Windows 3.0 with Multimedia Extensions 1.0

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Windows 3.0 with Multimedia Extensions 1.0
Basic Information
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Type(s)
Operating System
Status(es)
Unsupported
Microsoft Windows
Predecessor
Windows 3.00a
Successor
Windows 3.1 and Windows for Workgroups 3.1
United Nations International Release Date(s)
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Windows 3.0 with Multimedia Extensions 1.0 is OEM-supplied update to the Windows 3.0 graphical operating system for Tandy's line of x86 multimedia PCs, released by Microsoft Corporation in October 1991. It is based on the previous Windows 3.00a bugfix release.

Features[edit | edit source]

Windows 3.0 with Multimedia Extensions provided a significant revamp of the multimedia capabilities of Windows 3.0. Users could now record and play digital audio (with Stereo support up to 16-bit in depth with a max sampling rate of 44.1 kHz), and use MIDI devices, screensavers and joysticks. Support for CD-ROM drives was also included, and new apps were included, such as a media player and alarm clock.

Minimum Specifications[edit | edit source]

MS-DOSMS-DOS Minimum/Recommended Specifications
Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
Operating System MS-DOS 3.1 or PC-DOS 3.1
CPU Intel-logo.svg 80286
RAM 2 MB
Display VGA
Storage 30 MB
Optical Drive A CD-ROM Drive is Essential if disc-based multimedia capabilities are needed
Notes A Mouse is essential for many multimedia functions.