16-bit version

16-bit version

A program that runs in a 16-bit environment. It typically referred to a program that was written for a DOS or Windows 3.1 PC in contrast with a 32-bit version that was written for Windows 95/98 or Windows NT. See 16-bit computing.
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In anticipation of the launch of the Borderlands 2, which hits store shelves on Sept 21, developer Gearbox has launched a free to play 16-bit version of the game.
In fact, the application should be specifically written to run on the OS and not simply modified from a prior 16-bit version.
However, I should note -- and this is very important -- that neither it nor a decoded version will be as absolutely accurate as a properly dithered, old-fashioned, 16-bit version.
A 16-bit version (65,000 gray levels) is available at additional cost and may be preferred for some imaging applications such as measuring accurate star brightnesses.
The current Windows package is a 16-bit version that runs under Windows 3.
x of HotDocs for Windows is available in a 16-bit version as this article is being written and probably in a 32-bit version around the time this article is published.
MICROSOFT chairman Bill Gates on whether the 16-bit version of OS/2 will be "squeezed out" by the arrival this year of Windows 3.
The M16C/20 is a low-power, low pin count, low-cost 16-bit version of the M16C/60.
Until now, Net2Phone was only available in a 16-bit version, restricting new developments and flexibility within the application.
WinHelp 2000 will first be available in a 32-bit version for Windows NT and Windows 95 and later in a 16-bit version for Windows 3.