Apple II floppy substitute

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Thu Sep 18 11:41:00 2003

On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, chris wrote:

> I know the Apple II series used something like 140k single sided floppies.

140K per side.

> But what about density? I know in 3.5 disks, you can't safely interchange
> DD and HD disks and expect them to work for long. But what about with
> 5.25 disks? Can I use DD or even HD disks with an Apple II?

HD disks do not work in Apple ][ drives.

Apple drives are OK with single density or double density disks, and you
can notch single-sided disks to make them double-sided. The Apple is easy
when it comes to disks.

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