WinPlay Audio Media Player Windows

WinPlay3 was the first real-time MP3 audio player for PCs running Windows.

WINProbe Utility Windows

WINProbe is a commercial system information and diagnostic program from Landmark International, maker of benchmark and diagnostic programs. criticized as being rather buggy. Landmark also produced the separate Sysinfo product for DOS.

WinSong Composer Media Player Windows

WinSong Composer, first released as Opus Composer in 1987 by Maranatha Systems, Inc, is a music notation program that supports Microsoft Windows 1.x and 2.x. It can also play back music through a music driver program, that apparently in the full version supports MIDI interface devices. which plays back music on the PC Speaker.

WinText Word Processor Windows

Palantir WinText is an executive level word processor for Microsoft Windows. Its primary claim to fame: it was advertised as the first word processor for Windows other than Write. same time, either overlapped or tiled. It features the ability to embed graphics, includes a spell checker (but not in the demo) and hyphenator, handles files of indefinite length, includes mail merge, boilerplates, multilevel undo, page preview, and document import file converters. most other Windows programs via the Windows Clipboard, and supports all printers supported by Windows. overhead of Microsoft Windows, as well as requiring a mouse for some operations rather than the keyboard. It was also priced rather high for functionally comparable word processors. applications in summer 1987. It is a little unclear exactly when they started shipping but it was among the earlier commercial Windows word processors, if not the first. processor, was released around that time (late 87 or early 88), and Samna Ami 1.0 shortly after. Microsoft Word 1.0 for Windows was not released until November 1989. telecommunication , "WinLook" image manager, "WinPaint" paint program, and "WinFonts".font editor.

WinTime PIM Windows

Palantir WinTime is a resource scheduling program for Microsoft Windows that can coordinate schedules across multiple individuals. A network aware version was available under the name NetTime. telecommunication , "WinLook" image manager, "WinPaint" paint program, and "WinFonts".font editor.

WinWay Resume Publishing Windows

WinWay Resume is a tool that assists people in creating professional looking resumes. It features an interview and salary negotiation simulator.

WinZip Utility Archive Windows

WinZip is an archive utility for Microsoft Windows that creates and extracts ZIP files, along with a degree of support for MS Cabinet (cab), ISO, JAR, TAR, and GZipped files.

Wired for Sound Pro Novelty Windows

Wired For Sound, from Aristosoft, is a tool that assigns silly sounds to various Windows events. It also includes a set of backgrounds, alternate icons, and alternate cursors, and a talking clock. There were different editions of WFS Pro with different sound sets.

Word Writer Word Processor DOS

Timeworks Word Writer PC is a budget word processor for IBM PC and compatibles. There were versions of Word Writer for other platforms, including the Commodore 64. Word Writer was also bundled with Timeworks Office.

WordMaster Editor CPM

WordMaster is a low-cost but powerful text editor for CP/M-80. This product pre-dated WordStar, but was only designed as a text editor, not a full blown word processor.

WordPerfect Word Processor DOS Windows OS2 Unix MacOS Other

During the late 1980's, WordPerfect was THE standard word processor for DOS based PCs in big business. Under DOS, it competed mostly against Wordstar. WordPerfect for Windows enjoyed some success in the early Windows environments, but was quickly displaced by Microsoft Word for Windows. Later Windows versions were part of Borland Office/Novell PerfectOffice/Corel Office/Corel WordPerfect Office.

WordPerfect Executive Word Processor Spreadsheet DOS

WordPerfect Executive is a stripped down version of the WordPerfect word processor optimized for use on 3.5" floppy-only laptops. Also includes a spreadsheet, calendar, calculator, card file, and telephone list.

