Search found 310 results.

Icon

DevTech's Deskman/2 is a set of desktop and system management tools for OS/2. It contains data compression tools, networking tools, performance monitoring tools, and desktop management tools.


Icon

DESQView, from Quarterdeck, was a DOS application multi-tasker and in later versions functioned as an X client for applications on remote UNIX systems. It competed against IBM Topview. The original DESQ was just a task switcher, but subsequent versions offered preemptive multitasking of well behaved DOS programs on real-mode 8088 PCs. It gained popularity when DESQView 386 added virtual x86 support. This enabled the ability to multi task many poorly behaved programs, and was often used on BBSes due to its excellent COM port handling. It was later overtaken by OS/2 and Windows.


Icon

Direct Access is an easy to use menuing program designed to simplify access to applications on systems with many programs loaded on the hard drive. It is customizable, includes screen blanking, and includes password protection and usage logging. Later versions also detect common programs already installed on the hard disk.


Icon

Disk Technician, from Prime Solutions Inc., is a hard disk utility and surface monitor. It contains an interleave adjuster and pattern tester similar to Spinrite. The Gold version also includes a defragmenter and disk-level virus protection.


Icon

DiskClone, from Quarterdeck, is a simple, professional, small, powerful, and easy to use hard disk cloning tool. It can copy a drive to another internal or external drive of different sizes. It can be used as a backup, or a migration tool to a new drive. It all fits on a single floppy disk. "Corporate" editions.


Icon

DiskDoubler is an automated file compression program for the Apple Macintosh. It does not compress the entire drive, but rather specified files. It automatically compresses and recompresses files as you use them.


Icon

Diskeeper is a professional disk defragmenting tool with versions for both 9x and NT. It includes features such as scheduling and background defragmentation.


Icon

Diskette Manager, from BLOC publishing, previously from Lassen Software, is a software tool for the IBM PC and Tandy that inventories the contents of your floppy disks in to a database. It enables you to quickly and easily search for files or print disk labels.


Icon

DiskLock, From Fifth Generation Systems, and later from Symantec as Norton DiskLock, is a data security tool that can lock a hard disk or individual files or directories so that it requires a password to access any data. It can also log activity to detect unauthorized access attempts. It also features the ability to lock the system after an idle usage period. There were versions for PC and Mac.


Icon

First released in 1989, DoubleDisk was the first real-time drive compression product for DOS. It is a fairly no-frills program and sticks to what it does best. It was relatively low cost compared to its later competitors. and Expandz! Plus


Icon

DoubleDOS is a simple and easy to use multitasking tool for DOS. It can preemptively run up to two DOS programs at a time. Its main advantage is that it requires very little RAM overhead compared to other multitasking or task switching environments. Because DOS programs can and usually do bypass OS calls, many programs must be "patched" in order to work. things at once, then this would have been a good choice. Reportedly, the first version may have worked with DOS 1.x.


Icon

Dr Solomon's Antivirus was a top rated commercial virus scanning suite. There were versions for DOS, Windows 3.1, 95, 98, Novell, SCO Unix, Solaris, and OS/2.


Icon

DS Backup Plus is a simple hard disk backup utility. It was not as full featured or robust as other backup products, but it got the job done. Backups can be done from within the program or from the command line. It supports wildcards, filespec inclusion/exclusion, backup to any DOS drive type, automatic disk formatting, incremental backups, and claims to be faster than DOS backup and restore.


Icon

DS Manager is a menu and file management shell for DOS. It features password protection with the ability to display different menus for different users.


Icon

DS OPTIMIZE is a disk defragmenter tool. It has a few more options than its competitors, and has a "fast" mode that does not protect against interruptions. This tool competed against Mace Utilities, The Norton Utilities, PC Tools, and many smaller defragmenter tools.


Icon

DS Recover, from Design Software, is a set of file utilities for DOS that lets you unerase files and directories, and unformat disks. It competed against the Norton Utilities, PC Tools, and Mace Utilities.


Icon

DVMpeg, from Darim Vision Co., Ltd, is an MPEG encoder that can convert Windows AVI files to MPEG.


Icon

Easy Access Menu system, from TengWare, is a customizable menuing system for DOS that features a built in calendar. It is shareware, but there are few archived versions of it out there.


Icon

Spinnaker Easy Working DOS Manager is a menu system and file manager for DOS. It was bundled with a number of computer systems including Packard Bell. use of a mouse. It features a customizable application menu, primitive file management, and menu options for the disk utilities commonly included with DOS. It includes built in help, and a tutorial.


Icon

EasyDesktop, from MicroSeconds International, is an alternative desktop shell for Microsoft Windows that uses a more compact text-based file list and integrates its own file manager.


Icon

Eureka is a friendly and well-polished equation solver and plotter published by Borland. The software was targeted at both business people and scientists. Not only does it include scientific function, it also includes financial functions. It was notable for having a friendly windowing and menuing interface that let users do multiple things at a time. It competed directly with Mathcard.


Icon

Executive Card Manager, from Hewlett-Packard, is a Rolodex-like database for storing contact information. It features the ability to transfer information between other common applications. screen.


Icon

HOT, from Executive Systems - the makers of XTREE, is a highly configurable menu shell for the IBM PC, with built-in "hot menus" for common DOS functions. It features a pop-up file browser, a small text editor, the ability to feed keystrokes to applications, and automatically sets up known programs found on your hard drive.


Icon

Expert Utilities is a rudimentary file manager shell for DOS. It provides an on screen directory listing and a visual command menu. It does not use the mouse.


Icon

EZ-DOS-IT was a very low-cost low-resource multitasking program for DOS on the IBM PC and compatibles. It claimed compatibility with most popular software of the time. However, the initial 1.0 release had serious bugs, was copy protected, and was not compatible enough for many people. Although these issues were quickly fixed and copy protection removed, it earned them bad reviews.