Operating Systems Supported by USB-Serial Controllers - KBA85910

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Question:

Which operating systems do USB-Serial controllers support?

 

Answer:

USB-Serial devices are compatible with Windows (XP/7/Vista/8/8.1/10), Win CE, Linux, Mac and Android operating systems. Cypress provides Virtual COM driver support as well as API library support (dll) for the following operating systems:

  • Windows 10: 32- and 64-bit versions
  • Windows 8.1: 32- and 64-bit versions
  • Windows 8: 32- and 64-bit versions
  • Windows 7: 32- and 64-bit versions
  • Windows Vista: 32- and 64-bit versions
  • Windows XP: 32- and 64-bit versions
  • Windows CE 4.2 and later versions
  • Mac OS-X: 10.6 and later versions
  • Linux: Kernel version 2.6.35 and later versions
  • Android: Gingerbread and later versions