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Microsoft Cinemania is a reference application that was released by Microsoft that was a database of films that contained still images, sound clips, dialogues, sound tracks and some full motion video clips. The software was released annually until 1997, with the last version being Cinemania 97. Think of this as an early IMDB, but without the internet part.


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Multimedia software from the Microsoft Home series providing reference material of the early beginnings through to the 1990s of American baseball. Runs on Windows 3.1 or later.


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Multimedia software from the Microsoft Home series providing reference material on players, teams, and history of the NBA league. Runs on Windows 3.1 or later.


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Multimedia title from the Microsoft Home series about venomous and dangerous animals, such as spiders, snakes, fish, etc. from around the world. Runs on Windows 3.1 or later.


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Microsoft MapPoint is a business oriented mapping program. It includes geographic and demographic data across the US and enables integration with external databases or programs. It was targeted towards businesses as a lower cost solution than a full blown Geographic Information System (GIS).


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Microsoft Musical Instruments is a multimedia CD ROM encyclopedia of musical instruments from around the world. Part of the Microsoft Home family of multimedia products.


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Wine Guide is a "multimedia" CD of wines from around the world. Enjoy some vintage wine with your vintage computing!


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Mosbys Medical Encyclopedia is a multimedia CD-ROM containing information about medicines, illnesses, and anatomy.


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A multimedia database, from Inroads Interactive, about all kinds of cats from all around the world. In the event of an Internet apocalypse, all you will need is this CD and a CD of cartoon farting clips.


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Music Mentor is a comprehensive multimedia classical music tutorial, and includes a variety of sample midi files. The software includes a small built in sequencer, but also bundles Midisoft Recording Session for more advanced music editing.


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PC Globe is an electronic atlas of the world that provides profiles, maps, geography, and graphics for the countries of the world. It can generate a variety of reports using this data and export map graphics. They also sold a USA specific version called PC USA that contains more detail about the US states. A related product was released for Windows as PC Globe Maps N Facts.


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PC Globe Maps N Facts is a multimedia reference tool from Broderbund that includes geographic maps, statistics, and information about countries all over the world. released under Broderbund.


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This is a USA specific version of PC Globe. PC USA provides an electronic atlas of the USA that provides profiles, maps, geography, and graphics for the sates. It can generate a variety of reports using this data and export map graphics.


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Softkey PharmAssist is a simple and easy to use CD-ROM reference of medications and health information.


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Rand McNally New Millennium World Atlas is a world map that includes roads, geographical information, statistics, and area profiles.


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Rand McNally Route Planner is an electronic atlas on a CD-ROM that enables you to plot routes to plan trips across the USA. It competed with DeLorme Street Atlas, and Microsoft Expedia Streets.


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ReferenZing, from Great Bear Technology, makes a Windows-based dictionary, thesaurus and encyclopedia accessible from the menu bar in popular word processing applications such as Word Perfect, Microsoft Word and Ami Pro. The software's advanced search capabilities include six types of easy-to-use word searches: partial word, advanced search, rhymes, crosswords, anagrams and jumbles. Users can check spelling and definitions, add flare to writing by looking up new words in the thesaurus or find facts in the encyclopedia. ReferenZing's encyclopedia, The New American Desk Encyclopedia, features more than 14,000 entries, covering statistics, as well as biographical, historical and geographical information.


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SoftKey Key Master Maps is a road map of the entire USA on a CD.


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Created from the best-selling Silver Palate Cookbook series by authors Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins, The New Basics Electronic Cookbook includes a library of over 1,800 delicious recipes, hundreds of colorful pictures, and a wide range of helpful cooking hints, spoken by the authors themselves.


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TheSky, from Software Bisque, Inc (a company that also develops telescope mounts) , is an astronomy program that plots the position of objects in the sky and includes a database of object names and other additional information.


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Toolworks Desk Reference is an electronic version of the New York Public Library Desk Reference. This reference contains a huge collection of various facts about ideas, advice, details and discoveries. It includes twenty-six subject areas and thousands of entries.


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Random House Webster's Electronic Dictionary and Thesaurus provides definitions for a very large number of words. It features pronunciations, etymologies, and illustrative sentences with many biographical and geographical entries. The program can search for partial words, mis-spelled words, and using wildcards. Professional Dictionary and Thesaurus, Key Dictionary Plus, Instant Definitions Dictionary, and Funk & Wagnall's Standard Desk Dictionary.


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A computerized version of Webster's Dictionary from Proximity Technology Inc. Once loaded, you can access it from within any DOS application using a hot key.


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Windows Personal Librarian is a CD database application for Microsoft Windows 2. It installs fine in a VM, but seems to need some additional configuration after that, but there are no instructions. This is likely a "client" tool meant only to display databases created elsewhere.


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A Chinese dictionary