DOSBox

by DOSBox

An MS-DOS OS emulator for modern Windows PCs

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: DOSBox

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Last revision: Last week

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DOSBox is a free program for emulating Disk Operating System (DOS) in Windows and other operating systems. DOSBox can work in FreeBSD, Fedora, Gentoo Linux, Mac OS X, OS/2, RISC OS, Debian, Solaris 10, BeOS and others. The latest version of the program is also available in C++ source code. Emulator is primarily designed to run old board games on modern personal computers.

DOS is, without exaggeration, a whole era in the development of operating systems. Everybody probably remembers or at least heard about the black screen, square cursor and "C:\>_" invitation, where you could enter commands that were processed by COMMAND.COM interpreter. DOS was one of the most popular operating systems for IBM-compatible personal computers from about 1980 to 1995. At that time, games such as Doom, Quake, Dune, Elite, Wolfenstein 3D, Arkanoid, Supaplex, Pac-Man, Prince of Persia and so on were released. Of course, many of these games already have modern remakes, but if you want to get a little nostalgia or see how it all started, DOSBox is a great program to run old games on a modern PC.

Emulator settings are available through configuration file, DOSBox can emulate IBM-PC compatible x86 processors, file system with the ability to mount directories as disks, graphic modes CGA, EGA, VGA and VESA and audio cards AdLib, PC-Speaker, Tandy, Sound Blaster and others. The program can also emulate TCP/IP, IPX and serial network connections.

To Russify, download the Russifier from our website and carefully read the instructions in the file Instructions_RUS_ENG.txt.

- x86 processor emulation;

- multiplatform;

- a lot of settings;

- the ability to mount file directories as hard disks;

- support for multiple graphics modes;

- support for emulating old audio cards;

- support for emulation of modem connections;

- the presence of a Russifier.

Harry
The description is great for this product. professionally written and sounds like it fits a niche that is needed. I like how it gives examples of the use "playing old board games" I personally have come across this problem when trying to play games from the past and emulators are always something i have toyed with from not so reputable sites. From the description i would be interested in buying this product to play games like the original doom or not so old games such as diablo and sim city.
Ryan
Emulates a full x86 pc with sound and DOS, to run old DOS games on platforms which don't have DOS
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