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Be it on MacOS 9 or MacOS X, there is a good choice:

fMSX v.2.8 for the Macintosh
The latest fMSX portal to the Mac based on PC's v.2.8 - the best solution if you want to get started fast and make use of a simple-to-use emulator. However, overall performances and emulation quality is somewhat disapointing (especially sound is terrible).
MSX Games Box Rating: 3.0 out of 5
URL: www.bannister.org

openMSX
The best MSX emulator available on OS X by far with regards to emulation quality and customisation. An openSource project that is always evolving. Before being able to use it, you'll need to compile it first. Follow our special Tutorial which will guide you through...
MSX Games Box Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (lacks of a GUI)
URL: openmsx.sourceforge.net/

Zodiac 0.81
This is an unachived open source MSX emulator ported to OS X.
MSX Games Box Rating: 1.0 out of 5
URL: www.emuscene.com

fMSX v.1.5 (OS 9)
This portal of fMSX is very stable and very user-friendly. Unfortunately this version is now a little bit out of date - but still does marvelously well.
MSX Games Box Rating: 2,0 out of 5
URL: www.emulation.net/msx

FreeM (OS 9)
Formerly FreeMSX. Supports MSX2, PSG and SCC sound, MegaROMs and Kanji. Now supports menus in English.
MSX Games Box Rating: 2.0 out of 5
URL: nemoto.tri6.net/download/freemsx.html

KSS-X
Utility for OS X that converts KSS files to WAV
MSX Games Box Rating: 3.5 out of 5

MSX Disk Converter
Enables to convert an Apple Diskcopy image to the MSX DSK format.
MSX Games Box Rating: 1.5 out of 5
URL: www.emulation.net/msx

DiskCopy
Apple's Disk utility - very useful to open any MSX formatted DSK images.
MSX Games Box Rating: 2.0 out of 5
URL: www.apple.com

MSX Rom Info
Supposed to add a shell to fMSX-Mac. Looks very good but 'buggy'.
MSX Games Box Rating: 1.0 out of 5
URL: www.bannister.org

 

How to open Disk Images and copy / delete files on it?

OS 9: You need Apple's DiskCopy 6.3.3, an empty disk image (download) and ideally use a HexEditor like BrainHex (Shareware)

Open the empty disk image (empty.dsk) with DiskCopy. Copy / Delete the files you want to it. Unmount.
Your file is very likely to work with fMSX Mac but since OS 9 ads a 4Kb resource fork to the file when mounting / unmounting it, it becomes unreadable on PC emulators like BlueMSX...
There is a trick, once your image unmounted (meaning when you are sure you will not amend the files on it anymore) - open the Data Fork of your disk image with BrainHex (not the resource fork!) and save your file as... this will bring it back to 720Kb (737280 bytes) so it becomes recognised by *all* MSX emulators cross-platforms.

OS X: You need Apple's Disk Utility (you'll find it in Applications/Utilities) and an empty disk image (download).

First replace your disk image extension .dsk by .dmg - then launch Apple's Disk Utility and open the file from the Images/Open menu. This will mount the image on your desktop. Put the files you want on it. Unmount and rename your file with the .dsk extension. Fairly easy and it works!
If you have an problems with this method you can also try the OS 9 methodology in working in Classic mode. One thing though, you need to rename your .dsk file to .img before you can open it with DiskCopy!