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The Internet Archive Software Collection

The Internet Archive Software Collection is the largest vintage and historical software library in the world, providing instant access to millions of programs, CD-ROM images, documentation and multimedia.

The collection includes a broad range of software related materials including shareware, freeware, video news releases about software titles, speed runs of actual software game play, previews and promos for software games, high-score and skill replays of various game genres, and the art of f...



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301allst (301works.org Archive)
collection
0
ITEMS
5
VIEWS
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Shortened URL archive from a.ll.st. See www.301Works.org for more information about this project.
301lcx
301lcx
collection
2
ITEMS
737
VIEWS
collection

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Shortened URL archive from lc.cx. See www.301Works.org for more information about this project.
Topic: 301 works
301stt
collection
1
ITEMS
30
VIEWS
collection

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Shortened URL archive from repost.us. See www.301Works.org for more information about this project.
301ur1 (301works.org Archive)
301ur1 (301works.org Archive)
collection
1
ITEMS
120
VIEWS
collection

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Shortened URL archive from ur1.ca/. See www.301Works.org for more information about this project.
Topic: 301 works
3D World CD-ROMs
3D World CD-ROMs
collection
29
ITEMS
13,827
VIEWS
collection

eye 13,827

Description Forthcoming
A Woz A Day
A Woz A Day
collection
1,440
ITEMS
247,305
VIEWS
collection

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A collection of .WOZ disk images for the 8-bit Apple II and 16-bit Apple IIgs. .WOZ disk images comprise all the data from a 5.25-inch or 3.5-inch floppy disk, including the exact bitstream of each track and the physical layout of the tracks on disk. These are not "cracked" copies; all the original code, including on-disk copy protection checks, are retained. When booted in a compatible emulator, these disk images pass their own copy protection checks.
ASIMOV Apple II Productivity Software
ASIMOV Apple II Productivity Software
collection
228
ITEMS
19,044
VIEWS
collection

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Apple II productivity software disks from the ASIMOV Apple II Archive.
ASIMOV Apple II Public Domain Software
ASIMOV Apple II Public Domain Software
collection
1,001
ITEMS
80,256
VIEWS
collection

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Apple II public domain software disks from the ASIMOV Apple II Archive.
ASIMOV Apple II Utility Software
ASIMOV Apple II Utility Software
collection
441
ITEMS
45,604
VIEWS
collection

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ASIMOV Apple II Utility Software
Academic Torrents
Academic Torrents
collection
2,264
ITEMS
554,311
VIEWS
by ACADEMICTORRENTS.COM
collection

eye 554,311

Welcome to Academic Torrents! Making 14.15TB of research data available. We've designed a distributed system for sharing enormous datasets - for researchers, by researchers. The result is a scalable, secure, and fault-tolerant repository for data, with blazing fast download speeds.
Adventure Game Studio Depository
Adventure Game Studio Depository
collection
2,112
ITEMS
425,882
VIEWS
collection

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Adventure Game Studio is an open source game-making tool for creating point-and-click graphic adventures in the tradition of Sierra and LucasArts titles like Space Quest and The Secret of Monkey Island. The first version was created by Chris Jones in the late 1990s, and as it was developed and expanded in the years that followed, a community grew that created hundreds of AGS games.
Amiga Dream Cover CDs (French)
Amiga Dream Cover CDs (French)
collection
20
ITEMS
8,772
VIEWS
collection

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Amiga Dream est la première publication du groupe Posse Press (également éditeur de PC Team). Elle a été créée à l'époque par Romain Canonge, ancien journaliste d'Amiga Revue, Francis Poulain, ancien membre du service technique de Commodore France et Christine Robert, ancienne rédactrice en chef d'Amiga Revue. Le premier numéro est sorti en novembre 1993 simultanément à l'arrivée en France de l'Amiga CD32, troisième console de la firme Commodore International après le C64GS et...
Amiga Format Magazine Coverdiscs
Amiga Format Magazine Coverdiscs
collection
141
ITEMS
125,971
VIEWS
collection

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Cover CD-ROMs from Amiga Format magazine.
Aminet CD Archive
Aminet CD Archive
collection
109
ITEMS
108,908
VIEWS
collection

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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
Android Apps
Android Apps
collection
15,612
ITEMS
1.3M
VIEWS
collection

