Originally Posted by stxboy
Has anyone used sea clear on a apple system
Yes... Just after I paid for MacENC, I found SeaClearII that did the same thing (better, IMO) for significantly less $$.
Your Mac needs to be Intel based, not a PowerPC processor. There are several virtualization or emulation programs out there (Parallels Desktop
, etc.) that will let you run Windows XP (or Vista...ugh!) from the Mac Finder. I've taken the free route
, however, and I rely on BootCamp to dual-boot my Mac laptop
... When I want to work in MacOS, boot it up. When I need to run SeaClear (or one of the 3 other apps I use that are Windows only) I reboot from the Windows side of the machine and have at it...
I've not encountered any issues so far, save one: I usually do my surfing and emailing when booted as a Mac. If I click a link or download new charts or updates, they're not visible to the Windows system since windows can't read the HFS format of my Mac HD. I'm too lazy to reformat everything to use NTFS or a Unix format that both can read, so for now I just have to remember to be in Internet
Explorer before I download any new charts!