GEOS/GeoWorks 1.x

edited July 2020 in Product Comments

imageGEOS/GeoWorks 1.x

GeoWorks is a graphical environment and application suite for DOS. GEOS for the IBM PC (PC/GEOS) was a huge advancement over the earlier-8 bit Apple II and Commodore 64 GEOS products. Although the PC versions runs on top of DOS, it is sometimes considered an Operating System. Notably, PC/GEOS was used as a graphical runtime for the America Online DOS client. The GeoWorks suites include the applications GeoWrite, GeoDraw, GeoManager, GeoPlanner, GeoDex, and GeoComm. GeoWorks later became NewDeal Office and then Breadbox Ensemble.

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  • Thanks for this! I'd completely forgotten about GeoWorks until I saw a video on YouTube recently. Brings back memories. Seems like it wasn't that popular, if it's only had a handful of downloads...
  • @rymix
    Yeah that's sad, someone should revive this GUI, it had a lot of potential for its time.
  • GEOS source code is released. Someone should port and renovate.
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