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System 7

(1) A major upgrade of the Mac operating system introduced in 1991. It included virtual memory, increased memory addressing, hot links (Publish and Subscribe), multitasking (MultiFinder no longer optional), TrueType fonts and a variety of user interface enhancements.

System 7 Pro added PowerTalk communications, the AppleScript language and QuickTime for sound, movies and animation. System 7.5 advanced the online help with AppleGuide and more sophisticated graphics with QuickDraw GX. See macOS.

(2) (System/7) A sensor-based minicomputer from IBM introduced in 1970 and used for process control. It was superseded by the Series/1.
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The baseline EASy II features improved display symbology, an update to the Flight Management System 7.
Hardware: PC running Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT, ME, or XP, or Macintosh Operating System 7.
The product is compatible with Windows 98 or higher for a PC and System 7.
Mac requirements: Macintosh Performa or PowerMac with 68020 or higher processor, MacOS System 7.
BiotaApp for Windows and Biota4D for Windows servers requires Windows 95 or later or Windows NT BiotaApp for Macintosh and Biota4D for Mac servers requires System 7.
To run Bookshelf 98 for Macintosh, users need the following: any Apple Power Macintosh or Macintosh computer with a 200-MHz 68030 or higher processor that supports a 256-color 640x480 (13-inch) or higher monitor, System 7.
Mega-Release 09 has powerful new advanced software options, a new System 7.
The Macintosh version requires a 68040/25 MHz or better, 256-color monitor (13-inch or larger), System 7.
1; or Power Macintosh or a 68030 33 Mhz processor, 16 MB RAM, 256 colors at 640x480 pixels, double-speed CD-ROM drive, System 7.
Mac requirements are: 68030, 25MHz; 4MB of RAM minimum (8MB recommended); 13-inch color monitor or better; double-speed CD-ROM drive; mouse or other pointing device; System 7.
Mac Requirements: 68030 25MHz processor or better, 4 MB of RAM (8 MB recommended), 13[inches] or bigger monitor that can display 256 colors, double-speed CD-ROM drive, mouse or other pointing device, System 7.