An operating system forms the foundation of any computer system. Its existence is necessary to allow the user to seamlessly communicate with the system and vice versa. It basically converts two different entities (user and system) into a single unit. Operating Systems can be broadly classified into three types namely, Windows, Linux, and Mac.
Let us start with, MAC operating system, it was developed by Apple, Inc. for their Macintosh systems. It mainly focuses on the GUI (Graphical User Interface) for improved user experience.
Windows operating system was developed by Microsoft. The shortcomings of the Ms-Dos operating system let to the creation of a new operating system called Windows.
Last but not least, Linux is an open-source software like UNIX. It provides very useful features like complete security of memory and its ability to handle multiple operations at the same time.
Following infographic shows the Top 5 Comparisons Between Linux vs MAC vs Windows:
Infographic source: EDUCBA