Some pretty stunning stats from market analytics firm OneStat.com, which is reporting that Microsoft's Windows OS family of products has 97% of the operating system market - "a global usage share of 96.97 percent", to be exact. The leading OS on the web is Windows XP, with 86.80% share. Microsoft's Windows 2000 has a global usage share of 6.09 percent and is the second most popular OS on the web.
Meanwhile OneStat.com claims that Apple Macintosh has only 2.47 percent and Linux a mere 0.36 percent. OneStat.com says this research is "is based on a sample of 2 million visitors divided into 20,000 visitors of 100 countries each day."
The 10 most popular operating systems in the world on the web according to OneStat.com are:
|8.||Macintosh Power PC||0.15%|