Download Windows Like - Best Software & Apps

  • iPadian

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make your Windows desktop look like an iPad

    6
    933 votes
    • PROS: Includes lots of interesting web applications, Customizable interface, App Store-style sidebar, Includes Facebook notification widgets
    • CONS: Rather basic iPad imitation, Performance is somewhat slow
  • Folder Lock

    7.7.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Windows Phone
    iPhone

    Folder Lock

    7
    1350 votes
    • PROS: Windows Explorer integration, Loads of lockable options, Nice wallet feature, Good extras, like back up and shred
    • CONS: Ugly interface
  • HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool

    2.2.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Formatting Tool For Older HP Computers And USB Drives

    7
    568 votes
    • PROS: It is best used on USB drives and it strips and re-formats your drives, The GUI is very familiar because it looks just like the Windows XP formatting tool
    • CONS: It may cause crashes on modern computers with newer operating systems, It is not very fast compared to modern formatting tools
  • Windroy

    (WindowsAndroid) 1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Android in Windows like it was any other application

    7
    1702 votes
    • PROS: Uses Android 4.0.4, Useful for learning about Android, Run Android natively in Windows
    • CONS: No Audio, Apps have to be installed manually
  • Imagine Picture Viewer

    2.2.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fast, lightweight photo viewer and editor

    6
    113 votes
    • PROS: Works just like Windows Default Photo Viewer, Light on resources, Includes basic editing tools, Lets you share photos online
    • CONS: Sometimes it's a bit slow, Limited Undo tool
  • Wine

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows Apps On Almost Anything

    8
    11 votes
    • PROS: Free and always will be, Runs software like MS Office without issues
    • CONS: A few annoying bugs, Some bad fonts when using OSX
  • Mac OS X Lion Skin Pack

    for Windows 7 13

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make Windows 7 look like Lion

    7
    1576 votes
    • PROS: Realistic Lion OS X look
    • CONS: Some aspects are poorly emulated
  • Doro PDF Writer

    1.80

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create PDF documents for free

    7
    129 votes
    • PROS: Works with any Windows app, Very easy to use, just like a standard printer, Support for password protection and 128-bit encryption
    • CONS: Few configuration options
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Windows Vista just got better

    7
    360 votes
    • PROS: Numerous fixes will make your PC more stable and secure, Additional support for new technologies like Bluray
    • CONS: No groundbreaking changes, Some features still missing/poorly implemented
  • Custopack Tools

    1.0.0.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software to Customise Your Windows Experience

    7
    138 votes
    • PROS: Helps make your Windows PC look like no other, Incredible flexibility
    • CONS: Ads could be annoying, Upselling within the software
  • ViPad

    1.0.0.92

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    ViPad provides a new and innovative way to launch your favourite apps and acts a complete super desktop replacement

    7
    7 votes
    • PhoneBrowse

      3.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Browse and manage files on iOS devices from your PC

      8
      28 votes
      • PROS: Nice, simple interface, Manage iPhone, iPad or iPod files from your PC, Works just like Windows Explorer
      • CONS: A little complicated to learn how to use initially
    • WinRAR Vista Ultimate

      Theme (64x64)

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make WinRAR look like Windows Vista

      9
      176 votes
      • YouCam Mobile

        5

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Like Photo booth for your Windows 8 machine

        7
        454 votes
        • PROS: Easy to use, Snappy interface, Tons of filters and effects
        • CONS: No analog filters, No sharing built in
      • BumpTop

        Free 2.1.6225

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Amazing 3D Windows desktop

        8
        2345 votes
        • PROS: Very intuitive, Impressive design, Customizable appearance, Icons behave like real-life objects
        • CONS: High system requirements, Beautiful, but not that useful after all
      • 7 Sidebar Gadget

        1.50

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A sidebar like Vista's for Windows 7

        6
        105 votes
        • AIMP WMP 12 Windows 7

          Skin

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          AIMP with the appearance of Windows Media Player 12

          8
          83 votes
          • PROS: Easy to install, Looks exactly like Windows Media Player 12
          • CONS: Only one skin option
        • ReactOS

          0.3.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Open source operating system based on NT

          7
          50 votes
          • PROS: Compatible with all drivers and controllers in XP, Follows Windows format so easy to use, Completely free operating system
          • CONS: Still has many bugs, Crashes often when installing programs
        • 11 Inspirat GOM Player Skin

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Make GOM Player look like Windows Media Player 11!

          7
          36 votes
          • PROS: Identical to Windows Media Player 11's interface, Nice, crisp looking skin
          • CONS: Only comes in one skin and color scheme
        • Disk Doctors Windows Data Recovery

          1.0.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Comprehensive tool to recover data from FAT and NTFS drives

          6
          6 votes
          • PROS: Works with both NTFS and FAT systems, Special tool to trace specific files, Wizard-like, easy-to-use interface
          • CONS: No apparent difference between the normal and Turbo scans, Confusing list of results due to the lack of filters
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