Over 1,500 Windows 3.1 programs now available in your browser

Archive.org has added a plethora of Windows 3.1 programs to its emulated archives.

By - February 11, 2016 Share on LinkedIn
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The Internet Archive has released a collection of over 1,500 shareware programs for Windows 3.1, all of which can be run within your browser.

Archive.org is using the same JavaScript DOSBox emulation that it implemented for the release of its collections of old games for MS-DOS, antique game consoles, and arcades.

This follows the recent release of its Malware Museum, which features a number of defanged viruses from the 1980s and 1990s.

Speaking to Ars Technica, archivist Jason Scott said he had held onto the pieces of this project for some time.

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