Market share held by the leading computer (desktop/tablet/console) operating systems worldwide from January 2012 to August 2018

Global market share held by computer operating systems 2012-2018, by month The statistic depicts the market share computer operating systems worldwide from January 2012 to August 2018. In August 2018, Windows operating systems held a global market share of 75.1 percent, this included Windows 10 as well as previous versions of the Windows operating system.
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Jan '12-44.07%---34.78%10.45%7.33%1.71%0.24%0.82%0.62%
Feb '12-45.23%---34.04%9.87%7.41%1.81%0.26%0.83%0.54%
Mar '12-46.48%--0.02%33.49%9.05%7.32%1.89%0.28%0.83%0.64%
Apr '12-47.58%--0.13%31.79%8.92%7.66%2.12%0.31%0.85%0.63%
May '12-48.93%--0.13%31.06%8.38%7.45%2.24%0.33%0.86%0.62%
Jun '12-50.2%--0.18%29.91%8.32%7.05%2.4%0.37%0.83%0.72%
Jul '12-51.14%--0.2%29.1%8.12%6.92%2.64%0.4%0.83%0.65%
Aug '12-51.35%--0.24%28.79%7.71%7.16%2.77%0.44%0.82%0.72%
Sep '12-52.2%--0.28%27.64%7.58%7.48%2.87%0.5%0.85%0.59%
Oct '12-52.93%--0.35%27.03%7.2%7.59%2.9%0.54%0.87%0.57%
Nov '12-53.15%--1%26.19%6.98%7.56%3.04%0.63%0.87%0.57%
Dec '12-53.18%--1.76%25.43%6.75%7.36%3.28%0.86%0.84%0.53%
Jan '13-52.96%--2.53%24.29%6.59%7.57%3.57%1.05%0.92%0.53%
Feb '13-52.46%--3.16%23.87%6.37%7.54%3.96%1.14%0.98%0.53%
Mar '13-52.61%--3.9%23.38%6.13%7.29%4.03%1.12%1%0.55%
Apr '13-53.98%--4.74%21.6%6.02%7.09%3.76%1.09%1.1%0.62%
May '13-53.37%--5.28%21.41%5.73%7.22%3.83%1.19%1.31%0.65%
Jun '13-52.62%--5.94%21.06%5.4%7.43%4.16%1.39%1.34%0.65%
Jul '13-52.48%-0.02%6.61%20.45%5.24%7.35%4.35%1.56%1.29%0.65%
Aug '13-52.01%-0.02%7.04%20.58%5.21%7.18%4.3%1.7%1.28%0.66%
Sep '13-51.98%-0.03%7.46%20.59%5.3%6.98%4.15%1.75%1.09%0.67%
Oct '13-51.77%-0.31%7.69%20.06%5.3%7%4.14%1.92%1.16%0.66%
Nov '13-51.81%-1.11%7.52%19.3%4.85%7%4.42%2.13%1.22%0.64%
Dec '13-51.02%-2.07%7.57%18.42%4%7.29%4.99%2.74%1.23%0.65%
Jan '14-50.32%-2.98%7.33%17.72%3.66%7.73%5.38%2.97%1.27%0.64%
Feb '14-50.98%-3.57%7.3%17.15%3.5%7.75%5.43%2.15%1.27%0.9%
Mar '14-50.4%-4.13%7.23%17.16%3.38%7.91%5.57%1.84%1.28%1.08%
Apr '14-50.83%-4.83%7.21%15.83%3.29%8.16%5.48%1.89%1.44%1.05%
May '14-50.53%-5.66%6.99%14.84%3.23%8.12%5.79%2.04%1.65%1.14%
Jun '14-50.16%-6.1%6.9%14.86%3.08%7.8%6.23%2.22%1.47%1.2%
Jul '14-50.18%-6.75%6.81%13.74%3.19%7.79%6.59%2.31%1.45%1.19%
Aug '14-50.31%-7.46%6.63%12.92%3%7.82%6.84%2.35%1.49%1.21%
Sep '14-49.51%-8.07%6.18%12.99%2.84%8.25%7.01%2.31%1.51%1.33%
Oct '14-49.66%-9.31%5.94%11.95%2.69%8.26%6.77%2.42%1.5%1.5%
Nov '14-50.34%-10.95%4.9%10.69%2.7%8.11%6.61%2.68%1.41%1.62%
Dec '14-49.14%-11.77%4.22%11.93%2.84%7.83%6.5%2.66%1.5%1.62%
Jan '15-49.39%-12.89%3.9%10.83%2.43%8.22%6.32%2.78%1.57%1.69%
Feb '15-48.9%-13.35%3.73%11.05%2.28%8.21%6.3%2.81%1.63%1.73%
Mar '15-48.74%-14.09%3.62%10.18%2.14%8.93%5.97%2.68%1.89%1.78%
Apr '15-49.23%-14.42%3.65%9.98%2.05%8.79%5.55%2.48%1.96%1.88%
May '15-48.53%-14.62%3.57%9.64%2.04%9.61%5.51%2.64%1.83%2.02%
Jun '15-49.01%-14.97%3.36%9.15%1.93%9.28%5.6%2.7%1.83%2.16%
Jul '15-49.48%-15.25%3.33%9.06%1.81%7.79%6.03%2.91%1.62%2.7%
Aug '15-48.05%4.88%13.03%3.12%8.81%1.75%7.41%6.02%2.84%1.59%2.49%
Sep '15-46.98%6.97%12.41%2.97%8.55%1.69%7.87%5.72%2.68%1.58%2.57%
Oct '15-45.96%8.23%11.97%2.85%8.26%1.62%8.25%5.47%2.75%1.54%3.09%
Nov '15-45.13%9.33%11.92%2.71%7.78%1.59%8.58%5.49%2.61%1.47%3.38%
Dec '15-43.44%10.83%11.12%2.73%7.72%1.63%9%5.53%2.64%1.43%3.93%
Jan '16-42.58%12.45%10.65%2.87%7.28%1.62%8.24%5.71%3.48%2.74%1.4%
Feb '16-42.06%13.56%10.44%2.75%6.94%1.48%8.51%5.67%3.51%2.75%1.38%
Mar '16-41.68%15.05%9.96%3.14%6.83%1.39%8.55%5.7%2.5%2.94%1.35%
Apr '16-40.59%16.31%9.38%3.08%6.79%1.35%8.68%5.72%2.8%2.92%1.44%
May '16-39.34%18.16%8.71%3.11%6.08%1.29%8.93%5.82%3.28%2.99%1.33%
Jun '16-38.21%19.92%7.89%3.19%5.92%1.25%9.05%5.79%3.71%2.95%1.35%
Jul '1675.46%------8.69%6.07%3.14%1.42%4.69%
Aug '1674.95%------8.91%5.86%2.99%1.4%5.29%
Sep '1674.13%------9.19%5.75%2.87%1.38%5.86%
Oct '1673.57%------9.9%5.89%2.87%1.33%5.6%
Nov '1675.29%------10.8%6.17%3.04%1.41%3.12%
Dec '1675.83%------9.89%6.47%3.28%1.43%2.19%
Jan '1775.67%------10.03%6.72%3.36%1.4%1.87%
Feb '1775.55%------10.41%6.61%3.32%1.38%1.72%
Mar '1775.83%------10.49%6.51%3.31%1.4%1.45%
Apr '1775.6%------10.42%6.52%3.42%1.52%1.57%
May '1775.58%------10.59%6.34%3.32%1.5%1.66%
June '1775.57%------10.38%6.54%3.53%1.57%1.61%
July '1775.47%------10.11%6.67%3.64%1.61%1.77%
Aug '1775.18%------10.76%6.32%3.34%1.62%1.95%
Sept '1773.39%------10.2%7.46%3.69%1.66%2.44%
Oct '1775.18%------11.76%5.85%2.91%1.48%2.82%
Nov '1775.43%------12.06%5.74%2.79%1.44%2.54%
Dec '1775.06%------11.85%5.85%3.05%1.4%2.79%
Jan '1875.29%------11.65%5.64%3.06%1.31%3.05%
Feb '1875.43%------11.3%5.44%2.92%1.33%3.58%
Mar '1874.68%------11.4%5.74%2.82%1.36%4.01%
Apr '1874.63%------12.03%5.64%2.78%1.52%3.38%
May '1875.02%------12.25%5.37%2.68%1.48%3.21%
June '1875.63%------11.9%5.31%2.74%1.56%2.86%
July '1875.8%------11.45%5.43%2.89%1.57%2.87%
