What is Windows 8?
Windows 8 is a operating system that is optimized for tablets, desktops and hybrid devices. It features the new Modern UI (formerly called Metro-Style) that is designed for touchscreen, mouse, keyboard, and pen input. It also adds support for the ARM processor architecture in addition to the previously supported x86 microprocessors from Intel and AMD.
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Mainstream support for Windows 8.1 ended on January 9, 2018. Extended support ends on January 10, 2023.
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Windows 8 was added to AlternativeTo byon Nov 22, 2011 and this page was last updated Jan 12, 2018. Windows 8 is sometimes referred to as Win8, Metro.