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FreeDOS Software

Since 1998, each program included in the FreeDOS distribution is made available as a "package." The distribution divides these FreeDOS software packages into groups, sometimes called "sets."

The BASE package group contains only those programs that reproduce the functionality of classic DOS systems. The other package groups contain software that you may find useful, such as games, editors, and developer tools.

FreeDOS 1.2
BASE Programs that provide the functionality of classic DOS
Archivers Tools to compress files and create archives.
Boot tools Utilities to help you boot your computer
Development Development tools such as compilers and assemblers
Editors Editors and simple word processors that let you edit text files
Emulators Programs that emulate other systems
Games Fun games that you can play
Networking Utilities that support networks and connectivity
Sound Programs that play music and sound files
Utilities Tools and other useful programs that you might like to use

Looking for what's changed from FreeDOS 1.1 to FreeDOS 1.2? See the package comparison.

Want to download the Software List in another format? You can also get the listing as a CSV file.

You can also download the programs individually from the FreeDOS files archive at Ibiblio.