Install latest/stable of SheepShaver

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install sheepshaver

Don't have snapd? Get set up for snaps.

Channel Version Published

MacOS emulator SheepShaver - Emulates PowerPC Macs

SheepShaver - Version 2.5

SheepShaver is a emulator for classic PPC-based Macintoshes. If you are needing support our website is at

You will need a ROM file, and Apple has allowed these to be released and you can get one here:

Details for SheepShaver

  • AGPL-3.0-or-later

Last updated
  • 23 February 2023 - latest/stable
  • 23 February 2023 - latest/edge



Share this snap

Generate an embeddable card to be shared on external websites.

Install SheepShaver on your Linux distribution

Choose your Linux distribution to get detailed installation instructions. If yours is not shown, get more details on the installing snapd documentation.

Where people are using SheepShaver

Users by distribution (log)

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 24.04
Debian 12
pop 22.04
Zorin OS 17

Is there a problem with SheepShaver? Report this app