WordPerfect Library Utility Editor PIM DOS

WordPerfect Library, introduced in 1986 and later renamed WordPerfect Office (not to be confused with Corel's Windows office suite of the same name), was a package of DOS network and stand-alone utility software for use with WordPerfect. The package included a DOS menu shell and file manager, whose macros allowed text to be moved from one program to another (for example, from WordPerfect to Calendar, and vice versa), a do-all editor, apparently that of Wordperfect 3.0, which could edit binary files as well as WordPerfect or Shell macros, calendar, and a general purpose flat file database program that could be used as the data file for a merge in WordPerfect and as a contact manager.

WordPerfect Office (Groupware) Utility Editor PIM DOS

WordPerfect Office, from WordPerfect Corp, is a groupware utility that includes a menu shell, text editor, calendar, calculator, notebook, and file manager. It is unrelated to the later Corel office suite by the same name. Earlier versions were known as WordPerfect Library.

WordPerfect Presentations Presentations DOS

WordPerfect Presentations is WordPerfect Corp's offering to the desktop presentation market. It is an enhancement to and replacement for DrawPerfect. In addition to DrawPerfect's charting, it adds slide printing, on-screen slide shows, templates, a text outliner, a slide sorter, and supports multimedia audio. At release, it competed against PowerPoint, Aldus Persuasion, Harvard Graphics, and Lotus Freelance Graphics. Notably, it did all this while the initial release was for DOS. A version for Microsoft Windows was later released.

WordPerfect Works Word Processor Spreadsheet Presentations Graphics Database DOS

WordPerfect Works was an all-in-one integrated office productivity package that included a word processor, spreadsheet, drawing program, database, and a communications program. Initially it was just for DOS, but later there was a version for Microsoft Windows. Corporation's smaller lightweight programs. This included LetterPerfect, a scaled down DrawPerfect, PlanPerfect, and the WordPerfect Executive shell. The database was based around the Mailmerge system.

Words and Figures Word Processor Spreadsheet DOS

Words and Figures is a Lotus 1-2-3 1A compatible spreadsheet clone that includes a word processor. Its primary feature is that it can share "live" data between an open spreadsheet and a document. A document and spreadsheet may be edited and viewed at the same time. Pressing F12 (or Alt-F10 on an XT keyboard) will switch between the word processor and spreadsheet. The absence of copy protection was used as a selling point.

WordScan Document Windows

Calera WordScan, from Calera Recognition Systems, is an optical character recognition program for use with scanners under Windows 3.1. It competed against OmniPage.

WordStar Word Processor DOS CPM Windows

WordStar, originally from MicroPro, was a popular word processor during the early 80s. It was ported to a number of CP/M architectures as well as Unix and PC/MS-DOS. It competed directly against many word processors, including WordPerfect, Microsoft Word for DOS, and Multimate. By the late 80s most business word processing had moved to WordPerfect. In the early 90s, Microsoft Word for Windows took over.

WordVision Word Processor DOS

WordVision was a word processor from 1983 for the IBM PC with some features unique for the time period, such as unerase, automatic document saving, and long descriptive filenames at a time when DOS did not contain that support. self booting: You booted from it to create working copies. The typical error beep was also replaced with a more pleasing "chime" sound while the program operated.

Workview Plus Engineering Windows

ViewLogic WorkView Plus is a high-end Computer Aided Engineering schematic circuit design and simulation program. This software was available for a number of other platforms, such as SUN Sparc. This is one program that needs the manual - it's not the most intuitive software.

Worldgroup Server Server Unix

Worldgroup Server is a bulletin board system server.

WPS Word Processor Windows

A word processor from Chinese company Kingsoft that knocks off Microsoft Word.

WPS-PLUS Word Processor DOS

WPS-PLUS Workstation is a word processor for VAXmate computers (286 AT computers with DEC keyboards, mice, and video). It is designed to interoperate with WPS-PLUS/VMS on VAX minicomputers.

WS_FTP Communications Windows

WS_FTP, from Ipswitch, Inc., is one of the earliest shareware FTP clients, and was free for both personal and government use. It uses a classic "dual pane" user interface. Among other features, it supports VMS FTP servers.