CP/M

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CP/M
DeveloperGary Kildall, Digital Research
PublisherDigital Research
SystemsIntel 8080, 8085, 8086 Zilog Z80, Z8000, Motorola 68000
Released1974-1983
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CP/M originally stood for Control Program/Monitor, but when it was released as commercial software, it was changed to stand for Control Program for Microcomputers.

History

Gary Kildall developed CP/M in 1974 as an operating system to run on an Intel Intellec-8.

Kidell formed Digital Research, Inc. to sell CP/M commercially for Intel 8080 processors.