Microsoft Windows is primarily a desktop operating system, used by a vast numbers of people for mainstream office applications, playing games, content-creation and even server tasks.

For a while I've endeavored to maintain MinGW-based Windows builds for the Spine SDK, but with the wane of Windows XP, and Microsoft's new cloud and app-store strategy for publishing, I'm rethinking this. The major feature not ported across to GNU/Linux is the 3D renderer component (see Graphics Development?).