By Delia / Last update February 23, 2022

Since the introduction of Windows, DOS has long been eliminated from the mainstream. After all, the graphical interface is so convenient compared to the complex operation in DOS. But if you still have a need for DOS, FreeDOS 1.3, the first update after 6 years, is worth a try. You can download it by clicking here.

Microsoft's MS-DOS system is not updated for a long time, and FreeDOS is an open source DOS system that compatible with Microsoft MS-DOS. It can run classic DOS games, software, or for embedded development. After all, some areas still need DOS.


The last time FreeDOS released a new system was in December 2016, when version 1.2 was launched. After 6 years, it is now finally back with version 1.3, which adds support for various software and game packages, and uses compression technology to make the capacity cut in half, making it more convenient for floppy disk users.

freedos 1.3

FreeDOS supports CD and USB installation, only 20MB of space is needed for the normal version, and the capacity is only 275MB if the full version is pre-installed with software and games. you can download it and give it a try.