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.
If you like to see Interesting Windows 9x/Me/NT/XP, Windows 3.x, Linux, BeOS, OS/2, Mac and PalmOS programs similiar to this page, visit my computer user group, the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society
View all of the DOS programs on one webpage : Interesting DOS programs - Full index (note : size of page is about 40K)
Comments about the new layout? My E-mail address (changed Dec 2003) : Dev Anand Teelucksingh, dave at opus.co.tt
- Cute Mouse Driver v2.1 beta 4 Mouse driver with wheel support for both AT and PS/2 mice; uses only 3K (!) of memory
- BenQ (Acer) CDROM driver v2.14 Uses only 5K and works with many IDE CDROM drives
- SHSUCDX v3.03E MSCDEX replacement ; uses only 11K resident ; can be unloaded. Now part of SHSUCD, a suite of programs dealing with the CD-ROM. Older versions here
- UMBPCI V3.80 Free hardware UMB driver (only 240 bytes) for DOS/Win9x - replaces EMM386.EXE
- Srdisk v2.09c dynamically ReSizeable RAMDisk for FreeDOS (and other DOSes) able to use over 32M of XMS and EMS memory. GPL
- XMSDSK.EXE v1.9i Freeware resizable ramdisk;can be installed/uninstalled from the command line.
- Partition Resizer v1.34 Resize your FAT16/FAT32 partitions safely. Freeware
- Free FDISK v1.3.1 GNU hard disk partitioning utility. Supports FAT16/FAT32 and non DOS partitions
- Active @ KillDisk Destroy all data on hard and removable drives without possibility of future recovery
- XOSL 1.1.5 Free graphical boot manager to select what OS to run on startup
- TestDisk v6.11.3 Tool to check and undelete hard disk partitions. Supports FAT16/FAT32, ext2FS, NTFS and more
- PhotoRec v6.11.3 file data recovery software designed to recover lost files from Hard Disks and CDRom
- Savepart v3.80 save entire or occupied portion of a hard drive partition (FAT16/32,ext2,ext3,NTFS) into a file for easy backup and restoration
- Image v2.41 Disk image backup and restore program. Supports FAT, FAT32, NTFS partitions and most writable USB, IEE1394 drives, ATAPI CD/DVD drives without special drivers. Shareware
- Ranish Partition Manager v2.44 powerful hard disk partitioning tool and can create, copy, and resize primary and extended partitions.
- NTFS Reader for DOS freeware tool to read NTFS partitions from DOS
- Palmsys v1.21 3K Driver for parallel port Iomega ZIP drive; works on XTs and on 286 CPUs as well
- SDWRGMPD v1.1 DOS driver for MS "Win9x only" SideWinder digital GamePad
- Duse v4.9 From Pocketec, are USB DOS drivers for USB hard disks, CDROM drives and other USB storage devices like Zip drives
- SPEEDZTER 2.5 From DAT Optic, are Firewire/IEEE 1394 DOS drivers for their external Speedzter 2.5" Firewire hard drives
- LFN Tools v1.79 DOS commands that can handle long filenames in plain DOS. Supports FAT32
- DOSLFN 0.40e TSR to provide long filename API in plain DOS. Only 12K resident. Older versions here
- LTOOLS v6.12 set of DOS command line tools to read and write to Linux ext2/3 and ReiserFS filesystems (the DOS opposite of Linux MTOOLS)
- PC-CONFIG 9.33 Detailed system information/benchmark tool. Freeware, but no further development
- NSSI v0.60.32 freeware system information tool
- HWiNFO v5.30 system information utility designed for detection of hardware. shareware
- ClamAV 0.95.2 Port of ClamAV for DOS, antivirus software (look for clamavx.zip and clamavs (source))
- ATXOff v1.3 Turn off your ATX computer system (similar to Win9x shutdown).
- Shutdown v1.2 From Blacklight, a small utility to either reboot your computer, or turn off the power (ATX systems only)
- 4DOS v8.00 updated opensource version of the powerful command line interpreter (COMMAND.COM replacement) for DOS by JP Software
- DOSED v5.2 Freeware DOSKEY-like program but with filename completion like Linux's Bash shell
- FileC v2.0 Autocompletes filenames at command prompt ; support Win9x LFN in DOS box
- ACD v3.05 Change to another directory on any drive quickly. Has Win9x LFN support
- TDel v2.68 Powerful freeware replacement for the DEL (delete) command
- XXCOPY 2.93.1 powerful replacement XCOPY with many features. Free for personal use
- Powercopy v1.3 Shareware parallel-port transfer program between two PCs with either DOS,Win3.x,Win9x or WinNT/2000/XP installed
- TextTools R6 Freeware programs for processing text tables and general text filtering
- TSFLTC R2.2 A set of additional text file filters from Prof. Timo Salmi.
- Slowdown v3.1 Slows down a fast computer so you can run older programs, or as a troubleshooting aid.