Here We Present top list of best operating system for Desktop PCs and Laptops. We have made this list based on the features and availablity of these operarting systems.
In today’s time the power of information technology has been increased so much and we are blessed with the Information Technology in this modern age. As we all know in today’s age computers have come a long way since its inception in 1950s. There was a time when computers had size of a room and took very long time to process a single calculation. And in today’s era computers can handle millions of processes in milli-seconds. And with the introduction of Graphical User Interface (GUI) it has become easy for everyone to understand and use computers.
Operating system is a set of programs that handles how the system works. It is basically a computer application that is loaded when the computer’s power is turned on. It is called backbone of the computer. It acts as the bridge between software and hardware of the system. It handles most of the actions what a computer has to process. Operating system is found on many devices – including computers, mobile phones and gaming consoles.
Best & Popular Operating Systems:-
- Microsoft Windows
MS Windows is best and most popular desktop operaing system in the world. It has been developed by Microsoft Corporation which is based in USA. Its features has developed so much since its first released in 1985 from veriosn 1.0 to Windows 10. It costs from $119 (Home Version) to $190 (Pro Version).
Android is an OS which has been developed by Google Inc for Mobile Devices and tablets. Althogh android is an open source OS. But the Google Play Services are provided by google itself and because of that the company licences its OS to Mobile Phone manufacturers. Android is the most popular OS for Mobile Phones in the world.
3. Macintosh (Mac OS)
Mac OS is originally developed by Apple Inc. Mac OS based on Linux powers only apple powered laptops and desktops. According to various analysis Mac OS is one of the secure operating systems available for laptops and desktops. It is one of the most looking OS out there. Mac OS comes free with Apple powered devices.
Ubuntu is a Linux based operating system developed by Canonical, like Android it is also an open-source OS to use. It comes in three editions: 1. Desktop, 2. Server 3. Core (for IOT devices). Ubuntu is one of most popular Operating system for cloud computing and it is also very popular in development uses. It is released every six months with LTS (Long Term Support) for every two years. The Latest Version of Ubuntu is 18.04 LTS. Ubuntu is an free Operating System.
5. Chrome OS
Chrome OS is again an Linux Kernel based operating system. It is originally developed by Google. Ṭhis os is derived from chromium operating system. It uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface. This OS manily supports web applications. As of writing this article it is available for laptops only. But in 2014 Google had started porting Android applications to Chrome OS and now it supports a variety of Android apps. Chrome comes free with chrome os powered laptops.
Website: Chrome OS