Need to copy a floppy disk?

I still get a warm fuzzy glow of sentimentality when I think of floppy disks. It reminds me of Castle Wolfenstein loading on an Apple II from a 5.25 inch floppy, or backing up MIDI files to a 3.5-inch floppy.They were the super-cool step-up from the cassette drive, and I could carry them anywhere! Ok, I’d better stop now before I start reminiscing about Jupiter Lander on my Vic 20.

Believe it or not, there’s still plenty of people out there wanting to duplicate floppy disks, and with PCs of all flavours not containing floppy drives anymore, it’s a process with some challenges. If you’re really keen, you can use this online service to either buy new disks if you do have a drive, or you can pay them to do the duplication for you.

Of course, before you go to such lengths I’d recommend checking if the application / files you want to duplicate are online anyway – there’s no shortage of applications that have been ported over to Java / Flash etc that make the need for the floppy version redundant.

via [Dan Warne]

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