A browser is an application that allows you to visit websites and access/interact with the information presented on the web pages. Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera and Internet Explorer are some of the popular browsers available and depending on your device, you may have a pre-installed version of these browsers. If you wish to change your browser or upgrade your browser to their latest version then you can do so by going to their respective websites.
An Operating System (OS) is a critical software on your device required to run applications and for handling files, images and handling functionalities such as internet, camera, printer, location etc. Depending on your device, a default OS comes factory-installed and keeping the OS version up-to-date is generally advised for running your device smoothly. Some popular Operating Systems include Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, Android by Google and iOS by Apple.
WhatVersion is an online tool for checking what version of Browser and Operating System you are using. By parsing the User-Agent string, we determine user's browser and Operating System information. Additional information about the browser capablities are also displayed.
This information is useful for a Web Developer or a Technical Support staff who wants to determine information about their client's system. You can also download a PDF version of the full report for easily sharing it with others.