MacWise Terminal Emulation
Version 10.9.20 Released
September 27th 2007
The Time is quickly approching for the release of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard in October.
Apple says that there are over 300 new innovations in Leopard. The most obvious additions are
Time Machine, Quick Look and Spaces. For more information, visit the Leopard web page at
MacWise 10.9.20 Features and Leopard Compatibility
This is the first version of MacWise to use Nib Menus and dialog boxes, making it easier to localize the interface for foreign languages.
Function Key Edit Window now supports copy and paste in the Fkey Command and Title fields.
Connection Scripts Window now supports copy and paste in the Script field.
Many dialog windows are now movable modal instead of modal.
Previous MacWise 10.9 Fixes for Leopard
MacWise 10.9 was released in March 2007 and will work with Leopard on PPC Macs.
MacWise 10.9.19 fixed a problem with Intel Macs running the Leopard beta.
(You could not open a telnet connection to the host).
If you have any version of MacWise 10.9, you should upgrade to 10.9.20 for Leopard Compatibility.
If you have MacWise 10.7.998 or older, it will not work with Leopard.
Those older versions of MacWise will crash with an error message,
"tcgetattr failed in SetupPseudoTTYToChild"
If you already have MacWise 10.9, there is no charge to upgrade to 10.9.20
Earlier versions are a $49 per user upgrade.
You can get the latest version of MacWise at
You can always get the latest version history for MacWise at
NOTE: If you have a site license of 10 or more MacWise users, you will need to contact us for a new MacWise installer
(site license versions need to be re-compiled for a specific number of users and site location).
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a site license upgrade quote.
MacWise allows a Macintosh
to be used as a terminal -- connected to a host computer directly,
by modem, local area network or over the Internet. The emulators
support video attributes such as dim, reverse, underline, 132-column
modes, protected fields and graphic characters sent from the host
computer, as well as enhanced Viewpoint mode. Features include
phone list and dialer for modems, on-screen programmable function
keys, connection scripts and more.
MacWise emulates ADDS Viewpoint, Wyse 50, Wyse 60,
Wyse 370, Televideo TV 925, DEC VT100, VT220 and Prism terminals.
Supports ANSI and SCO ANSI color. Esprit III color is also supported
in Wyse 370 mode.
For more information and a demo, visit www.macwise.com
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1. Built in Modem
2. Telnet / TCP/IP
3. SSH Secure Shell
4. Serial ports via USB to Serial adaptor.
5. Also communicates directly with the Mac unix shell
If your office uses a business computer that allows
you to log in as a terminal, you can use MacWise to access your
business data from your Macintosh when you are out of the office
(or in the office)
MacWise will connect your Mac to the office computer using your
modem or with ethernet using a lan connection in your office or
over the internet.
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