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Geos started as a graphical environment for the Commodore 64, 128 and the apple II microcomputers.

8 bit versions

Version 1.x

Version 2.x

16 bit versions

Soon it was obvious that the 8bit market was dying, and it was time for Geos to transition to new platforms. A new system was written in assembler that used the motif look & feel to give the IBM PC a new GUI. AOL was an early adopter of Geos, and it's early dialer programs used Geos.

For a small ammount of time Geos was bundled with lower end systems, as it had a low system requirements. However their delays in giving out a developer SDK doomed the platform, as they were unable to compete with Microsoft Windows 3.0 & their onslaught.