Home Forums Apple Help Power P C OS on new Mac, possible? Tech Helproom | Windows Help | Apple Help | Digital Home & Smartphones Help | Consumer Rights Advice | Games | Speakers Corner | Beta Testing Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Power P C OS on new Mac, possible? HondaMan 12:12 01 May 2016 Locked Answered I need to access a couple of programs which used to run on Power PCs. Can anyone tell me this, can I install and run either PowerPC or an earlier version of Max OS X (10.4) via Parallels 10 desktop. The Mac itself is running el Capitan, 4GHz & 24GB ram bremner 15:46 01 May 2016 Install Snow Leopard on a partition or external drive. Boot to it and as it will run Rosetta it will run Power PC apps. HondaMan 20:24 01 May 2016 Answer Many thanks. monim12 08:01 02 May 2016 Yeah it's possible. But remember, MAC operating system require a Journal formatted hard drive. You need to partition your hard disk for it. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.