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This collection contains Android apps and metadata. The Android apps and metadata have been collected based on research and open-source tools that were created at Columbia University as part of the PlayDrone project. 13 daily snapshots of apps from Google Play are provided, from 2014-10-19 to 2014-10-31, each day comprising metadata for over a million apps and binaries for all available free apps present in the market for a given day. For each day, a file...
Apple II Boot Videos
Apple II Boot Videos
collection
2,077
ITEMS
193,502
VIEWS
by 4AM
collection

eye 193,502

A collection of recordings of booting Apple II programs, deprotected as part of the 4am project.
Apple II LIbrary: Operating Systems
Apple II LIbrary: Operating Systems
collection
8
ITEMS
8,844
VIEWS
collection

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Apple II Operating System boot floppies. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Apple II Library: ASIMOV Miscellaneous
Apple II Library: ASIMOV Miscellaneous
collection
110
ITEMS
12,908
VIEWS
collection

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Apple II Floppies from the ASIMOV archive - miscellaneous.
Apple II Library: Applications
Apple II Library: Applications
collection
770
ITEMS
153,636
VIEWS
collection

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Applications, utilities and general purpose software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Apple II Library: Compilation Disks (Games)
Apple II Library: Compilation Disks (Games)
collection
682
ITEMS
117,855
VIEWS
collection

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Apple II Game Compilations - collections of games or programs on a single floppy disk with a menu to allow selection between them. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to...
Apple II Library: Demos
Apple II Library: Demos
collection
39
ITEMS
9,174
VIEWS
collection

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Demos for the Apple II, including graphics and sound demonstrations as well as truncated versions of commercial software. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate...
Apple II Library: Educational
Apple II Library: Educational
collection
949
ITEMS
165,007
VIEWS
collection

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Educational software for the Apple II. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Apple II Library: Magazines
Apple II Library: Magazines
collection
231
ITEMS
25,734
VIEWS
collection

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Floppy disk images of Apple II Magazines, monthly or occasional issues that would come in disk form with programs and articles. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to...
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
Apple II Library: The 4am Collection
collection
2,891
ITEMS
1.6M
VIEWS
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A collection of historical software for Apple II computers from the 1980s and early 1990s. Each item was originally copy protected (i.e. the original floppy disk could not be copied to another floppy disk), but the copy protection has been removed and documented. Most items also include a "work disk" comprising the intermediate files created during the deprotection. To send feedback, ask questions, or get notified of new releases, follow @a2_4am on Twitter.
Apple IPSWs
collection
120
ITEMS
22,728
VIEWS
collection

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Firmware images for Apple mobile operating systems
Topics: Apple, iOS, ipsw, firmware
Apple Software: Apple User's Group Europe
Apple Software: Apple User's Group Europe
collection
64
ITEMS
2,806
VIEWS
collection

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Floppy disk images from Apple User's Group Europe. (A.U.G.E.)
Arcade Repair Shop
Arcade Repair Shop
collection
88
ITEMS
44,122
VIEWS
collection

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Arcade games from the Internet Arcade that ran into trouble with upgrades and other issues. Temporarily moved here to cause less confusion for users.
Arch Linux Historical Archive
Arch Linux Historical Archive
collection
17,971
ITEMS
2.9M
VIEWS
collection

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Arch Linux (or Arch /ɑːrtʃ/) is a Linux distribution for computers based on x86-64 architectures. This collection contains historical versions of all Arch Linux packages starting from September 2013.  It includes both x86_64 and i686 packages, up until November 2017 where support for i686 was dropped in Arch Linux. This complements the Arch Linux Archive which only keeps old packages for a few years.
Archive CD Software
collection
2
ITEMS
1,993
VIEWS
collection

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Topic: archive cd software
Atari 2600 Demos and Samples
Atari 2600 Demos and Samples
collection
0
ITEMS
3,300
VIEWS
collection

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Collections of simple demonstrations of manipulating the Atari 2600 for various effects. Rarely full programs or games.
Atari 2600 Hacks
Atari 2600 Hacks
collection
977
ITEMS
13,429
VIEWS
collection

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A collection of hacks, mods, and rebuilds of Atari 2600 games, usually adding difficulty or unusual aspects.
Atari 7800 Demos
Atari 7800 Demos
collection
135
ITEMS
37,137
VIEWS
collection

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Demonstrations of various Atari 7800 programs.
Atari 7800 Music Programs
Atari 7800 Music Programs
collection
76
ITEMS
364
VIEWS
collection

