Software emulation system provided by Apple to enable programs compiled for PowerPC-based Macintoshes to run on Intel-based Macintosh computers under Mac OS X 10.5 and Mac OS X 10.6

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Why is Rosetta dimmed when an application is moved to the Applications folder?

I'm trying to get VueScan working with my CanoScan 8000F. The final step is to start VueScan using Rosetta. When Vuescan.app is placed on the Desktop, everything works as it should. Copying the same ...
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Identifying PowerPC applications that will not work on OS X releases beyond Snow Leopard?

I understand the issue with migrating away from the Snow Leopard release of OS X to anything newer is that applications compiled for the PowerPC architecture will no longer function. Is there a way ...
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Aperture and Rosetta problem

I've had to buy an older Intel Core Duo Macbook to replace a stolen one. I've installed Aperture 2.1 from an old disc. It won't open, I get a message saying something like: "You can't use this version ...
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Eudora crashes under Snow Leopard when checking mail

I have a weird Eudora problem that I don't even know quite where to start to solve. I have three Intel Macs, (a MacBook, a Mac Air and a MacBook Pro) all running the latest update of 10.6.8 (including ...
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Is there a replacement for Rosetta in Lion?

I have a few PowerPC Mac binaries I would like to run under MacOSX 10.7. I guess Rosetta is not going to be Open Source, isn't it? Any petition about this? I would start one or contact someone at ...
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(Lion installed) Can I use Boot Camp to install Snow Leopard? Is it legal?

I have suddenly come into a dire need to run PowerPC apps. My understand is that Lion will never support 32-but PPC code. It seems like the only solution, therefore, is to install Snow Leopard. My ...
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Finding Rosetta / PPC applications on disk

I know how to determine if a program is an Intel or PPC application (with Cmd-I or in the Activity Monitor). But how can I find all PPC applications that still lurk on my disk? Before upgrading to ...
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Lion: Switching an Application's launch preference off of Rosetta (PPC)

I have a case where a machine was upgraded to Lion. Prior to Lion the user was running Photoshop CS4 (a Universal Binary) under Rosetta which required hitting a checkbox in the application's "Get ...
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How can I install/run apps that use Rosetta on Lion?

Is there a workaround to install/use apps that are using Rosetta on Lion? I'm still using Zend 5.5 and I don't want to switch to a new IDE right now.