The May 2017 figures from NetMarketShare show that Windows 7 is still the desktop operating system of choice – and has grown its user base in recent months.
For May 2017, Windows 7 achieved an operating system market share of 49.46% – up from 48.41% in February 2017.
Windows XP has suffered a decline, dropping from 8.45% in February to 5.66% in May.
Windows 10 saw small growth, gaining just under 2 percentage points to move to 26.78%.
The table below shows the top desktop operating systems by market share for May 2017.
Operating Systems – May 2017
|Mac OS X 10.12||3.59%|
|Mac OS X 10.11||1.32%|
|Mac OS X 10.10||0.87%|