DOS 3.3: which file to download?

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DOS 3.3: which file to download?

Hi!  I just Googled and found Apple DOS 3.3 disks at APPLE2.ORG.ZA - Mirrors.  I want one for future projects including an Apple2 port of my text adventure codes.  I am looking for an empty DOS 3.3 disk image on which I can put DOS 3.3 programs.  Unfortunately, the site has several DOS 3.3 disk images, and I don't know which one to download.  Which file should I choose?

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Never mind: I think I found

Never mind: I think I found it!  It was emptyDSK_Dos33.zip.

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I have a DOS laptop at my

I have a DOS laptop at my mother's house, but it's not currently in the house, and my mother can't find it.  :(  I forgot what it's called, but I hink I have a program on it to add programs to a DOS 3.3 disk image.  When the laptop becomes available and if I don't, or for ProDOS disk images, what program do I need to add programs to these images?  I have a link to an Asimov mirror and can get it from there..

 

BTW, I'm planning on using these with Template Creator for DOS and Windows to derive new disk images.  I also use it to create the batch files, but I am working on a better program for the job.  Unfortunately, my computer has a virus, so I currently shouldn't publish DOS and Windows programs online.

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For Windows I think a lot of

For Windows I think a lot of people use a program called CiderPress.  I don't use Windows so I don't have a lot of experience with it.  I wrote some of my own command utilities for manipulating DOS 3.3 floppy images from Linux.  There are a lot of different options.  For Mac I think a lot of people use Apple Commander.  I think there is also a Windows version of that.

 

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I have both CiderPress and

I have both CiderPress and AppleCommander but want a solution for DOS.  I mainly need a command-line program to add programs to an Apple2 disk image but would also like an UI-based program.

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BTW, what Apple2-target C

BTW, what Apple2-target C compilers and assemblers are available for both DOS and Windows?  I have an ancient DOS version of cc65 on my DOS laptop, but it hasn't been supported for a long time.

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Harry Potter wrote:I have
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I have both CiderPress and AppleCommander but want a solution for DOS.  I mainly need a command-line program to add programs to an Apple2 disk image but would also like an UI-based program.

 

I have no idea for MS-DOS.  I haven't had to deal with something like that for years...  My command line tools will work on Linux and probably MacOS, but I've never tried them on Windows since I don't have it.  Theoretically they could probably be made to work on Windows command line but I've got no way to try it.

 

 

 

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Harry Potter wrote:BTW, what
Harry Potter wrote:

BTW, what Apple2-target C compilers and assemblers are available for both DOS and Windows?  I have an ancient DOS version of cc65 on my DOS laptop, but it hasn't been supported for a long time.

 

No idea what is available for MS-DOS or Windows.  I know that cc65 is supported on Ubuntu Linux...  it's as simple to install as "sudo apt install cc65".

 

 

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Harry Potter wrote:BTW, I'm
Harry Potter wrote:

BTW, I'm planning on using these with Template Creator for DOS and Windows to derive new disk images.  I also use it to create the batch files, but I am working on a better program for the job.  Unfortunately, my computer has a virus, so I currently shouldn't publish DOS and Windows programs online.

It sounds to me that you're spining your wheels looking for a solution to a problem that could easily be solved with a modern PC and Ciderpress...

 

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Thank you.  I really like

Thank you.  I really like Template Creator and want to use it.  Also, Template Creator can create new disks that are not totally empty.  Template Creator requires you to feed it the original disk image, though.  I have a Win11/64 laptop and do most of my programming on it and a Win7/64 laptop at a day program but want to utilize a DOS laptop at my mother's house if it is ever found.

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