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What is an operating system? What is Linux, Mac and Windows OS? What is iOS and Android?

What is an operating system? What is Linux, Mac and Windows OS? What is iOS and Android?

An operating system (OS) is a software program that enables the computer hardware to communicate and operate with the computer software.

Linux is an open-source operating system based on Unix. It is designed to be lightweight and efficient.

Mac OS is a proprietary operating system developed by Apple Inc. for its Mac computers.

Windows OS is a series of software operating systems and graphical user interfaces developed by Microsoft Corporation.

iOS is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple Inc. for its iPhones and iPads.

Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google and based on the Linux kernel.

Chrome OS is a cloud-based operating system developed by Google and based on the Linux kernel.

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