Free DOS 2
 
At a glance
Publisher
Open Source
Web
Status
Available, Volunteer support
Introduced
1994
Latest
1.1
Design
Text based, single-tasking
Type
Workstation
 
Summary News Requirements Compatibility Interface Installation Variants
Versions Downloads Links Publisher Support Alternatives Secrets Pricing
 
Details
Summary The is a freely available DOS, originated by Jim Hall, and supported by a number of dedicated individuals. Work continues with a number of enhancements and changes including memory management, debuggers, anti-viirus, music players, and much more.
News 3-Oct-2006 Version 1.0 Released!
28-Sep-2003 FreeDos Beta 9 now available
7-Apr-2002 FreeDos Beta 8 now available
Requirements
Product FreeDOS
Processor 8086 or better
RAM 512 KB
Drive space 3 MB (assumed)
Drives Runs from hard disk or diskette
Video Monochrome, CGA, EGA, VGA or better
File systems FAT, FAT32 (plus long filename support)
Compatibility DOS programs
DOS device drivers
Interface Text based OS.
Installation DOS must be installed on a primary partition on the first drive.
Variants None
Versions Beta 1 Nov-1998
Beta 2 Apr-1999
Beta 3 Feb-2000
Beta 4 Jul-2000
Beta 5 Aug-2000
Beta 6 Mar-2001
Beta 7 Sep-2001
Beta 8 Apr-2002
Beta 9 Sep-2003
Beta 9.5 Apr-2004
Beta 9 Release 1 Nov-2004
1.0 Release 3-Oct-2006
1.1 Release 21-Aug-2010
Downloads Downloads
Links FreeDOS Home Page
Documentation
Books Categories: All DOS - DR-DOS - MS-DOS - PC-DOS
Publisher

Open Source

Support Volunteer
Alternatives DR-DOS, Windows, Linux
Secrets No
Pricing Free
Compare n/a

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