Some Linux applications that have been ported to DOS
Name Last modified Size Description
Parent Directory 02-Aug-2008 19:40 -
elin013b.7z 02-Aug-2008 21:08 1.3 MB Mik
links21b.7z 02-Aug-2008 19:52 2.9 MB Mik
mencoder.7z 02-Aug-2008 19:58 4886893 bytes Mik
ffmsvnb.7z 13-Mar-2009 ..... 3.3 MB Mik
ffmpeg.zip Jan-2013 13,287,185 bytes RayeR
mplayer.7z 02-Aug-2008 20:04 5180198 bytes Mik
mplayer/mencoder 11-Feb-2012 11 MB Khusraw
p7z458c.zip 02-Aug-2008 19:47 666 kb Mik
wget111b.zip 02-Aug-2008 19:47 901 kb Mik
Most of these applications have been ported to DOS by Michael Kostylev, but his website is not always on line. This page has been prepared so that these important programs remain available to
See also this selection at glennmcc.org
ELINKS: Text browser. Capable of SSL. Can be configured to display individual graphics. Capable of multiple downloads in background while continuing to surf the internet.
Can resume broken downloads, even from previous sessions.
LINKS: Browser. Can be run as text-only or fully graphical. Capable of SSL. Can run multiple downloads in background.
MPLAYER: Considered by many to be the very best multi-media player. Originally written for Linux, has been ported to other operating systems, now including DOS. Will play
local media files and remote files. Capable of playing streaming media if your internet connection is fast enough.
For use with Arachne browser, see this link.
MENCODER: Converts between media types. e.g. .WMV to .AVI/.MPG.
FFMPEG: (ffmsvnb.7z) Fast converter between media types. Updated 25th December 2008.
FFMPEG: (ffmpeg.zip) Recent port by RayeR - January 2013.
7ZA (contained in p7z458c.zip): Compression tool, needed to extract the archives above.
Usage: 7ZA X archive.7Z
- will extract the archive with full directory structure.
WGET (contained in wget111b.zip): Recent DOS port of the WGET utility.
Apache/1.3.41 Server at www.ausreg.com Port 80