Welcome to FreeDOS

FreeDOS is a free DOS-compatible operating system for IBM-PC compatible systems. FreeDOS is made of up many different, separate programs that act as "packages" to the overall FreeDOS Project.

We welcome new users to FreeDOS. You can contribute to the FreeDOS Project by downloading our latest release and telling us what you think. We have a bug tracking system that helps you report problems and submit requests, and otherwise tell us how to improve FreeDOS. By participating in the development and debugging process, you help everyone.

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Latest Updates

Doszip 1.49
2010-03-20 15:59 - The FreeDOS Project
On March 1, Hjort Nidudsson released Doszip 1.49. It is a small (GPL) NC-clone file manager with LFN support and built-in unzipper. It now builds with OpenWatcom and JWasm. https://sourceforge.net/projects/doszip/
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Mpxplay 1.57 beta2
2010-03-20 15:52 - The FreeDOS Project
On Feb. 7, PDSoft released Mpxplay 1.57 beta2 using OpenWatcom 1.3. This is the ultimate music player for DOS, heavily supporting playlists and many formats (MP3, OGG, WV), even for non-SB cards! http://www.freewebtown.com/mpxplay/
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NASM 2.08.01
2010-03-13 21:40 - The FreeDOS Project
On March 10, the NASM developers released 2.08.01. NASM is the official assembler of FreeDOS but also supports powerful macros, cross-assembling, various output formats, and even x86-64. Grab your precompiled DJGPP .EXE or sources at http://www.nasm.us .
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Edlin 2.13 is out!
2010-03-09 19:35 - The FreeDOS Project
FreeDOS Edlin 2.13 is out on SourceForge. This version "replaces" the
one listed in the Base section of Software (which is 2.11) and the
latest version which was 2.12a. http://sourceforge.net/projects/freedos-edlin/
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2010-03-03 23:02 - The FreeDOS Project
Erwin Waterlander has picked up the dos2unix/unix2dos utilities. They were not maintained for more than 10 years. He has already created the first 16 bit DOS ports, using Borland C. The original version, more than 15 years ago, also ran on DOS. In the meantime this has become a standard utility in many Linux distributions. See http://www.xs4all.nl/~waterlan/dos2unix.html
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Mined 2000.16
2010-03-03 08:04 - The FreeDOS Project
Thomas Wolff recently updated his Mined text editor on Feb. 22. Mined is one of the best utilities for i18n text, especially for plain-text terminals, while remaining lightweight. The license is GPLv2, and the DOS compile (386+) is done by DJGPP (GCC). It does have partial support for codepages, and new in this release is improved selection highlighting as well as more input methods for DOS ("cxu vi pravas?" is auto-converted a la esperanto-postfix in GNU Emacs). http://www.towo.net/mined/
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