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  • FreeDOS icon

    FreeDOS

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

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

    • DOSBox is a 8086 emulator, not an operational system. Guest • Nov 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Boxer icon

    Boxer

    Boxer plays all the MS-DOS games of your misspent youth, right here on your Mac. There’s no clots of configuration and baffling DOS commands between you and your fun:...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X

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    • other than WINESKIN (which is, really, the best application out there;... but, is not so easy to use) BOXER is basically the best out there 4 easy & common-sense install Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • DOSBox SVN Daum icon

    DOSBox SVN Daum

    An enhanced SVN build of the DOS emulator which incorporates unofficial features and fixes that are not officially part of DOSBox.

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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    • It's based on DOSBox sources, but it's updated much more frequently. Guest • Nov 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • DOSEMU icon

    DOSEMU

    DOSEMU stands for DOS Emulation, and allows you to run DOS and many DOS programs, including many DPMI applications such as DOOM and Windows 3.1, under Linux.

    Free Open Source Linux

    • DOSBox is optimized for running games well across a wide range of platforms while DOSEMU is optimized for running more standard DOS code on Linux with greater platform integration. ssokolowNov 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • jDosbox icon

    jDosbox

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • rpix86 icon

    rpix86

    rpix86 is a PC emulator for the Raspberry Pi computer. Its purpose is to allow you to run old DOS games on your RPi. It is based on the DSx86 PC emulator for Nintendo DS...

    Free Linux Raspberry Pi

  • PC DOS icon

    PC DOS

    IBM PC DOS was an operating system for the IBM Personal Computer, manufactured and sold by IBM from the 1980s to the 2000s. Before version 6.1, PC DOS was an IBM-branded...

    Commercial Windows

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    • Discontinued Last known build is from 2003. Last documented use as a commercially licensed product was in 2009. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_PC_DOS#cite_note-16
    • DOSBox is a 8086 emulator, not an operating system. Guest • Dec 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • 4DOS icon

    4DOS

    4DOS is a 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...

    Free Windows

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    • DOSBox is a 8086 emulator, not an operational system Guest • Nov 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • DOSBox is an emulator. 4DOS is a COMMAND.COM replacement which you would run inside the emulator. ssokolowNov 2017 Disagree   Agree
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