Download Windows Vista - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Mobile Device Center

    6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Windows Mobile
    Pocket PC

    Manage Your Tech with Windows Mobile Device Center

    6
    268 votes
    • PROS: Access Windows Mobile devices., Sync or transfer media and files., Updated and streamlined interface.
    • CONS: No special features like a music store., No Windows XP support.
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2

    (SP2)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Bugfixes and improvements for Windows Vista

    7
    784 votes
    • PROS: Fixes bugs and vulnerabilities, Improves Windows Search and Bluetooth connectivity
    • CONS: Requires uninstalling of previous release candidate
  • Universal Theme Patcher

    1.5.0.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Install third party themes on Windows

    6
    477 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with XP, Vista and 7, Makes backup of original files, Portable
    • CONS: No help
  • FixWin

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fix 50 specific annoyances in Vista and Windows 7

    7
    169 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy fixes for Windows annoyances, Problems listed in different categories for better browsing, Lets you create a system restoration point
    • CONS: Only for very specific problems, No configuration options
  • Driver Doctor

    6.0.0.17181

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Driver Doctor can helps to download and update drivers for Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8,1 and Windows 10.

    7
    31 votes
    • Windows 7 Theme

      For Vista

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Give Vista a Windows 7 facelift!

      7
      349 votes
      • PROS: Really complete theme, Looks great
      • CONS: Installation is a bit complex
    • USB AutoRun Creator

      2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Adds AutoRun functionality to a USB flash drive; works also in Windows Vista and Windows 7

      6
      19 votes
      • Realtek HD Audio Vista Driver

        (32/64 bits) 2.14

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A free Software utilities program for Windows

        7
        76 votes
        • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Windows Vista just got better

          7
          360 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
        • vLite

          Final 1.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Install Vista as you want to

          8
          46 votes
          • PROS: Allows you to cut down size of Vista, Speeds up installation
          • CONS: Could result in you removing essential components
        • TrueTransparency

          0.9.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Have Vista transparent windows in XP

          8
          286 votes
          • PROS: No installation required, Very light on system resources, Two skins to choose
          • CONS: Doesn't apply transparency to all windows
        • Windows Password Geeker Advanced

          4

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Reset or recover domain/local admin/user password for Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2000/2003/2008/2012.

          6
          14 votes
          • Windows 7 Firewall Control

            3.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A simple firewall for Vista and 7

            7
            84 votes
            • SoundMAX Audio Driver for Windows 7/Vista

              6620

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Download SoundMAX* Audio Driver for Windows 7/Vista*

              9
              3 votes
              • Vista Transformation Pack

                9.01

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Convert Windows XP into Windows Vista

                7
                1932 votes
                • PROS: Gives you the Vista look without upgrading, Very authentic results, Includes transparency options
                • CONS: Can conflict with other programs, May cause problems with XP drivers when uninstalled
              • Windows 8 Transformation Pack

                (8TP) 7.0

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Total Windows 8 effect for XP, Vista and Windows 7

                7
                2157 votes
                • PROS: Automatic installaion, Good Metro clone
                • CONS: No ribbon interface in Windows Explorer, Can cause installation problems
              • Windows 8 Start Screen Full

                3

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Get Windows 8 Start Screen for Windows XP, Vista and 7

                7
                269 votes
                • ViStart

                  8.0.0.4040

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Add Vista start menu functionalities to Windows XP

                  6
                  244 votes
                  • PROS: Seamless integration, Quick and easy to use, No installation
                  • CONS: No support for right clicking, No support for using arrow keys
                • Windows 7 Easy Transfer

                  for Windows Vista 6.1.7600

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Easy upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7

                  6
                  42 votes
                  • PROS: Dead simple to use, Can transfer documents, photos, videos, user account settings..., You can password protect the file, Data transfer can be done via cable, network or USB drive
                  • CONS: Data transfer can take a while
                • WinRAR Vista Ultimate

                  Theme (64x64)

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Make WinRAR look like Windows Vista

                  9
                  176 votes
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