Windows 95 was certainly a landmark moment in operating system design, bringing the desktop and[スタート]It brought to the PC many of the features we take for granted today, such as buttons.This week, Microsoft unveiled the latest 22H2 update to Windows 10, giving us a glimpse of what Windows 12 is capable of. (opens in new tab) Windows 95 really was All of which are innovative (or if nostalgia makes your memories rosy).
Slack developer Felix Rieseberg has created a cross-platform Windows 95 running app, now at version 3.1.1. (thanks to beta news to bring this to our attention. )
Yes, you can run Doom.
Installed software includes Netscape Navigator and classic games such as Wolfenstein 3D, A10 Tank Killer and Doom. This project demonstrates Electron’s capabilities for creating cross-platform apps with versions for Windows (32-bit, 64-bit, ARM64), Mac (Intel, Apple M1), and Linux (64-bit, ARM64, ARMv7). I’m here.
It works pretty well, but the author admits it’s even better as a native app.
As the third release of the portable OS, this Windows 95 updates to Electron v18 and moves to a new version of v86 virtualized apps that emulate x86 processors. The new version uses the WebAssembly language and also fixes some bugs. You can also add new apps by mounting hard drive images. If you’re using Linux, you can run it with Docker.
On his GitHub page, Rieseberg apologizes for what he’s done, adding: This app is available under an educational license and is not endorsed by Microsoft. Please download from Github (opens in new tab).