Batch Posted: by gshackney. I’ve found a few scripts claiming to do this, but cannot find one that works. Any thoughts?. If you don’t have a copy of AppleWorks any longer or would prefer to batch convert loads of documents at one go, there are a couple of utilities. Cult of Mac reader Nancy S. asks, “How can I convert my Appleworks files to Page files. I have many old files that APple didn’t think were.

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Not sure if it can open the later Appleworks bstch, but Apple has many versions of ClarisWorks available for download over here: Possibly TextSoap might be easier.

It will strip the crap out for you. Is there an application or script to batch convert AppleWorks documents to plain text files? Thanks awfully for the pointer, though – looks like I appleworjs be able to fathom it out. In both cases they will be saved as PDF documents.

Unzip, then open the script in the Script Editor. Email Required, but applewrks shown. View answer in context. All documents were AW 6 and documents.

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There is a program called Easy Draw which is capable of opening Appleworks drawing docs. But that’s just me not knowing how to use it. Old Hardware Speciality level out of ten: This thread is closed to new comments.


I could do it manually it’s too random to do a find and replaceeither in a text editor or by obtaining a copy of AppleWorks and re-saving them as plain text.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Dec 4, 7: But there’s thousands of files I think I have Appleworks on that and can help you with some Applescript.

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The Google translation of Yvan’s French instructions is adequate for preparing and running the script although Yvan’s translation is better, and included in the script. I keep an old mac around just for holding on to Appleworks documents.

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:. Thanks for trying, Sometimes you need to take a little action to help aopleworks.

If the script also deleted the original AppleWorks file, that would be even better, but not required.

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Roger Wilmut1 Roger Wilmut1. I was able to open all the Appleworks files! Assuming you have a copy of AppleWorks. I lose some formatting, but the important stuff is in there.


How can I batch convert old Apple Works files?

Thanks cateye and iljitsch. Sep 8, 9: Well, embarrassingly enough, I don’t know how to post the zip file Oct 5, Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you appleorks read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

If anyone needs the script immediately, please let me know. Applications Speciality level out of ten: Appleworkss is Yvan’s final code: And, a small moment of silence for the genius that was ClarisWorks.

You cannot open any other type draw, paint or database of AppleWorks 6 documents with any iWork application nor can you open AppleWorks 5 or any version of ClarisWorks documents.

It may be more reliable for your files to send them to someone who has AppleWorks and have them saved as RTF or something for you. Manca Weeks 5.

Jul 14, Posts: I’m not sure we have a copy of AppleWorks applesorks, but I can ask around. Mar 24, Posts: