Altair BASIC

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Altair BASIC is a discontinued interpreter for the BASIC programming language that ran on the MITS Altair 8800 and subsequent S-100 bus computers. It was Microsoft's first product (as Micro-Soft), distributed by MITS under a contract. Altair BASIC was the start of the Microsoft BASIC product range.

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Altair BASIC
Original author(s)Micro-Soft
Initial release2.0 (4K and 8K editions) July 1, 1975; 47 years ago (1975-07-01)[3][4][5][6]
Stable release
5.0 / 14 July 1978; 44 years ago (1978-07-14)
PlatformAltair 8800
TypeMicrosoft BASIC