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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

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...

Software Spotlight: MindReader 2.0

Posted by: SomeGuy

These days you might be used to seeing autocomplete in Google search, or similar entry boxes. However, MindReader 2.0 was somewhat unique in that it implements autocomplete in a word processor. MindReader can recommend whole words, phrases, or entire paragraphs. It uses an "Artificial Intelligence" to learn the way you write, moving commonly used words to the top, and adding new words. Read More on WinBoards...

Software spotlight: HESWARE Finance Manager 1.0

Posted by: SomeGuy

Finance Manager 1.0, released in 1984 by Human Engineered Software (HESWARE), is an easy to use home-oriented financial program. It can create checks and keep track of multiple account balances. It appears this program was also licensed and sold under the name "Peachtree Home Accountant". There were versions for both the Apple II and IBM PC. Read More on WinBoards...