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The Vintage Software Collection

The Vintage Software collection gathers various efforts by groups to classify, preserve, and provide historical software. These older programs, many of them running on defunct and rare hardware, are provided for purposes of study, education, and historical reference.

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CD-ROM Software Library
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19,478
ITEMS
21.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 21.5M
This is a wide and variant collection of CD-ROM based software, that is, software that came on a CD-ROM for installation on computers, or played in consoles. Ranging from applications and games to gatherings of public-domain software or clip art, the heyday of the CD-ROM is roughly 1989 to 2001. In all cases, the capacity of the CD-ROM stayed steady at 640-700mb a side, although some used tricks to claim they had more (due to compression, or adding up both sides of two-sided CD-ROMs). Most are...
Shareware CD-ROMs
collection
2,764
ITEMS
7.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 7.2M
One of the most historically important artifacts to come from the home computer telecommunications revolution was shareware CDs, compact discs put out by companies containing hundreds of megabytes of shareware. Initially containing less than the full capacity of the discs (600mb, later 700mb) these items eventually began brimming with any sort of computer data that could be packaged and sold. As material "ran out", that is, as sellers of these CDs found they were unable to easily find...
Topics: Mark Fugitt, Mike Laybourn, sysop, RBBS software
APK Archive
texts
eye 5.2M
favorite 0
comment 0
m
Topic: m
The DOOM Level CD Collection
collection
65
ITEMS
5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 5M
"Doom WAD is the default format of package files for the video game Doom or its sequel Doom II, that contain sprites, levels, and game data. WAD stands for "Where's All the Data?" Immediately after its release in 1993, Doom attracted a sizeable following of players who created their own mods for WAD files—packages containing levels, graphics and other game data—and played a vital part in spawning the mod-making culture which is now commonplace for first-person shooters....
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
collection
3,772
ITEMS
1.5M
VIEWS
by Various
collection
eye 1.5M
In the early years of home computer ownership, magazines and newsletters might come bundled with a floppy disk to make it easier to load up programs discussed within their pages. These attached floppies (and cassettes as well) might have one or two programs on them. After the dawn of CD-ROMs, packed-in CD-ROMs (and later DVD-ROMs) expanded out into lauded utilities and games, and also included drivers, demos, promotional material (including game trailers), and ultimately could be entire...
Topics: software, magazines, cd-rom, dvd-rom, dvd, cd
Linux Distributions
collection
730
ITEMS
1.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.4M
The Linux Distribution Archive is a growing collection of media for the installation of Linux on various systems from the past 20 years. Since its formation in the early 1990s, the open source nature of Linux has ensured great variation in the release of distributions, including variations on floppy disk, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM and online-only.
APK Archive
texts
eye 986,989
favorite 0
comment 0
CartoonHD
Topic: CartoonHD
IBM PC Compatible CD-ROMs
collection
235
ITEMS
934,464
VIEWS
collection
eye 934,464
A collection of IBM PC CD-ROM Based Software, primarily from the 1990-2000 era.
Operating System CD-ROMs
collection
1,403
ITEMS
747,861
VIEWS
collection
eye 747,861
CD-ROMs of support for Operating Systems.
APK Archive
texts
eye 728,686
favorite 0
comment 0
Cartoon HD
Topic: Cartoon HD
Puppy Linux
collection
555
ITEMS
622,093
VIEWS
collection
eye 622,093
Puppy Linux is a lightweight Linux distribution that focuses on ease of use. The entire system can be run from RAM, allowing the boot medium to be removed after the operating system has started.
Topic: linux
XBox CD-ROM Collection
collection
2,225
ITEMS
434,904
VIEWS
collection
eye 434,904
The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft. It was released on November 15, 2001 in North America, followed by Australia, Europe and Japan in 2002. It was Microsoft's first foray into the gaming console market. It is a sixth generation console, and competed with Sony's PlayStation 2 and Nintendo's GameCube. It was also the first console produced by an American company since the Atari Jaguar ceased production in 1996.
