DOS Emulator (DOSBox)

Free and open-source DOS game emulator.

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Size: 1.42 MB
  • Latest Version: 0.74-3
  • License: Open Source
  • Final Released: 26/06/2019
  • Publisher: DOSBox Team
  • Operating Systems: Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Cocoa (MacOS X), Carbon (Mac OS X)
  • Setup File: DBox0.74-3-win32-installer.exe
  • Category: Emulator, Gaming
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About DOS Emulator

DOS Emulator helps to play old DOS games on your PC. Meanwhile, DOSBox is a popular DOS Emulator in the world. It is free and also open-source software. Launched in 2002, It was designed and programmed in C / C + + by Peter Veenstra. Around the project has formed a real team, that continuously developed its emulation. Transforming it from an experiment into the most successful solution for porting DOS applications.

Today, in 2024, any user of Windows, Mac OS X, Gentoo, Linux, FreeBSD or Solaris 10 can install the free DOSBox for PC. Even out of curiosity, if not for hundreds of games (also available free of charge), many of which rise above newly produced titles.

DOSBox can emulate a range of hardware components. I am referring to audio and video cards of that period.

It is unlike other virtualization solutions (DOSEMU or VDM). It uses a processor-independent method of “host” interpretation. However, where the physical processor supports i386 instruction set, the player can use dynamic instruction translation. An option less precise and more prone to errors, but faster in the virtual processor of the emulation.

In short, and not to bore you with technical details, the emulator can convince any application. It instead of a dual-core processor or quad-core, is an ancient 386.

The graphic simulation includes the text module, Hercules, CGA (which is presented in both composite and 160x100x16 resolution), Tandy, EGA, VGA (all versions), VESA and a famous S3 Trio 64.

On the audio part, DOSBox can emulate the ancient PC Speaker, AdLib, Gravis Ultrasound, Tandy, Creative Music System/GameBlaster, Sound Blaster 1.x/2.0/Pro/16 or MPU-401.

Unlike other emulators, DOSBox can simulate a P2P (peer-to-peer) connection or an intranet/internet network.

The DOS Emulator for PC simulated a modem, TCP/IP, allowing older DOS games (which demanded such a device) to be played. Using a network to be played today.

The simulation of the IPX connections, or the protocol of data transmission UDP/I, P is not a problem for this emulator software.

Supports all MS-DOS compatible disk operating systems. Gives you an Ultra Sound quality with older games.

In addition, DOSBox also offers some very attractive features, such as the ability to record games played (movies are compressed using Zip Motion Block Video codec) or to capture screenshots.

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