Apple /// COBOL

Apple /// COBOL is one of the four major development languages released for the Apple ///, the others being Pascal, Business BASIC and FORTRAN.

Developed by Micro Focus, Inc. for Apple Computer, Apple /// COBOL is compliant with COBOL-74 and the package, which Apple announced in 1982, sold for $500.

Manuals

Introduction and Operating System Manual

Introduction and Operating System Manual (184.3 MB)

Language Reference Manual Vol. 1

Language Reference Manual Vol. 1 (253.3 MB)

Language Reference Manual Vol. 2

Language Reference Manual Vol. 2 (133.5 MB)

Quick Reference

Quick Reference (30.4 MB)


Disks

Apple /// COBOL Disk Images

This zip file (236 K) contains disk images in DSK format for the floppy disks included in the Apple /// COBOL package. These are:

  • 681-0055-A: COBOLBOOT
  • 681-0056-A: COMPILER
  • 681-0057-A: ANIMATOR
  • 681-0058-A: FORMS-2
  • 681-0059-A: DEMO

Extras

 Apple /// COBOL Extras

This PDF file (10.2 MB) contains scans of the Apple /// COBOL packaging, User Input Report, Packing List, and Software Licensing Agreement.


The Whole Package

This zip file (557 MB) contains all of the above in one convenient package.


Apple /// COBOL Announcement

The Apple /// COBOL product announcement from the July 5, 1982 issue of InfoWorld.

2 thoughts on “Apple /// COBOL

  1. Dennis Wilson

    nice site! I am looking for a copy of the “Pascal Program Preparation Tools” for the Apple /// computer. Thank you.

    1. mmaginnis Post author

      I do have the Apple /// Pascal package. I’ll start scanning it this week and get it up as soon as I can.

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