Download Os Utilities - Best Software & Apps

  • Shift It

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Manage open windows in Mac OS X

    8
    31 votes
    • PROS: Great way to manage windows in OS X, Shifts windows instantly, Keyboard shortcuts
    • CONS: No way to setup mouse gestures
  • Windows 8.1 August Update

    (Update 2) KB2975719 (64 bit)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    9
    21 votes
    • PROS: Bug fixes, Minor improvements to the OS
    • CONS: Nothing revolutionary
  • yooSEND file transfer and sharing files

    1.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Transfer big files, Send photos, Share videos, music, documents from and to Windows PC, iOS, Android, or MAC OS X

    9
    33 votes
    • MacClean

      3.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      A Brand-new yet Free OS Cleaning App that Keeps All Your Macs Light and Fast

      6
      48 votes
      • Install Disk Creator

        1.21

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Install Disk Creator - an effective Mac OS tool

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Quick and easy process, Handy to keep around if using multiple machines
        • CONS: No indicator to show when process is complete, Some user interface issues
      • OS X Yosemite

        10.10.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        The latest version of OS X for Mac

        6
        184 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
      • Parallels Desktop 10

        10.1.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Run Windows on your Mac without rebooting

        6
        241 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
      • Apple X11

        2.6.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Launch hundreds of X11 programs on Mac OS X

        6
        158 votes
        • PROS: Based on the XFree86 project and features the most important X11 components
        • CONS: Very difficult for beginners to get to grips with
      • Keka

        1.0.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Free mutliformat compressor for Mac OS X

        6
        59 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Extracts from a wide range of formats, Protect archives with passwords, Integration with context menu
        • CONS: No previews of files possible, Context menu access only works in OS X
      • Potatoshare Android Data Recovery

        7.0.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Software to recover lost or corrupted Android files

        8
        45 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.
      • XQuartz

        2.6.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        An Open-Source Effort to Amalgamate Windows and Mac OS X

        7
        17 votes
        • PROS: Does what it’s supposed to, Quick and easy to download
        • CONS: No official Apple updates, Only for experienced users
      • Mac OS X 10.6.8 Update

        1.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Update Snow Leopard to 10.6.8

        5
        148 votes
        • PROS: Fixes security problems, Removes MacDefender
        • CONS: Doesn't add any new features
      • NTFS-3G

        2012.1.15

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Read-write NTFS driver for Mac OS X

        5
        53 votes
        • Etcher

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Simple, free OS image flashing with Etcher

          9
          1 vote
          • PROS: Simple interface, User-friendly data safety features
          • CONS: Large file size, Frequently checks for updates
        • Mac OS X 10.6.4

          Update

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Apple's official update for OS X 10.6.4

          6
          29 votes
          • PROS: Lots of improvements and fixes
          • CONS: Large update file (607MB)
        • OS-Keyboard

          1.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          On-Screen Keyboard for Windows

          10
          2 votes
          • Socks

            1.3.5

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Optimize and maintain OS X

            7
            6 votes
            • PROS: Repairs disk permissions and corrupt files, Schedule maintenance tasks, Change the look of OS X
            • CONS: Not many advantages over Disk Doctor
          • GeoMAME for OS X

            0.57d

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Neo Geo emulator based on the MacMAME source code

            7
            22 votes
            • CD Label Maker for Mac

              2.1

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Create professional CD and DVD disc labels on Mac OS X

              9
              35 votes
              • Hamster Archiver

                1.0.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Free archive utility for OS X

                7
                9 votes
                • PROS: Easy to use, Supports most major formats, Supports drag and drop
                • CONS: Not many options, Stays in foreground