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TOSEC: The Old School Emulation Center

The Old School Emulation Center (TOSEC) is a retrocomputing initiative dedicated to the cataloging and preservation of software, firmware and resources for microcomputers, minicomputers and video game consoles. The main goal of the project is to catalog and audit various kinds of software and firmware images for these systems.

As of release 2012-09-15, TOSEC catalogs over 200 unique computing platforms and continues to grow. As of this time the project had identified and cataloged 466,396 different software images/sets, consisting of over 3.60TB of software, firmware and resources.

The initiative was founded on 18 January 2000, with the first official TOSEC website going live 18 August 2000, by a Dutch retrocomputing enthusiast using the pseudonym "Grendel". While the original founder of TOSEC has since ceased to have an involvement in the initiative, a dedicated team of volunteers continue to expand and contribute to the project.

The goal of the TOSEC project is to maintain a database of all software and firmware images for all microcomputers, minicomputers and video game consoles. In addition to this, the project also catalogs other computing and gaming resources such as software and hardware manuals, magazine scans and computing catalogs.

Using this data, TOSEC can provide quality assurance and auditing tools for cataloging and validating software images (such as ROM chip images, CD images and floppy disk images etc.) and computing resources (such as manuals and magazines).

The TOSEC database contains detailed information on images of hundreds of thousands of ROMs, EEPROMs, optical discs, magnetic disks, magnetic tapes, document scans, and other sundry media and individual files.

To understand the conventions of the TOSEC filenames, please read the TOSEC Naming Standards Document. (Current version: 2011-08-27)

This mirror of TOSEC material is being maintained by Jason Scott. The TOSEC main site is located at http://www.tosecdev.org/.

 Platform Name Revision Browse Collection
Acorn Electron2012-04-23BROWSE
Acorn Archimedes2012-04-23BROWSE
Amiga CD322012-04-23BROWSE
Amiga CDTV2012-04-23BROWSE
Amstrad GX40002012-04-23BROWSE
Apple I2012-04-23BROWSE
Apple II2012-04-23BROWSE
Apple IIgs2012-04-23BROWSE
Apple III2012-04-23BROWSE
Apple Lisa2012-04-23BROWSE
Applied Technology Micro Bee2012-04-23BROWSE
Amstrad CPC2012-04-23BROWSE
Atari 8-bit Series2012-04-23BROWSE
Atari ST2012-04-23BROWSE
Bally Professional Arcade & Astrocade2012-04-23BROWSE
Bandai Wonderswan2012-04-23BROWSE
Bandai Wonderswan Color2012-04-23BROWSE
Camputers Lynx2012-04-23BROWSE
Coleco ADAM2012-04-23BROWSE
ColecoVision2012-04-23BROWSE
Commodore Amiga2012-04-10BROWSE
Commodore C-1282012-04-10BROWSE
Commodore C16, C116 & Plus-42012-04-10BROWSE
Commodore C-642012-04-23BROWSE
Commodore C-652012-04-23BROWSE
Commodore MAX2012-04-23BROWSE
Commodore PET2012-04-23BROWSE
Commodore VIC-202012-04-23BROWSE
DEC PDP-122012-04-23BROWSE
Dragon Data Dragon2012-04-23BROWSE
Elektronika BK-001-4112012-04-23BROWSE
Emerson Arcadia 20012012-04-23BROWSE
Epoch Super Cassette Vision2012-04-23BROWSE
ETL Mark IV2012-04-23BROWSE
Front Fareast Magic Drive2012-04-23BROWSE
Galaksija Galaksija2012-04-23BROWSE
IBM PC Compatibles2012-04-23BROWSE
Interact Family Computer2012-04-23BROWSE
Kaypro II2012-04-23BROWSE
Luxor ABC 8002012-04-23BROWSE
Magnavox Odyssey 22012-04-23BROWSE
Mattel Aquarius2012-04-23BROWSE
MSX MSX2+2012-04-23BROWSE
NEC PC 82012012-04-23BROWSE
NEC PC-Engine/TurboGrafx 162012-04-23BROWSE
NEC SuperGrafx2012-04-23BROWSE
NCR Decision Mate V2012-04-23BROWSE
OpenPandora Pandora2012-04-23BROWSE
Pel Varazdin Orao2012-04-23BROWSE
Robotron Z10132012-04-23BROWSE
Processor Technology SOL-202012-04-23BROWSE
Sega 32x2012-04-13BROWSE
Sega Game Gear2012-04-13BROWSE
Sega Mark III/Master System2012-04-13BROWSE
Sega Pico2012-04-13BROWSE
Sega Super Control Station2012-04-23BROWSE
Sega Visual Memory Unit2012-04-23BROWSE
Sharp MZ-7002012-04-23BROWSE
Sinclair ZX812012-04-23BROWSE
Sinclair ZX Spectrum2012-04-23BROWSE
Tandy TRS-80 Color Computer2012-04-23BROWSE
University of Cambridge EDSAC2012-04-23BROWSE
University of Tokyo PC-12012-04-23BROWSE
VTech Laser 3102012-04-23BROWSE
Wang VS2012-04-23BROWSE
Watara Supervision2012-04-23BROWSE

The following systems are in the process of being described/prettified, but can be accessed currently.

