Download Os Utilities - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Play Services

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Powerful Google service that enhances your app experience

    8
    1682 votes
    • PROS: Allows for improved app experiences, Saves you updating the Android OS often, Avoids problems of fragmentation of the OS, Without it Google services won't work!
    • CONS: Could drain your battery
  • WinZip

    22.5.13114

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    If "zipping" has made it to the dictionary, WinZip is to blame

    7
    3878 votes
    • PROS: Quick and easy compressions, Supports the use of passwords, Share via Facebook and email, It can create self-extracting files
    • CONS: Improved compatibility, Only compresses into ZIP format
  • ISO to USB

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make your USB drive bootable

    7
    307 votes
    • PROS: Quick formatting, Simple to use interface, Makes OS installs quicker than using a DVD
    • CONS: Froze our system while creating bootable ISO, No partitioner included
  • Remix OS Player

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play Android games on your PC

    8
    92 votes
    • PROS: Run Android games on the latest version of Android OS, on your PC, Map unlimited buttons to controls in the game
    • CONS: May not run with all games out of box
  • OS X 10.9 Mavericks

    10.9.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The new version of OS X for Mac

    6
    252 votes
    • PROS: Apple Maps, iBooks, Tabbed Finder, Support for Multiple Desktops, Improved iCloud integration
    • CONS: May create incompatiblity problems with apps, New features mainly taken from iOS
  • Mac OS X 10.5.6

    10.5.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Mac OS X 10.5.6 combo update

    7
    317 votes
    • PROS: Fixes problems and bugs with many apps
    • CONS: None
  • VirtualBox

    5.2.16.123759

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run a virtual machine with a different OS inside of your PC

    7
    2113 votes
    • PROS: Easy installation, Offers many of the same features common to commercial packages, Excellent folder sharing and USB support
    • CONS: Doesn't support drag and drop, Lacks advanced features of commercial packages
  • Andy OS

    0.44

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Experience the magic of Android on your PC!

    6
    966 votes
    • PROS: Offers the full Android interface, Lets you use your phone as a remote control, Supports push notifications, Customizable, App syncs with your mobile device
    • CONS: We experienced some glitches, Doesn't preload with Android KitKat
  • OS X Lion

    Update 10.7.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Update to Mac OS X 10.7.5

    6
    533 votes
    • PROS: Resolves many bugs and issues, Includes latest Safari update
    • CONS: Large file size
  • DOSBox

    0.74

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Run MS-DOS classics without hassle

    7
    407 votes
    • PROS: Lots of games available, Can run any DOS application
    • CONS: Need to be familiar with DOS
  • Google Chromium OS

    (32516) 4.0.253.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web-based operating system developed by Google

    7
    710 votes
    • PROS: Completely different from other OS, No learning curve: it's all a web browser, Takes seconds to boot, Perfect OS for netbooks
    • CONS: Only available as source code at the moment, Very early stage of development
  • Mac OS X 10.6.7

    Update 10.6.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Mac OS X 10.6.7

    7
    90 votes
    • PROS: Improves reliability of Back to My Mac, Resolves SMB transfer issue, Fixes Mac App Store bugs
    • CONS: None
  • OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard

    10.6.8

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Download Snow Leopard for Mac

    5
    1281 votes
    • OS X Yosemite

      10.10.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      The latest version of OS X for Mac

      6
      185 votes
      • PROS: Much closer integration with iOS, New improved Safari, More powerful Spotlight search, iPhoto replaced by Photo, Answer iOS calls on your Mac, iLife available for free for Yosemite users
      • CONS: Most new features iOS inspired, Flatter look won't appeal to everyone
    • VMware Player

      12.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Run a totally independent virtual PC in your computer

      7
      497 votes
      • PROS: Test a new OS and new software without risks, Easy to set up and run, Can easily share data with the host system, Lets you create virtual machines
      • CONS: High system requirements
    • OS X Lion

      10.7.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Download Lion for Mac

      7
      647 votes
      • PROS: Closer integration with iOS for iPad and iPhone, Launchpad enables faster access of applications, New multitouch features, View apps in full screen mode, Autosaves and auto-resumes apps, Updates to Mail and Safari
      • CONS: Ideally requires a Trackpad or MacBook Pro for gestures, No more Front Row, No more Rosetta , No support for PPC anymore, Launchpad not much more useful than Dock, Replaced by OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
    • Chrome OS Linux

      1.9.1077_

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Fast and lightweight operating system built around Google Chrome web browser

      8
      90 votes
      • PROS: The best web browser, blazing fast and secure
      • CONS: Some hardware may not be fully supported
    • VMware Fusion

      8.5

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Run Windows within OS X

      7
      132 votes
      • PROS: Runs Windows seamlessly in OS X, Superb Cocoa interface, Optimized for Windows 8 and Mountain Lion, Very easy to install a new OS, Supports Thunderbolt
      • CONS: Very heavy on RAM and CPU, Gaming is faster using Bootcamp, May result in frequent lock-ups and crashes if CPU and RAM resources are low, No auto-updates
    • Magican

      1.4.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Poorly translated but slick cleaner and optimizer

      6
      299 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use , Good selection of functions, Analises, optimises and maintains OS X, Uninstalls applications, Monitors which apps are using the net, Removes unnecessary files , Slick interface
      • CONS: Poorly translated , Requests e-mail address, Some doubts over credibility
    • Mac App Store

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Apple's dedicated Mac App Store

      6
      305 votes
      • PROS: Integrated with OS X, Brings iPhones style application downloads to Mac, Very fast installations
      • CONS: Sometimes screenshots are limited, No staff reviews
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    1Varies with device16827.9Android
    25.2.16.12375921137.4Windows
    322.5.1311438786.8Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
    40.449666.4Windows, Mac
    510.6.812815.4Mac
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