WordStar 1512

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.

Also see a history of WordStar: A Potted History of WordStar and some earlier 0.x versions at The WordStar Collection

Wanted: Pre-1.0 versions were sold publicly. WordStar 0.87 redump, WordStar 0.89, WordStar 0.91, WordStar 0.92, (Google results indicate these existed) WordStar 1.0. Early WordStar 2.0 releases were reported to be copy protected.

Wordstar "1512" is a special Amstrad OEM version of WordStar Express intended for use on their Amstrad 1512 PC clone.

Product type
Application Word Processor
Release date
Mon Mar 23 1987
User interface
Text
Platform
DOS

Downloads

Download Name Version Language CPU File type File size
Micropro Wordstar 1512 1.10 (5.25) 1512 1.10 (Amstrad OEM) EN x86 5¼ Floppy 641.05KB
Wordstar Express 1.00 (Amstrad OEM) [Spanish] (5.25-360k) 1.00 (Amstrad OEM) Spanish x86 5¼ Floppy 349.21KB

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