Virtual II Emulator Updated

Gerard Putter has announced the release of the latest version of his Virtual II Apple II Emulator for Mac OS X. Virtual II Version 10.5 now includes support for ShrinkIt Files within the emulator. The new features in Version 10.5 include:

  • The File menu now has an “Extract ShrinkIt Archive” item. You can also double-click an archive in the Finder to unpack it.
  • Files inside ShrinkIt archives are automatically indexed for searching in Spotlight, and are shown by the Finder in a QuickLook preview.

You can download the latest version of the Virtual II Emulator for the Virtual II website at:

Mac OS X 10.13 or newer is required for Virtual II. Also, Versions of Virtual II for older versions of Mac OS X remain available from the Virtual II website.

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