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Emulation on MS Windows 3.1x ?

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Reply 100 of 106, by Jo22

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Quick update.

Found a list of emulators at Wikipedia! Haven't thought it has such a thing! ^^

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_compute … ystem_emulators

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Reply 101 of 106, by Jo22

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Quick update.

It might be possible to run more emulators on Win32s by the help of Tos2Win.
In essence, the Atari ST was the spritiual predecessor of a Win 3.x PC, after all.:

TOS consisted of CP/M 68k core and GEM environment, which share some similarities with DOS+Windows.
CP/M 68k, being CP/M, used a similar design like DOS, while GEM had similar APIs (VDI vs GDI).

This makes me wonder if it is possible to run, say, an ancient Mac 68k emulator on Tos2Win.
Since both use the Motorola 68000 CPU, there should be no "emulation inside emulation" speed penalty.

Edit: Some emulators for TOS/GEM are listed at this Atari page: https://www.atariuptodate.de/en/emulators/

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Reply 102 of 106, by Jo22

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Quick update.

Found a few more emulators.
I'll also update the older postings occasionally, by the way. 😀
Otherwise things become too messy, I'm afraid.

Please, if you have any recommendations, questions or ideas, please let me know.

Feel free to post your finds also;
as long as it is somehow related to emulation on Win 3.1x or Win32s, it's fine. 😀

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Reply 103 of 106, by Stiletto

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Jo22 wrote on 2020-10-01, 02:16:

Quick update.

Found a list of emulators at Wikipedia! Haven't thought it has such a thing! ^^

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_compute … ystem_emulators

Interesting list! 😀

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Reply 104 of 106, by quovadis11

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Jo22 wrote on 2020-10-01, 02:16:

Quick update.

Found a list of emulators at Wikipedia! Haven't thought it has such a thing! ^^

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_compute … ystem_emulators

Oh... such A LOT of emulators out there...

Reply 105 of 106, by Jo22

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Stiletto wrote on 2020-10-05, 02:49:
Jo22 wrote on 2020-10-01, 02:16:

Quick update.

Found a list of emulators at Wikipedia! Haven't thought it has such a thing! ^^

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_compute … ystem_emulators

Interesting list! 😀

quovadis11 wrote on 2020-10-05, 12:23:
Jo22 wrote on 2020-10-01, 02:16:

Quick update.

Found a list of emulators at Wikipedia! Haven't thought it has such a thing! ^^

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_compute … ystem_emulators

Oh... such A LOT of emulators out there...

Thank! 😁 I've found a few more, even though they are less recent.:
https://www.vincenzoscarpa.it/biblioteca/retr … /emulators1.htm
https://www.vincenzoscarpa.it/biblioteca/retr … /emulators2.htm
https://www.vincenzoscarpa.it/biblioteca/retr … /emulators3.htm

The owner of the site also has another, wiki -like database of emulators (English/Italian).
He also wrote some short stories (Italian), which I would describe as bitter/sweet.
https://www.vincenzoscarpa.it

Last, but not least, I came across another emulator list.
It's kind of chart/table like, but has direct download links of old emulators (file names/full path):
http://terataki.fortunecity.ws/emulators/emul_table.html

I found it by accident when I looked for vMac v0.17 and vMac v0.18a for Windows originally.
What's funny/interesting, some of these old links work with in the wayback machine.

However, and now it gets interesting: Searching for the direct links gives a 1997 result sometimes! 😀
If you're asking wayback for a complete listing of the url, though, it won't display any results before 1998..

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Reply 106 of 106, by Jo22

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Quick update.

Not really an emulator by definition, but WinCLI is a nice command prompt simulator.
It can run on systems such as Wabi, for example, which do not support DOS programs out of box.

But yes, it's a bit of a far stretch really.
The expression of that anime character says it all.. 😉

You find the shareware version in this thread over here:
Running "MS-DOS prompt" in Windows 3.11 at 1.5MB RAM

PS: There are (or rather: were) also WINCMD and WinDOS.
See Win 3.1 utilities - WINCMD 1.4, instant exit?

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