Info-ZIP portable compression/archiver utilities (Zip, UnZip, WiZ, etc.)
GRUB for DOS is the dos extension of GRUB. It enables dos users to run the configuration console directly in real mode. The project also contains an utility called WINGRUB, an GUI intends to help configuring and installing GRUB in the WINDOWS environment
Open-source, free, multi-platform BASIC compiler, with syntax similar MS-QuickBASIC (including the GFX statements), that adds new features such as pointers, unsigned data types, inline assembly, a pre-processor and many others.
FreeDOS is a free DOS-compatible operating system.
FreeDOS is a complete, free, DOS-compatible operating system that you can use to play classic DOS games, run legacy business software, or develop embedded systems. Any program that works on MS-DOS should also run on FreeDOS. It doesn’t cost anything to download and use FreeDOS. You can also share FreeDOS for others to enjoy! And you can view and edit our source code, because all FreeDOS programs are distributed under the GNU General Public License or a similar open source software license.
A MAME and MESS port with an advanced video support for Arcade Monitors, TVs, and PC Monitors. It also contains a bootable Linux LiveCD/USB, a frontend with animated MNG/MP3 snapshots, a rom manager, and recompression utilities for compressed files.
Smart BootManager is an os independent BootManager which has easy to use interface and many other features. The main goals of SBM are to be absolutely OS independent, flexible and full-featured. It has all of the features needed to boot a variety of OS.
IMPORTANT NEWS: UPX has moved to GitHub https://upx.github.io ========================
Mikmod is a module player and library supporting many formats, including mod, s3m, it, and xm. Originally a player for MS-DOS, MikMod has been ported to other platforms, such as Unix, Macintosh, BeOS, and Java(!!)
TUI file manager (NC clone) with built-in Zip for DOS and Windows
The Doszip Commander is an LFN-aware TUI file manager (NC clone) with built-in Zip and UnZip for DOS and Windows.
A portable version of the ARJ archiver, available for a growing number of DOS-like and UNIX-like platforms on a variety of architectures.
SNEeSe is an emulator for the Nintendo SNES console for x86 PCs. SNEeSe is written in 32-bit C, C++, and NASM x86 assembly. Project goal is to make as accurate, functional, and usable an emulation core as is reasonably possible.
JWasm is a Masm-compatible assembler. It supports 16-, 32- and 64-bit code, instructions up to AVX and various output formats. It's written in C.
This software boots your PC and analyse your filesystems. It displays a graphical menu for you to select which system to boot. Intended to replace LILO and Loadlin, written in C with GCC, fully real mode.
FakeNES is a highly portable, Open Source NES and Famicom emulator. It runs on all modern operating systems and has an actively maintained DOS port for enthusiasts. Support for phones and other mobile platforms is under development. The majority of the project is entirely original code released under the zlib/libpng license. Contributed and third-party code is included under GNU licenses.
NewWolf is a conversion of a famous 3D action game: Wolf3D by ID software. The purpose of this project is to make a stable, extencible and portable 32bit version of Wolf engine. To allow users run it in different resolutions and on various platforms.
XOSL is a graphical boot manager that supports multi-booting of various operating systems. Development is currently done under the XOSL2 title. Historical version download below:
AiR-Boot is a x86 boot-loader that resides completely in track 0 of the harddrive. It‘s also independent of any OS, features a BIOS-like built-in setup, is localized to German, Dutch, French, Italian, Russian (including Cyrillic) and Swedish.
Access VMware's shared folders from DOS
VMSMOUNT is an installable file system for DOS that allows access to VMware's shared folders as a normal drive letter.
The ultimate DOS XMS memory manager
This is HimemX - the open-source XMS memory manager of FreeDOS. Uses unreal mode when possible and has a very low conventional memory footprint. Got any patches? Noticed any bugs? Please report your findings on the FreeDOS mailing list: firstname.lastname@example.org
The netboot project allows booting a diskless PC over a TCP/IP based network using standard protocols like BOOTP, DHCP and TFTP. It is able to boot Linux, FreeBSD, multiple DOS variants (including MS-DOS, PC-DOS, PTS-DOS, OpenDOS, NovellDOS, FreeDOS)
CuteMouse is a DOS based mouse driver, fully written in assembly language. It's optimized for size (and speed) to allocate as small as possible amount of your precious 640KB RAM. It currently supports serial and PS/2 mice and, if BIOS support present an
Fast and efficient self-assembling 80x86 assembler for DOS/Win32/Linux; with 8086-80486/Pentium/MMX/SSE/AVX/XOP instructions support, 16-bit/32-bit/64-bit code, binary/MZ/PE/COFF/ELF output formats.
FileSystem is an OPENSOURCE program for advanced disk management with built-in drivers for PATA IDE Hard Disks and DVD/CDROM Drives, USB Mass Storage Drivers. Implemented file systems : FAT32 / ISO9660 / EXT2. It can be compiled for DOS, LINUX, WIN32
Game Launcher is a cross platform, universal front end for emulators. The main goal is to provide a user interface that is easy to use and attractive, yet does not look like a traditional user interface. It should work with any emulator.
basE91 is an advanced method for encoding binary data as ASCII characters. It is similar to UUencode or base64, but is more efficient. The overhead produced by basE91 depends on the input data. It amounts at most to 23% and can range down to 14%.