Reading Atari 800 floppies?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Thu Jan 13 20:53:08 2005

On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Jim Leonard wrote:

> Tom Hudson wrote:
> > Anybody know if it's possible to read old Atari 8-bit 5.25" floppies
> > with some sort of PC-based software?
> While Atari 8-bit disks are FM and MFM (compatible with PC), I am not aware of
> any programs to do it.
> (update) Try looking here:

Has no one ever heard of APE?

It's been around for a while now.

"APE is an astounding new product that unleashes the POWER of your Atari
8 Bit computer, by making all the resources of your PC available for its

Using only an inexpensive PC to Atari interface cable, APE provides super
enhanced disk drive, modem, printer, ApeLoader Interactive Menu, PC MIRROR
services, AND MORE!"

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