Download Windows On Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • WinZip

    22.5.13114

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

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

    7
    3849 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
    59 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
    362 votes
    • PROS: Easier than installing a virtual machine, Free to use
    • CONS: Doesn't support OpenGL, Superseded by WineBottler, No Snow Leopard support
  • HFSExplorer

    0.23.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    6
    50 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
    92 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
  • Your Freedom

    VPN Client 20151111-01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    Your-Freedom: an anonymization and anti-censorship solution

    8
    43 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
  • WineBottler

    Darwine Beta 1.1.35

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    A free app for Mac, by Edgewall

    7
    15 votes
    • B.VPN

      1.3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Mac
      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
      9 votes
      • Zinio for Windows 10

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Read all your favorite magazines on the go

        3
        16 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
      • Parallels Desktop 10

        10.1.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Run Windows on your Mac without rebooting

        6
        242 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
      • WinOnX

        1.5

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        A full version app for Mac, by NES Software

        6
        24 votes
        • Avast Mac Security 2015

          13.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Simple virus checker for Macs

          6
          192 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
          114 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
          • Wineskin Winery

            1.7

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Use Windows programs on Mac OS X

            7
            325 votes
            • Mac Dock

              3.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Install Dock on the Windows Desktop

              5
              24 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.
              • 1Password

                4.6.0.604

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Windows
                Android
                iPhone

                The popular password management app for Mac arrives on Windows

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

                3.1

                License
                buy Download
                Platform
                Mac

                Effortless Windows Management on Mac OS X

                8
                11 votes
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