[vcf-midatlantic] AppleSauce

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 19:26:18 EST 2019


The sync sensor needs to be installed in the disk ][. That's the worst of
it.

On Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 7:10 PM Henry S. Courbis via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Applesauce info:
> https://wiki.reactivemicro.com/Applesauce
>
> John's Website:
> https://applesaucefdc.com/
>
>
> >We (Ian, Alex J., etc.) can build it at the next workshop.
>
> Shouldn't be much to "build".  Just connect to a Mac and load the client
> software.  Done.  It's really that simple.
>
>
>
> >this thing should be able to make exact working copies.
>
> "Crate an image" is more in line with what it does.  I know John had been
> working on the client's ability to write images back out to floppy, however
> it wasn't his core concept or feature push.  And some protections can't be
> written back out as they used special drives or production methods the Disk
> II can't reproduce.  So writing success may be limited.
>
> You can however make raw and .WOZ images for use in emulators, which are
> exact as possible images with the protection intact.  Jason Scott for
> example has a live stream setup when using Applesauce for Internet Archives
> activities:
> https://www.twitch.tv/textfilesdotcom.  So you can get an idea of how it
> works as well as how to use the UI there.
>
> I've been twisting John's arm a bit and we might even get to work on a
> hardware based emulator soon to make use of the new image files.  He's also
> working on setting up a server to host images users have created.
>
> $.02
>
>
>
> Henry S. Courbis
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> On Thu, Jan 31, 2019 at 9:31 AM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> > John Morris donated the deluxe version of his new-ish "AppleSauce" disk
> > imaging hardware to us (it should arrive in a week or so.)
> >
> > We (Ian, Alex J., etc.) can build it at the next workshop.
> >
> > It requires a Mac with OS version 10.11 or newer. John said that's pretty
> > much any Mac from mid-2009 or newer.
> >
> > So everyone is welcome to bring uncracked Apple II disks to the next
> > workshop, and this thing should be able to make exact working copies.
> >
> > Wish I had that in 7th grade! Got in trouble for trying to copy Newsroom.
> > :)  Copy II+ wasn't up to the task.
> >
>


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