SoftWindows 3.0

Insignia Solution SoftPC, or "SoftWindows" when bundled with Windows, is an x86 emulator UNIX and MacOS that enables them to run DOS and Windows. SoftWindows is unique in that it uses native CPU recompiled Windows binaries providing near native speed for some application. It was also ported to platforms such as SGI Irix, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, IBM AIX, NeXT, Motorola 88000, DEC VAX/VMS, DEC ULTRIX, and was the emulator used by Microsoft to run DOS and Windows 3.1 application on the DEC Alpha CPU Windows NT.

Wanted: Versions for other architectures.

Version 3.0 for Mac requires a PPC Processor. It emulates a 486, and includes DOS 6.22 and Windows 3.1.

Product type
Application Virtualization
Vendor
Insignia Solutions
Release date
1996
Minimum CPU
PPC
User interface
Text
Platform
MacOS

Downloads

Download Name Version Language CPU File type File size
Insignia SoftWindows 3.0 for PPC Mac (3.5-1.44mb) 3.0 for PPC Mac English ppc 3½ Floppy 13.31MB
Insignia SoftWindows 3.0 for PPC Mac (CD) 3.0 for PPC Mac English ppc CD 16.55MB

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