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!

For news, support and discussion visit WinBoards. No registration is required to post, so why not drop in and say hi?

Friendly Reminder

NO! No Windows XP!

Microsoft has asserted their copyright status regarding Windows XP. WinWorld respects this and therefore will not host Windows XP.

Microsoft still supports various incarnations of this software, and its availability competes with newer Windows product sales. Windows XP is not rare or in danger of disappearing, and therefore has no real place on WinWorld anyway.

Anyone who can not comprehend this and requests Windows XP or later will be immediately banned.

Latest Announcements

Software Spotlight: Microsoft Project 1.00 for DOS

Posted by: SomeGuy

Thanks to Elgibbons for contributing this! Microsoft Project was among Microsoft's earlier professional business application products. First released in 1984 for MS-DOS, Microsoft Project was a professional project management tool that approached projects using the "Critical Path Method" (rather than PERT). It was primarily geared towards resource, scheduling and costing aspects, and targeted business users that had not used project management software before. Read More on WinBoards...

Software Spotlight: Citrix Multiuser 1.0 MS-OS/2

Posted by: SomeGuy

In the early 1990s businesses were increasingly trying to move from mainframe/minicomputer solutions to those that could be hosted on desktop PCs. But getting a computer on every desk was very expensive, both in costs of initial expense and maintenance. Read More on WinBoards...

Software spotlight: The ports of Lotus 1-2-3

Posted by: SomeGuy

[url=https://winworldpc.com/product/lotus-1-2-3/1x:2ei0iou8]Lotus 1-2-3[/url:2ei0iou8] was the killer spreadsheet application of the 1980s. It conquered the earlier [url=https://winworldpc.com/product/visicalc:2ei0iou8]VisiCalc[/url:2ei0iou8] and continued dominance in until [url=https://winworldpc.com/product/microsoft-excel/:2ei0iou8]Microsoft Excel.[/url:2ei0iou8] Read More on WinBoards...

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