This post has nothing to do with games but with commerical apps re-released for free download.
Xbasic is a Basic compiler for Windows/Linux. It was originally sold as commerical software but it was re-released as open source several years ago. The original re-release of Xbasic is at http://www.maxreason...asic/share.html
(this is the original Xbasic release. The downloads here are very old).
contains the new releases of Xbasic which is being worked on by people since it is open-source.
Borland has re-released their old commerical programming software for free download. The progs are:
Turbo Pascal v5.5
Turbo C++ version 1.01
Turbo C version 2.01
Turbo Pascal v3.02
Turbo Pascal v1.0
These are old programming languages but it's great that Borland is releasing a part of history. These are famous programming softwares & these can be downloaded from http://bdn.borland.com/museum/
, you have to register with Borland (for free) to be able to download these classic programming softwares.
Watcom C/C++ which used to be commerical software is now open-source. You can get downloads of this prog at http://www.openwatcom.org/
Borland has also released their commerical programming software called C++ Builder for free. This is the command line version which means that if you don't like typing in commands to compile your source code, you will have to download an IDE. The downloads for this prog are at http://www.borland.com/products/downloads/...d_cbuilder.html
, there are several downloads, you want to click on the link which says compiler.
The BD Software C Compiler has been re-released as public domain. This is a C compiler released in 1979 for CP/M-80 systems. Yes, I know this is an old compiler for a very old comp/os but it a part of history & the author has made it public domain (in 2002). The prog's downloads are at http://www.bdsoft.co...urces/bdsc.html