Download Free 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
    1668 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
  • ISO to USB

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make your USB drive bootable

    7
    295 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

    9
    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
  • Andy OS

    0.44

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Experience the magic of Android on your PC!

    6
    964 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
    532 votes
    • PROS: Resolves many bugs and issues, Includes latest Safari update
    • CONS: Large file size
  • Mac OS X 10.5.6

    10.5.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Mac OS X 10.5.6 combo update

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

    5.0.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    7
    2101 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

    7
    405 votes
    • PROS: Lots of games available, Can run any DOS application
    • CONS: Need to be familiar with DOS
  • VMware Player

    12.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run a totally independent virtual PC in your computer

    7
    493 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
  • Mac OS X 10.6.7

    Update 10.6.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Mac OS X 10.6.7

    7
    89 votes
    • PROS: Improves reliability of Back to My Mac, Resolves SMB transfer issue, Fixes Mac App Store bugs
    • CONS: None
  • Google Chromium OS

    (32516) 4.0.253.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web-based operating system developed by Google

    7
    708 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
  • Chrome OS Linux

    1.9.1077_

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fast and lightweight operating system built around Google Chrome web browser

    8
    89 votes
    • PROS: The best web browser, blazing fast and secure
    • CONS: Some hardware may not be fully supported
  • OS X 10.9 Mavericks

    10.9.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The new version of OS X for Mac

    6
    249 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
  • Magican

    1.4.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Poorly translated but slick cleaner and optimizer

    6
    298 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
  • 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
  • Mac App Store

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Apple's dedicated Mac App Store

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

    1.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free mutliformat compressor for Mac OS X

    6
    60 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
  • 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
  • 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
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
1Varies with device16687.9Android
25.0.1621017.4Windows
3(32516) 4.0.253.07086.9Windows, Mac
40.449646.3Windows, Mac
5Update 10.7.55326.1Mac