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Appleworks and Mountain Lion

PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:11 pm
by dbldoc
I have already updated to Mountain Lion and did not realize that it wasn't compatible with my old favorite Appleworks. Now I have lots of folders and information over the last 20 years that I cannot access. :( I I have an old mac tower that is in storage. Can I install the 10.6 software and somehow transfer the files to that computer then convert them to the Pages format that I can then transfer back to the newer computer and open them with mountain lion? Any help would be appreciated. I of course have everything backed up on separate remote hard drive. Thank you. PS I've already received twenty lashes for not reading and heeding the info prior to installing. OUCH

Re: Appleworks and Mountain Lion

PostPosted: Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:30 pm
by Peggy
You can open AppleWorks 6 word processing, spreadsheets & presentations in Pages, Numbers & Keynote respectively. You cannot open any other type (draw, paint or database) of AppleWorks 6 documents with any iWork application nor can you open AppleWorks 5 or any version of ClarisWorks documents.