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

Vintage Computing Festival SE 5.0 - April 29th &30th

Posted by: SomeGuy

Just a reminder to anyone in the Atlanta Georgia area, the Vintage Computing Festival SouthEast will be taking place on Saturday April 29th and Sunday April 30th. Read More on WinBoards...

Software Spotlight - Ashton Tate Framework 1.0

Posted by: SomeGuy

It feels kind of odd spotlighting a program I haven't gotten to run yet, but I want to draw attention to Ashton-Tate Framework 1.0. The Framework office suite is historically notable as the first all-in-one office suite for IBM PC compatible computers. It was originally created by Forefront Corporation for Ashton-Tate and first released in 1984. It has a built in word processor, spreadsheet, database, outliner, graphing, and telecommunications. Framework provides a text-based "gui", including windowing and menus and all of the different components behave in similar, consistent ways. Read More on WinBoards...

Software spotlight - Dan Bricklin's Demo II

Posted by: SomeGuy

Dan Bricklin's "Demo" is a DOS-based tool for creating tutorials, interactive application demonstrations, and interface prototypes. It has a powerful scripting system, with the ability to store and manipulate both text and graphics screens, and a redistributable runtime. It is primarily notable as having been written by Dan Bricklin, the author of VisiCalc. Read More on WinBoards...