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WinWorld from the past, to the present, for the future

WinWorld is an online museum dedicated to the preservation and sharing of vintage, abandoned, and pre-release software, as well as any and all knowledge associated with such works. We offer information, media and downloads for a wide variety of computers and operating systems. Our collection includes abandonware operating systems (like Windows 3.1 or 95), beta operating systems (like Chicago, Whistler, and Longhorn), abandonware applications (like AfterDark, the epic screensaver software we all grew up with) and more.

We offer all of our content free of charge to any interested party. Whether you're doing looking to go down memory lane and re-visit Windows 3.1, do some research on computing history, or repurpose an old system that can't run the latest and greatest, WinWorld is here to help by providing unrestricted access to our entire library at no charge. We do not accept donations, just download and enjoy. WinWorld provides you with large amounts of downloads and high quality information that other sites can't compare with! Get Windows Abandonware, Games, Macintosh old software and more from our software library right here at WinWorld!

NO! No Windows XP!

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Latest Announcements

New Years update

Posted by: stitch

We have a few more hours left to go on the west coast US here but I would like to wish everybody a happy new years. While a lot of things are uncertain about 2017 one thing is - that WinWorld is the strongest today, than it ever has been. Read More on WinBoards...

Software Spotlight: Xmas for Windows v3.0

Posted by: SomeGuy

What better way to celebrate the winter solstice than to give someone the gift of an ugly Windows 3.1 color scheme, annoying backgrounds, and looping MIDI music that will make you want to rip your ears off of your head? Xmas for Windows gives you all of that as well as themed system icons, a screen saver, and several themed games. Read More on WinBoards...

Software Spotlight: Thoroughbred/OS 6.6.2-6

Posted by: SomeGuy

Originally released in 1983 by Science Management Corporation and later under Concept Omega Corporation, Thoroughbred/OS is a unique BASIC oriented multi-tasking multi-user operating system for the IBM XT and compatible systems. Read More on WinBoards...