Review of Operating Systems and Producers
You can find informations about the history of well known and less known operating systems, including their ventors. Since the first release of this website in 2001,this project grows with every feedback and continuous improvement by the main author. There are a lot of screenshots and version informations available to provide you an objective overview.
Last update: 2011-07-12 Several articles updated
Windows 8 has now an own page on this website and several already existing articles about operating systems has been updated during the past days including eComStation, Haiku, Gentoo Linux and MenuetOS.
RISC OS Reduced Instruction Set Computer Operating System. More about RISC OS
Windows 8 Successor of Windows 7. On market since October 2012. More about Windows 8
Mac OS 9 Apple's operating system for PowerPC from 1999. More about Mac OS
Android OS Special operating system with linux kernel for smartphones, developed by google. On the market since October 2008. More about Android OS
Debian GNU/Linux Non-commercial linux distribution, initiated by Ian Murdock on 16th August 1993. More about Debian
eComStation Licensed OS/2 operating system, developed by Serenity Systems since the year 2000. More about eComStation
Haiku Started in August 18th, 2001 as OpenBeOS, this is the official open source successor of BeOS. More about Haiku
Windows 7 Successor of Windows Vista released in October 2009. More about Windows 7
Windows ME Successor of Windows 98 Second Edition released on September 14th, 2000. More about Windows ME
Zeta Commercial BeOS distribution, developed by yellowTAB. Development and sale stopped on 5th April 2007. More about Zeta
QNX Real time operating system, compatible to POSIX. With integrated development environment. More about QNX
Windows Vista Published by Microsoft in July 2005. Introducing the new Aero interface. More about Windows Vista