How can I run PC programs on a mac?

I want to run PC programs on a mac with the pc with the pc program looking like a mac program.

2 Answers from the Community

  • Best Answer:

    2 ways Dual Boot and Virtualization
    Bootcamp (/Applications/Utilities) creates a separate section of the hard drive to install Windows from CD. You boot the computer and choose either Windows or Mac

    Virtualization (like Paralells or VMware) allows you to win Windows in a separate window while the Mac is running

    Either way you have to purchase a full licensed copy of Windows and you can run all of your PC applications.

    • Answered by Kevin L from Toronto
    • Apr 28, 2013
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    • Answered by Kelly K from Cumming
    • Feb 13, 2014