Washington: Software giant Microsoft has recently announced three different editions of its upcoming operating system Windows 8.
The latest operating system will come in three versions; Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT.
Basically; each version accommodate to different purpose. Windows 8 is specially created for home PCs and laptops, Windows 8 Pro for the enthusiasts and professionals whereas Windows RT is ideal for devices running low-power Arm processors such as tablet devices and lightweight ultrabooks.
The Telegraph reported that Brandon le Blanc, head of the communications at Windows announced the birth of the versions on the official Microsoft blog, and said that they have worked to make it easier for customers to know what edition will work best for them.
“Windows 8 has all the flexibility you need. You can use a touchscreen or a keyboard and mouse-and switch anytime you want. Its beautiful, fast and fluid design is perfect for a wide range of hardware,” Blanc added.
Windows RT is the first version of Windows designed for tablets. According to the report, it will come pre-installed on computers and tablets powered by Arm processors and will include a touchscreen-based version of Microsoft Office as standard. This would enable the users to be familiar with what they have been using associated to Microsoft all these while.
Windows 8 is the standard, consumer-based model that will run on most new home computers, while Windows 8 Pro will include extra features such as file encryption, virtualisation of operating systems and domain management.