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

    7
    251 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

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

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

    6
    858 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
    156 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
  • OS X Lion

    Update 10.7.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Update to Mac OS X 10.7.5

    6
    639 votes
    • PROS: Resolves many bugs and issues, Includes latest Safari update
    • CONS: Large file size
  • Andy OS

    0.44

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Experience the magic of Android on your PC!

    6
    688 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
  • Remix OS Player

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play Android games on your PC

    7
    5 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 10.6 Snow Leopard

    10.6.8

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Download Snow Leopard for Mac

    5
    845 votes
    • VirtualBox

      5.0.16

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

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

      7
      378 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
    • DOSBox

      0.74

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Run MS-DOS classics without hassle

      6
      281 votes
      • PROS: Lots of games available, Can run any DOS application
      • CONS: Need to be familiar with DOS
    • Mac OS X 10.5.6

      10.5.6

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Mac OS X 10.5.6 combo update

      7
      429 votes
      • PROS: Fixes problems and bugs with many apps
      • CONS: None
    • Google Chromium OS

      (32516) 4.0.253.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Web-based operating system developed by Google

      7
      536 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
    • VMware Player

      12.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Run a totally independent virtual PC in your computer

      7
      234 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
      try Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Download Lion for Mac

      6
      190 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
    • Potatoshare Android Data Recovery

      7.0.0

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      Software to recover lost or corrupted Android files

      6
      11 votes
      • PROS: A great tool to quickly recover lost or damaged files within a phone., It can work will all versions of the Android OS.,
      • CONS: Cannot be used to rectify files that might have been damaged by viruses., Users have to pay to access advanced options.
    • VMware Fusion

      8.5

      License
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      Platform
      Mac

      Run Windows within OS X

      6
      70 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
    • Mac App Store

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Apple's dedicated Mac App Store

      6
      284 votes
      • PROS: Integrated with OS X, Brings iPhones style application downloads to Mac, Very fast installations
      • CONS: Sometimes screenshots are limited, No staff reviews
    • Magican

      1.4.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Poorly translated but slick cleaner and optimizer

      7
      84 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
    • Parallels Desktop 10

      10.1.1

      License
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      Platform
      Mac

      Run Windows on your Mac without rebooting

      6
      129 votes
      • PROS: Very easy to set up, Allows you to switch effortlessly between Windows and OS X, Interchanges files between your OS X and Windows environment, Latest version is faster than ever, Use Windows apps from your Dock, Now allows access from mobile devices, Uses speech recognition in OS X, Puts Windows apps into Dock, Integrated with iCloud
      • CONS: Can be a bit slow to use compared to an installation of Windows using Boot Camp, Requires a lot of free hard drive space to work, Leaves components behind after uninstall
    • Windows 8.1 August Update

      (Update 2) KB2919355

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Update 2 to Windows 8.1? It's called the August update

      8
      7 votes
      • PROS: Bug fixes, Minor improvements to the OS
      • CONS: Nothing revolutionary
    • Chrome OS Linux

      1.9.1077_

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Fast and lightweight operating system built around Google Chrome web browser

      7
      103 votes
      • PROS: The best web browser, blazing fast and secure
      • CONS: Some hardware may not be fully supported
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    1(32516) 4.0.253.05366.6Windows, Mac
    20.446886.4Windows, Mac
    3228586.4Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
    4Update 10.7.56395.9Mac
    510.6.88454.9Mac