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
  • 7 Sidebar Gadget

    1.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A sidebar like Vista's for Windows 7

    7
    40 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
    • WinRAR Vista Ultimate

      Theme (64x64)

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make WinRAR look like Windows Vista

      9
      16 votes
      • 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
      • 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
      • Disk Doctors Windows Data Recovery

        1.0.0

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Comprehensive tool to recover data from FAT and NTFS drives

        9
        7 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
      • 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
        • 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
          • 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
          • 6Sec

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows Phone

            Unofficial Vine client for Windows Phone

            10
            2 votes
            • PROS:Great application design, Easy Vine creation and uploading, Explore other Vines quickly and easily, Add Vine hash tags as Live Tiles, Search people or tags, Makes it easy to comment, like and follow
            • CONS:Occasional lag on videos
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          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