Microsoft BASIC -86 Compiler 5.x

Although Microsoft did not invent BASIC, their founding product was a BASIC interpreter for the Altair computer. The descendants below includes Microsoft's BASIC-80 (MBASIC), BASIC-86 (pre-GWBasic), BASIC for Mac, BASIC Compiler 86/88, Basic Compiler for Mac, and Professional Development System 7.x. IBM Personal Computer Basic Compiler, GW-BASIC, QuickBasic, and Visual Basic are listed separately.


Release notes

This program compiles Microsoft BASIC code in to standalone executables.

IBM licensed this software and rebranded it as the IBM Personal Computer BASIC Compiler

Product type
DevTool
Vendor
Microsoft
Release date
1984
Minimum CPU
8088
User interface
Text
Platform
DOS
Download count
11 (0 for release)

Downloads

Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
Microsoft BASIC Compiler 5.36 [ACT Apricot F1-Portable] Compiler 5.36 [ACT Apricot F1-Portable] English 162.46KB 0
Microsoft BASIC Compiler 5.50 [TI Professional Computer r1.00] (5.25-320k) 5.50 [TI Professional Computer r1.00] English 458.16KB 0

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