This page lists where to get the last or more recent versions of certain applications for Mac OS X on PowerPC.
Note: several links on this page point to encrypted (HTTPS) sites, which might not be accessible from older browsers (e.g. Safari). You will have to download those programs with TenFourFox or another computer.
|Name||Last version for Tiger||Last version for Leopard|
|CMake||3.3.2||(same as for Tiger)|
|FileZilla||Officially 3.0.6, unofficially 3.7.3||3.8.0|
|FreeMat||3.6 (note: 1.10 is the last MIT-licensed version)||(same as for Tiger?)|
|Fuse for Mac OS X||0.10.0.2||1.0.0?|
|Python 3.x||3.2.3 (note: this version is older than 2.7.8)||3.5.4|
|RAR||4.01 (see below for newer UnRAR)||(same as for Tiger?)|
|Synthesia||0.8.1? (replace SynthesiaConfig with the one from 0.8.0, set the video mode, then run Synthesia)||(same as for Tiger?)|
Please see my Opera 12 security and privacy guide (which also applies to older versions) for the last version depending on your version of Mac OS X.
The last official version for Tiger and Leopard is 184.108.40.206.
There also exist newer unofficial versions for Leopard.
A clean installation of Mac OS X 10.4.11 and Security Update 2009-005 only gives you Java 1.4.2_07, which might be too old for your needs. The last version for Tiger is 1.5.0_19. It can only be obtained by installing the following updates in order:
Note: this is useful mostly for compiling Java applications. Because of possible security vulnerabilities, it is better to avoid Java entirely. If you really have to use Java applets on Web pages, use SandboxSafari.
Use at your own risk.