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
- PEDIT v4.0 Excellent freeware text editor.Includes spell-checker,thesaurus,word wrap and MUCH more.
- EDITV 4.1 Freeware DOS text editor with the look and feel of Borland's IDE editor
- SET's editor v0.5.4 Familiar Borland interface with syntax highlighting and background playing of MP3 files!
- MinEd 2015.25 Text editor with extensive Unicode support
- The Costa GUI v1.3.0 a DOS GUI with built in theme and icon editor and several apps (calculator, text viewer, games). Last updated October 2020.
- DOSStart v1.9b build 9.2.2002 GUI for launching programs (uses Win9x "Start" button approach) and managing files.
- Spectra v1.0 (formerly WinDOS) a GUI DOS file manager / shell. Source code available
- Access v5.0RC2 Freeware graphical DOS menu program. Supports SVGA, built-in CD player; can use Windows icons
- AUMenu for DOS and Unix v1.4.3a multi-platform menu shell for DOS and Linux. DOS version is free
- Directory Freedom v4.61B Small (single 39K exe), fast freeware file/directory manager. Source code available
- File Maven v3.5a Freeware file manager with Laplink-style file transfers via serial or parallel cable
- PasswordBox 0.11 PasswordBox keeps all of your passwords in a encyrpted database protected by a master password
- Infopal v6.1 Program where you can design and browse databases and generate reports
- Dirtel v3.28 Address book manager; contents can be exported to HTML,RTF and ASCII delimited text.
- InfoZIP Create ZIP files, extract files from ZIP files created with PKWARE's Pkzip/Pkunzip v2.04g.
- Pkzip/Pkunzip v2.50 An update to the "classic" Pkzip/Pkunzip v2.04g. Supports LFN under LFNDOS or Win9x. No shareware version available for download though.
- UPX v3.95 powerful GPL'ed executable packer (meaning the compressed executable files can still be run directly)
- VIEW v17.2 Allows you to view WordPerfect, Word 97 docs and other word processor formats. Now freeware
- xlHtml v0.4.0 commandline converter of MS Excel XLS files to HTML
- AntiWord v0.37 converts MS Word DOC files to plain text or PostScript
- Catdoc v0.94.2 convert MS Word DOC files to plain text
- MuPDF graphical PDF viewer
- Xpdf v3.03 (DOS binary and source download) Extract text and images from Adobe's Acrobat's PDF files
- PSVIEW v17.1 user friendly shell program for viewing Postscript and PDF files ; requires Pictview, PDFTOPs and Ghostscript
- uHex 1.04 Simple and fast hex editor for DOS
- CAMWORK DOS program that downloads images from Agfa, Olympus and Epson digital cameras.
- PhotoPC software Software for DOS and other OSes to control Epson, Agfa, Nikon digital cameras
- Rio v1.07 Upload/download files to/from your Diamond Rio portable MP3 music player.
- Daqarta v2.21 Does Data AcQuisition And Real-Time Analysis using popular sound cards ; Has many other features. Free for non-commercial use
- DESI-III v8.03 Free, yet professional 2D CAD program.
- Figlet 2.2 creates large ASCII characters from ordinary ASCII characters)
- DATES v2002.08 Non-TSR program to keep track (and remind you in advance) of important dates