Mac Operating System: Pros and Cons

Sales seem to be growing in the realm of Mac computers. For Windows users, there is curiosity as to the differences in the two operating systems. The initial drawback for non-Mac users is the expense as Macs do tend to be in the higher range. This seems to stem from the fact that there is no low-end hardware for the brand and the Mac will usually guarantee approximately five years of usage.


• User Interface is said to be more streamlined and straightforward than most other operating systems and gives the user an easy guide to updating and deleting apps.

• The Mac OS also boasts being less susceptible to security issues such as Malware. Apple also ensures that apps undergo intense testing to further reduce the risk of security breaches.

• The multitasking capabilities of a Mac are unparalleled by any other operating system. The specialised multitasking feature offers special trackpads and keys to help users switch between apps with ease.


• The cost of a Mac will typically be higher than any other comparable product.

• There is no flexibility when it comes to hardware upgrades.

• MacOS is more limited in the capability and variety of gaming than that of most Windows operating systems.