SWIFT Label Publisher Publishing DOS

SWIFT Label Publisher, from COSMI, is a budget label creation program that features a set of clipart and fonts, pre-defined Avery label sizes, and can print multiple labels from a mailing list or database.

Swift Paint Graphics DOS

Swift Paint, from COSMI, is a very, very low end budget drawing program for both the IBM PC and C64.

SynFile Database Other

SynFile, from Synaps Software, is a database program for the Atari 400/800 computer.

System Commander Utility DOS

System commander, from V Communications, Inc, was a commercial boot manager for PCs. It offered a graphical menu and the ability to hide other partitions from the selected OS. It supported a variety of OSes including DOS, Windows 9x, Windows NT/2000, Linux, OS/2, and various Unixes.

Sytos Plus File Backup Manager Utility OS2

Sytos Plus File Backup Manager is a backup utility for OS/2. This was bundled with some copies of MS-LAN Manager

Talking Icons Novelty Windows

Talking Icons 2.0 is a utility from Aristo-Soft for Windows 3.1 that adds silly sounds and animated icons to the Windows environment. It also features a tool (Windows FX) that changes the windows border with multiple themes, additional screen savers, wallpaper, additional mouse cursors, an icon editor, and "Talk" ready versions of Minesweeper, Solitaire, and Clock.

Tandem 6530 Terminal Emulator Communications DOS

This is a terminal program that emulates a Tandem mainframe terminal.

Telix Communications Windows

Telix is a powerful telecommunications program with versions for both DOS and Windows 3.x. The original DOS version was shareware, and the later Windows version was commercial.

Terminate Communications DOS

Terminate was a shareware modem terminal and host program for MS-DOS and compatible operating systems.

Textra Word Processor DOS

Textra, from the University of Michigan based Ann Arbor Software, was a small and fast word processor highly optimized for speed and rapid data entry. First released in 1982 Textra, like many other early PC word processors, was born out of the lack of a decent IBM PC editor/word processor. Textra featured a full set of text manipulation commands, common text formatting abilities, and full screen editing. It was specifically designed for the IBM PC, giving it faster load and save times and the most responsive user interface possible. It was priced much lower than most other text editors or word processors.

The $25 Network Communications DOS

The $25 Network, from Information Modes, is a low cost networking solution that connects PCs together using a serial port.

The 10 Best Fortune Teller Novelty DOS

The 10 Best Fortune Teller, from Expert Software, is a fun budget fortune telling program: "Excitement awaits on your mystical adventure into the future, these fun-filled fortunes will reveal the future, your personal matters and more - the most fascinating insights you'll ever find in a PC program"

The All-Star Utilities Pac Utility Other Windows

The All-Star Utilities Pac is a set of small windows-based productivity utilities. It was a freebie given away by PC Magazine.

The Benchmark Word Processor DOS

The Benchmark was an early, and somewhat short lived, word processor. This version is for the NEC APC running CP/M-86.

The Draw Graphics DOS

The Draw was a popular shareware ANSI graphics and animation editor used to make graphics for BBSes and DOS programs.

The Print Shop Publishing DOS Windows MacOS

The Print Shop is a home oriented publisher capable of creating calendars, banners, greeting cards and other printable goods. It started off on the Apple II and Commodore 64 where it became popular for its simplicity and ease of use. From day one, it featured interactive editing, on-screen artwork/layout selection, print previewing, and a library of customizable clipart.

The Print Shop Companion Graphics Publishing DOS

As the name suggests, the Print Shop Companion is a companion product to The Print Shop. It contains extra miscellaneous functionality such as graphics editors and envelope printing.

The Print Shop PressWriter Publishing Windows

The Print Shop PressWriter, from Broderbund, is a desktop publishing tool aimed at novice users. It comes with a simplified selection of pre-defined templates for newsletters, flyers, reports, resumes, brochures, and booklets. It includes a selection of extra fonts and clipart. It competed against PrintMaster Gold. Some versions were bundled with The Print Shop Deluxe for Windows.

The Program Director Utility DOS

The Program Director is a tiny little customizable menuing program. It was sold commercially as budget software.

The Steinman Spreadsheet Spreadsheet DOS

Steinman is a small spreadsheet program originally written in 1984 for the Commodore 64 by Barbara Steinman. The Steinman Spreadsheet is "output oriented", focusing on creating customized printed reports based on your spreadsheet data. distributed by SoftDisk with their Big Blue Disk magazine.

The T.Rowe Price Variable Annuity Anlyzer Financial Windows

This is a promotional utility for Windows 3.1 distributed by T.Rowe Price, an investment management firm. You feed it your financial information and it computes your optimal retirement plan based on services provided by T.Rowe Price.

The Twin Spreadsheet DOS

"The Twin", from Mosaic Software, is a spreadsheet that touts compatibility and visual similarity with Lotus 1-2-3. better graphics, a much lower price, and was not copy protected. It was a little slower than Lotus 1-2-3, but this was less of an issue for budget users. The Twin, along with Paperback VP-Planner and Borland Quattro Pro were the subject of a lawsuit claiming that duplicating the "look and feel" violated Lotus's copyrights.

The Video Wizard Database DOS

The Video Wizard, from IntraCorp, Inc., is a database program specifically for keeping track of video tapes. Among other things it has the ability to locate blank space on your tapes. It also includes a primitive video titler for use with IBM CGA composite video out. This program was also available for a number of other platforms such as Apple II, C64, and Atari ST.

TheSky Reference Windows

TheSky, from Software Bisque, Inc (a company that also develops telescope mounts) , is an astronomy program that plots the position of objects in the sky and includes a database of object names and other additional information.

TI Writer Word Processor Word Processor Other

TI-Writer was the standard word processor for the TI-99/4A. To use TI-Writer, you must have the TI-Writer cartridge (needed to load the disk software) and a TI-99/4A with the 32k RAM and disk expansion options.