Abandonware DOS title

Norton Commander 5.5

Norton Commander was one of the most popular file manager applications ever released for MS DOS. Its clever side-by-side windows interface and the ease of use allowed DOS users to copy, delete, move and preview any kind of file without the hassle of typing every command by hand. Norton Commander was first released in 1986, but the latest and final release for DOS was Norton Commander 5.51 in 1998.
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Additional info about Norton Commander 5.5

Status: abandonware
Input: keyboard
Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk
Abandonware DOS views: 114877
Series: Norton Commander 5.5 is part of the Norton Commander series.


  • Derchi 01/01/2022 11:13
    Use Midnight Commander if you want a similar experience.
  • Kriz 20/12/2021 13:10
    If you want to use it on Windows 10 just download preferably buy Total Commander. Functionally almost exactly the same but works natively with Windows 10.
  • Joshua Cargile 07/10/2020 20:32
    art travis you'll never be able to use NC in Windows 10. You should go download FreeCommander.
  • Bert De Bruyn 25/09/2020 22:14
    An excellent piece of software!
  • WILBER VARELA 24/02/2020 21:39
    Hi,somebody know any version for windows CE?
  • art travis 20/04/2019 23:13
    i have used for years had to get a new laptop with windows 10.

    i am going to download and hope that it works
  • Edward Mulder 04/06/2018 04:53
    When I first saw how DOS worked, I was not too impressed. A lot of strong typing. When I saw Norton Commander, I was hooked. I still use it (Total Commander these days), way faster than clicking with one mouse-finger, you use ten fingers and shortcuts to move files around, cut trees and ZIP files. It is fantastic !
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