Are you going to buy a new laptop or PC?
The answer is probably YES< that’s why you’re on this webpage – and that begs the next question: Which one is better, Mac or PC. And why?
My choice, as you can probably tell from the title of this article, is that my preference is Mac. And let me explain why I prefer Mac to PC.
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Now, let’s get it started! Please read it thoroughly to know the reasons.
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Although Apple computers have become popular in recent years and are becoming more common, the fact is that Windows continues to be the absolute leader and indisputable in the global market of operating systems for desktops and laptops.
According to Net Market Share data, last November, Windows topped the ranking with a market share of 88.39%, followed by an enormous disparity by macOS with 9.05%, and Linux in third place with 2.21%.
Leaving aside the figures, it is clear that Mac computers also have a disadvantage when it comes to the reasons people use desktops.
Have you ever wondered why people decide to buy a Mac?
What are the advantages of a PC with the Microsoft OS?
In what aspects is it better, and in which is it worse?
5 MAJOR reasons why the Mac is Better Than the PC – Mac vs PC – The Showdown
So, here’s why you should prefer Macs over Windows computers.
1. The same company manufactures hardware and software
Microsoft is responsible for developing the operating system for Windows computers; Mac is an Apple product, which produces both hardware and software.
This translates into an optimal combination of both sides. The operating system is developed especially for equipment on Windows, while Mac manufactures equipment with the operating system in mind.
Bearing in mind that it is the same company that carries out the whole process and supervises both the production of hardware and software, the result is a product with an unbeatable finish where care is taken to the smallest detail, something that the user notices from that takes the computer out of the box.
The same thing happens if we compare Android mobile phones to the iPhone. The former operating system has to adapt to countless models and manufacturers. Apple specially creates its devices to run iOS, which guarantees better functioning and greater fluency.
2. Mac has a more attractive design
Another reason why Mac is better than Windows is that it has a more attractive design, better materials, and sleeker finishes. We agree that appearance is not everything, but it is another point that we have in mind when choosing one device or another.
If we value hardware equally between the two OS’, it is clear we will choose the one with the best design.
In both their desktops and MacBooks, Apple computers are characterized by their sophisticated appearance and materials.
Not surprisingly, Mac’s attractive design is one of the most imitated by other companies. They are always trying to reproduce the clean packaging, matte metallic finishes, or the keyboard and trackpad design.
3. macOS is more intuitive and easy to use
It’s no secret that MacOS is more intuitive and easy to use, which is another reason why Mac is better than Windows. You can start using your computer right out of the box: just set up your iCloud account, and you can start working.
By contrast, Windows computers require more extensive configuration and usually come with preinstalled software of little utility that slows down your computer.
On the other hand, the macOS interface and graphical environment will be intuitive once you get used to the operating system.
It is normal to need a period of adaptation if you come from Windows and have never worked with a Mac. Still, once you do it, everything will be more straightforward: installing and deleting applications, accessing any program from the Dock, locating files and folders with Finder, etc.
4. With macOS, you are more productive
One of the main reasons why macOS is better than Windows is that you will be more productive. Once you get used to Apple’s operating system, you will love the keyboard shortcuts and trackpad gestures.
On the other hand, while it is true that Windows also has keyboard shortcuts, in macOS, you have much more at your disposal, and you will learn them very quickly.
Through these quick options, you have control over the operating system’s many functions, such as the Dock, Finder, apps, documents, and more.
You’ll miss the trackpad’s gestures or the Magic Mouse enormously every time you put your hands on a Windows computer. Thanks to them, you will be able to navigate faster through the Internet, consult documents, and use applications. It will be much faster and easier to move from one application and windows to another.
On the other hand, through Mission Control, you can quickly see all open windows, application thumbnails, and the Dashboard all in one place.
Also, it offers you the option to customize quick keyboard and mouse functions to display the desktop, access Mission Control, return to the windows of the current application, or view the Dashboard.
5. Mac is more secure than Windows
Security is another of the main reasons to switch to Mac. Although the operating system of Apple computers is not impenetrable, the fact is that macOS gets fewer viruses than Windows.
This does not mean that you won’t get any and can do without a good antivirus program. However, it does expose you to fewer threats than Microsoft OS.
The secret of macOS’ safety resides in its UNIX base. This is where it asks for authorization by entering an administrator password upon installing something or changing the system.
Suppose you try downloading malware on your Mac and provide the administrator password. In that case, it will infect your computer. So, still, make sure to be careful.
These are the 5 reasons why we believe Mac is better than Windows. If you have any other queries regarding Mac or Windows, let us know in the comment section. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
What is your choice, Mac or Windows?