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iOS (officialy iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system that was both created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its own hardware. It is the operating system that powers lots of the company’s mobile devices, including both the iPhone and iPod Touch; the term conjointly enclosed the versions running on iPads till the name iPadOS was introduced with version thirteen in 2019.

It’s the world’s second-most wide put in mobile software system, next behind googles android. it’s the idea for 3 different operational systems created by Apple: iPadOS, tvOS, and watchOS. iOS is proprietary operating system or software, though few elements of it are absolutely open source underneath the Apple Public source License and different licenses.

Basic info about iSO


Basic info are given in the table below :

DeveloperApple Inc.
Written inC, C++, Objective-C, Swift, assembly language
OS familyUnix-like, based on Darwin (BSD), iOS
Working stateCurrent
Source modelClosed, with open-source components
Initial releaseJune 29, 2007; 13 years ago
Latest release14.5.1 (18E212) (May 3, 2021; 13 days ago) [±]
Latest preview14.6 beta 3 (18F5065a) (May 10, 2021; 6 days ago) [±]
Marketing targetSmartphones, tablet computers, portable media players
Available in40 languages
Update procssOTA (since iOS 5), the Finder (from macOS Catalina onwards) or the iTunes (Windows and macOS pre-Catalina)
PlatformsARMv8-A (iPhone OS 7 and later)
ARMv7-A (iPhone OS 3 – iOS 10.3.4)
ARMv6 (iPhone OS 1 – iOS 4.2.1)
Kernel typeHybrid (XNU)
Default user interfaceCocoa Touch (multi-touch, GUI)
LicenseProprietary software except for open-source components
Official websitewww.apple.com/ios/

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