Macintosh, popular known as Mac is among the best operating systems that are made by Apple Inc. The numbers of Mac users have been increasing steadily over the years. Macintosh was the first computer that had graphical user interface. With course of time, not only it gained popularity but also Mac applications. However, there are some applications that are on Windows but are lacking on Mac. This article will tell you about Top 10 Windows applications that should be on Mac to make it even more useful.
1. Microsoft Security Essentials
It is very true that Mac is much safer than other types of OS as far as viruses are concerned. It is also much safer against malware applications. However, it does not imply that you should ignore the malware and virus attack completely. Microsoft Security Essentials or similar pack should be available to make Mac prone against any attacks. Apple launched its security essential alternative for Mac, but its not as good as for Windows.
Without any doubt, Rainmeter is a more popular on screen display creator than Mac’s GeekTool. Even Windows 7 themes provide much more flexibility and features than what you will find in Mac. Desktop forms an important part of OS and a good one surely helps to add more value to it. Thus, Mac should come up with something good as far as display creator is concerned.
3. Office Windows
Even though Microsoft provides Office for Mac but still many people don’t use it as they find using it complicated. Even though there are several other office versions available for Mac, it still lacks the popularity of MS Office for Windows.
File management software is not only about changing the location of the files or copying them but much more than that. TeraCopy is an advanced file manager which also allows the user to perform various advanced tasks including changing extension of files, sorting them etc.
If you are looking for a great free plain text editor then there is nothing better than Notepad++. This application is very easy and friendly to use. No matter what you are writing about, you will surely find this open source application highly useful. Unfortunately, it is not available for Mac.
You can do this application to do anything inside Windows. It is basically a scripting language which is also used by various software. Even though Apple has AppleScript as an alternative to AutoHotkey, but it has got very less features as compared to the latter.
On Mac you can switch between various desktops, this is referred to as Space systems. On the other hand, you will find Fences in Windows that helps to keep your icons, files in areas that are defined by the user. Fences have got a wide array of useful features that are lacking in Spaces.
This Windows application can be termed as a modified version of paint. It can be used for viewing images or even editing pictures. You can crop, balance, set contrast and tweak photos and images using this application.
It is an all in one installer. Installing applications becomes much easier with this great tool. On the other hand, Mac requires you to install various applications differently and this lead to more wastage of time and effort.
10. A good file manager
It is a must to find a perfect file manager for Mac. It should help to clean, maintain and make your system browse-able. You should be able to remove the temporary files, cookies and caches using this application. Windows have got applications to do it. However, a similar kind of tool for Mac would have enhanced its utility even further.