Download Windows Like - Best Software & Apps

  • iPadian

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make your Windows desktop look like an iPad

    6
    945 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

    7.7.6

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Folder Lock

    7
    1355 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

    2.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Formatting Tool For Older HP Computers And USB Drives

    7
    592 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
  • Imagine Picture Viewer

    2.2.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fast, lightweight photo viewer and editor

    7
    123 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
  • Windroy

    (WindowsAndroid) 1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Android in Windows like it was any other application

    7
    1705 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
  • Wine

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows Apps On Almost Anything

    9
    12 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
    1577 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
    133 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
    361 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
    139 votes
    • PROS: Helps make your Windows PC look like no other, Incredible flexibility
    • CONS: Ads could be annoying, Upselling within the software
  • YouCam Mobile

    5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Like Photo booth for your Windows 8 machine

    7
    462 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Snappy interface, Tons of filters and effects
    • CONS: No analog filters, No sharing built in
  • WinRAR Vista Ultimate

    Theme (64x64)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A tool for zipping and unzipping files

    9
    178 votes
    • PROS: Works with seven different types of files , Has numerous customization options , Extract or zip in batches , Free trial lasts for 40 days
    • CONS: Comes with bloatware that is easily accidentally installed , Its success rate is hit-or-miss , Auto-associates files without asking , Adds options to your right-click menu without asking
  • 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
    • BumpTop

      Free 2.1.6225

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Amazing 3D Windows desktop

      8
      2346 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • The Treasures of Montezuma 3 for Windows 10

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A match-3 game like Candy Crush Saga

        7
        22 votes
        • PROS: Dozens of puzzles to solve, Two game modes, Jungle scenery
        • CONS: No originality, Few levels compared to similar games
      • Show Desktop

        1.042

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        A Show Desktop for XP like in Windows 7

        5
        17 votes
        • 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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