New data shows OS market share gains for Windows 8 and 8.1
The latest operating system market share numbers from research firm Net Applications show that both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 saw gains in August 2014, a month after Windows 8.1 suffered a slight loss in market share in July.
According to the new data, based on stats generated by unique visitors to its websites, Windows 8.1 went up from 6.56 percent in July to 7.09 percent in August. Windows 8 also went up from 5.92 percent in July to 6.28 percent in August. Combined, Windows 8 and 8.1 claimed 13.37 percent of the OS market share worldwide in August, up from 12.48 percent in July.
It's not a shock to see that Net Applications shows Windows 7 at the top of the OS market share list with 51.21 percent of PCs worldwide still using it in August. That is down just barely from the 51.22 percent it had in July. Windows XP, which is no longer being supported by Microsoft, went down from 24.82 percent in July to 23.89 percent in August. Windows Vista is still used by 3.02 percent of all PCs, according to the new August stats.
What do you think of these latest operating system market share numbers?
Source: Net Applications
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