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Programs that play or wrrite music on the Atari 7800. The vast majority have no video component.
Atari 7800: Homebrew and Hacks
Atari 7800: Homebrew and Hacks
collection
275
ITEMS
1,664
VIEWS
collection

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Hacks, Homebrews and Modifications of the Atari 7800 by the vintage community over the years.
Atari 8-Bit Library: Applications
Atari 8-Bit Library: Applications
collection
948
ITEMS
125,470
VIEWS
collection

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Applications for the Atari 8-bit family of computers. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Atari 8-Bit Library: Demos
Atari 8-Bit Library: Demos
collection
669
ITEMS
67,204
VIEWS
collection

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Atari 8-bit computer demo disks, including graphics and sound demos, as well as commercial programs presented in truncated form as a "try before you buy". The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added...
Atari 8-Bit Library: Educational
Atari 8-Bit Library: Educational
collection
140
ITEMS
24,143
VIEWS
collection

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Educational software for the Atari 8-bit series. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Atari 8-Bit Library: Games
Atari 8-Bit Library: Games
collection
4,729
ITEMS
1.1M
VIEWS
collection

eye 1.1M

Games and entertainment software for the Atari 8-bit family. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More titles are added frequently, and users are encouraged to donate newly found floppy disk images and programs.
Atari 8-Bit Library: Magazines
Atari 8-Bit Library: Magazines
collection
874
ITEMS
58,764
VIEWS
collection

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Floppy disk images of Atari Magazine Disks, either floppies included with printed Atari-related publications, or individual floppy images meant to be magazines or publications in themselves. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser....
Atari 8-Bit Library: Pool Disks
Atari 8-Bit Library: Pool Disks
collection
3,811
ITEMS
251,971
VIEWS
collection

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Floppy disks from various user groups and collections, assembled on the "Pool CD-ROM" for Atari. These variant floppy disks are provided as executable examples in this set. The Internet Archive Software Library is a large collection of viewable and executable software titles, ranging from commercially released products to public domain and hobbyist programs. Using the JSMESS emulator, users can "boot up" an emulation of the given title and use it in their browser. More...
Atari Computer Disk Images
Atari Computer Disk Images
collection
310
ITEMS
51,056
VIEWS
collection

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Images of Atari Computer (8-bit, 16-bit) floppy disks, done with flux-reading hardware and other similar methods. These will often require additional conversion/efforts to play in emulators or on systems.
Atari Historical Documents
Atari Historical Documents
collection
143
ITEMS
53,649
VIEWS
collection

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A collection of historical documents and source code around either the Atari Corporation of California, or work done on programs that ran on Atari computers.
BSD Distributions
BSD Distributions
collection
17
ITEMS
12,497
VIEWS
collection

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This collection contains iso file images of the numerous open source BSD variants currently out there. This is an ongoing project and the current status is: adding FreeBSD isos.
Bally Alley - The Astrocade Archive
Bally Alley - The Astrocade Archive
collection
421
ITEMS
34,288
VIEWS
by Bally Alley
collection

eye 34,288

Bally Alley is one of the precious few web sites dedicated exclusively to the Bally Astrocade computer/console. This site is a treasure trove of information for all Bally Astrocade owners, users, programmers and collectors.
Big Blue Disk
Big Blue Disk
collection
135
ITEMS
48,806
VIEWS
collection

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Big Blue Disk was a monthly DOS disk magazine that was published by Softdisk Publishing between 1986 and 1998 (also as "On Disk Monthly" and "Softdisk PC".) It carried various games and applications for DOS as well as reviews and various extras. Some of them were freeware or shareware, or demo versions of commercial programs, but other material was original to the disk magazine.
Topics: ms-dos, dos, software, diskmag
BitHistory.Org Software Collection
BitHistory.Org Software Collection
collection
1,251
ITEMS
250,272
VIEWS
collection

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Software from the Bithistory.org collection.
Bonus Stage
Bonus Stage
collection
111
ITEMS
1,166
VIEWS
by Matt Wilson
collection

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Bonus Stage (abbreviated BS) was an animated Flash action/adventure/comedy series filled with surreal humor, sarcasm, and pop culture references. The cartoon was focused on Joel Dawson, action scientist, and his roommate Phil Argus, a normal person with superpowers who is mostly frustrated and serious. There's Elly Strife, who has a crush on Joel that goes unrequited, aside from Phil's crush on her. Rya Botkins is a robot created by Joel to be Phil's girlfriend; she is a Deadpan Snarker who...
Bus Simulator Indonesia Mods and Models
Bus Simulator Indonesia Mods and Models
collection
415
ITEMS
17,422
VIEWS
collection

