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Opening ancient ArchiCad files

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I'm not a current Archicad user but was in the distant past....

I've got some files dating from 1999/2000 - Archicad version 6.

They are too old to open in the current demo version of Archicad.

I've found that you can download old (versions 9 and 10) of Archicad for file conversion purposes.

The files are too old even for Archicad 10 to open.

It looks like Archicad 9 could open them...but I'd need a mac with Snow Leopard to run that, and I don't have one.

I've fiddled around a bit trying to get Snow Leopard working on a virtual machine on my current mac(s) but no joy.

Do I have any other options....?

Any help appreciated! Thank you.

Karl Ottenstein
Run Windows in a virtual machine on your Mac and use the windows version to do the conversion?
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