Download Windows On Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • WinZip

    22

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

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

    6
    858 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
  • WineBottler

    1.6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows applications on your Mac

    5
    242 votes
    • PROS: Easier than installing a virtual machine, Free to use
    • CONS: Doesn't support OpenGL, Superseded by WineBottler, No Snow Leopard support
  • Vysor Android Control on PC

    1.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Put your Android operating system on Windows

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    • 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
  • Your Freedom

    VPN Client 20151111-01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    Your-Freedom: an anonymization and anti-censorship solution

    7
    16 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
  • HFSExplorer

    0.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    5
    28 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,
  • Photoscape X for Mac

    2.4.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free image editor based on the Windows version

    7
    36 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
  • CrossOver Mac

    Standard 12.1

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows programs on your Mac

    6
    269 votes
    • PROS: Easy to set up, Launches programs quickly, Big Wine software library
    • CONS: Unsupported applications might not run well
  • Parallels Desktop 10

    10.1.1

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows on your Mac without rebooting

    6
    129 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
  • b.VPN

    1.49

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    VPN (Virtual Private Network) client for Android 4.0.3+

    10
    1 vote
    • PlayOnMac

      4.1.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      A Free (GPL) Various Utilities game for Mac

      9
      5 votes
      • WineBottler

        Darwine Beta 1.1.35

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        A free app for Mac, by Edgewall

        5
        14 votes
        • Avast Mac Security 2015

          13.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Simple virus checker for Macs

          7
          53 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
        • WinOnX

          1.5

          License
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          Platform
          Mac

          A full version app for Mac, by NES Software

          8
          7 votes
          • CrossOver Games

            10.2

            License
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            Platform
            Mac

            Enjoy Windows games natively on your Mac

            6
            89 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
          • Split Screen

            3.1

            License
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            Platform
            Mac

            Effortless Windows Management on Mac OS X

            8
            11 votes
            • 1Password

              4.6.0.604

              License
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              Platform
              Windows
              Android
              iPhone

              The popular password management app for Mac arrives on Windows

              5
              22 votes
              • PROS: Browser integration, Makes using safe passwords easy, Password generator
              • CONS: Not enough browsers supported, No offline help,
            • mSpot

              1.3.5

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows
              Android
              Mac

              Stream music from the net to your mobile device or PC

              4
              5 votes
              • PROS: 2GB of free storage space, Works on Windows, Mac and Android, Stable and clear streaming
              • CONS: iTunes library upload is slow, No way to share music, Doesn't work with iPhones yet
            • Mac Brightness Control

              1

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Adjust the brightness level of your Mac (MacBook, iMac, Mac Pro) on Windows 7 and Windows 8

              5
              48 votes
              • Mac Dock

                3.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Install Dock on the Windows Desktop

                0
                5 votes
                • Mac Bluray Player for Windows

                  2.16.10

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

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

                  8
                  57 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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