Download Windows On Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • WinZip

    22

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

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

    7
    3809 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
  • Vysor Android Control on PC

    1.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Put your Android operating system on Windows

    9
    40 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
  • WineBottler

    1.6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows applications on your Mac

    6
    361 votes
    • PROS: Easier than installing a virtual machine, Free to use
    • CONS: Doesn't support OpenGL, Superseded by WineBottler, No Snow Leopard support
  • HFSExplorer

    0.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    6
    48 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
  • 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
  • Photoscape X for Mac

    2.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free image editor based on the Windows version

    6
    89 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
  • Zinio for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Read all your favorite magazines on the go

    3
    12 votes
    • PROS: Free magazine options available, Purchase an annual subscription or issue, Multiple view options, Sync library with iPad, iPod, iPhone, Mac or PC
    • CONS: Magazine issues take a little time to download, No way to read your subscriptions offline
  • B.VPN

    1.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone

    You can easily setup b.VPN on Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. b.VPN is simple and user-friendly with a very-easy-to configure

    8
    8 votes
    • Your Freedom

      VPN Client 20151111-01

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows
      Mac

      Your-Freedom: an anonymization and anti-censorship solution

      8
      41 votes
      • PROS: Hides your IP address on Android, Windows and Mac OS, Free anonymized Internet connectivity for up to 5 hours a week, It is a subscription-fee service, so you pay for as much time as you need
      • CONS: Does not provide data compression or enhance connection speeds, It is not a Virtual Private Network service or a firewall solution
    • Parallels Desktop 10

      10.1.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Run Windows on your Mac without rebooting

      6
      241 votes
      • PROS: Very easy to set up, Allows you to switch effortlessly between Windows and OS X, Interchanges files between your OS X and Windows environment, Latest version is faster than ever, Use Windows apps from your Dock, Now allows access from mobile devices, Uses speech recognition in OS X, Puts Windows apps into Dock, Integrated with iCloud
      • CONS: Can be a bit slow to use compared to an installation of Windows using Boot Camp, Requires a lot of free hard drive space to work, Leaves components behind after uninstall
    • WineBottler

      Darwine Beta 1.1.35

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      A free app for Mac, by Edgewall

      7
      15 votes
      • Avast Mac Security 2015

        13.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Simple virus checker for Macs

        6
        190 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
      • CrossOver Games

        10.2

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Enjoy Windows games natively on your Mac

        6
        113 votes
        • PROS: Easy to setup and use, Doesn't require Windows or a Windows license
        • CONS: Doesn't work with all games, Some games still may not perform well
      • PlayOnMac

        4.1.8

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        A Free (GPL) Various Utilities game for Mac

        5
        77 votes
        • 1Password

          4.6.0.604

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Android
          iPhone

          The popular password management app for Mac arrives on Windows

          6
          35 votes
          • PROS: Browser integration, Makes using safe passwords easy, Password generator
          • CONS: Not enough browsers supported, No offline help
        • WinOnX

          1.5

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          A full version app for Mac, by NES Software

          6
          24 votes
          • Mac Dock

            3.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Install Dock on the Windows Desktop

            5
            24 votes
            • Split Screen

              3.1

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Mac

              Effortless Windows Management on Mac OS X

              8
              11 votes
              • Wineskin Winery

                1.7

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Use Windows programs on Mac OS X

                7
                325 votes
                • Mac Bluray Player for Windows

                  2.16.10

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Mac Blu-ray Player is the first universal Blu-ray player for Mac&PC in the world.

                  8
                  38 votes
                  • PROS: It is the first universal Blu-ray player in the world. It can play everything. Also, it made DTS5.1 available on Mac initially throughout the world.
                  • CONS: It should be connected to the Internet while playing Bly-rays.
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