In computing, cross-platform software (also called multi-platform software, platform-agnostic software, or platform-independent software) is computer software that is designed to work in several computing platforms.
Cross-platform software is a type of software that can run on many different operating systems or computer architectures. Together, the combination of an operating system and computer architecture is commonly referred to as a platform . Microsoft Windows, macOS, iOS, BlackBerry, Linux and Android are five different types of well-known platforms.
Cross-platform virtualization is a form of computer virtualization that allows software compiled for a specific instruction set and operating system to run unmodified on computers with different CPUs and/or operating systems, through a combination of dynamic binary translation and operating system call mapping.
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A cross-platform interchange is a type of interchange between different lines at a metro (or other railway) station. The term originates with the London Underground;  such layouts exist in other networks but are not commonly so named. In the United States, it is often referred to as a cross-platform transfer .
Cross-platform play. A Japanese print ad for the 2001 video game Capcom vs. SNK 2 that emphasizes the cross-platform play by depicting a PlayStation 2 user competing against a Dreamcast user. The tagline translates to "Fight on the net! Go beyond the hardware!" In video games with online gaming functionality, also called cross-compatible play ...
Cross-Platform Install XPInstall es una abreviatura oficial de Cross-Platform Install (instalador de plataforma múltiple); una tecnología usada en Mozilla Application Suite, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird y otras aplicaciones XUL -based para instalar complementos de la línea Mozilla .