Abandonware DOS title

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.
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Norton Editor 2

DOS19904.2/5 word processor
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Norton Utilities 8

DOS19944.2/5 file management, utility
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Paint Shop Pro 3.11

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x19932.8/5 graphics editor
Paint Shop Pro 3 is an early version of PaintShop Pro, which is a graphics editing program known for its user-friendly interface and a range of features that cater to both amateur and professional graphic designers. Paint Shop Pro 3 was released in the late 1990s and represented one of the early stages in the evolution of the software.
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PC Globe 5

DOS19874.1/5
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PKzip

DOS1989protected4/5 utility
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PrintMaster

DOS19853.2/5 graphics editor
PrintMaster is a program that allows users to create a variety of print projects, such as greeting cards, banners, brochures, and more. It provides users with tools and templates to design and customize their own print materials. PrintMaster includes a library of pre-designed templates, clipart, and other graphics that users can incorporate in...
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QBASIC

DOS19914.3/5 programming
QBasic, or QuickBASIC, was an interpreted version of the BASIC programming language developed by Microsoft. It was designed to be easy to learn and use, making it accessible to beginners and hobbyist programmers. QBasic was part of Microsoft's QuickBASIC product line, which included both compiled and interpreted versions of the language. QBasi...
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Quattro Pro v4

DOS19913.8/5 spreadsheet
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Rawcopy

DOS19924.2/5 utility, gaming software
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ResidualVM

Windows XP/98/952003freeware3.8/5 gaming software
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ScummVM

Windows XP/98/952001freeware4.3/5 gaming software
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Skale Tracker

Windows XP/98/95LinuxWindows2005freeware3.9/5 sound software
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The Patcher 6.1

DOS19933.8/5 utility, gaming software
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TheDraw 4

DOS19863.3/5 graphics editor
tasm-02

Turbo Assembler (TASM)

DOSWindows 3.xWindows XP/98/9519894/5 programming, utility
Turbo Assembler, often referred to as TASM, is an x86 assembler for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows. It was part of the Turbo Assembler/Turbo Debugger (TASM/TD) package that Borland released as part of their Turbo Assembler product line. Borland was a software company known for its development tools during the 1980s and 1990s.
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Turbo Pascal 7

DOSWindows 3.xMac OS19924/5 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...
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Turbo Prolog 2.0

DOS1986protected4.1/5 programming
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Virtual Reality Studio

DOS19913.9/5 gaming software
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Virtual Reality Studio 2.0

DOS19924.4/5 gaming software
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VisiCalc 1.0

DOS1979freeware4.3/5 spreadsheet
VisiCalc was the first spreadsheet software for personal computers, and it played a pivotal role in the early history of personal computing. It was developed by Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston and first released in 1979 for the Apple II computer. VisiCalc is often considered the first electronic spreadsheet, and its success had a significant impact ...
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Visual Basic 3

Windows XP/98/95Windows 3.x19933/5 programming
Visual Basic 3 (VB3) is a programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) released by Microsoft in 1993. It is part of the Visual Basic (VB) series, which is known for its ease of use and rapid application development capabilities. Visual Basic 3 was a significant step forward in the evolution of the Visual Basic language and...
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Volkswriter 3

DOS19823.8/5 word processor
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WinFrotz

Windows XP/98/952002freeware3.9/5 gaming software
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Word Perfect 5

DOS19893.9/5 word processor
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Wordstar 4

DOS19864.2/5 word processor
WordStar 4 was a popular word processing software program during the early days of personal computing. WordStar 4 included features typical of word processors in that era, allowing users to create, edit, and format documents. It used a command-driven interface, where users would enter specific commands to perform various tasks. The software wa...