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Company / developer Jim Hall & The FreeDOS team
Source model Open source
Latest stable release 1.2 / 25 December, 2016
Supported platforms x86
Kernel type Monolithic kernel
Default user interface Command line
License GNU GPL

FreeDOS is a free and open source operating system. It is made to work just like MS-DOS. Almost all programs that will run on MS-DOS will run on FreeDOS too. It was created because Microsoft did not want to make MS-DOS anymore. FreeDOS can be installed with a floppy or with a CD.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: FreeDOS para niños

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