iPadOS Alternatives

    iPadOS is described as 'is the mobile operating system for iPad devices from version 13 onward. Before version 13, iPad devices ran iOS' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to iPadOS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Android, Linux Mobile, Android Tablet and Windows. The best alternative is LineageOS, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like iPadOS are Android (Free, Open Source), Windows 10 (Paid), Ubuntu Touch (Free, Open Source) and Android-x86 (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 9, 2021
    1. A free and open-source operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, based on the Android mobile platform. It is the successor to the highly popular custom ROM CyanogenMod, from which it was forked in December 2016 when Cyanogen Inc.
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    2. Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system released by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems To encourage its adoption, Microsoft announced that during its first year of availability, Windows 10 would be made available free of charge to users...
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    3. Ubuntu Touch is a mobile version of the Ubuntu operating system for mobile devices. It is adapted to run naturally in a mobile, touch-screen environment but is also capable of functioning as a desktop computer while in "desktop mode".
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • VirtualBox
      • Self-Hosted
      • VMware Workstation
      • VMware Player
      This is a project to port Android open source project to x86 platform, formerly known as "patch hosting for Android x86 support". The original plan is to host different patches for Android x86 support from open source community.
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    4. /e/ is a fork of LineageOS that aims to be completely free of everything Google. Not only that, but there are a number of goals the developer has in mind for /e/ that more people feel are vital to a mobile operating system.
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    5. Google Chrome OS is a Linux-based operating system designed by Google that uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface, so it works primarily with web applications.
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    6. Replicant is a distribution of Android that is 100% Free Software.
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    7. Plasma Mobile turns your phone into a fully open hacking device, just like a PC. You can join us to start building new mobile experiences now.
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    8. iOS is a mobile operating system developed by Apple Inc. and distributed exclusively for Apple hardware. It is the operating system that powers iPhone, iPod Touch, and formerly iPad. Each main version of iOS / iPhone OS has introduced a big, main feature of the new version.
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