Download Windows Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • TeamViewer

    13.2.14327

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone
    Windows Phone

    Simple, fast and secure desktop sharing for free

    7
    3838 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Support for chat, voice and video, Record sessions, Transfer files, Free, Available for Mac, Android, iOS and Windows Phone as well
    • CONS: Free version has limitations, Your friends or relatives have to learn to use it on their end too!
  • CCleaner

    5.47.6716

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Clean your PC in real-time

    8
    23328 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Junk file removal, Correcting registry errors, Advanced tools, Free space cleaner, It's free, Available for Mac and Android
    • CONS: Few configuration options
  • WinZip

    23

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    If "zipping" has made it to the dictionary, WinZip is to blame

    7
    3962 votes
    • PROS: Quick and easy compressions, Supports the use of passwords, Share via Facebook and email, It can create self-extracting files
    • CONS: Improved compatibility, Only compresses into ZIP format
  • MEGASync

    3.6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    MegaSync by Mega

    8
    1413 votes
    • PROS: Available for Windows, Mac, and all major mobile devices, Sync multiple devices to the same account to ensure all devices have the same data, Share files with other Mega users
    • CONS: No version control on uploaded files for strong business compliance
  • Free WiFi Hotspot

    3.6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Tool to Make Your Laptop a WiFi Hotspot

    8
    468 votes
    • PROS: Free – zero trials or limitations, Available for both Windows and Mac
    • CONS: Connection stability could be an issue at times, Not a practical WiFi-extending solution
  • Vysor Android Control on PC

    1.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Put your Android operating system on Windows

    8
    89 votes
    • PROS: You may use a keyboard to interact with your phone, Point and click on your phone using this app
    • CONS: You have to give this app a lot of permissions, Users have to pay a subscription
  • HFSExplorer

    0.23.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Tool To View Your Mac Files On A Windows Program

    6
    53 votes
    • PROS: A rare and valuable tool for reading Mac files, It is a practical and intuitive tool, The tool has clearly had lots of work put into it
    • CONS: A paid version may have had more features, It will probably be redundant one day when the Mac dies, There is little wrong with the program besides the occasional installation hiccup
  • WineBottler

    1.6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows applications on your Mac

    6
    368 votes
    • PROS: Easier than installing a virtual machine, Free to use
    • CONS: Doesn't support OpenGL, Superseded by WineBottler, No Snow Leopard support
  • Mac OS X Lion Skin Pack

    for Windows 7 13

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make Windows 7 look like Lion

    7
    1587 votes
    • PROS: Realistic Lion OS X look
    • CONS: Some aspects are poorly emulated
  • EasyRecovery Professional

    6.21.02

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A DIY Software for Quick Data Recovery

    7
    579 votes
    • PROS: Available for both Mac and Windows, Free trial available
    • CONS: Not a free software tool, Some technical comprehension is needed
  • Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection

    8.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Connect to a Windows based computer from your Mac

    7
    38 votes
    • PROS: Easy to setup and connect, Lots of configuration preferences, Slick new interface
    • CONS: Not as functional as Windows version, Connections can be unstable
  • Photoscape X for Mac

    2.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free image editor based on the Windows version

    7
    102 votes
    • PROS: Lots of filters and effects to choose from, Easy to use, Slick OS X style interface
    • CONS: Doesn't compare to the Windows version, Lacks social sharing integration, Mainly just filters and effetcs
  • Flip4Mac

    3.3.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Microsoft endorsed WMV player for Mac

    6
    298 votes
    • PROS: Plays WMV files in standalone Flip Player or QuickTime, Doesn't obscure playback with controls, Converts video and audio to other formats, Optimized for OS X 10.7+, Powerful tools for video editors working with WMV, Playback support in Office 2011 for Word and PowerPoint, Keynote can import Windows Media files through Flip4Mac , Supports video previews in Finder, Supports WMV in Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Mail, Official Windows Media Player
    • CONS: Does not support Snow Leopard, Does not support screencasting, Leaves a watermark in QuickTime, Advanced features only in Pro version
  • Stuffit Expander

    2011 15.0.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    The most popular file expander and decoder for Macs

    6
    257 votes
    • PROS: Drag and drop interface, Over 30 supported formats, 512 and AES 256-bit encryption
    • CONS: Installs a lot of extra components, Doesn't archive - only decompresses
  • Avast Mac Security

    13.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Simple virus checker for Macs

    6
    195 votes
    • PROS: Slick and clear interface, Excellent track record on Windows, Scans Apple Mail attachments, Free to use
    • CONS: No support for most major mail clients, Requires license unlike Windows version, Unstable as still in beta, May slow down your Mac
  • Mac OS X Lion Icon Pack

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Windows Desktop customized with Mac icons

    6
    60 votes
    • CrossOver Mac

      Standard 12.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Run Windows programs on your Mac

      5
      327 votes
      • PROS: Easy to set up, Launches programs quickly, Big Wine software library
      • CONS: Unsupported applications might not run well
    • 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
    • Windows Media Player

      9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Microsoft's defunct Windows Media Player for Mac

      6
      304 votes
      • PROS: Was the old official Windows Media Player for Mac
      • CONS: No longer available, Replaced by Flip4Mac
    • RK Launcher

      Beta 0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Mac-style task bar for Windows

      7
      153 votes
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