Choosing a Mac OS does not mean that the user should adjust to every feature and specs it offers. There are emulators that would allow the user to use Windows OS on Mac that would allow the user to dual-boot the system on the Mac.
There is one thing that you should know; every Mac systems come with built-in support for Windows OS termed as Boot Camp that allows the user to set up a dual-boot system with both Windows and Mac OS. However, if you need a Windows OS for just using a particular application then using a Windows Emulator is the best option. Here is the list of five best Windows emulators that you can use on your Mac.
- CrossOver –
CrossOver is one of the best emulators that would allow you to use Windows OS on Mac. This emulator is designed to support more than a dozen high-end Windows applications that include MS Office, DirectX, Photoshop, Windows Explorer, etc. One of the notable things about this emulator is that even though the emulator is lightweight it supports high-end Windows games like Counterstrike, Diablo, splinter cell etc.
To download the app click here: https://www.codeweavers.com/products/crossover-mac/download
- Parallels Desktop –
Parallels Desktop unlike most of the Windows emulator is a Virtual machine that allows the user to use Windows OS on a Mac without actually rebooting the system. Parallels Windows will allow the user to use Windows application like in normal Windows OS. One of the notable things about Parallels Desktop is that it is designed to support more than one OS that includes Android, Chromium, Ubuntu, Fedora, etc. Yet another important feature of this emulator is that it offers Coherence, which is a view mode that enables the user to run a Windows app as in official Windows OS. This emulator is built to support Windows games that require high-end processors and graphics.
To download the app click here: https://www.parallels.com/directdownload/pd14/
- Winebottler –
Unlike most of the emulators available on the market, the Winebottler is an application that allows the user to wrap any Windows application to run on an OS X with ease. If you are a person who just needs to run a particular Windows app on Mac OS, then this emulator is the best choice for you. Once you install the emulator, all you have to do is simply open the emulator and pick a Windows application and the emulator will automatically download the application, install and arrange the application.
To download the app click here: https://zipansion.com/CF9L
- Virtualbox –
If you are looking for a Windows emulator that comes free and has an open source programming then, Virtualbox emulator is the best choice for you. The emulator offers features that allow the user to launch Windows apps, however, the user has to launch the virtual machine manually. As the emulator is free of all cost and the features it offers is reasonable and best.
To download the app click here: https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/6.0.4/VirtualBox-6.0.4-128413-OSX.dmg
- VMWare Fusion –
This emulator like the Parallels Desktop comes with the same view mode termed as “Unity” that allows the user to open the Windows application as of in Parallels Desktop Coherence. One of the notable things about this emulator is that it enables the user to copy and paste between Mac apps and Windows application, resize, and move them.
To download the app click here: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=FUS-1102&productId=798&rPId=29106
Before installing an emulator make sure that your device is compatible with the emulator and the features you expect from the emulator is available in the app.