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How can I extract data from old Mac Plus and first Power PCs for Mac or Windows

I have data on old floppy disks that I actually need and some that were old papers and writings (poetry, stories((old-fashioned blogs)), and other sorts of stuff) that I originally wrote and saved on ...
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How to backup old Mac (System 7) floppies?

I have two 720 KB Mac (System 7) 3.5" floppies from high school. Since floppies demagnetize themselves with time I would like to "clone" them to another medium before it's too late. These were my ...
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Can I use Windows to write Mac floppy disk format?

For fun, I'm trying to use an Apple PowerBook 5300c (Mac OS 7.5.2) to do some programming. I've found the software I want to use (thanks to some answers on SO) but I'm unfamiliar with these formats ...
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Service for retrieving data from old Macintosh floppies

I have a bunch of old Mac floppies, from whatever System was common in 1995. I've been wanting to get this data off of these floppies for some time but feet dragging has led to the current state ...
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Getting a Macintosh Plus up and running…?

I found an old Mac Plus, and when I turned it on, it had a flashing image of a floppy drive on the screen. Does that mean I have to have a OS floppy? Or can it only be run using an empty one?
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How to read Mac floppy on a PC?

I have a floppy made on a Mac years ago. I'd like to pull some files from it, but Macs haven't had floppies in forever, so I don't have one. I tried an app called MacOpener, but it didn't seem to ...
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How can I copy a file to a “vintage” mac?

My son is working on a school project, the subject is the history of Mac computers. He's writing a paper but has to create a visual display too. I suggested displaying his paper live in macwrite on ...