose software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
The Apple II Library: Games
The Apple II Library: Games
collection
3,070
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
Jun 12, 2014
collection

eye 1.1M

Games and entertainment software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Apple II Library: Educational
Apple II Library: Educational
collection
949
ITEMS
165,775
VIEWS
Jun 21, 2014
collection

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Educational software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Apple II Library: Compilation Disks (Games)
Apple II Library: Compilation Disks (Games)
collection
682
ITEMS
118,084
VIEWS
Jun 21, 2014
collection

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Apple II Game Compilations - collections of games or programs on a single floppy disk with a menu to allow selection between them. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to...
Apple II Library: Demos
Apple II Library: Demos
collection
39
ITEMS
9,183
VIEWS
Jun 21, 2014
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Demos for the Apple II, including graphics and sound demonstrations as well as truncated versions of commercial software. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate...
Apple II LIbrary: Operating Systems
Apple II LIbrary: Operating Systems
collection
8
ITEMS
8,888
VIEWS
Jun 22, 2014
collection

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Apple II Operating System boot floppies. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Apple II Library: Magazines
Apple II Library: Magazines
collection
231
ITEMS
25,759
VIEWS
Jun 22, 2014
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Floppy disk images of Apple II Magazines, monthly or occasional issues that would come in disk form with programs and articles. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to...
Rhode Island Apple Group Floppy Disk Collection
Rhode Island Apple Group Floppy Disk Collection
collection
898
ITEMS
153,644
VIEWS
Jul 9, 2014
collection

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This collection consists of thousands of floppy disks primarily for the Apple II and III series of computers, from the collection of the Rhode Island Apple Group (RIAG). RIAG is an Apple Users Group from Providence, RI that was formed in the 1970s for the support of the Apple II. From the site: The Rhode Island Apple Group (RIAG) is the Ocean State's premier support organization for users of ALL Apple and Apple OS computers - Apple II, Apple III, Lisa, Macintosh, and all clones using Apple...
Topics: Apple II, Floppies, Emulation, Rhode Island, RIAG
Nibble Magazine Floppy Disks
Nibble Magazine Floppy Disks
collection
66
ITEMS
10,653
VIEWS
Jul 24, 2014 Nibble Magazine
collection

eye 10,653

"This collection represents the culmination of a 3 and a half year effort to help preserve some of the history of early computing. When I heard that Mike Harvey was unable to locate the Nibble Programs library I thought, 'someone should organize an effort to type the programs in and make them available.' Then Sam Stoddard submitted a set of 24 disk images containing 265 of the major Nibble programs and I found 20 old Nibble disks on eBay. I realized, with half of the Nibble library already...
Topics: Apple II, Nibble Magazine, Floppy Disks, Programs, Magazine, Floppies, Apple II
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
collection
2,918
ITEMS
1.6M
VIEWS
Aug 3, 2014
collection

eye 1.6M

A collection of historical software for Apple II computers from the 1980s and early 1990s. Each item was originally copy protected (i.e. the original floppy disk could not be copied to another floppy disk), but the copy protection has been removed and documented. Most items also include a "work disk" comprising the intermediate files created during the deprotection. To send feedback, ask questions, or get notified of new releases, follow @a2_4am on Twitter.
Glitch Floppies Collection
Glitch Floppies Collection
collection
461
ITEMS
57,457
VIEWS
Sep 30, 2014
collection

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A collection of floppy disk images from The Glitch's personal collection, dating to the early 1990s.
Software Library: Apple IIgs
Software Library: Apple IIgs
collection
441
ITEMS
145,860
VIEWS
Jun 2, 2015
collection

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The Apple IIGS (stylized as IIgs) is the fifth and most powerful model in the Apple II series of personal computers produced by Apple Computer. The "GS" in the name stands for Graphics and Sound, referring to its enhanced multimedia capabilities, especially its state-of-the-art sound and music synthesis, which greatly surpassed previous models of the line and most contemporary machines like the Macintosh and IBM PC. The machine was a radical departure from any previous Apple II, with...
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
collection
422
ITEMS
140,148
VIEWS
Jun 12, 2015 MECC
collection

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The Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (later Corporation), most commonly known as MECC, was an organization founded in 1973. The goal of the organization was to coordinate and provide computer services to schools in the state of Minnesota; however, its software eventually became popular in schools around the world. Origins During the 1960s, Minnesota was a center of computer technology, what one newspaper would describe 50 years later as a "Midwestern Silicon Valley". IBM,...
Apple II Library: ASIMOV Miscellaneous
Apple II Library: ASIMOV Miscellaneous
collection
110
ITEMS
12,917
VIEWS
Jul 10, 2016
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Apple II Floppies from the ASIMOV archive - miscellaneous.
ASIMOV Apple II Public Domain Software
ASIMOV Apple II Public Domain Software
collection
1,001
ITEMS
80,291
VIEWS
Jul 11, 2016
collection

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Apple II public domain software disks from the ASIMOV Apple II Archive.
ASIMOV Apple II Productivity Software
ASIMOV Apple II Productivity Software
collection
228
ITEMS
19,058
VIEWS
Jul 12, 2016
collection

