macos – Why 32bit is x86?

Question: Question:

The file name of the 32-bit version of the installer etc. has the characters x86 . What is this?

The 64-bit version is x64 , but …

Answer: Answer:

x86 is a common name for the instruction set used by the program to be installed.

The x86 instruction set is officially named IA-32, and the x86 name comes from the fact that it was adopted by Intel's 8086 and its successors 80186, 80286, 80386, 80486, which are collectively called "80×86" CPUs. ..

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