Macintosh operating system advantages and disadvantages

Macintosh operating system advantages

Macintosh operating system is more cleaner and stable operating system than all versions of Microsoft Windows , It is convenient , And  it is designed to be used on a very limited amount of computers .

The Apple Macintosh computer is often built with a lot better materials when compared with most PC computers , And you can access to the enormous library of free open source applications .

Macintosh computers are  more secure than Windows PCs , There are  fewer Macs in use , So , The designed viruses  for  Windows will not run on Macintosh operating system .

Macintosh operating system

Macintosh operating system

Macintosh operating systems are more powerful than Windows due to its UNIX base , They are  easier to use for the non technical , And They are more stable than Windows .

Macintosh operating systems have commercial applications ,  They can offer  fewer maintenance tasks , There are fewer viruses and security issues on Macintosh operating systems .

You should know that Macintosh  software focuses on its user interface ,  The software is designed specifically to run on the hardware , So , The operating system is  more stable , You are less likely to encounter driver related issues as much of the hardware and drivers that developed by Apple  .

The disadvantages of Mac OS

Macintosh computers are more expensive than PCs , They have fewer options for customization , when compared to a PC  , The boot time on an Apple Macintosh can be less when compared to  Windows computer , Although many commonly upgraded parts in Macintosh can be upgraded , The parts that can be upgraded are usually more expensive .

Although many game developers release games for both the Mac and PC , most of them still release their games and updates to the PC first , So , You may have to wait years for a game to be released on Mac , if it ever releases .

Many of the new Mac Books and other Apple products are starting to use glue to hold the components inside the computer in place , Glue can make repair difficult and expensive .

Macintosh operating system can not be upgraded or customized , There are upgrade options when you buy  Mac but unlike  Windows PC , you cannot mix and match the components , The easiest way to upgrade a Mac is to buy a new one .

Playing  the games requires Windows , There are  few games available for Mac , So ,  Macintosh operating system  is probably not the best choice , Macintosh computers have not touch abilities yet ( not including their iPhones or iPads ) .

Macintosh operating system requires less maintenance over the life of the system , They have less support and you should go to Apple for all your hardware problems .

Video games still see a wider release on Windows based PCs , Many current video games released on home consoles like the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 are also released for Windows , While some games make their way to Mac .

Macs have less hardware choices than Windows , All the common hardware types will work , They are more complex than Windows due to its UNIX base  .

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  1. ghadh says:

    thanks for this info

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