Run Bungalow programs on your
programs will run on a Windows PC. If you have a
Macintosh, there are several options describe
One Bungalow Software program will run on both Windows and Macintosh (O/S 8 and 9) : Speech Sounds
All other Bungalow programs run on Microsoft Windows.
You can also run them on your Macintosh, using VirtualPC if you have that installed (if you don't have Virtual PC
installed already, we recommend buying an inexpensive used
Virtual PC for the Macintosh
Virtual PC is available through several companies and
cost about $200 the last time we checked (8/2007):
Economical Used Windows Laptop
We do not have the resources to provide support for
Virtual PC or for the Macintosh. So for most users, we
recommend getting a used Windows Laptop instead of Virtual
PC. It'll cost about the same but give you an extra computer
(so the patient isn't hogging your Macintosh) and we can
provide better tech support for our programs.
We found the following company with low prices and a good
1-800-642-6094, 9-5 PM Pacific
As of 5/2/07 they were a
member in good standing with the Better Business Bureau. We
have had at least one customer buy a laptop from them and have
heard no complaints.
They provide a 90 warranty on
They usually have laptops for under $300
plus $20 S & H.
Detailed Answer (for computer geeks)
- Windows 95 or higher required, Windows 2000 or
That means Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, or
If your computer has a Start button
in the lower left comer, you've got one of those
versions. There are several options
for your Macintosh.
- Sound Card
If your PC ever plays music (even
just at start up) it has a sound card. If it has
external speakers, it probably has a sound card.
Speakers plug into the sound card.
Required only for programs that record speech
(Sights'n Sounds, Numbers'n Sounds, and SpeechPrism) These
are inexpensive. We sell them for $9.50.
- Screen that can display 256 or more colors.
- 20 MB Hard Drive space per program