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GEM 3.11 was the last commercial version of GEM. Except for a couple
of enhancements there is very little difference between this version and
The desktop is exactly the same as that in GEM 2.0.
There is now a preference for date and time formats.
The Output application has been enhanced and looks much fancier now.
And that is all that is new in GEM 3.11.
To pad things out, here are a couple more examples of applications
running under GEM 3.11. This is the GEM Draw application.
This is 1st Word Plus, a word processor for GEM.
Although GEM 3.11 was the last commercial version, Digital Research
continued development of GEM as a graphical runtime for several DOS based
applications. Improvements included a 3D appearance and extra interface
The source code was later released to the public where various GEM fans
and supporters produced updated versions that restored much of the original
functionality. This is a screen shot of OpenGEM, one such release.