eyeOS is a new kind of Operating System, where everything resides on a web browser. It is an Open Source Web Platform designed to hold a wide variety of Web Applications over it. With eyeOS, you will have your desktop, applications and files always with you, from your home, your college, your office or your neighbor’s house. Just open a web browser, connect to your eyeOS System and access your personal desktop and all your stuff just like you left it last time.
You can just login your eyeOS server from a normal Browser like Firefox or Internet Explorer, and access your personal desktop, your applications, documents, music, etc. just like you left it last time. You can work from everywhere from a computer, a mobile gadget or a completely obsolete pc having an compatible browser.
You can have your own private eyeOS server for your family and friends, company or web network, completely free, and it’s very easy. To start with, you can use the eyeOS free server to have your own web OS. You can also try the eyeOS demo. You can also get many free eyeOS applications.
eyeOS is a candidate for the SourceForge Community Choice Awards 2008 in Most Likely to Change the World category.
The default base eyeOS comes with a suite of applications bundled – like the file manager, a word processor, a music player, calendar, notepad, contacts manager, a group manager, a file sharing application, a group board, etc..
eyeOS provides developers with the eyeOS Toolkit, a class library to help the application development and a group of functions to interact with the system. To host an installation of eyeOS, you need a Web Server with PHP Support. eyeOS does not require any database to work as it has its own virtual file system.