React OS React OS

 -  Freeware
Latest Version: 0.4.9 LATEST
Requirements: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10
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Old Versions: 0.4.9

ReactOS is a free open source operating system that is developed as a free analog of Microsoft Windows, providing support for applications and drivers. At the same time, it allows you to mount and read various Unix file systems, including ext2, ext3, EXT4, ReiserFS and UFS. If you don’t want to buy Windows for 150-200$, you can legally install free React OS.
Developers of React OS follows two basic principles. First one is that the system should be open source and free and t must be fully compatible with all drivers, programs and games for Windows. The second principle is to make the transition to ReactOS as easy as possible for the user, without needing for retrain or assimilating into the new system and software.
The ReactOS interface practically repeats the classic Windows scheme, the user will meet the familiar My Computer, Cart, Start menu standard windows, and the familiar blue screen of death (BSOD) that occurs during critical failures.
The computer requirements for installing the system are very low: RAM – at least 64 MB or 256 MB recommended, processor – x86 or x64 architecture, at least 350 MB on the hard disk , VGA compatible video card.
Two distributions are available for download: Live – it is suitable for running the system on a virtual machine – VMware or VirtualBox and an ISO-disk image that can be installed on a CD / DVD or USB stick and you can install the OS on the hard disk.

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Key features and functions:
- - Compatibility with Windows: the ReactOS project implements a stable NT similar operating system, which includes the subsystem Win32. Compatibility with drivers and software for Windows; - Security: contrary to popular belief, NT is a secure architecture. NT-based systems, and especially XP, get a bad reputation not because of the kernel, but because of its security settings, which were primarily aimed at simplifying the system for ordinary users. The developers of ReactOS did not repeat these mistakes; - "Lightness": At the begining, ReactOS was developed as a powerful system that does not require large resources. However, this will not be the similarity of Win95, on the contrary, ReactOS offers many modern functions; - Accessibility: the project ReactOS possesses the ideology of OpenSource. The system itself is free to use, its code is fully open and is available for viewing and editing. ReactOS property under license License GNU GPL; - Extensibility: ReactOS is a flexible and extensible system. Perhaps it is one of the most advanced operating systems due to its NT core and open source code.

  • 0.4.9


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