Operating system is software. Which are used on a laptop computer,Mobile Phone and More devices, etc.. Operating systems work with the hardware of devices. We can also call the operating system as the platform of the device. Operating systems perform basic tasks such as memory management, file management, process management, handling input and Output it also manages peripheral like keyboard, Mouse and disk driver, etc… There is a security under it, you cannot access it without its permission.
Being an operating system, it has a lot of responsibilities and power. it keeps the information that users and programs are running at a time so that they do not interfere with each other. The operating system also takes care of security. No users can access it without permission. Operating systems are based on devices such as mobile separately and computer separately. We use different types of applications on the operating system.
Applications Platform On Operating System-
The operating system is used as a platform, we call it application Program. You can install applications and run on your operating system device. It is important to keep the application that you take for the application operating system, it can be supported and installed in that operating system. There are many different-different operating systems for different-different devices like DOS for computers, popular operating systems like Linux and Windows are but nowadays the most popular and most useful Windows operating system is considered. Talking about the mobile phone operating system, like Android, Blackberry and IOS are used for this. Android is the most commonly used and popular and IOS operating system is only used in iPhone Similarly, the BlackBerry operating system is only used in BlackBerry smartphones.
Types of Operating System
The operating system is different, which when it comes to the computer, it has Windows and Linux when it talks about mobile, it has operating systems like Android and IOS. Today we are going to talk openly about what kind of operating systems are there and which devices have which operating systems.
PCs (Operating System)
- MAC OS
Mobile Phone (Operating System)
Windows is an Operating system for Business and Personal Computer. This operating system is made by Microsoft company and it is not free. Windows is very popular for personal computers. It supports graphical user interface (GUI), memory management, multitasking, file management and peripheral devices like printer, keyboard, etc…Windows 10 is still trending, which was released in the market on January 21, 2015, by Microsoft.https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/windows
Linux is an operating system that belongs to the Unix-Like family. It is an open-source Operating system even it is free of cost for people. Linux September 17, 1991; 28 years ago was released. It is developed by Linus Torvalds . It runs a number of the hardware .
Mac OS is the official name of the Apple Macintosh(OS). It is developed by Apple Inc. It only works in devices like MacBook Pro and iMac. It has Graphical user interface features are provided by applications that run applications in macOS that are similar in Windows and Mac. It works only apple Product.
Android OS is very popular in smartphones it is developed by Google and Open handset alliance. Android is a Family of Unix-like(Modified Linux Kernal) it is also an open-source operating system September 23, 2008, was released. Its latest version is Android 10.
IOS operating system is a family of Unix-Like, Based On Darwin(BSD). This June 29, 2007; was released by Apple Inc.Its latest version is 13.3.1 and preview version is 13.4 beta. Its marketing goals are smart phones, computers, tablets and portable media players. IOS is also available in 40 languages. Its official website is ww.Apple.com
Blackberry operating system is a family of mobile operating systems. January 19, 1999, was released By Blackberry Ltd. It is a closed source software its marketing goals mobile phone only available in multi-language.
Blackberry Official Website
Popular Operating System
Windows-Nowadays there are many uses of Windows operating systems wherever you can find only Windows operating system in a computer or laptop because its interface is very simple and clean and no one has problems in using it. In Windows, you can install any application and enjoy it anytime anywhere so Windows is considered popular. There are lots of online applications for Windows to watch.
Advantages✔️ of Windows Operating System
- Easy to work
- Smart and clean interface
- Lots of available Applications for Windows operating system
- Plug & Play
Disadvantages❌ of Windows Operating System
- High resource Requirement for windows OS
- It is closed Source OS
- It doesn’t have good security
- It doesn’t has good technical support
Android – Nowadays smartphone software runs on all Android bases and people are easy to use applications on the Android platform. Google has imported its Google Play Store application into the Android operating system so that any user can install it from Android users. Therefore Android application is considered popular and its interface is easily doable. Nowadays, in all smartphones, the company is customizing Android OS and launching its smartphone in the market like MIUI OS by Xiami and Oxygen Os by Oneplus.
Advantages of Android Operating System
- Easy to use
- Lots of premium Features
- Full freedom
Disadvantages of Android Operating System
- Need internet Connection
- Doesn’t has good security
- some applications contain virus
According to Netmarketshare.com, the most used Operating system on Desktop and laptop from March 2019 to February 2020.
- Windows – 88.14%
- Linux – 1.85%
- Chrome OS – 0.42%
- Mac OS – 9.42%
- BSD – 0.01%
- Unknown – 0.16%
According to Netmarketshare.com, the most used Operating system on Smartphone and Tablet March 2019 to February 2020.
- Android – 70.15%
- IOS – 29.16%
- Linux – 0.04%
Features of Operating System (OS)
- Multi-User – In this, you can use a lot of users on the same device at the same time.
- Multi-tasking– In this, you can do applications from one to the same device at the same time.
- Multi-Processing-In this, you can run a program in two phases
- Multi-Threading-It commands to run different parts of a single program.
User’s relations with Operating System (OS)
If we talk about the relationship between the operating system and the user, then the users are always fascinated by new technology. Nowadays there are always new operating systems launched for the users and the users are always excited. This time, which new features have been added to the new operating system, he wants to use it and when the company develops the operating system for the users, then they definitely keep those things in mind that the user’s problem does not come. So the relationship between the users and the operating system is very much.