A change in Mac OS 8.1 requires
the new release RAM Charger 8.1 for PowerMac users running
with Apple Virtual Memory (VM) enabled. You may download the
version 8.1 software from
Version 8.1 is a free update to RAM Charger 8 owners.
Many users have reported older versions of RAM Charger work
fine with Mac OS 8.0. However, since RAM Charger and OptiMem
RAM Charger are old products, we have not done extensive
testing under OS 8 and can't offer a concrete endorsement of
these reports. If you do use one of the older releases, it
is recommended that you update to RAM Charger 3.0.1, which
is a free upgrade to all RAM Charger or OptiMem RAM Charger
owners. If you continue to use "OptiMem", please be sure you
are using the latest free update OptiMem 1.5.6g.
Download updates here.
If you are using a PowerMac, especially running modern
PowerMac native applications, we would recommend getting the
latest RAM Charger release. This is because new techniques
have been added to properly determine appropriate starting
sizes for modern applications. Alternatively, keep in mind
that older RAM Charger releases may start applications too
small, requiring you to manually increase starting sizes to
get them to work.
The current release RAM Charger 8 has had a great deal
more testing done under Mac OS 8, and adds a number of new
enhancements to the interface, as well as being PowerMac
native. You may download our free trial
here, and read about
All versions of RAM Charger (including RAM Charger 8),
OptiMem RAM Charger, and OptiMem work with all releases of
Mac OS 7. However, it is recommended that you update to RAM
Charger 3.0.1, which is a free upgrade to all RAM Charger or
OptiMem RAM Charger owners. If you continue to use
"OptiMem", please be sure you are using the latest free
update OptiMem 1.5.6g.
Download updates here.
The first version of RAM Charger was created well after the
introduction of OS 7. Certain services available in OS 7
were used in development/. Morevoer, RAM Charger main
enhancement is to allow more applicaitons to run at once, a
MultiFinder option. As a result, no version of RAM Charger,
OptiMem RAM Charger, an OptiMem will work with Mac OS 6. If
you install our software under OS 6, it will refuse to load
at startup - without causing any problems.