Types Of Operating System

Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, and Linux are three well-known examples of this type of system. Multi-user operating systems allow multiple users to simultaneously use the resources on a single computer. Unix is an example of a multi-user operating system Advertisements

Windows 10

Windows 10 A version of the Windows NT operating system Windows 10 version 1607, showing the Start menu and Action Center Developer Microsoft Released to manufacturing July 15, 2015;  General availability July 29, 2015;  Latest release 1607 (10.0.14393.447) Latest preview 1607 (10.0.14977.1000) Update method Windows Update, Windows Store, Windows Server Update Services Platforms IA-32, x86-64, ARM, ARM64 … More Windows 10


Developer Community Written in Primarily C and assembly OS family Unix-like Working state Current Source model Mainly open-source, proprietary software is also available. Initial release September 17, 1991; 25 years ago Marketing target Personal computers, mobile devices, embedded devices, servers, mainframes, supercomputers Available in Multilingual Platforms Alpha, ARC, ARM, AVR32, Blackfin, C6x, ETRAX CRIS, FR-V, H8/300, … More Linux


Developer Apple Inc. Written in C C++ Objective-C Swift OS family Macintosh Unix Working state Current Source model Closed source (with open source components) Initial release March 24, 2001 Latest release 10.12.1 (Build 16B2555) (October 25, 2016) Marketing target Personal computing Available in 34 languages Update method Mac App Store (10.8+) Software Update (10.0–10.7) Platforms x86-64 (10.4.7+) … More macOS

Microsoft Windows

Developer Microsoft Written in C, C++, Assembly Working state Publicly released Source model Closed / shared source Initial release November 20, 1985; 31 years ago, as Windows 1.0 Latest release 1607 (10.0.14393.222) (September 29, 2016) Latest preview 1607 (10.0.14971.1000) (November 17, 2016) Marketing target Personal computing Available in 137 languages Update method Windows Update Windows Anytime Upgrade Windows … More Microsoft Windows