SoftWindows

SoftWindows

An earlier Windows emulator for the Ma from now-defunct FWB Software, Newark, CA. It included a version of Windows 98, which allowed Windows 3.1, 95/98 and DOS applications to run on the Mac. SoftWindows was originally developed by Insignia Solutions. See RealPC and Virtual PC for Mac.
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(iii) The software requires an IBM-compatible DOS/Windows PC (or an Apple Mac running SoftWindows or Virtual PC emulators or a PowerPC Macintosh).
Although Sun and other major customers were enthusiastic, Jeode didn't produce much cash; the company was still living on a trickle of revenue--$14 million in 1998, and $6.8 in 1999--from its old SoftWindows retail product line.
A THE simplest solution is to get a WinCE device and run your Mac like a PC using SoftWindows. Failing that, you need to get a Psion 3 or 5 PDA, then use PSImac 3, or MACconnect 5.
Windows-based DART can run on a Macintosh via SoftWindows 95 emulation.
-- RealPC and SoftWindows 95 -- These emulation programs provide full compatibility with PC applications for users who do not require the native performance offered in the SunPCi card.
Users of Apple Macintosh computers (Apple Computer, Cupertino, Calif) can view the document using the Help File viewer distributed with any Microsoft application, such as Word, Excel, or PowerPoint for the Macintosh, or using software that emulates Windows, such as Softwindows (Insignia Solutions, Inc, Mountain View, Calif).
With the Windows 95/NT "target platform" expected to serve more than 90% of users, said SII marketing and business development vice president Steve Nilan, "our Mac deployment is on a PowerMac running Softwindows or a PC [coprocessor] card."