Aug '1875.1%------11.51%5.84%2.85%1.55%3.14%
WindowsWin7Win10Win 8.1Win 8WinXPWinVistaMacOSXiOSAndroidLinuxOther
Jan '12-44.07%---34.78%10.45%7.33%1.71%0.24%0.82%0.62%
Feb '12-45.23%---34.04%9.87%7.41%1.81%0.26%0.83%0.54%
Mar '12-46.48%--0.02%33.49%9.05%7.32%1.89%0.28%0.83%0.64%
Apr '12-47.58%--0.13%31.79%8.92%7.66%2.12%0.31%0.85%0.63%
May '12-48.93%--0.13%31.06%8.38%7.45%2.24%0.33%0.86%0.62%
Jun '12-50.2%--0.18%29.91%8.32%7.05%2.4%0.37%0.83%0.72%
Jul '12-51.14%--0.2%29.1%8.12%6.92%2.64%0.4%0.83%0.65%
Aug '12-51.35%--0.24%28.79%7.71%7.16%2.77%0.44%0.82%0.72%
Sep '12-52.2%--0.28%27.64%7.58%7.48%2.87%0.5%0.85%0.59%
Oct '12-52.93%--0.35%27.03%7.2%7.59%2.9%0.54%0.87%0.57%
Nov '12-53.15%--1%26.19%6.98%7.56%3.04%0.63%0.87%0.57%
Dec '12-53.18%--1.76%25.43%6.75%7.36%3.28%0.86%0.84%0.53%
Jan '13-52.96%--2.53%24.29%6.59%7.57%3.57%1.05%0.92%0.53%
Feb '13-52.46%--3.16%23.87%6.37%7.54%3.96%1.14%0.98%0.53%
Mar '13-52.61%--3.9%23.38%6.13%7.29%4.03%1.12%1%0.55%
Apr '13-53.98%--4.74%21.6%6.02%7.09%3.76%1.09%1.1%0.62%
May '13-53.37%--5.28%21.41%5.73%7.22%3.83%1.19%1.31%0.65%
Jun '13-52.62%--5.94%21.06%5.4%7.43%4.16%1.39%1.34%0.65%
Jul '13-52.48%-0.02%6.61%20.45%5.24%7.35%4.35%1.56%1.29%0.65%
Aug '13-52.01%-0.02%7.04%20.58%5.21%7.18%4.3%1.7%1.28%0.66%
Sep '13-51.98%-0.03%7.46%20.59%5.3%6.98%4.15%1.75%1.09%0.67%
Oct '13-51.77%-0.31%7.69%20.06%5.3%7%4.14%1.92%1.16%0.66%
Nov '13-51.81%-1.11%7.52%19.3%4.85%7%4.42%2.13%1.22%0.64%
Dec '13-51.02%-2.07%7.57%18.42%4%7.29%4.99%2.74%1.23%0.65%
Jan '14-50.32%-2.98%7.33%17.72%3.66%7.73%5.38%2.97%1.27%0.64%
Feb '14-50.98%-3.57%7.3%17.15%3.5%7.75%5.43%2.15%1.27%0.9%
Mar '14-50.4%-4.13%7.23%17.16%3.38%7.91%5.57%1.84%1.28%1.08%
Apr '14-50.83%-4.83%7.21%15.83%3.29%8.16%5.48%1.89%1.44%1.05%
May '14-50.53%-5.66%6.99%14.84%3.23%8.12%5.79%2.04%1.65%1.14%
Jun '14-50.16%-6.1%6.9%14.86%3.08%7.8%6.23%2.22%1.47%1.2%
Jul '14-50.18%-6.75%6.81%13.74%3.19%7.79%6.59%2.31%1.45%1.19%
Aug '14-50.31%-7.46%6.63%12.92%3%7.82%6.84%2.35%1.49%1.21%
Sep '14-49.51%-8.07%6.18%12.99%2.84%8.25%7.01%2.31%1.51%1.33%
Oct '14-49.66%-9.31%5.94%11.95%2.69%8.26%6.77%2.42%1.5%1.5%
Nov '14-50.34%-10.95%4.9%10.69%2.7%8.11%6.61%2.68%1.41%1.62%
Dec '14-49.14%-11.77%4.22%11.93%2.84%7.83%6.5%2.66%1.5%1.62%
Jan '15-49.39%-12.89%3.9%10.83%2.43%8.22%6.32%2.78%1.57%1.69%
Feb '15-48.9%-13.35%3.73%11.05%2.28%8.21%6.3%2.81%1.63%1.73%
Mar '15-48.74%-14.09%3.62%10.18%2.14%8.93%5.97%2.68%1.89%1.78%
Apr '15-49.23%-14.42%3.65%9.98%2.05%8.79%5.55%2.48%1.96%1.88%