APK Archive
texts
eye 327,635
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comment 0
n
Topic: n
Installation and Driver CD-ROMs
collection
268
ITEMS
296,429
VIEWS
by Various
collection
eye 296,429
CD-ROM images of driver discs, installation media, and documentation companions that were included with hardware or operating systems.
Commodore Amiga Compatible CD-ROMs
collection
280
ITEMS
288,257
VIEWS
collection
eye 288,257
A collection of CD-ROMs for the Commodore Amiga/CD32/CDTV, primarily from the 1990-2000 era.
Topic: Commodore Amiga
APK Archive
texts
eye 230,854
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
PC Mania Magazine
collection
66
ITEMS
219,153
VIEWS
collection
eye 219,153
PC Mania is Bulgarian computer games media originally started as a computer magazine and transformed into on-line game media in the beginning of 2009. It is a prime Bulgarian on-line media source for gaming, Internet, and technology. It was established in 1998 and was the third Bulgarian computer games magazine after the brochure Top Games and the magazines Master Games and Gamers' Workshop. It is the oldest computer games media in the country and is indisputably the most popular media for...
The Walnut Creek CD-ROM Collection
collection
224
ITEMS
177,721
VIEWS
by Walnut Creek
collection
eye 177,721
Walnut Creek CDROM (of Walnut Creek, California) was an early provider of freeware, shareware and free software on CD-ROMs. The company was founded in August 1991 by Bob Bruce and was one of the first commercial distributors of free software on CD-ROMs. The company produced hundreds of titles on CD-ROMs, and ran the busiest FTP site on the Internet, ftp.cdrom.com, for many years. The CD-ROMs in this collection were imaged from original Walnut Creek CDs.
APK Archive
texts
eye 175,788
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
CD-ROM Software Library
by Apple
texts
eye 175,193
favorite 31
comment 8
Install DVD for Apple's Snow Leopard operating system. Version 10.6 2Z691-6558-A
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Topics: snow leopard, apple, mac
PC Gamer Magazine Cover Disc Collection
collection
625
ITEMS
156,498
VIEWS
collection
eye 156,498
PC Gamer is a magazine founded in Britain in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc. The magazine has several regional editions, with the UK and US editions becoming the best selling PC games magazines in their respective countries.[1][2] The magazine features news on developments in the video game industry, previews of new games, and reviews of the latest popular PC games, along with other features relating to hardware, mods, "classic" games and various other...
APK Archive
texts
eye 96,945
favorite 0
comment 0
Cyberflix 3.1.9
Topic: Cyberflix
APK Archive
texts
eye 93,355
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
The Games Machine Magazine (CD and DVDs)
collection
228
ITEMS
93,071
VIEWS
collection
eye 93,071
The Games Machine, also known by the acronym TGM, is an Italian Video game magazine. The magazine features previews, reviews, and cheat codes for computer games. Launched in September 1988 as the Italian edition of the British magazine The Games Machine by the Milan-based publishing company Xenia Edizioni. The publishing of the Italian edition has continued also after the close of the British edition, The Games Machine became one of the most popular video games magazine in Italy. In November...
APK Archive
texts
eye 90,372
favorite 0
comment 0
cinema-2.0.7
Topic: cinema-2.0.7
APK Archive
texts
eye 88,130
favorite 0
comment 0
GBWhats App Pro V 8.25
Topic: GBWhats App Pro V 8.25
APK Archive
texts
eye 86,925
favorite 0
comment 0
Cyberflix
Topic: Cyberflix
APK Archive
by ILEGAL TV VIP
texts
eye 83,082
favorite 1
comment 0
YASADIŞI TV VİP Belgesel’in gün batımı Sinema️ Sinemalar Popüler️ En popüler Diziler Güncel️ En güncel Filmler 💎 Spor kanalları Günlük️ Günlük iptv listeleri Premium️ Premium hesaplar Daha Fazla si uygulamada pişman olmayacak siniz.
Topics: İLLEGAL TV VİP, illegal TV apk, illegaltv indir, illegal iptv
Amiga Format Magazine Coverdiscs
collection
194
ITEMS
61,778
VIEWS
collection
eye 61,778
Cover CD-ROMs from Amiga Format magazine.
