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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older programs, many of them running on defunct and rare hardware, are provided for purposes of study, education, and historical reference.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
collection
19,705
ITEMS
22.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 22.1M
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
3,172
ITEMS
7.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 7.3M
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 6.4M
favorite 0
comment 0
m
Topic: m
The DOOM Level CD Collection
collection
71
ITEMS
5.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 5.1M
"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
731
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 990,764
favorite 0
comment 0
CartoonHD
Topic: CartoonHD
IBM PC Compatible CD-ROMs
collection
233
ITEMS
941,835
VIEWS
collection
eye 941,835
A collection of IBM PC CD-ROM Based Software, primarily from the 1990-2000 era.
Operating System CD-ROMs
collection
1,404
ITEMS
919,874
VIEWS
collection
eye 919,874
CD-ROMs of support for Operating Systems.
APK Archive
texts
eye 732,456
favorite 0
comment 0
Cartoon HD
Topic: Cartoon HD
Puppy Linux
collection
556
ITEMS
630,557
VIEWS
collection
eye 630,557
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
531,059
VIEWS
collection
eye 531,059
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 405,071
favorite 0
comment 0
n
Topic: n
Installation and Driver CD-ROMs
collection
268
ITEMS
301,310
VIEWS
by Various
collection
eye 301,310
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
276
ITEMS
293,937
VIEWS
collection
eye 293,937
A collection of CD-ROMs for the Commodore Amiga/CD32/CDTV, primarily from the 1990-2000 era.
Topic: Commodore Amiga
APK Archive
texts
eye 253,685
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
APK Archive
texts
eye 244,924
favorite 0
comment 0
a
Topic: a
PC Mania Magazine
collection
66
ITEMS
221,439
VIEWS
collection
eye 221,439
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...
APK Archive
texts
eye 193,911
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
Operating System CD-ROMs
by Apple
texts
eye 186,045
favorite 37
comment 9
Install DVD for Apple's Snow Leopard operating system. Version 10.6 2Z691-6558-A
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Topics: snow leopard, apple, mac
The Walnut Creek CD-ROM Collection
collection
224
ITEMS
181,024
VIEWS
by Walnut Creek
collection
eye 181,024
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.
PC Gamer Magazine Cover Disc Collection
collection
625
ITEMS
160,335
VIEWS
collection
eye 160,335
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 145,214
favorite 0
comment 0
GBWhats App Pro V 8.25
Topic: GBWhats App Pro V 8.25
APK Archive
by ILEGAL TV VIP
texts
eye 104,172
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
APK Archive
texts
eye 101,806
favorite 0
comment 0
m
Topic: m
APK Archive
texts
eye 100,920
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
APK Archive
texts
eye 96,973
favorite 0
comment 0
Cyberflix 3.1.9
Topic: Cyberflix
APK Archive
texts
eye 95,546
favorite 0
comment 0
cinema-2.0.7
Topic: cinema-2.0.7
The Games Machine Magazine (CD and DVDs)
collection
228
ITEMS
95,185
VIEWS
collection
eye 95,185
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 93,225
favorite 0
comment 0
t
Topic: t
APK Archive
texts
eye 86,928
favorite 0
comment 0
Cyberflix
Topic: Cyberflix
APK Archive
texts
eye 83,434
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
Amiga Format Magazine Coverdiscs
collection
194
ITEMS
63,648
VIEWS
collection
eye 63,648
Cover CD-ROMs from Amiga Format magazine.
