FreeDOS

Applications

Need to recover data from an old business program? Or maybe you need to run a report from your old finance system? Just install your legacy software under FreeDOS, and you’ll be good to go!

Looking for more DOS applications? You might try some of these classic DOS applications:

VisiCalc
The original desktop spreadsheet. It has material directly from Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston, the co-creators of VisiCalc, including scans of original photographs from VisiCalc's development days and a working copy of the program.

As Easy As
As Easy As is a powerful DOS spreadsheet that's "as easy as 1-2-3." Includes other useful features for engineers.
Ability
Ability Plus is a full office suite for DOS, including a word processor, spreadsheet, database, and other common office tools.

For more great DOS applications or useful command line tools, search these popular archive sites:

Retro Archive

This area contains various file collection CD-ROMs from the late 80's and 90's as well as archives of popular, but no longer active public FTP sites.

Archive.org DOS Archive

This is a varied collection of applications and programs written for MS-DOS. Lots of interesting DOS applications to try.

Interesting DOS Programs

Here are several links to various DOS software and other DOS related websites. Most are freeware but a few are shareware and commercial programs.

Free Software for DOS

Reviews, descriptions, and links to over a thousand DOS programs. Lists freeware and programs that are free for personal use.

Mercury's DOS Archive

An unordered list of DOS tools and other programs you can download. Includes source code.

Caps Num Lock for DOS

A set of useful tools to activate or enable the Caps lock or Num lock on your keyboard. Supports FreeDOS or any other DOS, including DOSBox.