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Apple II productivity software disks from the ASIMOV Apple II Archive.
Jeremy Barr-Hyde Australian Apple II Software
Jeremy Barr-Hyde Australian Apple II Software
collection
92
ITEMS
10,628
VIEWS
Jul 16, 2016 Jeremy Barr-Hyde
collection

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In 2016, Jeremy Barr-Hyde purchased an Apple II from Ebay, and imaged all the floppies from it. A description of the process is documented on this web page . This collection consists of the original .ZIP file of his work, as well as expanded emulated copies of the disk images.
ASIMOV Apple II Utility Software
ASIMOV Apple II Utility Software
collection
441
ITEMS
45,655
VIEWS
Jul 20, 2016
collection

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ASIMOV Apple II Utility Software
Apple II Boot Videos
Apple II Boot Videos
collection
2,077
ITEMS
193,735
VIEWS
Oct 25, 2016 4AM
collection

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A collection of recordings of booting Apple II programs, deprotected as part of the 4am project.
The 3D0G Knight Apple Floppies Collection
The 3D0G Knight Apple Floppies Collection
collection
520
ITEMS
65,340
VIEWS
Mar 16, 2017
collection

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The 3D0G Knight was an Apple II pirate who collected a large variety of Apple II floppy disks, including contacting collectors for copies of their own floppy sets to add to his own for the purpose of preservation in the late 1980s. This collection contains all the unique items from 3D0G Knight's collection, as well as an item with all the floppy images. To download the entire collection of imaged floppies, please go to this item .
The Apple II Software EDD Library
The Apple II Software EDD Library
collection
0
ITEMS
48,186
VIEWS
Mar 22, 2017
collection

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This is a collection of Essential Data Duplicator made Apple II disk images. Please note some items in this collection may not work correctly in the web browser-based emulator.  Please use versions elsewhere if you encounter issues.
DaSpider's Collection
DaSpider's Collection
collection
195
ITEMS
14,125
VIEWS
Mar 24, 2017
collection

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A collection of Apple II Software floppies from the collection of DaSpider.
Software Library: Apple Floppy Contributions
Software Library: Apple Floppy Contributions
collection
9,181
ITEMS
645,095
VIEWS
Mar 29, 2017
collection

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A randomized collection of contributed Apple II floppy disk images - many destined for other locations, some unsure of their history or what modifications make them unique.
Apple Software: Apple User's Group Europe
Apple Software: Apple User's Group Europe
collection
64
ITEMS
2,810
VIEWS
Apr 13, 2017
collection

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Floppy disk images from Apple User's Group Europe. (A.U.G.E.)
Software Library: Apple IIgs European Collection
Software Library: Apple IIgs European Collection
collection
1,813
ITEMS
147,783
VIEWS
Nov 8, 2017
collection

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A collection of Apple IIgs floppy disks, imaged by Jorma Honkanen. Includes applications, games, graphics, and other titles for the Apple IIgs (with occasional non-gs titles mixed in). This collection is from Finland, and has a strong European connection and theme.
Nov 12, 2017
collection

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LOGIC was Canada's oldest Apple II/Macintosh user group. 
Software Library: Apple (WOZ Format)
Software Library: Apple (WOZ Format)
collection
1,879
ITEMS
205,206
VIEWS
May 31, 2018
collection

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This is a set of emulated Apple II programs, including Games, Educational Software, Utilities and Applications. Emulated in the browser using The Emularity, it allows for one-click access to the original programs. These floppy disks are imaged using the .WOZ format, which is designed to capture the full range of Apple II disk data, including copy protection efforts. From, the reference specification: Why yet another Apple II disk image format? This is probably the question many of you reading...
A Woz A Day
A Woz A Day
collection
1,440
ITEMS
247,555
VIEWS
Jul 24, 2018
collection

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A collection of .WOZ disk images for the 8-bit Apple II and 16-bit Apple IIgs. .WOZ disk images comprise all the data from a 5.25-inch or 3.5-inch floppy disk, including the exact bitstream of each track and the physical layout of the tracks on disk. These are not "cracked" copies; all the original code, including on-disk copy protection checks, are retained. When booted in a compatible emulator, these disk images pass their own copy protection checks.
Flux Capacity: Flux-Readings of Computer Floppies
Flux Capacity: Flux-Readings of Computer Floppies
collection
424
ITEMS
243,150
VIEWS
Aug 7, 2018
collection

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In 2018, the Applesauce Floppy Drive Controller was released. Utilizing custom hardware attached directly to an Apple II floppy drive, this peripheral allows for both low-level reading of all Apple II floppy disks and post-analysis of them, converting them into several formats. One of these, .WOZ, is meant to provide all intact disk information (including protection schemes) for use by emulators.  This directory is a collection of contributed flux files (.a2r) generated by the...
Larry Sherman Collection
Larry Sherman Collection
collection
40
ITEMS
3,916
VIEWS
Aug 7, 2018
collection

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A collection of Apple II floppies from the collection of Larry Sherman.
Miscellaneous Apple Floppies
Miscellaneous Apple Floppies
collection
274
ITEMS
4,447
VIEWS
Mar 12, 2022
collection

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Various unsorted items for the Apple II, emulating but not put into their final destination.