This download package contains all the files of the original release including all example files and demos! For a complete list of files and a short description of each file, look in PACKING.LST.txt. Loads of extensions available, especially for game development, but also for applications: Move to download section Libraries for details.
Quickbasic Extended 7.1 PDS (Professional Development System) aka QBX: The last version of QuickBasic; it has a few slight improvements on QB 4.5 and alot of database commands (powerful built-in ISAM database routines) plus some extras.
This is a handy tool which copies the selected versions of BASIC (QBasic 1.1, QuickBASIC 4.5, QuickBASIC Extended 7.1 and/or Visual Basic for DOS) with just a few clicks to your hard drive and creates configuration files and shortcuts.
Requirements: DOSBox, Windows XP or higher (Tested with Windows XP and Windows 10).
For more information, refer to QBasic with DOSBox, Part 4
That will work on all newer Windows OS's (x86 and 64bit) such as Windows 7, 8 or Vista:
This package contains DOS 6.22 with pre-installed QBasic 1.1, QuickBasic 4.5,
QuickBasic Extended 7.1 and VisualBasic for DOS
1. Download and install VM Player
2. Download and unpack MS-DOS 6.22
Start VM Player and run MS-DOS 6.22; when asked whether it was copied or moved, select moved.
Now you'll have four options:
1. Run QBasic 1.1 (Interpreter only):
• Simply type in: "qbasic" (always without quotes) and hit [ENTER]
2. Run QuickBasic 4.5 (Compiler):
• type in: "cd qb45" - [ENTER]
• type in: "qb" - [ENTER]
3. Run Quickbasic Extended 7.1 PDS (Professional Development System) aka QBX:
• type in: "cd qbx\bin" - [ENTER]
• type in: "qbx" - [ENTER]
4. Run Visual Basic for DOS:
• type in: "cd vbdos" - [ENTER]
• type in: "vbdos" - [ENTER]
Download MS-DOS 6.22 now by clicking the Download Button below!
Visual Basic Programming System for MS-DOS. This package comes with a number of demonstration and utility programs written in Basic. Visual Basic 1 is also available for Windows at: Windows Compiler
QBasic 4.5 - german version: For further information see english description above.
QBasic is an IDE and interpreter based on QuickBasic. Please note: an Interpreter translates and evaluate/run the source code immediately. In other words: QBasic cannot generate standalone executables (*.exe programs). To create *.exe files, you'll need a Compiler: look at QuickBASIC Compiler and Windows Compiler.
Rapid-Q is a GUI & CONSOLE BASIC-like (semi-OO) structured programming language but with a lot of additional features. The "Q" represents the resemblance to the language QBasic.
Visual Basic 1 for Windows: Visual Basic is a "visual programming" environment for developing Windows applications. Visual Basic makes it possible to develop complicated applications quickly, easily,and visually. Features include a drag-and-drop control toolbox, codeless UI creation, and an event-oriented programming model. Visual Basic 1 is also available for DOS at: DOS Compiler
XBasic v6.2.3 is a clean, powerful, and complete programming language for Windows. This is the final version of XBasic from 2002 and has been developed for 32bit operating systems, e.g. Windows 95 or Windows XP. The installation process does not alter Windows system registry.