RealPC

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RealPC

An earlier DOS emulator for the Macintosh from FWB Software, Newark, CA. Known earlier as SoftPC and originally developed by Insignia Solutions, which was acquired by Smith Micro Software in 2007, RealPC was used to run DOS games and other DOS applications on the Mac. It was discontinued in 2003. See Virtual PC for Mac.
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