ReactOS

At A Glance

Publisher
ReactOS Foundation

Web
www.ReactOS.org

Status
Available, Supported

Introduced
1996

Latest
0.3.16 (alpha)

Design
GUI

Type
Desktop

Details

Summary
The ReactOS is a Windows compatible OS (i.e. runs Windows programs and drivers), but is a Open Source project (i.e. free). It is still under development, but much of it is usable today, although not recommended for everyday use.

News
Daily builds are currently done and released
24-Feb-2014 ReactOS 0.3.16 Released
30-May-2013 ReactOS 0.3.15 Released
8-Feb-2012 ReactOS 0.3.14 Released
22-Mar-2011 ReactOS 0.3.13 Released
20-Oct-2010 ReactOS 0.312 Released
16-Dec-2009 ReactOS .0.3.11 Released
5-Aug-2009 ReactOS .0.3.10 Released
6-Aug-2008 ReactOS 0.3.5 Released
30-Jun-2008 ReactOS 0.3.5 Released
22-Jan-2008 ReactOS 0.3.4 Released
12-Sep-2007 ReactOS 0.3.3 Released
27-Aug- 2006 Release 0.3 available

Requirements

Product
ReactOS

Processor
Pentium or better, 32-bit mode only

RAM
32 MB, 72 MB for debug builds

Drive space
under 512 MB

Drives
IDE

Video
VGA or better

File systems
FAT, FAT32

Compatibility
Windows XP programs and drivers

Interface
GUI

Installation
Install on a primary partition, first drive

Variants
No

Versions
10-Apr-2005 v0.2.6
22-Aug-2005 v0.2.7
30-Oct-2005 v0.2.8
27-Aug-2006 v0.3
11-Mar-2007 v0.3.1
12-Sep-2007 v0.3.3
22-Jan-2008 v0.3.4
30-Jun-2008 v0.3.5
6-Aug-2008 v0.3.6
4-Nov-2008 v0.3.7
4-Feb-2009 v0.3.8
26-Apr-2009 v0.3.9
5-Aug-2009 v0.3.10
16-Dec-2009 v0.3.11
20-Oct-2010 v0.3.12
22-Mar-2011 v0.3.13
12-Feb-2012 v0.3.14
30-May-2013 v0.3.15
24-Feb-2014 v0.3.16
15-Feb-2016 Build 70751
(ReactOS now does a daily build)

Downloads
Download page

Links
ReactOS Home
About
Development
Forum
Versions

Books
Books on Operating Systems

Publisher

ReactOS Foundation
South Carolina

Web site: www.ReactOS.org
Support Web

Alternatives
Windows, Linux

Secrets
No

Pricing
Free download

Compare
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