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

Software Spotlight: Cdex Training for the VisiCalc Program

Posted by: SomeGuy

Just a brief spotlight on the Cdex Training for the VisiCalc Program: At a glance, it is just another training program, but what makes this program interesting is that it runs under the UCSD P-System for the IBM PC. Read More on WinBoards...

Software Spotlight: ZSoft PC Paintbrush

Posted by: SomeGuy

Apparently Microsoft is planning to remove Microsoft Paint from Windows 10. I thought this would be a good time to show off its origins as PC Paintbrush from the small Marietta, Georgia based company ZSoft. Read More on WinBoards...

FTP, Signup, GC status

Posted by: SomeGuy

Just a little site status update about what is currently working or not working: At the moment, there is a permissions issue preventing normal users from uploading via the FTP. Please be patient. Read More on WinBoards...