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DOS Utilities Software

GUI

Command-line

  • Automenu - manage your autoexec.bat and config.sys files quickly and easily
  • BOOTMGR - multi-BOOT ManaGeR
  • Explpart - Partition-Explorer is a program that allows viewing and editing content of a partition
  • FontEdit - program for creating and editing fonts in a variety of formats used by several QuickBasic libraries
  • FoxCalc - simple TUI calculator with mouse support; requires CWSDPMI
  • Ranish Partition Manager - a GUI partition manager with command-line options
  • RAR - high compression archive v2.04 for DOS
  • Savepart - copy, save and restore hard-drive partition and other data (manual)
  • xFDISK - Open source FDISK replacement with boot manager
  • ADJCLOCK - adjust inaccurate PC clocks
  • AEFDISK - command-line driven partitioner
  • APM_UHR - clock-correction for powermanagment
  • ARJ25A - ARJ archiving utility
  • ARJ286 - ARJ version 2.86
  • BATT - check the battery status of computers with Intel i8086 microprocessor (or compatibles) with Advanced Power Management BIOS version 1.0 or higher
  • BERK - Berkely Utilities Unixish tool set for DOS
  • CD-BENCH - benchmark program for CD-ROM drives
  • CHRFRQ - count character frequencies
  • COPSINCE - copies all files modified since a given date
  • dialog - display dialog boxes in shell scripts
  • DAILY - runs an external program once a day, or week
  • diff (16-bit) - GNU file difference package
  • diff, cmp, diff3, and sdiff (32-bit) - GNU file difference package; requires CWSDPMI
  • DRVEXCH - exchange drive letters; good for when using removable hard drives
  • EXEC - execute machine language from a batch file
  • FFF (FileFinder) - finds files and directories on normal, networked,& CDROM drives & inside compressed files, also locates DUP files
  • FILTER - a multi-purpose search filter for text files
  • FIGlet - a program for making large letters out of ordinary text
  • FIX8x14 - 8x14 font fixer
  • gawk - as in GNU awk but for DOS
  • GNU text utilities - cat, cksum, comm, csplit, cut, expand, fmt, fold, head, join, nl, od, paste, pr, sort, split, sum, tac, tail, tr, unexpand, uniq, and wc
  • gpg - OpenPGP encryption and signing tool; requires CWSDPMI
  • gzip - the DOS port of GNU zip
  • INIFILE - an INI file editing utility
  • LFN - long file names TSR
  • ispell - an interactive spell checker
  • less - opposite of more
  • LHA - LHA is an archiving and compression utility for LHarc format archives
  • LLSTAT - line length statistics of a text file
  • look - comes with the mentioned ispell program
  • man - displays Unix man (manual) pages
  • MERGE - merge ordered ASCII textfiles ascending/descending
  • More DOS Utilities - a set of utilities similar to GNU utilities
  • MOUSE820 - Microsoft Mouse Driver 8.20
  • MOUSEBUF - use a mouse to copy and paste while in DOS' text mode; similar to GPM (General Purpose Mouse) when in the console of GNU/Linux
  • NANSI 3.4 - A faster version of ANSI.SYS; open-source console device driver for DOS
  • NTFS (NTCP) - Windows NT File System driver and utilities for DOS
  • PRTSCR - send PrintScreen to file instead of PRN
  • RUN - pops up a list of EXE, COM, and BAT files contained in the current directory (or any directory if you supply a path on the command line)
  • SBMIX - SBPro mixer control
  • SCANCODE - type keystrokes automatically while in the middle of another program
  • Serial 2.02 - continuously (TSR) show the status of one of the SERIAL ports on your computer
  • Sleep - sleep for specified period; can set keyboard to interrupt
  • SLOWDOWN - slows down PC to allow running of older programs
  • SORTTX - sort lines, sort paragraphs, reverse line order
  • tar - non-GNU tar, especially useful for transferring data between OSes
  • UNIX utilities 01 - basename, bmgrep, cal, cat, cdiff, cgrep, chmod, cmp, comm, cp, cpio, csplit, and cut
  • UNIX utilities 02 - date, dd, df, dirname, du, expr, fgrep, find, fold, fstat, grep, head, and ls
  • UNIX utilities 03 - m4, make, mkdir, mv, od, printarg, printenv, rm, rmdir, setschar, sleep, sort, and split
  • UNIX utilities 04 - strings, sym, tail, tee, touch, tput, tr, uniq, wc, and which
  • usbdos - a collection of DOS drivers, for UHCI (USB 1.1 12Mbit/1.5mbit)
  • untar - useful for browsing tar files
  • UUdeview - UUE, XX, Base 64 (MIME), encode/decode. Decodes BINHEX
  • UUE and MIME ENCODE / DECODE - 7-bit <> 8-bit text converters, ported from Unix
  • WC - word counter that also counts sentences, calculates readability index
  • Whiptail - create TUI dialog boxes and forms and collect user input using libnewt; requires CWSDPMI
  • WIPE - wipes fixed disks, up to 8GB
  • WipeFree - wipe over free disk space (DOS and Win32 versions)

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