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4DOS Alternatives

4DOS is described as 'command line interpreter by JP Software, designed to replace the default command interpreter COMMAND.COM in DOS and Windows 95/98/Me. The 4DOS family of programs are meant to replace the default command processor' and is a DOS Emulator in the os & utilities category. There are seven alternatives to 4DOS for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Android and Android Tablet. The best alternative is DOSBox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like 4DOS are FreeDOS, Boxer, DOSBox SVN Daum and JsDOSBox.

4DOS alternatives are mainly DOS Emulators but may also be Game Emulators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of 4DOS.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

4DOS is a command line interpreter by JP Software, designed to replace the default command interpreter COMMAND.COM in DOS...

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    DOSBox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • BSD
    • FreeBSD

    DOSBox is an emulator program which emulates an IBM PC compatible computer running a DOS operating system. Many IBM PC compatible graphics and sound cards are also emulated.

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    FreeDOS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    FreeDOS is a complete, free, 100% MS-DOS compatible operating system. Works on old hardware, in DOS emulators, and in embedded systems.

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    Boxer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Boxer plays all the MS-DOS games of your misspent youth, right here on your Mac.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.4.0, released in February 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website

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  4. DOSBox SVN Daum icon

    DOSBox SVN Daum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    This build is an enhanced SVN build which incorporates unofficial features and fixes that are not officially part of DOSBox.

    Discontinued

    Last updated: 2015-01-25

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  5. JsDOSBox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    [Development stage] JavaScript PC DOS Emulator.

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    jDosbox

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    This is an x86 emulator written in pure Java based on the Dosbox project. It currently supports running Dosbox's built in DOS and well as booting into Windows 95/98/NT4.

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    Magic Dosbox

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Magic Dosbox is a highly optimized Android port of the powerful DOSBox emulator. Designed specifically for mobile, the control system allows running apps anywhere without the need of external hardware.

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