Apple disk -> MSDOS

From: Don Maslin <>
Date: Tue Jan 8 23:23:10 2002

On Tue, 8 Jan 2002, M H Stein wrote:

> Do I gather from previous discussions that it's a
> problem reading an Apple II floppy disk on a PC?

Well, it is not really a problem. But absent additional
hard/software, it is an impossibility.

The Microsolutions MatchPoint card in conjunction with a
specific version of UniForm will permit read/write of the
Apple II format disks. That is about the only combination
that immediately occurs that permits this.

                                                 - don

> I'm about to get rid of my last Apple II clone (No,
> Ernest, I haven't forgotten you) but there are some
> Basic programs on Apple diskettes that I might want to
> port to GW-Basic some day. Trouble is, the Apple
> has no parallel or serial cards and I don't feel like
> copying them off the screen by hand.
> I think with a little software I could transfer it
> to one of my PETs via the cassette port, and from there
> it would be trivial to get to a PC, but I'm hoping
> there's an easier way.
> I have a CompatiCard I and Uniform, and I still have
> the T300 that no one wanted which can do 96TPI 640K
> MS-DOS diskettes as well as the usual MS-DOS 5.25
> formats, if that's of any use.
> Any ideas?
> mike
Received on Tue Jan 08 2002 - 23:23:10 GMT

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