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Graphical User Interface

  • By: Kathy Broneck
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Graphical user interfaces (GUI, pronounced “gooey”) are visual displays of software and information presented on a computer monitor. The most common GUIs in personal computing are the Apple Macintosh OS and Microsoft Windows. GUIs consist of the desktop icons, program windows, ...

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