MacAddict Coverdiscs
collection
161
ITEMS
62,324
VIEWS
collection
eye 62,324
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
61,805
VIEWS
collection
eye 61,805
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 61,543
favorite 0
comment 0
Cyber Flix TV V 3.1.8[ Ad Free]
Topic: Cyber Flix TV V 3.1.8[ Ad Free]
APK Archive
texts
eye 59,306
favorite 0
comment 0
kintisiztv
Topic: tv izle
APK Archive
texts
eye 57,442
favorite 0
comment 0
Cinema HD V 2 V 2.0.5
Topic: Cinema HD V 2 V 2.0.5
Linux Format Magazine DVD-ROMs
collection
155
ITEMS
57,392
VIEWS
collection
eye 57,392
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 55,157
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 53,501
favorite 0
comment 0
v3
Topic: v
APK Archive
by kestv
texts
eye 52,847
favorite 0
comment 0
kestv
Topic: kestv
APK Archive
texts
eye 52,780
favorite 0
comment 0
apk
Topic: apk
APK Archive
texts
eye 47,983
favorite 0
comment 0
WhatsApp
Topic: whatsapp
GameStar CD-ROM CoverDiscs
collection
1
ITEMS
46,303
VIEWS
collection
eye 46,303
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...
Exploded CD-ROMs
collection
31
ITEMS
43,444
VIEWS
collection
eye 43,444
"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 43,276
favorite 0
comment 0
urbankodi
Topic: urbankodi
APK Archive
texts
eye 39,414
favorite 0
comment 0
YouTube Music Archive
Topic: YouTube Music
APK Archive
texts
eye 39,220
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 38,050
favorite 0
comment 0
m
Topic: m
APK Archive
texts
eye 36,605
favorite 0
comment 0
deception
Topic: k18
APK Archive
by Fyah Ras
texts
eye 35,336
favorite 0
comment 0
s
Topic: s
APK Archive
texts
eye 34,563
favorite 0
comment 0
mine
Topic: mine
APK Archive
texts
eye 34,171
favorite 1
comment 0
app
Topic: app
PC Action CD-ROM Cover Discs
collection
152
ITEMS
34,025
VIEWS
collection
eye 34,025
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 33,974
favorite 0
comment 0
iptv smarters pro
Topic: iptv
APK Archive
texts
eye 33,656
favorite 0
comment 0
Tea TV V 9.7r[ Ad Free]
Topic: Tea TV V 9.7r[ Ad Free]
APK Archive
texts
eye 33,607
favorite 0
comment 0
sports apk paid
Topic: sports apk paid
The Triada CD and DVD Collection
collection
158
ITEMS
33,355
VIEWS
by Triada
collection
eye 33,355
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,...
APK Archive
texts
eye 33,199
favorite 0
comment 0
TVTAP 2.8
Topic: TVTAP 2.8
The AOL CD-ROM Collection
collection
262
ITEMS
32,844
VIEWS
by America On-Line
collection
eye 32,844
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 31,828
favorite 0
comment 0
cinema hd clone
Topic: streaming android
APK Archive
texts
eye 30,844
favorite 0
comment 0
Latino Kodi 2.6
Topic: Latino Kodi 2.6
APK Archive
texts
eye 30,812
favorite 0
comment 0
Mtv
Topic: l
APK Archive
texts
eye 30,251
favorite 0
comment 0
m
Topic: m
APK Archive
texts
eye 30,049
favorite 0
comment 0
l4d mobile
Topics: l4d, mobile
CU Amiga Magazine Coverdiscs
collection
26
ITEMS
29,867
VIEWS
collection
eye 29,867
Cover CD-ROMs from CU Amiga magazine.
Topic: Amiga software
APK Archive
by Fyah Ras
texts
eye 29,763
favorite 0
comment 0
l
Topic: l
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,510
favorite 0
comment 0
Vacap Plus
Topic: vacap plus
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,405
favorite 0
comment 0
WhatsApp Yeni
Topic: whatsapp
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,332
favorite 0
comment 0
WhatsApp Yenilendi
Topic: yeni versiya
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,265
favorite 0
comment 0
app
Topic: app
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,237
favorite 0
comment 0
AzerPro
Topic: Azerpro
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,227
favorite 0
comment 0
Plus v7.10
Topic: plus v.7.10
APK Archive
texts
eye 28,210
favorite 0
comment 0
Vatsap
Topic: Vatsap