Data Management

Dinosaur Sightings: DOS File Managers


The Norton Commander came with more than 30 file viewers that allowed you to view anything from an ASCII text file to a Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet.

Just to name a few:  WordPerfect, Dbase, Word, Write, Works, Wordstar, Xywrite, Excel, Symphony, Quattro, Rbase, Paradox, Foxbase, Clipper, Reflex

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