 Platform Name Revision Browse Collection
Acorn BBC2012-04-23BROWSE
Altos Computer Systems ACS-80002012-04-23BROWSE
Altos Computer Systems Series 52012-04-23BROWSE
Bondwell Model 22012-04-23BROWSE
Casio CFX-98502012-04-23BROWSE
Creatronic Mega Duck & Cougar Boy2012-04-23BROWSE
Cybiko Cybiko2012-04-23BROWSE
Cyiko Xtreme2012-04-23BROWSE
DEC PDP-102012-04-23BROWSE
DEC PDP-112012-04-23BROWSE
DEC PDP-12012-04-23BROWSE
DEC PDP-72012-04-23BROWSE
DEC PDP-82012-04-23BROWSE
DEC PDP-92012-04-23BROWSE
Elektronika BK-0010-0011M2012-04-23BROWSE
Elektronska Industrija Nis PECOM 32 & 642012-04-23BROWSE
Enterprise 64 and 1282012-04-23BROWSE
Entex Adventure Vision2012-04-23BROWSE
ETL Mark II2012-04-23BROWSE
ETL Mark IV A2012-04-23BROWSE
Exelvision Exeltel2012-04-23BROWSE
Exelvision EXL 1002012-04-23BROWSE
Exidy Sorcerer2012-04-23BROWSE
Fairchild VES and Channel F2012-04-23BROWSE
Fujitsu FM Towns2012-04-23BROWSE
Fuji Photo Film FUJIC2012-04-23BROWSE
Funtech Super Acan2012-04-23BROWSE
Galaksija Galaksija Plus2012-04-23BROWSE
GCE Vectrex2012-04-23BROWSE
Hewlett-Packard HP-482012-04-23BROWSE
Hewlett-Packard HP-492012-04-23BROWSE
HomeLab Brailab2012-04-23BROWSE
HomeLab HomeLab2012-04-23BROWSE
Jupiter Cantab Jupiter Ace2012-04-23BROWSE
Luxor ABC 802012-04-23BROWSE
Luxor Video Entertainment System2012-04-23BROWSE
Matra Hachette Alice 322012-04-23BROWSE
Matsushita National JR2012-04-23BROWSE
Mattel Intellivision2012-04-23BROWSE
Memotech MTX2012-04-23BROWSE
Microkey Primo2012-04-23BROWSE
MITS Altair 88002012-04-23BROWSE
MSX MSX22012-04-23BROWSE
MSX MSX2012-04-23BROWSE
MSX TurboR2012-04-23BROWSE
NASCOM 1 and 22012-04-23BROWSE
NEC PC 60012012-04-23BROWSE
NEC PC 80012012-04-23BROWSE
NEC PC 88012012-04-23BROWSE
NEC PC 88VA2012-04-23BROWSE
NEC PC 98012012-04-23BROWSE
NEC PC 98212012-04-23BROWSE
Osborne OSBORNE 1 & Executive2012-04-23BROWSE
Philips P20002012-04-23BROWSE
Philips Videopac+2012-04-23BROWSE
Pioneer Laseractive2012-04-23BROWSE
Radio-86RK Apogej BK-012012-04-23BROWSE
Radio-86RK Mikro-802012-04-23BROWSE
Radio-86RK Mikrosha2012-04-23BROWSE
Radio-86RK Partner-01-012012-04-23BROWSE
Radio 86RK2012-04-23BROWSE
Radio-86RK YuT-882012-04-23BROWSE
RCA Chip 82012-04-23BROWSE
RCA Studio 22012-04-23BROWSE
RCA Superchip2012-04-23BROWSE
Robotron KC Compact2012-04-23BROWSE
Robotron Z9001 & KC85 12012-04-23BROWSE
SABA Videoplay2012-04-23BROWSE
Sam Coupe2012-04-23BROWSE
Sega Computer 30002012-04-23BROWSE
Sega Game 10002012-04-23BROWSE
Sega Megadrive and Genesis2012-04-13BROWSE
Sharp X12012-04-23BROWSE
Sharp X680002012-04-23BROWSE
Sinclair QL2012-04-23BROWSE
SNK NeoGeo Pocket2012-04-23BROWSE
Sony Pocketstation2012-04-23BROWSE
Sord M52012-04-23BROWSE
Super Famicom and Super Entertainment System2012-04-14BROWSE
Tangerine Microtan 652012-04-23BROWSE
Tangerine Oric 1 and Atmos2012-04-23BROWSE
Tesla PMD 852012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments CC-402012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments TI-732012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments TI-802012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments TI-812012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments TI-822012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments TI-832012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments TI-852012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments TI-862012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments TI-892012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments TI-922012-04-23BROWSE
Texas Instruments TI-99/4a2012-04-23BROWSE
Thomson M052012-04-23BROWSE
Thomson TO72012-04-23BROWSE
Thomson TO82012-04-23BROWSE
Tiger Game.Com2012-04-23BROWSE
Tomy Tutor and Pyuuta2012-04-23BROWSE
Tsukuda Original Othello Multivision2012-04-23BROWSE
Visual Technology Visual 10502012-04-23BROWSE
VTech Laser 2001 & CreatiVision2012-04-23BROWSE
VTech Laser 2002012-04-23BROWSE

The TOSEC development team releases information on their software classifications in the form of data (DAT) files on a regular basis. The last few releases are linked here, with additional sets kept on record indefinitely.

 Dataset Name Link to Dataset
TOSEC - DAT Pack - Complete (2001) (TOSEC-v2012-12-28) (December 2012)2012-12-28
TOSEC - DAT Pack - Complete (1996) (TOSEC-v2012-09-15) (September 2012)2012-09-15

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This is the ultimate, most complete ZX Spectrum files set that have ever been! This set contains:  - All files that were in TOSEC;  - All files from www.worldofspectrum.org which were never in TOSEC before;  - All modern homebrews up to September 2017;  - Demos from pouet.net;  - Games which took part in Crap Games Competition;  - Rare hacks and compilations.   Provided by Lady Eklipse with love to all ZX Spectrum community. 31. October, 2017 If you want an easy way to sort these files...
Topics: ZX Spectrum, TOSEC, Games, Sinclair
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