DESKTOP2 – A Graphical User Interface for DOS
DESKTOP is a graphical user interface for DOS, which ones used to be a commercial shell like MS-Windows™ 3.0 or GEOS™. However, due to the dominance of MS-Windows 95, we were forced to stop publishing the program, so it's free now…
DESKTOP is somewhat in the middle between MS-Windows and Norton Commander™, and mainly consists of the following components:
Download & Installation
Just click on one of the links in the Ready-to-install section to download a compressed copy of the distribution disk. Before you may start to install DESKTOP, you need to unpack the files (e.g.
The command to start DESKTOP after the installation is
Instead of preying how great and handy this program is, I decided to let the users tell you what they think about DESKTOP2 ;-) :i love your gui!!! it's great! my only problem is that i can't read german so i am forced to navigate using either trial-and-error or my trusty german-english dictionary (which is not well equipped at translating computer jargon!!) anyway, this is probably a lost cause and i understand you not wanting to go through all the hassel of translating it -- i was just wondering!! but all the same, great job!! it's a wonderful piece of software!!
Michael MooreI came across your "Desktop" program and thought it was excellent. However, despite my name, I don't speak German! Which is a pity because "desktop" is the best DOS shell and a better file manager than Windows FileManager or Explorer.
K.H. von KaufmannI have just downloaded a copy of Desktop v2.61 and found this to be an excellent program. Keep up the good work.
The English language release (1998) is due to the great job of the guys listed below: