Windows 7 Becomes World’s Most Popular OS


According to August report from Net Application, Windows 7 is now the most popular operating system of the world. In this month, Windows 7 has crossed Windows XP with market share of 38.46%.

Report says that Windows XP had market share of 38.54% in August while Windows vista only had 5.47%. Apple’s Mac OS X 10.7 had market share of 2.29% and Mac OS X 10.6 had only of 2.23%. Linux operating system has only 1.05% share in the operating system market.

Overall, Microsoft is ruling the market with 92% market share.

Microsoft Windows 7 was launched in October 2009 and it took 3 years to become the most popular operating system. After the launch of Windows 8, it will be replaced by Widows 8. Windows 8 is set to launch on October 26. Windows 8 is designed to work on both tablets and desktops. Windows 8 will feature the new user interface based on Microsoft’s metro design inspired by Windows Phone. ¬†Microsoft claims the new interface is designed to better suit touchscreen input, along with traditional mouse and keyboard input.¬†It will be a revolutionary product and will surely become popular soon.