ClickHelp Software Documentation Glossary

What is Cross-platform?

Also known as multi-platform software or platform-independent software. It’s a computer system that can run on multiple types of computing platforms. For example, Adobe Photoshop is available for Mac OS and for Windows. So Photoshop is a crossplatform application.There are two main types of cross-platform:

1. The first type requires compilation for each platform.

2. The second one may be run on any platform without compiling a special version for each.

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