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Difference between iOS and AmigaOS 4

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  • Last Updated : 13 Jul, 2020
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1. iOS :
iOS is a mobile operating system which is provided by Apple Incorporation. It is mainly designed for Apple mobile devices like iPhone and iPod Touch. It was earlier known as iPhone OS. It is a Unix-like operating systems which is based on Darwin(BSD) operating system. It is the world’s second most used mobile operating system after Android. It is mainly written in C, C++, Objective-C, assembly language and Swift. The first version of iOS was launched in 2007.

2. AmigaOS 4 :
AmigaOS 4 is a line of Amiga operating systems which is provided by Hyperion Entertainment. It is used for running PowerPC microprocessors. Its design is majorly based on the AmigaOS 3.1 by Commodore. It is partial based on AmigaOS 3.9 by German company Haage and Partner. It is majorly written in C language. It belongs to the AmigaOS family. The first version of AmigaOS 4 was launched in 2004. The latest stable version of AmigaOS 4 is 4.1 Final Edition. It is also known as OS4 or AOS4.

Difference between iOS and AmigaOS 4 :

1.It was developed by Apple Incorporation.It was developed by Hyperion Entertainment.
2.It was launched in 2007.It was launched in 2004.
3.Its target system types are smartphone, music player and tablet computer.Its target system types are workstation and personal computers.
4.Computer architectures supported by iOS are ARMv8-A (iOS 7-present), ARMv7-A (iPhone OS 3-iOS 10) and ARMv6 (iPhone OS 1-iOS 4.2.1).Computer architectures supported by AmigaOS 4 is PowerPC.
5.Its kernel type is Hybrid.Its kernel type is Microkernel.
6.Its native APIs are Cocoa and BSD-POSIX.Its native APIs are Proprietary.
7.It has the preferred license is Proprietary, APSL and GNU GPL.It has the preferred license of Proprietary.
8.Its update management is Software Update.Its update management is AmiUpdate which is almost not needed.
9.The non-native APIs are not supported through its subsystems.The non-native APIs supported by its subsystems are BSD subsets.
10.File systems supported by iOS are HFS+ and APFS.File systems supported by AmigaOS 4 are OFS, FFS, SFS, PFS, JXFS, FAT, ISO 9660, UDF and SMBFS.

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