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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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Melody Maker 3
Skale Tracker
applicationWindows XP/98/95, Linux, Windows
Borland DBase 5

3D Studio 3

DOS19934.1/5 graphics editor

Ace 2.02

DOS20013/5 utility

Acrobat Reader 1

DOS19933/5 utility
Acrobat Reader was the first of a family of application software developed by Adobe Inc. to view, create, manipulate, print and manage Portable Document Format (PDF) files. Acrobat Reader 1 was released in 1993 for DOS and Mac.

Adventure Game Studio (AGS)

WindowsLinuxMac OS1997freeware3.9/5 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...

After Dark

DOSWindows XP/98/95Mac OS19933.5/5 utility

Alice: The Personal Pascal

DOS19854.3/5 programming

Arachne WWW

DOS1996freeware3.8/5 browser
Arachne is a graphical web browser for DOS. Arachne was developed by Michal Polák and released in the early 1990s as a text-mode web browser with limited graphical capabilities. Arachne allowed DOS users to browse the World Wide Web in a graphical, though quite basic, manner. It supported features such as displaying images, handling lin...


DOS19904.3/5 utility
ARJ is a file compression utility and file format created by Robert K. Jung. The name "ARJ" stands for "Archived by Robert Jung." It was popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s as a compression tool for MS-DOS and other systems. ARJ offered high compression ratios and various features, such as archive encryption and error recovery.


DOS19893.2/5 utility

AutoCAD 2.5

DOS19864.1/5 graphics editor

Bank Streek Writer Plus

DOS19863/5 word processor

Borland DBase 5

DOS19944.1/5 database

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...

Borland Paradox 4.5

DOSWindows XP/98/9519934/5 database

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.

Borland Turbo Basic 1.0

DOS19874.1/5 programming
Borland Turbo Basic was a programming language developed by Borland, a software company that was prominent in the 1980s and 1990s. Turbo Basic was part of the Turbo series of programming languages and development tools that Borland created during that time.Turbo Basic was designed as a fast and efficient version of the BASIC programming language. B...

Borland Turbo C v1

DOS19874.2/5 programming

Borland Turbo C v2

DOS19883.7/5 programming

Borland Turbo Pascal 1.0

DOS19834/5 programming

Borland Turbo Pascal 2.0

DOS19834/5 programming

Borland Turbo Pascal 3.0

DOS19864/5 programming


DOS19893.8/5 graphics editor

CheckIt 3

DOS19903.1/5 utility

D-Fend Reloaded

Windows XP/98/95Windows2008freeware4.2/5 emulator
D-Fend Reloaded it's one of the most user-friendly front ends for the popular DOS-BOX emulator. The installer download includes the latest versione of DOS-BOX and is available for free for Windows

Data Perfect 2.6

DOS19933.5/5 database


DOS19844.2/5 database
dBASE III is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that was popular in the late 1980s. It was developed by Ashton-Tate, a software company. dBASE III was a successor to the earlier dBASE II and was part of a series of dBASE products. dBASE III played a significant role in the history of database management systems, especially during ...

DBGL: DOSBox Game Launcher

Windows2017freeware4.3/5 emulator
DBGL is a free and open-source frontend for DOSBox available for many platforms, developed in Java.

Deluxe Paint 2

DOS19884.3/5 graphics editor
Deluxe Paint, often abbreviated as DPaint, was a popular bitmap graphics editor and animation software package. It was developed by Electronic Arts (EA) and released in the mid-1980s. Deluxe Paint was initially designed for the Commodore Amiga computer, which was known for its advanced graphics capabilities at the time.


DOS19843.2/5 utility, spreadsheet, word processor
Deskmate is a software suite developed by Tandy Corporation that provided a graphical user interface (GUI) and a set of applications for personal computers. It was often bundled with Tandy's TRS-80 and Tandy 1000 series of computers in the late 1980s and early 1990s.Deskmate included various applications such as a word processor, spreadsheet, calen...

DOS Navigator v 1.5

DOS1991freeware4.1/5 file management