Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Mac Folklore Radio on ClarisWorks History

Mac Folklore Radio:

The story of how “the best-loved application for the Mac” took on Microsoft Works as told by programmer Bob Hearn in 2003.

Read Macworld’s roundup of integrated packages to see how ClarisWorks 1.0 stacked up against its competition.

This is great stuff. Hearn’s written history has been moved here (via Hacker News).

Mac Folklore Radio:

Steven Levy on why Macintosh developers aren’t scared of Claris, the software company backed by Apple Computer.

Original text from Macworld Magazine, June 1992.

ClarisWorks and other seemingly Macintosh-only products did indeed ship on Windows.

Don’t forget to check out the promotional video.


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