Here are several links to various DOS software and other DOS related websites. Most are freeware but a few are shareware and commercial programs. I welcome any comments and/or suggestions you may have about this webpage or other DOS programs for me to know about. Also, do email a thank you to the authors of any of the programs you use.
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Last updated: March 6 2011
- Cute Mouse Driver v2.1 beta 4 Mouse driver with wheel support for both AT and PS/2 mice; uses only 3K (!) of memory
- BenQ (Acer) CDROM driver v2.14 Uses only 5K and works with many IDE CDROM drives
- SHSUCDX v3.08 MSCDEX replacement ; uses only 6K resident ; can be unloaded. Now part of SHSUCD, a suite of programs dealing with the CD-ROM. Older versions here
- UMBPCI V3.89 Free hardware UMB driver (only 240 bytes) for DOS/Win9x - replaces EMM386.EXE
- Srdisk v2.09c dynamically ReSizeable RAMDisk for FreeDOS (and other DOSes) able to use over 32M of XMS and EMS memory. GPL
- XMSDSK.EXE v1.9i Freeware resizable ramdisk;can be installed/uninstalled from the command line.
- Free FDISK v1.3.4 GNU hard disk partitioning utility. Supports FAT16/FAT32 and non DOS partitions
- Partition Resizer v1.34 Resize your FAT16/FAT32 partitions safely. Freeware
- ZeroFill Writes zeros on the empty disk space for the selected hard drive
- Active @ KillDisk v4.1 Destroy all data on hard and removable drives without possibility of future recovery
- XOSL 1.1.5 Free graphical boot manager to select what OS to run on startup
- TestDisk v7.2 WIP Tool to check and undelete hard disk partitions. Supports FAT16/FAT32, ext2FS, NTFS and more
- PhotoRec v7.2 WIP file data recovery software designed to recover lost files from Hard Disks and CDRom
- Savepart v4.60 save entire or occupied portion of a hard drive partition (FAT16/32,ext2,ext3,NTFS) into a file for easy backup and restoration
- Image v3.42 Disk image backup and restore program. Supports FAT, FAT32, NTFS partitions and most writable USB, IEE1394 drives, ATAPI CD/DVD drives without special drivers. Shareware
- Ranish Partition Manager v2.44 powerful hard disk partitioning tool and can create, copy, and resize primary and extended partitions.
- NTFS Reader for DOS freeware tool to read NTFS partitions from DOS (Alternate site)
- Palmsys v1.21 3K Driver for parallel port Iomega ZIP drive; works on XTs and on 286 CPUs as well
- SDWRGMPD v1.1 DOS driver for MS "Win9x only" SideWinder digital GamePad
- USB DOS drivers collection of UHCI USB host controller drivers for keyboards, mice, joysticks, printers, disk drives, and hubs
- Duse v4.9 From Pocketec, are USB DOS drivers for USB hard disks, CDROM drives and other USB storage devices like Zip drives
- SPEEDZTER 2.5 From DAT Optic, are Firewire/IEEE 1394 DOS drivers for their external Speedzter 2.5" Firewire hard drives
- LFN Tools v1.79 DOS commands that can handle long filenames in plain DOS. Supports FAT32
- DOSLFN 0.41c TSR to provide long filename API in plain DOS. Only 12K resident. Older versions here
- LTOOLS v6.12 set of DOS command line tools to read and write to Linux ext2/3 and ReiserFS filesystems (the DOS opposite of Linux MTOOLS)
- HWiNFO v6.12 system information utility designed for detection of hardware. Last updated May 2020!
- NSSI v0.60.45 freeware system information tool - last updated 2010
- PC-CONFIG 9.33 Detailed system information/benchmark tool. Freeware, but no further development since 2000
- 4DOS v8.00 updated opensource version of the powerful command line interpreter (COMMAND.COM replacement) for DOS by JP Software
- DOSED v5.2 Freeware DOSKEY-like program but with filename completion like Linux's Bash shell
- FileC v2.0 Autocompletes filenames at command prompt ; support Win9x LFN in DOS box
- WCD 6.0.3 Wherever Change Directory allows you to change to any directory by typing part of a directory name
- ACD v3.05 Change to another directory on any drive quickly. Has Win9x LFN support
- Inkutils 1.53 Freeware suite of eleven DOS, 4DOS and Windows 95/98 DOS utilities.
- TextTools R6 (Wayback archive link) (SAC FTP link) Freeware programs for processing text tables and general text filtering
- TSFLTC R2.2 A set of additional text file filters from Prof. Timo Salmi (now retired).
- Slowdown v3.1 Slows down a fast computer so you can run older programs, or as a troubleshooting aid.
- EtherDFS v0.8.2 installable filesystem TSR to map a drive from a Linux computer to a DOS drive letter using Ethernet frames (no TCP/IP stack needed)