cross-platform


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cross-platform

(software, hardware)
A term that describes a language, software application or hardware device that works on more than one system platform (e.g. Unix, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh). E.g. Netscape Navigator, Java.
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Ubisoft's cross-platform play for its VR titles will start with "Eagle Flight," a first-person game where players fly as eagles over the abandoned streets of Paris.
Novell's commitment to open standards and cross-platform computing also appeals to other Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) who seek to reach the widest possible market for their solutions.
Mozilla is ideally suited for cross-platform Web-based development.
NDS eDirectory is a standalone, cross-platform LDAP directory service that powers e-businesses and networked information environments.