Lotus 1-2-3 1.x (Unix)

Lotus 1-2-3 was an early spreadsheet application available for MS-DOS. It became extremely popular in the late 1980s, displacing the former leader VisiCalc. Lotus had difficulties adapting 1-2-3 to the Windows environment, and was overtaken by Microsoft Excel. Spreadsheet functionality was also included in Lotus Symphony. Later versions were included in Lotus SmartSuite.

Wanted: Additional Ports of Lotus 1-2-3, Lotus 1-2-3 1.0 (non "A"), Lotus 1-2-3 for SUN

Release notes

This is a port of Lotus 1-2-3 based on Release 3 to Unix System V. It supports use in multiple windows, multitasking, and larger memory.

There was also a Lotus 1-2-3 for SUN (1.0 and a 1.1 update) for Sparc, M68k, and 386.

Note: This software requires a license key file to run, but none is provided.

Archive includes 5 1.44mb floppy disk image files.

Note: These images are in Unix tar format, and therefore will not open in disk tools like WinImage. The image files can be concatenated, renamed to .tar, and opened in tool like Linux tar or Winzip.

Product type
Application Spreadsheet
Lotus Development Corporation
Release date
Minimum CPU
User interface
Download count
50 (4 for release)


Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
Lotus 1-2-3 for UNIX System V 1.0 (1990) (3.5-1.44mb) 1.0 English 4.14MB 4


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