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Microsoft Small Basic 1.0

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  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: Application
  • Language: English

A simplified programming language and environment to help teach programming to beginners.

  • Microsoft Small Basic is a project that is aimed at making computer programming accessible to beginners. The project comprises a simple programming language that gathers inspiration from the original BASIC programming language; a modern and attractive programming environment; and rich, extensible libraries. Together they make programming fun for kids and adults alike.
    Use Small Basic 1.0 for Windows XP and earlier operating systems. For Windows Vista, Windows 7, and newer operating systems, use the latest version of Small Basic.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

FileSHA1 HashSize
SmallBasic.msibdb637db79217b5c9b7fc6ac7020c57a72a61d194.90 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

    • .Net Framework 3.5SP1

Installation Instructions

    1. Download and Install Microsoft Small Basic.
    2. Launch by clicking the Microsoft Small Basic program shortcut.

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