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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

Quick Update: phpBB 3.2

Posted by: stitch

To give you a quick update of what was announced at the beginning of the year here, the phpBB 3.2 theme for WinWorld is mostly complete, with the user facing parts of the theme mostly complete, with the search pages, moderator control panel and profile page being the last few that require major attention. I anticipate these remaining pages requiring a few hours worth of work, ~12 ish if I'm being conservative about it, and then a cycle of refinement on certain areas. I'm going to make an effort to squeeze this time in sooner rather than later, so this can be concluded within a few weeks. Read More on WinBoards...

Software Spotlight: dBase III r1.0

Posted by: SomeGuy

Well, I have added another disk set that uses laser hole copy protection. This time it is Ashton-Tate dBase III r1.0. This is the very first release and first edition of dBase III, not to be confused with dBase III Plus. Read More on WinBoards...

Software Spotlight - IBM FileCommand

Posted by: SomeGuy

IBM FileCommand is an early alternate DOS shell. It provides a full-screen browseable directory list, with versions for both PC-DOS 1.10 and 2.0 and requires only 64k. It was advertised as a friendlier shell for DOS. However, in reality it was nowhere that friendly. Read More on WinBoards...

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