Do you miss playing some of the old DOS-based games? Like Duke Nukem? Wolf 3D? The Kingdom of Kroz? iOS doesn’t usually support DOS games, but this app is available for iOS. There is an easy way to play them on your iPhone or iPad, using a DOS emulator called iDOS. idos emulator

A DOSBox port, iDOS has several of the best DOS-based games ever released.

How to Download iDOS:

Direct Download Link

You can’t get iDOS from the app store, but there is a very simple way to get it. iDOS version 2.0 is an open-source and free emulator with full support for PC keyboards, mouse, multiple screen mode and much more and it offers high-speed emulation. Officially, the app supports Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.

  1. Download TweakBox onto your iPhone or iPad
  2. Launch the app and search for iDOS 
  3. Install it, following the on-screen instructions.

TweakBox is one of the best alternative app stores for iOS, packed with 3rd-party games and apps, emulators like iDOS, and a whole lot more, and it’s all for free.

iDOS Emulator Features:

  • Full support for landscape and portrait mode with floating control
  • Compatibility with PC keyboard, mouse, joystick, gamepad, etc.
  • Force an aspect ratio of 4:3 idos emulator
  • Floating gamepad that you can customize
  • Batch file program launcher
  • Virtual Mouse, Joystick and Gamepad
  • Free to download and use
  • Lots of other features

Before you go ahead and download this, because this is a DOS emulator, you must have some basic knowledge of the DOS command line, and you must NOT use the ‘exit’ command. You can get more details on this app at GitHub.


If you already use this app, before you update to the latest version, think very carefully – the update disables iTunes Sharing, it fixes crash issues with iOS 9, along with a keyboard CTRL key issue, and it also disables landscape mode on the iPhone.

There is also a concern that Apple may pull the app at any time, so download it now before you lose it again. Download iDOS today before it disappears from the app store again and tell us what you think of the app. For more tips like this, follow us on Facebook.