Mirsoft.info - World of Game Music and Games
Mirsoft.info - World of Game Music

» Game music base
» General info
» Game Music Reviews
» Musicians list
» Game music formats
» Music records list
» Games list
» Platforms list
» Manual
» Back Home

You are currently not logged in
Log In / Register

Online Since 1999.
Last updated: 13.March, 2016.
Made in Slovakia.
Contact info
Slovak version

Platform info    Games list   

PC Windows

Type: Computer (OS)
Publisher: Microsoft
Firstly released in: United States
First release: 1993
Release and compatibility details: This Operating system includes games compatible with Windows 3.1, 95, 98, 2000, ME, XP

Success and unsuccess:

Most popular years: 1998-now
Most popular countries: USA, Europe
Amount of games in database: 8308 (list)
Amount of music records in database: 520 (list)
Amount of downloadable MOD tunes: 63 (list)
Amount of downloadable MIDI tunes: 175 (list)
Importance on the market in the most popular years: Very high

Characteristics:

After success of MS DOS, Microsoft continued to develop new generation of operating systems based on graphical user interface, called "Windows". The system was intended for use with PC computer, which have become main home computer platform during the time. Because of high possibilities to upgrade every hardware component, the configuration changed a lot in the time, and games had still bigger and bigger hardware requirements too. PC with Windows OS is most common home computing platform until today.

Media for games have migrated from 3.5" HD Floppy disks to CD, on years 1994-1995 and from year 1996 have games almost without exception been distributed on CD mediums.

Games and music info:

Most common media for storing games: CD
Average packed game size: 650 MB (size of one CD)
Music formats: WAV / Redbook Audio / MP3, MOD / XM / S3M / IT, MID

Emulation info:

Emulating Windows on Windows would be a bit funny, hehe :)

This emulation info was written on 13.December 2002. (This time is very important, because emulation info very depends on the time it was written - emulators can improve a lot after this time..).

Record created/updated: 26. February 2016.
Something wrong with these data? - Write corrections / additions to Game Music Base
Upload MOD/MIDI game music to this music record - if you have music to World of Game Mids/Mods archives
Write other feedback/comments to this record - for other comments/suggestions
Information provided here may not be accurate and are provided only as an informative resource, without any warranty.