MacAddict Coverdiscs
collection
161
ITEMS
61,618
VIEWS
collection
eye 61,618
MacAddict was the first North American magazine focused on the Macintosh to include a CD-ROM with every issue. MacAddict's discs included shareware and demo programs, but also came with other added features, such as staff videos and previews of content inside the magazine's hard copy. The MacAddict website was updated daily with news relevant to Apple products. MacAddict also had a mascot, a stick-figure named Max. In February 2007, MacAddict was relaunched as MacLife.
Aminet CD Archive
collection
61
ITEMS
60,594
VIEWS
collection
eye 60,594
CD-ROMs released 1993-2002 containing uploads to the Aminet, an Amiga software collection brought to the world in 1992 by Urban Müller that became the largest of its kind in the world.
Topic: Amiga software
APK Archive
texts
eye 59,442
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
APK Archive
texts
eye 58,913
favorite 0
comment 0
kintisiztv
Topic: tv izle
APK Archive
texts
eye 58,342
favorite 0
comment 0
Cyber Flix TV V 3.1.8[ Ad Free]
Topic: Cyber Flix TV V 3.1.8[ Ad Free]
Linux Format Magazine DVD-ROMs
collection
155
ITEMS
56,879
VIEWS
collection
eye 56,879
Linux Format was the UK's first Linux-specific magazine, and is currently the best-selling Linux title in the UK. It is also exported to many countries worldwide. It is published by Future Publishing (which produces PC Plus, .net and many other computer magazines). Linux Format is commonly abbreviated to LXF, and issues are referred to with LXF as a prefix followed by the issue number (for example LXF102 refers to the 102nd issue). Articles within Linux Format are well established, regularly...
APK Archive
texts
eye 54,691
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comment 0
m
Topic: m
APK Archive
texts
eye 54,448
favorite 0
comment 0
Cinema HD V 2 V 2.0.5
Topic: Cinema HD V 2 V 2.0.5
APK Archive
texts
eye 53,462
favorite 0
comment 0
v3
Topic: v
APK Archive
by kestv
texts
eye 52,767
favorite 0
comment 0
kestv
Topic: kestv
APK Archive
texts
eye 52,270
favorite 0
comment 0
Unlockmytv( Cinema HD Clone) Version 1.4.8
Topic: Unlockmytv( Cinema HD Clone) Version 1.4.8
APK Archive
texts
eye 49,540
favorite 0
comment 0
apk
Topic: apk
APK Archive
texts
eye 47,942
favorite 0
comment 0
WhatsApp
Topic: whatsapp
GameStar CD-ROM CoverDiscs
collection
1
ITEMS
46,206
VIEWS
collection
eye 46,206
GameStar is a monthly released PC computer game magazine, published by the IDG Entertainment Media GmbH in Germany. In 2008 it had an average monthly circulation of 250,000 copies and is therefore the best sold PC computer game magazine in Europe. It is also being published in Hungary, the Czech Republic and China. IDG started it also in Italy, Poland and the USA?but those issues have folded after a few months, although the corresponding web sites still exist. The US version was, quite...
APK Archive
texts
eye 43,222
favorite 0
comment 0
urbankodi
Topic: urbankodi
Exploded CD-ROMs
collection
31
ITEMS
42,059
VIEWS
collection
eye 42,059
"Exploded" CD-ROMs are CD-ROM images that have been gone through and remixed into modern playable materials, like texts, audio, video and so on, in the Internet Archive's players.
