Mainframe may refer to either of the following:

  • Mainframe computer, large and powerful data processing systems
  • Mainframe Entertainment, a Canadian computer animation and design company
  • Mainframe (band), a 1980s Electropop band
  • Mainframe is the name of two fictional characters from Marvel Comics:
    • Mainframe (comics) appears in the series A-Next
    • Mainframe appears in the Guardians of the Galaxy series; see Vision (Marvel Comics)#Mainframe
  • Mainframe (Transformers) is an Autobot character in the Transformers series
  • Mainframe (G.I. Joe), a fictional character in the G.I. Joe universe
  • A character from the game Gunman Chronicles
  • Mainframe is the city in which the CGI cartoon ReBoot takes place

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