Older operating systems can now run from the browser

older operating systems that can now be run from the browser

From PC / DOS to OS X Tiger.

Although the first operating systems dating back to the 50s, it was not until the 80s that personal computers appeared and became popular. It’s been 34 years since the initial release of IBM PC / DOS, and 30 years since the release of Windows 1.0 .

Today the great power of modern browsers allow us to execute complex programs tab in a simple two operating systems including those that have several decades of antiquity or even the famous Windows XP still holds more than 10% of global marked despite not offer support for quite a while.

The following are complete emulators that allow you to run several of the normal functions of these systems, and others are just a virtual representation of the desk as a walk.


 old operating systems in browser

The Amiga 500 was a personal computer launched in 1987 with the operating system AmigaOS 1.2 or 1.3 . Christian Stefansen has created an online emulator offering a demo of the OS running on that computer eighties, and has many popular games machine.


 operating systems in browser

In PCE.js you can run multiple operating systems from the classic browser. This consists of an emulator of 286 IBM PC running PC DOS 5 . Get ready to rock with 640K of RAM available.

Windows 1.0

old operating systems in browser

In the same place where you have the emulator PC / DOS demos get an IBM PC XT (Model 5160) running Windows 1.0 . You have 10 MB of virtual hard drive, RAM and 256 KB of memory.

Mac OS System 6

 old operating system

In PCE.js also they have a demo emulating a classic Macintosh running Mac OS System 6 and have 28 different games to try. If you want something more modern, you can try Mac OS System 7 (ja).

Mac OS 8.6

old operating system

Want to try Mac in the times when you could use Internet Explorer on it? Thanks to this virtual desktop can do. It is a pretty simple demo, there are many things you can do, but one look at desktop and some applications.

VirtualDesktop also get complete desktops like this one: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Mac OS 9.2, Mac OS X and OS X Tiger .

Windows XP

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From TotalEmulator can run a fairly functional versions of several Windows Vista, XP, 2000, 98 and ME . Unlike the Virtual Desktop offering, these let you access more than the desktop.


 operating systems in browser

This is a bonus, if you did not know, for several years there is a web demo of the current version of Ubuntu that allows you to test the basic functions of the Linux distribution without having to install anything. It is just another proof of the great power of modern browsers.


Older operating systems can now run from the browser
Source: english  
February 1, 2016

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