Abandonware DOS title

The best abandonware applications

Abandonware DOS is not only about games. Some of the most fondly remembered software for old PCs is an application. These applications, both for DOS and early versions of Windows, played pivotal roles in shaping the personal computing landscape. They introduced users to various productivity tools, multimedia experiences, and the potential of GUI-based interfaces.
ibm-filing-assistant-02

IBM Assistant 2.0

DOS19864.1/5 word processor, spreadsheet, utility
dosbox-1

DOSBox

Windows XP/98/95LinuxMac2002freeware4.1/5 emulator
DOSBox is an open-source emulator that allows you to run software and games designed for the MS-DOS operating system on modern computers. As you probably already know, MS-DOS was a popular operating system used in the 1980s and early 1990s. DOSBox emulates the necessary hardware components and provides a DOS-like environment, allowing users to...
turbo-pascal-2-01

Borland Turbo Pascal 2.0

DOS19834/5 programming
borland--dbase-5-02

Borland DBase 5

DOS19944/5 database
borland-paradox-4-03

Borland Paradox 4.5

DOSWindows XP/98/9519934/5 database
dos-navigator-1-01

DOS Navigator v 1.5

DOS1991freeware4/5 file management
impulse-tracker2-05

Impulse Tracker

DOS1995freeware4/5 sound software
Impulse Tracker was a popular music tracker software developed by Jeffrey Lim in the late 1990s. Impulse Tracker utilized a tracker-style user interface, which was common in the demoscene and among enthusiasts of chiptune and electronic music. The interface is characterized by a grid of rows and columns where users input note and instrument da...
turbo-pascal-7-01

Turbo Pascal 7

DOSWindows 3.xMac19924/5 programming
Turbo Pascal 7 (TP7) is a programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) that was popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It was developed by Borland as an evolution of their earlier Turbo Pascal versions. Turbo Pascal 7 was released around 1992.Turbo Pascal 7 gained popularity in educational settings and among hobbyist progra...
norton-desktop1-02

Norton Desktop

DOS19924/5 utility
pkunzip-1

PKzip

DOS1989protected4/5 utility
borland-turbo-pascal-1-01

Borland Turbo Pascal 1.0

DOS19834/5 programming
winfrotz-1

WinFrotz

Windows XP/98/952002freeware3.9/5 gaming software
3d-construction-kit-2

Virtual Reality Studio

DOS19913.9/5 gaming software
doszipcommander-1

Doszip Commander

DOS2007freeware3.9/5 file management
word-perfect-5-02

Word Perfect 5

DOS19893.9/5 word processor
borland-eureka-1-04

Borland Eureka: the Solver

DOS19873.9/5 programming
Borland Eureka: the Solver is an abandoned text-based application developed by Borland Software Corporation and released in 1987 for DOS. The product is designed to solve complex problems, generate tables and plots, and perform what-if analysis. The user writes an equation, sets options, and instructs the software to solve the problem. The pro...
ags-01

Adventure Game Studio (AGS)

WindowsLinuxMac1997freeware3.9/5 gaming software
Adventure Game Studio (AGS) is a software development tool that enables users to create point-and-click adventure games. It was originally created by Chris Jones and has been used by game developers to produce a variety of 2D adventure games. AGS provides a scripting language, a visual editor, and various other tools to simplify the game developmen...
cartooners-3

Cartooners

DOS19893.8/5 graphics editor
thepatcher-1

The Patcher 6.1

DOS19933.8/5 utility, gaming software
borland-turbo-pascal-3-03

Borland Turbo Pascal 3.0

DOS19863.8/5 programming
netscape-navigator-4-01

Netscape Navigator 4

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x19973.8/5 browser
Netscape Navigator was one of the earliest web browsers that played a crucial role in popularizing the World Wide Web. It was developed by Netscape Communications Corporation and released in 1994. Netscape Navigator was among the first graphical web browsers that allowed users to navigate the internet using a graphical user interface rather than a ...
norton-commander-1-04

Norton Commander 1.0

DOS19863.8/5 file management
Norton Commander was a file manager and editor application released by Peter Norton Computing for DOS. Norton Commander used a text-based user interface with side-by-side panels and featured copy, delete, editing and preview any kind of file easily: it was an improvement over the command-line only MS-DOS interface. Norton Commander 1.0 was fir...
dmassistant2-1

Dungeon Master's Assistant Vol 2

DOS1989protected3.8/5 gaming software
borland-quattro-pro-03

Quattro Pro v4

DOS19913.8/5 spreadsheet
melody-maker-3-01

Melody Maker 3

DOS19923.8/5 sound software
musictime-deluxe-01

Music Time Deluxe

Windows XP/98/9519963.8/5 sound software
residualvm-01

ResidualVM

Windows XP/98/952003freeware3.8/5 gaming software
volkswriter3-02

Volkswriter 3

DOS19823.8/5 word processor
borland-reflex-2-01

Borland Reflex 2.0

DOS19863.7/5 database
Borland Reflex was a relational database management system (RDBMS) developed by Borland International, a software company that was prominent in the 1980s and 1990s. Reflex was released in the mid-1980s as a graphical database software primarily targeted at business and professional users.
skaletracker-01

Skale Tracker

Windows XP/98/95LinuxWindows2005freeware3.7/5 sound software