Microsoft Windows is a software created by Microsoft, first released on November 20, 1985. The latest version of the software, 10.0.17763.134, was released on November 13, 2018. It is named after the concept of a window in computing. Windows is developed as a proprietary commercial software, with Microsoft as its parent company.
Originally, Microsoft Windows was forked from MS-DOS. The software supports a variety of platforms including ARM architecture, IA-32, Itanium, X86-64, DEC Alpha, MIPS architecture, PowerPC, X86, and IA-64. It was first introduced to the market on November 20, 1985.
Microsoft Windows has received a total funding of USD 14,020,000, with the latest Series B funding round taking place on December 12, 2006. The software faces competition from iPadOS.