Windows Vista: List of all compatible programs available
Microsoft released a list of all the programs that have been checked for the compatibility with Windows Vista.
Before Service Pack 1 was released a lot of programs didn’t run on Windows Vista based systems. Now the “Windows Vista Application Compatibility Downloadable List for IT Professionals” gives 3995 programs that don’t cause problems with Vista.
This list contains software that has been marked with “Certified for Windows Vista” or “Works with Windows Vista” by Microsoft. Additionally there are those programs that have been reported to be Vista compatible by their developers.
You can check all the applications in the Windows Vista Compatibility Center.