So a former administrator left quite a legacy of documents in Claris Works and/or AppleWorks. Is there any way to batch convert them into a. Danielle upgraded her Mac to OS X Mavericks and now she can’t open any Apple Works documents. Leo says that AppleWorks isn’t supported anymore in. Yvan did indeed respond to my query and edited his original script to save files in the source folder and get around any files that have lost their.

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Sign up using Facebook. Jan 11, Posts: Thanks awfully for the pointer, though – looks like I might be able to fathom it out. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

batch converting AppleWorks / ClarisWorks files to RTF or similar

I was able to open all the Appleworks files! Yvan did indeed respond to my query and edited his original script to save files in the source folder and get around any files that have lost their resource forks. How can I batch convert Appleworks to iwork? I would suggest that you ask in the Pages forum – Yvan may see your post and be able to provide you with a working link.

Thanks for the tips everyone. Tue Nov 20, 1: It will not even open them individually. This thread is closed to new comments.


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I have tried the last script from this post: For education it is the best software ever developed for showing seamles interaction of all computing environments. No drawing, no painting, no spreadsheet and a few database files that I know I can’t save. Posted on Sep 8, 4: All appleworis were AW 6 and documents. Jul 26, Posts: I can report that I have successfully implemented your script with a slight modification.

Sep 9, 6: Lion and not worry about lost AW files! Batch convert files recursively Yvan Koenig wrote: Reboot is the unique emergency issue available. But there’s thousands of files Thanks for the reply.

In both cases they will be saved as PDF documents. Hello, one solution can be to use the LibreOffice command tool line see http: Of course the format was not exactly the same in document was not saved exactly as it appeared in AW, but at least bagch of the content appeared. I knew there was a reason I kept all those CDs lying around. This let me remember some words of your original message: How do I save the files 1, files that are converted?

I did not want to delete the existing file from the directory and place it in a zip file, so I have removed those steps. Run it or drag and drop a folder icon on its icon. Not sure if it can open applewrks later Appleworks files, but Apple has many versions of ClarisWorks available for download over here: Another solution can be to modify mwawOSX sourceforge.


After you have opened the script in the Script Editor, and Saved it as an application, an easy test of what happens to the original files and folder, and the converted files is to:.

Drop the new folder onto the script’s icon saved “.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. And, a small moment of silence for the genius that was ClarisWorks. I seem to remember that old versions of iWork were capable of opening AppleWorks files.

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Dec 4, 5: As the run handler get a list of files, everything work well. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I know back in the day CW 2.

And if you still have appleworks running anywhere you can even cut and paste tables into Easy Draw you just won’t be able to edit them. If the script also deleted the original AppleWorks file, that would be even better, but not required.

But you can make a script that works on AppleWorks directly, “saving-as” all of your documents applework the appropriate type. This all helped so much. Thanks for your help!

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