ProDOS


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ProDOS

(PROfessional Disk Operating System) An operating system for the Apple II family that superseded Apple's DOS 3.3. It provided a hierarchical file system and file names up to 15 characters.
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Now Ferre's special commissioners will look into the next steps necessary for the divestment of the firm, Reuters added.Country: , ItalySector: Clothing/TextilesTarget: Gianfranco Ferre SpABuyer: Prodos Capital Management LLCVendor: IT Holding SpAType: LBOStatus: AgreedComment: Prodos reportedly defaults on main condition for the takeover.
ProDos DPC is a precision pouring control unit specially designed for permanent mold casting.
Along with the new SWIM disk controller, it can read, write and format 400K and 800K disks from existing Macintosh computers and read files created under Apple II ProDOS.
The Apple programs we tested all worked fine in Apple mode--among them AppleWorks, the ProDOS version of AppleWriter, a Mindscape program called Comparative Physiology Exploration, and Apple's ProDOS User's Disk.
Translation between MS-DOS and ProDOS is not direct but uses DOS 3.3 as a go-between.
And Cordata is said to be planning to make available a Diamond Computer Systems' utility that allows for direct translation from ProDOS to MS-DOS.
In addition, network-compatible ProDOS applications can be stored and launched from the Macintosh file server.
The new Version 2.0 supports the ProDOS operating system, bringing Apple IIe and IIGS computers into the network.
The file formats initially supported by the drive include HFS for the Mac and ProDOS for Apple II computers.