GEM3 Desktop System Font

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"Graphic Environment Manager / GEM" was a GUI developed by Digital Research Inc. Similar programs, such as Apple's Lisa/Macintosh interface and Microsoft Windows, were all 'inspired' by the groundbreaking work at Xerox PARC Labs in the 1970s. Used primarily with CP/M operating systems as well as a series of Atari ST computers, later versions also ran on top of MS-DOS. This font is from GEM version 3.13 (April 14, 1989) for MS-DOS, and includes lots of DOS and Windows characters...
Info: Created on 17th August 2010 . Last edited on 19th September 2010.
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Comment by Goatmeal 22nd August 2010
WOW People actually used this?! This was, like, before I was born! 10/10+fav
Comment by Noah (winty5) 28th May 2014
@winty5: This was the system in use when I first started playing around with PCs back in the 80s. It seemed pretty good ... and then Windows came along and a whole new world opened up.
Comment by p2pnut 28th May 2014
@winty5 - @p2pnut is correct; programs like this were very helpful in providing graphical "shortcuts" is the days of DOS! :^)
Comment by Goatmeal 28th May 2014

Interesting how this differs to the later Atari ST font that looks like DIN Condensed.

Comment by gingerbeardman Mon, 29th June

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