File transfer / Kermit


File transfer with Kermit

But then there's "Kermit". In my 40 years on the computer I have already "experienced" many programs. Kermit is one of the best. Chapeau! It connects worlds, computer worlds! Kermit runs with me for example on the IBM PC, XT, 80286, 80386, PII and on the Kaypro 10.

Kermit connects almost all old computer worlds. Under this link you will find everything about it. That's all there is to it.


The following two Kermit versions are very early and simple versions, which are very similar in syntax, but differ slightly from the later MS-DOS Kermit syntax (Example: set baud / set speed.

KERMIT-86 is a program that implements the KERMIT file transfer protocol for the IBM PC and several other machines using the same processor family (Intel 8088 or 8086) and operating system family under PC-DOS or MS-DOS (henceforth referred to collectively as MS-DOS), versions 1.1, 2.0, and 2.1.
from: Manual PCKERMIT