May '15-48.53%-14.62%3.57%9.64%2.04%9.61%5.51%2.64%1.83%2.02%
Jun '15-49.01%-14.97%3.36%9.15%1.93%9.28%5.6%2.7%1.83%2.16%
Jul '15-49.48%-15.25%3.33%9.06%1.81%7.79%6.03%2.91%1.62%2.7%
Aug '15-48.05%4.88%13.03%3.12%8.81%1.75%7.41%6.02%2.84%1.59%2.49%
Sep '15-46.98%6.97%12.41%2.97%8.55%1.69%7.87%5.72%2.68%1.58%2.57%
Oct '15-45.96%8.23%11.97%2.85%8.26%1.62%8.25%5.47%2.75%1.54%3.09%
Nov '15-45.13%9.33%11.92%2.71%7.78%1.59%8.58%5.49%2.61%1.47%3.38%
Dec '15-43.44%10.83%11.12%2.73%7.72%1.63%9%5.53%2.64%1.43%3.93%
Jan '16-42.58%12.45%10.65%2.87%7.28%1.62%8.24%5.71%3.48%2.74%1.4%
Feb '16-42.06%13.56%10.44%2.75%6.94%1.48%8.51%5.67%3.51%2.75%1.38%
Mar '16-41.68%15.05%9.96%3.14%6.83%1.39%8.55%5.7%2.5%2.94%1.35%
Apr '16-40.59%16.31%9.38%3.08%6.79%1.35%8.68%5.72%2.8%2.92%1.44%
May '16-39.34%18.16%8.71%3.11%6.08%1.29%8.93%5.82%3.28%2.99%1.33%
Jun '16-38.21%19.92%7.89%3.19%5.92%1.25%9.05%5.79%3.71%2.95%1.35%
Jul '1675.46%------8.69%6.07%3.14%1.42%4.69%
Aug '1674.95%------8.91%5.86%2.99%1.4%5.29%
Sep '1674.13%------9.19%5.75%2.87%1.38%5.86%
Oct '1673.57%------9.9%5.89%2.87%1.33%5.6%
Nov '1675.29%------10.8%6.17%3.04%1.41%3.12%
Dec '1675.83%------9.89%6.47%3.28%1.43%2.19%
Jan '1775.67%------10.03%6.72%3.36%1.4%1.87%
Feb '1775.55%------10.41%6.61%3.32%1.38%1.72%
Mar '1775.83%------10.49%6.51%3.31%1.4%1.45%
Apr '1775.6%------10.42%6.52%3.42%1.52%1.57%
May '1775.58%------10.59%6.34%3.32%1.5%1.66%
June '1775.57%------10.38%6.54%3.53%1.57%1.61%
July '1775.47%------10.11%6.67%3.64%1.61%1.77%
Aug '1775.18%------10.76%6.32%3.34%1.62%1.95%
Sept '1773.39%------10.2%7.46%3.69%1.66%2.44%
Oct '1775.18%------11.76%5.85%2.91%1.48%2.82%
Nov '1775.43%------12.06%5.74%2.79%1.44%2.54%
Dec '1775.06%------11.85%5.85%3.05%1.4%2.79%
Jan '1875.29%------11.65%5.64%3.06%1.31%3.05%
Feb '1875.43%------11.3%5.44%2.92%1.33%3.58%
Mar '1874.68%------11.4%5.74%2.82%1.36%4.01%
Apr '1874.63%------12.03%5.64%2.78%1.52%3.38%
May '1875.02%------12.25%5.37%2.68%1.48%3.21%
June '1875.63%------11.9%5.31%2.74%1.56%2.86%
July '1875.8%------11.45%5.43%2.89%1.57%2.87%
Aug '1875.1%------11.51%5.84%2.85%1.55%3.14%
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The statistic depicts the market share computer operating systems worldwide from January 2012 to August 2018. In August 2018, Windows operating systems held a global market share of 75.1 percent, this included Windows 10 as well as previous versions of the Windows operating system.
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