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: February 11 2023
- Arachne v1.99 GPL updated GPL version of Arachne (last update Dec 23, 2021), a graphical DOS Internet suite (web browser, FTP, Email).
- Links Web Browser 2.28 Open Source text web browser
- DOStodon a Mastodon client for DOS which relies on DOjS to run
- DOS port of Lynx 2.9.0dev10 DJGPP port of Lynx browser. Supports IDN and access to https websites.
- Arachne v1.70 Release 3 The final offical release of the graphical DOS Internet suite (web browser, FTP, Email) out there. Now has preliminary CSS support.
- Dillo for DOS v3.0.2b port of Dillo multi-platform web browser
- Lynx 2.8.5rel.1 (a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20191204135402/http://www.rahul.net/dkaufman/index.html">Wayback link) DOS port of the text based Linux browser. Can access secure (https) websites
- DOSLynx v0.44b another port of text based Lynx browser with built in TCP/IP stack ; supports https
- Net-tamer v1.13 beta text based internet suite (browser,email,FTP,Usenet). Speech friendly for talking programs
- CHASE 1.0 DOS-based POP3/SMTP e-mail client
- JOSHFTP DOS-based FTP client
- picoSNTP 0.91: an SNTP (Simple Network Time Protocol) client for DOS to synchronize the computer clock with NTP servers
- leetIRC v1.1 DOS Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client with support for mIRC colour and bold codes, DCC file transfer support and more
- Toffee IRC client v1.0 DOS IRC client ; works with any packet driver
- RockIRCd v1.0 testing Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server for DOS
- mTCP 2022-07-01 a TCP/IP stack with several applications (DHCP client, FTP client, ping, HTGet, FTP Server, HTTP server, Telnet and more). Updated July 2022
- picoTCP picoTCP is an open source IPv4/IPv6 TCP/IP stack ported to DOS by Mateusz Viste
- LSppp V1.0 Excellent small PPP packet driver (28K resident!) for DOS. Has built-in dialer. Released under GPL.
- PEPA v1.9 Packet Driver for PPP access over ADSL.
- Comring v1.20 Packet driver for serial ports; can be used to connect multiple computers via serial cable
- EZ-NOS 2 a http web server with Server Side Includes support, secure FTP Server with md5 authenication, DNS server and a TCP/IP access filter (firewall) and more!
- WebServ 0.9beta DOS based HTTP server in QuickBasic
- Sioux DOS web server with DYNDNS client
- Jaffa WWW server for DOS Tested on a 80286, supports CGI-BIN utilities external to the server
- Tiny TINY is a set of programs that lets you control a DOS computer from any Java-capable machine over a TCP/IP connection.
- Internet Extender v1.0b (Mirror Link is from Fred's DOS Internet Software page) Freeware DOS Gateway router which allows networked computers to access the Internet (via a modem or network card)
- Mutt 1.5.5 text-based e-mail client with modified patches for NNTP, POP and SMTP ('builtin' sendmail) and calls to external apps (i.e. 'print', 'pipe message' and 'pipe attachment')
- FLMail 0.91 Graphical email client. Supports OpenSSL.
- Wget 1.8.2 (a href="https://web.archive.org/web/20191204135402/http://www.rahul.net/dkaufman/index.html">Wayback link) Download files and entire sites for offline browsing using HTTP or FTP; can RESUME ABORTED downloads!
- SSHDOS v0.95 opensource SSH (Secure Shell) DOS client for secure telnet connections.
- ViewHTML v2.5 Freeware text based offline HTML viewer/browser.
- GPAGE v1.9 Uses a text file to generate a local page of links
- Tidy386 HTML validator and can also clean up your HTML
- Orb v2.0 HTML preprocessor designed to simplify creation and maintenance of web pages
- PPWIZARD 22.148 Free, multi-platform HTML Preprocessor. Requires free Regina REXX interpreter. I use this to generate this site
- UUDeview v0.5d Encoder and decoder for uuencoded, xxencoded, Base64 and BinHex data
- HTMSTRIP v2002.08 From Bruce Guthrie, converts HTM to text. Many other utilites there as well.
- EUMAIL v2002.08 Extract Eudora's mailboxes and nickname files into text files
- HTMCAL v2.0 Generate HTML calendars showing upcoming events or meetings. Shareware
Arachne related Websites (various sites where you can download various addons to Arachne, a DOS internet suite)