APK Archive
texts
eye 37,401
favorite 0
comment 0
Bee TV V 2.2.8[ Ad Free]
Topic: Bee TV V 2.2.8[ Ad Free]
APK Archive
texts
eye 36,604
favorite 0
comment 0
deception
Topic: k18
APK Archive
texts
eye 34,539
favorite 0
comment 0
mine
Topic: mine
APK Archive
texts
eye 34,170
favorite 1
comment 0
app
Topic: app
PC Action CD-ROM Cover Discs
collection
152
ITEMS
33,616
VIEWS
collection
eye 33,616
Die PC Action (kurz PCA) war ein deutsches PC-Spiele-Magazin, herausgegeben von der Computec Media AG in Fürth. Die PC Action erschien monatlich, normalerweise am zweiten Mittwoch jeden Monats, und hatte pro Ausgabe etwa 150 Seiten, abhängig vor allem von der Anzahl aktuell erscheinender Spiele. Die Zeitschrift hatte einen humoristischen Einschlag. Mit der Ausgabe 01/2013 stellte Computec Media die Zeitschrift ein.
APK Archive
texts
eye 33,597
favorite 0
comment 0
sports apk paid
Topic: sports apk paid
APK Archive
by Fyah Ras
texts
eye 33,054
favorite 0
comment 0
s
Topic: s
APK Archive
texts
eye 32,225
favorite 0
comment 0
YouTube Music Archive
Topic: YouTube Music
APK Archive
texts
eye 32,162
favorite 0
comment 0
Tea TV V 9.7r[ Ad Free]
Topic: Tea TV V 9.7r[ Ad Free]
The Triada CD and DVD Collection
collection
158
ITEMS
32,089
VIEWS
by Triada
collection
eye 32,089
Triada was a Russian CD and DVD-ROM Compilation group that flourished in the late 1990s to early 2000s. Компания «Triada» — один из представителей «позднего этапа» развития деятельности пиратских игровых издателей, работавших на территории СНГ. Среди всей продукции издательства игры занимали доминирующую позицию,...
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
collection
262
ITEMS
31,575
VIEWS
by America On-Line
collection
eye 31,575
In the early 1990s, the service provider America On-Line (AOL) initiated a new "carpet-bombing" approach to acquiring new members, sending free CD-ROMs throughout the USA offering trial access to the service. This approach grew AOL from 200,000 accounts to over 22 million. Along the way, millions of CD-ROMs were produced for AOL, at one point representing 50% of all CDs being manufactured worldwide. As a result, millions of CDs landed in the world and went to all sorts of locations,...
APK Archive
texts
eye 31,063
favorite 0
comment 0
iptv smarters pro
Topic: iptv
APK Archive
texts
eye 30,844
favorite 0
comment 0
Latino Kodi 2.6
Topic: Latino Kodi 2.6
APK Archive
texts
eye 30,205
favorite 0
comment 0
m
Topic: m
CU Amiga Magazine Coverdiscs
collection
27
ITEMS
29,106
VIEWS
collection
eye 29,106
Cover CD-ROMs from CU Amiga magazine.
Topic: Amiga software
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,748
favorite 0
comment 0
cinema hd clone
Topic: streaming android
APK Archive
by Fyah Ras
texts
eye 28,510
favorite 0
comment 0
l
Topic: l
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,482
favorite 0
comment 0
Vacap Plus
Topic: vacap plus
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,372
favorite 0
comment 0
WhatsApp Yeni
Topic: whatsapp
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,307
favorite 0
comment 0
WhatsApp Yenilendi
Topic: yeni versiya
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,201
favorite 0
comment 0
AzerPro
Topic: Azerpro
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,201
favorite 0
comment 0
Plus v7.10
Topic: plus v.7.10
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,179
favorite 0
comment 0
Vatsap
Topic: Vatsap
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,084
favorite 0
comment 0
WhatsApp Plus AntiBan
Topic: whatsapp plu
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,071
favorite 0
comment 0
l4d mobile
Topics: l4d, mobile
APK Archive
texts
eye 27,776
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
APK Archive
texts
eye 27,422
favorite 0
comment 0
TVTAP 2.8
Topic: TVTAP 2.8
APK Archive
texts
eye 25,815
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
Power Play CD-ROM Cover Discs
collection
63
ITEMS
25,636
VIEWS
collection
eye 25,636
Cover CD-ROMs from Power Play Magazine.
PC Format Coverdiscs
collection
61
ITEMS
25,048
VIEWS
collection
eye 25,048
Coverdiscs for PC Format magazine by Future Publishing.