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Microsoft Revenue from Windows

The chart above shows Microsoft corporation’s net revenue from Windows.

In fiscal 2023, Microsoft experienced around 13% drop in its share of revenue generated from Windows products. The company generated total $21,507 million in net revenue from Windows products in 2023 compared to $24,732 million in 2022. The total net revenue of the company however, grew to $211,915 million in 2023 compared to $198,270 million in 2022.

In 2022, the company experienced a growth of 10% or $2.3 billion in its Windows revenue driven mainly by growth in Windows OEM and Windows Commercial revenue. The company generated $24.8 billion from Windows in 2022 compared to $22.5 billion in the prior year

Microsoft Revenue from Windows 2016-2023

The following table shows the revenue of Microsoft from Windows from 2016 to 2022. Sums are in millions.

YearWindows Revenue (Millions)

Microsoft’s revenue from Windows grew by $925 million or 5% in 2018 versus the previous year reaching $19.52 Billions versus $18.6 Billions in 2017. Growth in revenue was mainly driven by growth in Windows Commercial and Windows OEM, offset by a decline in patent licensing revenue. Windows Commercial revenue grew 12%, driven by multi-year agreement revenue growth. Windows OEM revenue also saw 5% growth. Windows OEM Pro revenue saw a growth of 11%, ahead of a strengthening commercial PC market. Windows OEM non-Pro revenue saw a 4% decline, below the consumer PC market, due to continued pressure in the entry-level price segment.

About Microsoft:

Microsoft is a technology company whose mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more (Annual Report, 2018)”.
It generates revenue by licensing and supporting a large array of software products; offering a wide range of cloud-based and other services to individuals and business enterprises; designing, manufacturing, and selling devices; and through relevant online advertising to a global audience. Most significant among Microsoft’s expenses are those related to employee compensation; designing, manufacturing, marketing, and sales of products and services; datacenter costs that support its cloud-based services; and income taxes.
The most significant product categories which generate the highest part of the company’s revenue are Office products and cloud services, Server products and cloud services, Windows, Gaming, Search advertising, enterprise services, Devices, Linked In and Others. On December 8, 2016, Microsoft completed the acquisition of LinkedIn Corporation for $27.0 billion.