MacWise Terminal Emulator


MacWise emulates ADDS Viewpoint, Wyse 50, Wyse 60, Wyse 370, Televideo TV 925, DEC VT100, VT220 and Prism terminals. Supports ANSI and SCO ANSI color. Esprit III color is also supported in Wyse 370 mode.

MacWise allows a Macintosh to be used as a terminal connected to a host computer directly, by modem, local area network or over the Internet with telnet or ssh secure shell. The emulators support video attributes such as dim, reverse, underline, 132-column modes, protected fields and graphic characters sent from the host computer, as well as enhanced Viewpoint mode. Features include phone list and dialer for modems, on-screen programmable function keys, connection scripts and more. Works with desktop Macs, MacBook and PowerBook.


  • Built-in Modem
  • Telnet / TCP/IP
  • SSH Secure Shell
  • Kermit
  • Serial ports via USB to Serial adaptor
  • Also communicates directly with the Mac Unix Shell
  • Special iPhone sized window for use with third-party VNC software.
Carnation Software
Carnation Software

Located in Driftwood TX.

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MacWise version 20.2.7 has been released.

access_timeMonday, June 1, 2020

Carnation Software Release MacWise Version 20

access_timeThursday, January 2, 2020

MacWise version 19.2 has been released.

access_timeWednesday, July 31, 2019

Carnation Software releases MacWise version 19.

access_timeWednesday, May 1, 2019

Carnation Software release 15.4 of MacWise

access_timeWednesday, February 22, 2017

Carnation Software releases MacWise Version 15.2.7

access_timeTuesday, July 5, 2016