Download Windows Like - Best Software & Apps

  • iPadian

    3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make your Windows desktop look like an iPad

    6
    764 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

    7.6.3

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Folder Lock

    7
    1181 votes
    • PROS: Windows Explorer integration, Loads of lockable options, Nice wallet feature, Good extras, like back up and shred
    • CONS: Ugly interface
  • Windroy

    (WindowsAndroid) 1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Android in Windows like it was any other application

    7
    1631 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
  • 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
    165 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

    6
    55 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

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Free and always will be, Runs software like MS Office without issues
    • CONS: A few annoying bugs, Some bad fonts when using OSX
  • Doro PDF Writer

    1.80

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create PDF documents for free

    7
    50 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
  • Custopack Tools

    1.0.0.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software to Customise Your Windows Experience

    7
    77 votes
    • PROS: Helps make your Windows PC look like no other, Incredible flexibility,
    • CONS: Ads could be annoying, Upselling within the software
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Windows Vista just got better

    6
    84 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
  • WinRAR Vista Ultimate

    Theme (64x64)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make WinRAR look like Windows Vista

    9
    16 votes
    • BumpTop

      Free 2.1.6225

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Amazing 3D Windows desktop

      7
      2252 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

      7
      40 votes
      • 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

        8
        10 votes
        • AIMP WMP 12 Windows 7

          Skin

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          AIMP with the appearance of Windows Media Player 12

          8
          69 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

          6
          8 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
        • YouCam Mobile

          5

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Like Photo booth for your Windows 8 machine

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

          1.042

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          A Show Desktop for XP like in Windows 7

          4
          9 votes
          • The Treasures of Montezuma 3 for Windows 10

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A match-3 game like Candy Crush Saga

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

            (for Rainmeter) 4.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Make your computer look like Windows 8

            8
            240 votes
            • PROS: Very similar to Windows 8, Loads of desktop widgets and shortcuts, Dozens of configuration options, Very easy to install
            • CONS: May slow down your system a bit
          • 11 Inspirat GOM Player Skin

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Make GOM Player look like Windows Media Player 11!

            6
            30 votes
            • PROS: Identical to Windows Media Player 11's interface, Nice, crisp looking skin
            • CONS: Only comes in one skin and color scheme
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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          1(for Rainmeter) 4.12407.9Windows
          2Free 2.1.622522527.2Windows, Mac
          37.6.311816.7Windows, iPhone, Windows Phone
          4(WindowsAndroid) 1.216316.6Windows
          53.07645.5Windows