dosbox-staging is an attempt to revitalize DOSBox's development process. It's not a rewrite, but a continuation and improvement on the existing DOSBox codebase while leveraging modern development tools and practices.


A summary of technical and feature differences is here.

Planned features are recorded in the backlog.


Relationship to DOSBox

dosbox-staging is separate from and not supported by the SourceForge-hosted DOSBox project or its development team, the DOSBox Team.

We acknowledge and are thankful for the work shared by all DOSBox contributors.


This project is maintained by the dosbox-staging team.

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