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Bus Simulator Indonesia, or BUSSID, is a mobile game developed by Maleo. It comes with 3D graphics and offers two modes, letting you choose your preferred gameplay option to ensure that you're comfortable as you play. Despite being a free-to-play game, this game does not have obstructive ads while you drive.
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
CD and DVD Coverdiscs
collection
6,627
ITEMS
2.8M
VIEWS
by Various
collection

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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
CD-ROM Images
CD-ROM Images
collection
29,609
ITEMS
26.7M
VIEWS
by Various
collection

eye 26.7M

These are images of CD-ROM software that do not have any other major documentation or scans. While they may have useful information, some effort will be required to extract the data.
CD-ROM Movie Press Kits
CD-ROM Movie Press Kits
collection
259
ITEMS
18,547
VIEWS
collection

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CD-ROM-based press and information kits for a variety of media projects and movies. A staple of 1990s movies, these include clips, writings and photographs for use by online sites as well as newspapers.
CD-ROM Software Collection
CD-ROM Software Collection
collection
62,757
ITEMS
79.9M
VIEWS
collection

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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...
CD-ROM Software Library
CD-ROM Software Library
collection
42,605
ITEMS
56.9M
VIEWS
collection

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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...
CD-ROM Today Cover Discs
CD-ROM Today Cover Discs
collection
47
ITEMS
11,265
VIEWS
collection

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CD-ROM Today was an American magazine targeted at computer users. Published from 1993 to 1996 by Imagine Publishing (now Future US), the magazine was initially issued once every other month, before becoming a monthly. Each issue included software and hardware reviews, as well as a CD containing fonts, video and text files, system updaters, freeware and shareware and demo versions of commercial software. Products were included for both Macintosh and Windows PC. CD-ROM Today was the...
CD-ROM User Contributions
CD-ROM User Contributions
collection
141
ITEMS
374,530
VIEWS
collection

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A collection of automatically matched CD-ROM (as well as general disc image) items that are awaiting sorting into other relevant subcollections.
CD-ROM and DVD-ROM Game Press Kits
CD-ROM and DVD-ROM Game Press Kits
collection
721
ITEMS
75,530
VIEWS
collection

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A collection of CDs and DVDs (as well as some accompanying files and texts) provided by game companies for the purposes of press attention. This includes collections of game asset images, screenshots, and descriptions into a CD or DVD. These are not to be confused with game press versions, where a demo or playable game is provided for review and preview; these items only give media for the use of articles.
CDI Press Discs and Prototypes
CDI Press Discs and Prototypes
collection
24
ITEMS
3,414
VIEWS
collection

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From an anonymous donor, this collection of disc images were provided to press outlets for use in reviewing CD-I games and titles. As lead time (time between finishing layout and printing) could be as much as 30 or 60 days, developers often would have to send press versions of the games that were not quite ready. These are a selection of those discs.
CDi Collection
CDi Collection
collection
686
ITEMS
14,036
VIEWS
collection

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A collection of CDi (Interactive CD-ROM) CD-ROMs from the 1990s and 2000s.
COVID-19 Apps
COVID-19 Apps
collection
257
ITEMS
2,845
VIEWS
collection

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COVID-19 Apps
Topics: coronavirus, covid-19, apps
CU Amiga Magazine Coverdiscs
CU Amiga Magazine Coverdiscs
collection
0
ITEMS
50,557
VIEWS
collection

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Cover CD-ROMs from CU Amiga magazine.
Topic: Amiga software
Chip CD-ROM Collection (Various Languages)
Chip CD-ROM Collection (Various Languages)
collection
137
ITEMS
16,051
VIEWS
collection

eye 16,051

A collection of various language cover CD-ROMs containing shareware and programs.
Classic PC Games
Classic PC Games
collection
15,811
ITEMS
16.9M
VIEWS
collection

eye 16.9M

Take a step back in time and revisit your favorite DOS and Windows games. The files available in this collection consist primarily of PC demos, freeware, and shareware. These files are the original releases which will require intermediate to advanced knowledge to install and run on modern operating systems.  Where possible online play is enabled to enjoy the game directly in your browser. New files are added to this collection on a regular basis. Specific news regarding major updates...
Topics: PC Games, Vintage computer games, Windows games, DOS games
Commodore 64 Miscellaneous Contributions
Commodore 64 Miscellaneous Contributions
collection
129
ITEMS
3,740
VIEWS
collection

