PowerPC-based Mac


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PowerPC-based Mac

An earlier Macintosh computer that used a PowerPC CPU chip. Subsequently, Apple switched to Intel chips. See G5, PowerPC and Mactel.
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MRJ 2.1 needs a PowerPC-based Mac, MacOS 7.61 or later, and at least 32Mb RAM to run.
The update offers improved video output for several PowerPC-based Macs with ATI Radeon 7500, an ATI Radeon 9200 or Nvidia GeForceFX 5200 Ultra and Intel-based Macs equipped with Intel GMA 950.
Computer company Apple Computer Inc released on Thursday (13 April) Aperture 1.1, an update to its post production tool for photographers that runs natively on both Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs.