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A splash shown during the launch of a GUI.
Amiga OSAmiga OS

Workbench 1.0

Welcome splash in Workbench 1.0
Welcome splash in Workbench 1.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).

The first version of the famous splash screen of Amiga 1000’s operating system was stored on a separate Kickstart disk. Later Amigas featured Kickstart in ROM.



Workbench 2.04

Welcome splash in Workbench 2.04
Welcome splash in Workbench 2.04. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).

This splash screen is actually stored in ROM (Kickstart), but as Kickstart and Workbench (GUI) have to be kept paired, it might be seen as the part of the GUI itself. The diskette is repeatedly animated (sliding into the drive).



Apple IIApple II

DeskTop 1.1

Welcome splash in DeskTop 1.1
Welcome splash in DeskTop 1.1. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



GS/OS 5.0.4

Welcome splash in GS/OS 5.0.4
Welcome splash in GS/OS 5.0.4. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).



GS/OS 6.0.1

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Welcome splash in GS/OS 6.0.1
Welcome splash in GS/OS 6.0.1. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).



BeOSBeOS

BeOS R5.0.1 PE

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Welcome splash in BeOS R5.0.1 PE
Welcome splash in BeOS R5.0.1 PE. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Common Desktop EnvironmentCommon Desktop Environment

CDE 1.5 in Solaris 9

Welcome splash in CDE 1.5 in Solaris 9
Welcome splash in CDE 1.5 in Solaris 9. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



GEOS/GeoWorksGEOS/GeoWorks

GEOS 2 for C64


This GUI doesn’t have this feature.



GEOS 2.1 for Apple II

Welcome splash in GEOS 2.1 for Apple II
Welcome splash in GEOS 2.1 for Apple II. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



GeoWorks Ensemble 2.0

Welcome splash in GeoWorks Ensemble 2.0
Welcome splash in GeoWorks Ensemble 2.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

Welcome splash in GeoWorks Ensemble 2.0
Welcome splash in GeoWorks Ensemble 2.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



NewDeal Office 3 Eval.

Welcome splash in NewDeal Office 3 Eval.
Welcome splash in NewDeal Office 3 Eval.. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



BreadBox Ensemble Lite

Welcome splash in BreadBox Ensemble Lite
Welcome splash in BreadBox Ensemble Lite. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



GNOMEGNOME

GNOME 2.2.0 in RedHat 9

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Welcome splash in GNOME 2.2.0 in RedHat 9
Welcome splash in GNOME 2.2.0 in RedHat 9. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

The splash is shown after logging in to the system.



IRIXIRIX

IRIX 5.3


This feature is not yet documented on this site.



Lisa Office SystemLisa Office System

Lisa OS 1.0

Welcome splash in Lisa OS 1.0
Welcome splash in Lisa OS 1.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct), and is a reproduction.



Lisa OS 3.1

Welcome splash in Lisa OS 3.1
Welcome splash in Lisa OS 3.1 with thanks to James Musheno. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct), and is a reproduction.



Mac OSMac OS

System 1.1

Welcome splash in System 1.1
Welcome splash in System 1.1. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



System 3.0
System 4.2

Welcome splash in System 3.0
Welcome splash in System 3.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

Welcome splash in System 3.0
Welcome splash in System 3.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



System 7.0

Welcome splash in System 7.0
Welcome splash in System 7.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

Welcome splash in System 7.0
Welcome splash in System 7.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



System 7.5.3

Welcome splash in System 7.5.3
Welcome splash in System 7.5.3. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

Welcome splash in System 7.5.3
Welcome splash in System 7.5.3. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

Welcome splash in System 7.5.3
Welcome splash in System 7.5.3. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Mac OS 8.0

Welcome splash in Mac OS 8.0
Welcome splash in Mac OS 8.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

Welcome splash in Mac OS 8.0
Welcome splash in Mac OS 8.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Mac OS 9.0

Welcome splash in Mac OS 9.0
Welcome splash in Mac OS 9.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

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Welcome splash in Mac OS 9.0
Welcome splash in Mac OS 9.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Mac OS X DP
Mac OS X DP 2
Mac OS X DP 3
Mac OS X DP 4
Mac OS X Public Beta
Mac OS 10.0.4


This feature is not yet documented on this site.



Mac OS 10.1

Welcome splash in Mac OS 10.1
Welcome splash in Mac OS 10.1. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

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Welcome splash in Mac OS 10.1
Welcome splash in Mac OS 10.1. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Mac OS X Jaguar

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Welcome splash in Mac OS X Jaguar
Welcome splash in Mac OS X Jaguar. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

Jaguar was the first Mac OS to replace the Happy Mac with gray Apple logo.

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Welcome splash in Mac OS X Jaguar
Welcome splash in Mac OS X Jaguar. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Mac OS X Panther

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Welcome splash in Mac OS X Panther
Welcome splash in Mac OS X Panther. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

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Welcome splash in Mac OS X Panther
Welcome splash in Mac OS X Panther. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

During the system startup, a new metallic rendition of Apple logo can be seen.



