Our archive of virtual machines is constantly expanding. For legal reasons, the VMs are currently accessible only to our research collaborators. The collection includes:

Mystery House

Apple II, 1982
The original graphics-enabled adventure game for Apple II.


MS-DOS, 1988
Wanderer is a game similar to the old "Boulderdash" or "Repton" games, and was originally written to run under UNIX on text terminals (TVI910 and Wyse60).

Oregon Trail 1.1

Macintosh, 1990
A game designed to teach school children about the realities of 19th century pioneer life on the Oregon Trail. The original pre-Mac version was conceived in 1971 and produced by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) in 1974.

Amortizer Plus 3.01

MS-DOS, 1991
Amortizer calculates loan amortization in a user-friendly, character-cell interface.

Great American History Machine

Windows 3.1, 1991
Visualization software to explore historical American census and election data from the 19th and early 20th centuries. The original version was created in the late 1980s for Carnegie Mellon University's Andrew system.

Air Stripper Design and Costing (ASDC)

MS-DOS, 1993
ASDC enables rapid generation and evaluation of alternative air stripper designs for removal of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from water.


MS-DOS, 1993
The original DOOM First Person Shooter game.

Microsoft Office 4.3

Windows 3.1, 1994
Microsoft Word 6.0c, Excel 5.0c, and PowerPoint 4.0e.

NCSA Mosaic 1.0

Macintosh, 1993
A very early web browser that triggered world-wide awareness of the Internet.

WordPerfect 6.1

Windows 3.1, 1994
Widely used word-processing software before Microsoft Word became dominant.

Netscape Navigator 1.12

Macintosh, 1995
One of the earliest versions of the first commercial web browser.

Preferred orientation package — Los Alamos

MS-DOS, 1995
Texture analysis software package that provides a comprehensive treatment of material texture analysis.

Electronic Anesthesiology Library, 1991-95

Windows 3.1, 1996
A compilation in multimedia format of four journals (Anesthesiology, Anesthesia and Analgesia, British Journal of Anaesthesia, and The Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia). Includes the Knowledge Finder software for searching the journals.

HyperCard 2.4.1

Macintosh, 1998
The last version of Appleā€™s HyperCard multimedia authoring system for Macintosh.

TurboTax 1997

Windows 3.1, 1998
Tax-preparation software for tax year 1997.


Scientific Linux 6.4, 2013
A collection of virtual labs, scenario-based learning activities, tutorials, and concept tests to teach and learn chemistry.

Chaste 3.1

Ubuntu 12.04, 2013
Chaste (Cancer, Heart and Soft Tissue Environment) is a simulation package for computationally demanding problems in biology and physiology.