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05 What does system 7.5 give me for my $20/$50/$99 that system 7.1 doesn't?(Macintosh system software)




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This article is from the Macintosh system software FAQ, by Elliotte Harold elharo@shock.njit.edu with numerous contributions by others.

05 What does system 7.5 give me for my $20/$50/$99 that system 7.1 doesn't?(Macintosh system software)

Quite a lot actually. You get Apple Guide, MacTCP, the ability
to read DOS formatted floppy disks, a hierarchical Apple menu, a
menu bar clock, QuickDraw GX, some new fonts, drag and drop between
applications, background floppy formatting, a disk cache that
actually works, AppleScript and a scriptable Finder, QuickTime 2.0,
and about fifty other features of varying utility. There's no
feature that makes the upgrade a necessity, so if you're happy with
your current system software and don't want to spend $90 for these
new features don't. Most new software should continue to work well
with System 7.0 and 7.1 for at least the next year

 

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