About PCBox

PCBox is an IBM PC system emulator that specializes in running old operating systems and software designed for IBM PC systems and compatibles from 1981 through fairly recent system designs based on the PCI bus.

PCBox is released under the GNU General Public License, version 2 or later. For more information, see the COPYING file.

The project maintainer is qeeg.

If you need a configuration manager for PCBox, use the 86Box Manager, our officially endorsed PCBox configuration manager, developed by Overdoze (daviunic).


We operate an IRC channel at #pcbox on Libera.chat and a Discord server for discussing anything related to retro computing and, of course, PCBox. We look forward to hearing from you!