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OS 10.4 - Can't open with Rosetta


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Trying to get an app to open with Rosetta. I close the app, select "Get Info", but there is no "open with" option.
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What is the app? If it is Universal, then there would be no need to open it with Rosetta.

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Rosetta isn't an application, it's an emulation layer built into Tiger. So you can't choose to run specific files or applications with Rosetta, OS X handles that automatically. So if you have a PPC application, OS X will use the Rosetta emulation to open it. If it's Intel or Universal, then Rosetta isn't used.

May I ask which application you're trying to run?


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Most applications will handle the Rosetta emulation automatically, but there are times when you might have to force it to run under Rosetta even if it is labeled as Universal. So you can choose if need be.

I think the OP might be referring to this:

Intel-based Macs: Forcing a Universal application to run with Rosetta

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