Miniatures of some DOS applications running in a vDos window.
Click any to view larger screenshots, or full sized. The vDos window can be set at many sizes, as long it’s readable (a minimal font size is enforced) and it fits the Windows desktop (maximum font size).
dBase V: Selecting text to copy to Windows Clipboard.
FoxPro: No close/exit if files are open!
Quicken: Print to any Windows printer.
DataPerfect: Testdrive demo program.
Live demos: Control a remote 'vDos powered' DOS application in your browser.
It’s not that simple to select adequate examples of DOS apps running in vDos. I can hardly publish an app, actually in use with real data.
The 'server' running the webserver and vDos (running the DOS app) is a modest 64-bit Windows 10 tablet. Atom processor, 2GB memory... It's also no local PC: Startup and Exit of DOS apps take a few seconds, screen updates can lag behind a bit, though they always do with web applications.
The DOS apps start and run live, so someone before you might have messed things up. The DOS apps and data are only daily restored to their initial setup.
The window decorations are created by the webserver, somewhat old fashioned (compared to Windows 10).
Web applications have a common handicap: Printing. You can’t print from the demos.
So far, these 5 demos have been setup:
Initial: This is what you get when vDos is installed.
Alpha4: The IDE of this database program.
Clarion3: Like Alpha4.
FoxProX 2.6: An interactive demo of FoxPro. Pretty awesome this is all done in FoxPro itself.
WP 6.2: WordPerfect with some vDos extensions.
YouTube video’s.
Windows 64 bit - DOS | DOSBox - vDos | DOS - goodies (all somewhat outdated).