Operating system

Contiki is a small, open source free operating system. It was developed to be used in 8-bit computers and embedded systems. It has a Graphical User Interface and the full installation needs about 30 kilobytes of RAM.[source?]

C128 port with 80 indications

The name Contiki comes from Thor Heyerdahl's famous Kon-Tiki raft.

The basic kernel and most of the core functions were developed by Adam Dunkels at the Networked Embedded Systems group at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science.


A full installation of Contiki includes the following features:

More applications planned include:


The Contiki operating system has been or is being ported to the following systems:

* cc65 based development

Related pagesEdit

  Media related to Contiki at Wikimedia Commons


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