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Buttons

This is a collection of buttons from classic as well as modern operating systems and desktop environments. All of the buttons can be clicked, and some include focus and hover effects as well.

CSS imitations of some of the buttons.

Xerox Alto (1973)

This button is from the Neptune file manager, the only Alto program I found that had actual buttons.

Xerox Star (1981)

Apple Lisa (1983)

Apple Macintosh (1984)

Workbench 1.0 (1985)

Windows 1.0 (1985)

GEOS (1986)

OS/2 (1987)

Windows 2.0 (1987)

OPEN LOOK (1988)

Motif (1989)

NeXTSTEP (1989)

Workbench 2.0 (1990)

GeoWorks (1990)

ViewMAX (1990)

Windows 3.0 (1990)

ViewMAX 2 (1991)

OS/2 2.0 (1992)

Common Desktop Environment (1993)

System 7.5 (1995)

Microsoft Bob (1995)

Windows 95 (1995)

OS/2 Warp 4 (1996)

Mac OS 8 (1997)

KDE 1 (1999)

Windows 2000 (2000)

GNOME 1.2 (2000)

KDE 2 (2000)

Mac OS X 10.0 (2001)

Windows XP (2001)

KDE 3.0 (2002)

Haiku (2002)

KDE 3.1 (2003)

KDE 3.2 (2004)

Ubuntu 4.10 (2004)

Ubuntu 5.04 (2005)

GNOME 2.12 (2005)

Ubuntu 6.06 (2006)

Windows Vista (2006)

KDE 4 (2008)

GNOME 2.22 (2008)

GNOME 3.0 (2011)

GNOME 3.4 (2012)

Windows 8 (2012)

KDE 5 (2014)

Windows 10 (2015)

macOS Catalina (2019)

Ubuntu 20.04 (2020)

Notes

Focus-states are only included for buttons that receive focus when they are clicked.

Alto emulator: Salto

Star emulator: Darkstar

Lisa emulator: lisaem

Commodore emulator: VICE

Amiga emulator: FS-UAE

Mac emulators: PCE, Basilisk II, SheepShaver, QEMU