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Miscellaneous C64 emulations.
Commodore Amiga Compatible CD-ROMs
Commodore Amiga Compatible CD-ROMs
collection
262
ITEMS
514,193
VIEWS
collection

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A collection of CD-ROMs for the Commodore Amiga/CD32/CDTV, primarily from the 1990-2000 era.
Topic: Commodore Amiga
Compatibles PC Magazine CD-ROMs
Compatibles PC Magazine CD-ROMs
collection
32
ITEMS
2,756
VIEWS
collection

eye 2,756

Description Forthcoming
Compilations of Fluxed Disks
Compilations of Fluxed Disks
collection
96
ITEMS
17,041
VIEWS
collection

eye 17,041

Large compilations of fluxed images from various sources. Useful as sources for raw access for analysis and re-integration of materials.
Computer Bild Spiele
Computer Bild Spiele
collection
62
ITEMS
36,363
VIEWS
collection

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Computer Bild Spiele was a monthly released German PC computer game magazine, published by Computer Bild Digital GmbH and Axel Springer SE.
Topic: Computer Bild Spiele
Computer Buyer Magazine Coverdiscs
Computer Buyer Magazine Coverdiscs
collection
40
ITEMS
35,020
VIEWS
collection

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Cover CD-ROMs from the UK magazine Computer Buyer, which ceased publication in 2009.
Topic: coverdiscs
Computer Gaming World Coverdiscs
Computer Gaming World Coverdiscs
collection
46
ITEMS
25,622
VIEWS
collection

eye 25,622

A collection of Cover CD-ROMs from Computer Gaming World magazine.
collection

eye 10,209

CD-ROM Coverdiscs from the US and UK editions of Computer Shopper.
Computers on Tape (Not Computer Tapes)
Computers on Tape (Not Computer Tapes)
collection
257
ITEMS
48,154
VIEWS
collection

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A collection of the documentation, images, and digitized tapes related to a family of machines that provided electronic entertainment primarily based off audio and video tape. This includes the Tiger 2-XL, a tape machine with a robot personality, as well as Tele-Story and other related systems. This approach fell by the wayside with more and more inexpensive solid-state and digital products.
Console Demos
Console Demos
collection
596
ITEMS
33,403
VIEWS
by Demoscene
collection

eye 33,403

The Demoscene has created wonderful programs for all sorts of platforms, including console systems. This collection means to highlight executable-in-browser versions of console-based demos.
Console Living Room
Console Living Room
collection
10,823
ITEMS
59.8M
VIEWS
collection

eye 59.8M

The Internet Archive Console Living Room harkens back to the revolution of the change in the hearth of the home, when the fireplace and later television were transformed by gaming consoles into a center of videogame entertainment. Connected via strange adapters and relying on the television's speaker to put out beeps and boops, these games were resplendent with simple graphics and simpler rules. The home console market is credited with slowly shifting attention from the arcade craze of the...
Console Living Room: APF MP-1000
Console Living Room: APF MP-1000
collection
15
ITEMS
262,459
VIEWS
by APF Electronics
collection

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The APF-MP1000 is an early 8-bit cartridge-based game console released in 1978 by APF Electronics Inc. The controllers are non-detachable joysticks which also have numeric keypads. The APF-MP1000 can only be used with a color TV and comes built-in with the game Rocket Patrol. The APF-MP1000 is a part of the APF Imagination Machine. It is the successor to the APF TV Fun line of first generation consoles. Default Cartridge Backgammon Baseball Blackjack Boxing Bowling Brickdown Catena Casino...
Console Living Room: Amstrad GX-4000
Console Living Room: Amstrad GX-4000
collection
23
ITEMS
58,867
VIEWS
collection

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The GX4000 was Amstrad's short-lived attempt to enter the games console market. The console was released in Europe in 1990 and was an upgraded design based on the then still-popular CPC technology. The GX4000 shared hardware architecture with Amstrad's CPC Plus computer line, which was released concurrently. This allowed the system to be compatible with the majority of CPC Plus software. The GX4000 was both Amstrad's first and only attempt at entering the console market. Although offering...