Application.OperatingSystem property (Excel)

Returns the name and version number of the current operating system. Read-only String.

For example:

  • "Windows (32-bit) 4.00" or "Macintosh 7.00"

  • "Windows (32-bit) NT 6.02" with Win8.1 (=6.02, 64-bit) and Excel 2013 (15.0.4631.1000, 32-bit)

  • "Windows (64-bit) NT :.00" with Win10 (64-bit) and Excel 2016 (16.0.6326.1010, 64-bit)



expression A variable that represents an Application object.


This example displays the name of the operating system.

MsgBox "Microsoft Excel is using " & Application.OperatingSystem

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