So you have switched to another operating system, but still miss some of your favourite programs on Windows? Here are 7 app to help your run Windows program on your current platform!
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7 Apps To Help You Run Windows Programs On Another OS (EFYTimes)
Two additional ways that we know of that are not mentioned in the article: Parallels, which is basically a virtual machine that integrates into the OS X or iOS platforms, so that you can run just about any Windows program, although you will need to have an actual copy of Windows to install, and the Parallels software itself is not free. But there is a free alternative: VirtualBox, which runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4 and 2.6), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2, and OpenBSD (and, we’ve even heard reports of people running Android in VirtualBox). Here again you would need to have an actual copy of Windows (or your other preferred operating system) to install, but the VirtualBox software itself is freely available as Open Source Software (see their web site for details).