Operating system

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An Operating System ("OS") is a software layer on which applications and program are executed. It is hardware-dependent and factorizes many functionalities to make them simply accessible to programs, such as file management. Often, it also offers to have multiple programs executed at the same time by slicing their processor access.

As the most known OSes, we can cite:

VLC media player can be run on many OSes. This list can help you to find which of them are supported.

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