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IBM PC DOS is described as '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 version of MS-DOS' and is a DOS Emulator in the os & utilities category. There are five alternatives to IBM PC DOS for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, Mac and Android Tablet. The best alternative is DOSBox, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like IBM PC DOS are FreeDOS, DOSBox SVN Daum, 4DOS and Magic Dosbox.

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  1. DOSBox icon

    DOSBox

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    • BSD
    • FreeBSD
    13 alternatives to DOSBox 

    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. This means that original DOS programs (including PC games) are provided with an environment in which they...

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    1.  PortableDOSBox can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. FreeDOS icon

    FreeDOS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    5 alternatives to FreeDOS 

    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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  3. DOSBox SVN Daum icon

    DOSBox SVN Daum

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    8 alternatives to DOSBox SVN Daum 

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

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    Discontinued

    Last updated: 2015-01-25

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  4. 4DOS icon

    4DOS

    7 alternatives to 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 programs are meant to replace the default command processor.

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    Magic Dosbox

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    8 alternatives to Magic Dosbox 

    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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