NeXTSTEP/OPENSTEP/RhapsodyNeXTSTEP/OPENSTEP/Rhapsody

OPENSTEP 4.2

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Welcome splash in OPENSTEP 4.2
Welcome splash in OPENSTEP 4.2. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Rhapsody DR2

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Welcome splash in Rhapsody DR2
Welcome splash in Rhapsody DR2. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



OS/2OS/2

MS OS/2 1.30.1


This feature is not yet documented on this site.



OS/2 2.1

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Welcome splash in OS/2 2.1
Welcome splash in OS/2 2.1. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



OS/2 Warp 3

Welcome splash in OS/2 Warp 3
Welcome splash in OS/2 Warp 3. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



OS/2 Warp 4

Welcome splash in OS/2 Warp 4
Welcome splash in OS/2 Warp 4. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



QNXQNX

QNX 6.2.1 NC


This GUI doesn’t have this feature.



RISC OSRISC OS

ArthurOS 1.2


This GUI doesn’t have this feature.



RISC OS 3.11

Welcome splash in RISC OS 3.11
Welcome splash in RISC OS 3.11. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

Please note the spelling of the word “Initialising” giving away RISC OS’s British origins.



RISC OS 3.7

Welcome splash in RISC OS 3.7
Welcome splash in RISC OS 3.7. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Symbian OS/EPOCSymbian OS/EPOC

Sibo/Psion Series 3a

Welcome splash in Sibo/Psion Series 3a
Welcome splash in Sibo/Psion Series 3a



Sibo/Psion Siena

Welcome splash in Sibo/Psion Siena
Welcome splash in Sibo/Psion Siena. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



EPOC R5/Psion Revo

Welcome splash in EPOC R5/Psion Revo
Welcome splash in EPOC R5/Psion Revo with thanks to Daniel Beardsmore. The screenshot is a reproduction.



EPOC R5/Psion Series 7

Welcome splash in EPOC R5/Psion Series 7
Welcome splash in EPOC R5/Psion Series 7



WindowsWindows

Windows 1.01

Welcome splash in Windows 1.01
Welcome splash in Windows 1.01. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).



Windows 2.03

Welcome splash in Windows 2.03
Welcome splash in Windows 2.03. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).



Windows 3.0

Welcome splash in Windows 3.0
Welcome splash in Windows 3.0. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Windows 3.1

Welcome splash in Windows 3.1
Welcome splash in Windows 3.1. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



WfW 3.11

Welcome splash in WfW 3.11
Welcome splash in WfW 3.11. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Windows NT 3.1 Workstation

Welcome splash in Windows NT 3.1 Workstation
Welcome splash in Windows NT 3.1 Workstation. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Windows NT 3.51 Workstation

Welcome splash in Windows NT 3.51 Workstation
Welcome splash in Windows NT 3.51 Workstation. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Windows 95

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Welcome splash in Windows 95
Welcome splash in Windows 95. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).

The regular splash Switch to view 1 and the slightly modified one after installing Microsoft Plus! for Windows 95. Switch to view 2

Welcome splash in Windows 95
Welcome splash in Windows 95. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).



Windows 95B

Welcome splash in Windows 95B
Welcome splash in Windows 95B. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).

Welcome splash in Windows 95B
Welcome splash in Windows 95B. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).



Windows NT 4.0 Workstation

Welcome splash in Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
Welcome splash in Windows NT 4.0 Workstation. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Windows NT 4.0 Server

Welcome splash in Windows NT 4.0 Server
Welcome splash in Windows NT 4.0 Server. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Windows 98
Windows 98 SE

Welcome splash in Windows 98
Welcome splash in Windows 98. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).

Welcome splash in Windows 98
Welcome splash in Windows 98. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).



Windows 2000 Pro

Welcome splash in Windows 2000 Pro
Welcome splash in Windows 2000 Pro. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Windows 2000 Advanced Server

Welcome splash in Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Welcome splash in Windows 2000 Advanced Server. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Windows Me

Welcome splash in Windows Me
Welcome splash in Windows Me. The screenshot has an extra border (remove) and wrong aspect ratio (correct).



Whistler 2257

Welcome splash in Whistler 2257
Welcome splash in Whistler 2257. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

Whistler’s splash is virtually the same as Windows 2000 Professional’s.



Windows XP Pro

Welcome splash in Windows XP Pro
Welcome splash in Windows XP Pro. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Windows Server 2003 Web

Welcome splash in Windows Server 2003 Web
Welcome splash in Windows Server 2003 Web. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).



Longhorn 4015

Welcome splash in Longhorn 4015
Welcome splash in Longhorn 4015. The screenshot has an extra border (remove).

Copyright © 2002-2006 Marcin Wichary, unless stated otherwise.