Sidekick 2.0

Borland Sidekick is a DOS based PIM (Personal Information Manager) and one of the first widely-used TSR (terminate and stay resident) programs. The key feature of Sidekick was that one could use Sidekick's utilities while using most other MS-DOS applications. This was important because MS-DOS had no built-in multi-tasking or task switching capabilities.

Later versions for OS/2 and Windows were simply a bundle of a similar PIM and utility programs.

Sidekick competed against a number of similar MS-DOS TSR utilities such as Popcorn Desktop,


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Release notes

Sidekick 2.0 for DOS turns sidekick in to a full-featured Personal Information Management program. It includes an address book, appointment calendar, and communications system.

Product type
Application Utility PIM
Vendor
Borland
Release date
1990
Minimum CPU
8088
User interface
Text
Platform
DOS
Download count
12 (2 for release)

Downloads

Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
Borland Sidekick 2.0 (1-11-1991) (3.5-720k) 2.0 (1-11-1991) English 1.58MB 2
Borland Sidekick 2.0 (12-28-1990) (3.5-720k) 2.0 (12-28-1990) English 1.58MB 0
Borland Sidekick 2.0 (12-28-1990) (5.25-360k) 2.0 (12-28-1990) English 1.58MB 0

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