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Microsoft works conversion to Mac OSX

by walkerdine / March 25, 2013 12:07 AM PDT

I had a G4 at one time that was running Microsoft works under OS9. The computer died but I still have the back up hard drive with the data.
Is there a way that I can convert MS Works database data so that it can be accessed on an iMac running OSX
I know about Dataviz, but this now seems to be defunct.
My main problem is an index of over two thousand 35mm slides that I do need.
Many thanks for any ideas.

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Here's the deal.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 25, 2013 3:57 AM PDT

You must not restrict your conversion to just an Apple platform. There are too many convertors out there and since this is not a word document but a database you could restrict yourself if you want but in this case I think that's a bad idea.

https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&as_q=Microsoft+works+database+conversion finds the usual and some are free.

You might need a PC to mediate this one.
Bob

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