System 1

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The Macintosh "System 1" is the first version of Apple Macintosh operating system and the beginning of the classic Mac OS series.wikipedia
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Macintosh operating systems

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The Macintosh "System 1" is the first version of Apple Macintosh operating system and the beginning of the classic Mac OS series.
In 1984, Apple debuted the operating system that is now known as the "Classic" Mac OS with its release of the original Macintosh System Software.

Classic Mac OS

Mac OSMacintoshMac OS Classic
The Macintosh "System 1" is the first version of Apple Macintosh operating system and the beginning of the classic Mac OS series.
Classic Mac OS (System Software) refers to the series of operating systems developed for the Macintosh family of personal computers by Apple Inc. from 1984 to 2001, starting with System 1 and ending with Mac OS 9.

Macintosh 128K

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System 1 was released on January 24, 1984, along with the Macintosh 128K, the first in the Macintosh family of personal computers.

Apple menu

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Similar to the one found on Lisa OS, the Macintosh menu bar had five basic headers when on the desktop: the Apple menu, File, Edit, View, and Special.
System management functions from the Special menu have been merged into it.

Macintosh

Apple MacintoshMacMacs
The Macintosh "System 1" is the first version of Apple Macintosh operating system and the beginning of the classic Mac OS series. System 1 was released on January 24, 1984, along with the Macintosh 128K, the first in the Macintosh family of personal computers.

Apple Inc.

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The Macintosh "System 1" is the first version of Apple Macintosh operating system and the beginning of the classic Mac OS series.

Motorola 68000

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It ran on the Motorola 68000 microprocessor.

Microprocessor

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It ran on the Motorola 68000 microprocessor.

Personal computer

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System 1 was released on January 24, 1984, along with the Macintosh 128K, the first in the Macintosh family of personal computers.

MacOS

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This operating system introduced many features that would appear for years to come, some that still exist in the current macOS, and a few that exist in other graphical operating systems such as Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft Windows

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This operating system introduced many features that would appear for years to come, some that still exist in the current macOS, and a few that exist in other graphical operating systems such as Microsoft Windows.

Finder (software)

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The features of the operating system included the Finder and menu bar.

Graphical user interface

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In addition to this, it popularized the graphical user interface and desktop metaphor, which was used under license from Xerox PARC.

Desktop metaphor

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Similar to the one found on Lisa OS, the Macintosh menu bar had five basic headers when on the desktop: the Apple menu, File, Edit, View, and Special. In addition to this, it popularized the graphical user interface and desktop metaphor, which was used under license from Xerox PARC.

PARC (company)

Xerox PARCPARCPalo Alto Research Center
In addition to this, it popularized the graphical user interface and desktop metaphor, which was used under license from Xerox PARC.

Random-access memory

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Due to the limited amount of random-access memory and the lack of an internal hard disk in the original Macintosh, there was no multitasking with multiple applications, although there were desktop accessories that could run while another application was loaded.

Hard disk drive

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Due to the limited amount of random-access memory and the lack of an internal hard disk in the original Macintosh, there was no multitasking with multiple applications, although there were desktop accessories that could run while another application was loaded.

Desk accessory

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Due to the limited amount of random-access memory and the lack of an internal hard disk in the original Macintosh, there was no multitasking with multiple applications, although there were desktop accessories that could run while another application was loaded.

ImageWriter

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System 1's total size is about 216 KB and contained six files: System (which includes the desk accessories), Finder, Clipboard, an Imagewriter printer driver, Scrapbook, and Note Pad.

Menu bar

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The menu bar was a new and revolutionary part of the OS.

Apple Lisa

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Similar to the one found on Lisa OS, the Macintosh menu bar had five basic headers when on the desktop: the Apple menu, File, Edit, View, and Special.

Cut, copy, and paste

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"Edit" had drop-downs for cutting, copying, and pasting.

Trash (computing)

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In System 1, the menu had items related to emptying the Trash, cleaning up the desktop, and disk options.

System 7

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By System 1.1, the menu allowed the user to choose an alternate startup program to be run instead of the Finder at boot time; the feature was replaced in System 7 by the "Startup Items" folder in the System Folder.