The semester begins and many new students buy a notebook. But which operating system is better: Windows or macOS? We compare them.
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Start of semester: Notebook with Windows or macOS Which software ecosystem is suitable Which hardware is the right one? Conclusion
Students want a notebook that has a long battery life, is easy to use and runs programs smoothly. First of all, the question arises about the operating system: Windows or macOS. Depending on the course of study, one or the other is more suitable.
Windows offers an open ecosystem: Notebook manufacturers have free choice in hardware configuration, and Windows notebooks also have broad software compatibility and countless third-party plug-ins. macOS, on the other hand, is known for its closed ecosystem: It is officially only compatible with Apple hardware, but offers software that harmonizes with each other.
We have taken a closer look at the advantages and disadvantages of Windows and macOS for studying and show: which ecosystem is suitable for which preferences and which hardware equipment is important for studying.
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