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iOS Alternatives & Competitors

(485)4.5 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Apple iOS? Tons of people want Operating System . Windows 10, Ubuntu, Android, and Windows 7 are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Apple iOS.

Top Alternatives to Apple iOS

  • Windows 10
  • Ubuntu
  • Android
  • Windows 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Apple iOS

    #1
    #1
  1. Windows 10

    (1,102)4.4 out of 5

    Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use, with lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the Start menu. It starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to help keep you safe, and is designed to work with software and hardware you already have.

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  2. Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use, with lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the Start menu. It starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to help keep you safe, and is designed to work with software and hardware you already have.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Shalabh A.
    SA
    - The most important thing about windows is that till yet it has also maintains its simplicity and ease of access. - Another best thing of windows 10 that I like is it bridges the gap between the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Windows 10 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Better at meeting requirements
    #2
    #2
  3. Ubuntu

    (855)4.5 out of 5

    Super-fast, easy to use and free, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks and servers around the world.

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  4. Super-fast, easy to use and free, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks and servers around the world.

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    Josbeb D C.
    JC
    To start and open source learning is very intuitive and effective to adapt to a new experience. Something very important to highlight in its favor is that Windows to bring a large amount of...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Ubuntu is:

    Easier to admin
    Slower to reach roi
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    #3
    #3
  5. Android

    (509)4.6 out of 5

    Android is the a globally popular mobile platform. With Android you can use all Google apps, plus thousands of apps and games are available on Google Play.

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  6. Android is the a globally popular mobile platform. With Android you can use all Google apps, plus thousands of apps and games are available on Google Play.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Saurabh P.
    SP
    - Simple and User Friendly User Interface - Providing good standard security features - Regular Version Upgrades keeps it up-to-date - More user options to play with as compared to other OS such...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Android is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    Better at meeting requirements
    #4
    #4
  7. Windows 7

    (430)4.2 out of 5

    Windows 7 is your PC simplified. Enjoy your media wherever you want, stay productive with the smart new desktop, get creative with Windows Live Photo Gallery.

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  8. Windows 7 is your PC simplified. Enjoy your media wherever you want, stay productive with the smart new desktop, get creative with Windows Live Photo Gallery.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Keene M.
    KM
    Its really hard to review an operating system, In the mainstream, there are not many alternatives - various low usage unix and linux variants, iOS, and Windows. What do I like best about Windows?...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Windows 7 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    #5
    #5
  9. Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    (255)4.5 out of 5

    Open source platform for mission-critical computing

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  10. Open source platform for mission-critical computing

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    SM
    Most secured frequent Errata updated and reliable operating system. Without any second thought we can give our suggestion to chose Red Hat. All the major applications in our environment is running...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at meeting requirements
    #6
    #6
  11. Oracle Linux

    (96)4.2 out of 5

    Oracle Linux brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems along with worldwide, enterprise-class, low-cost support. Optimized for enterprise workloads, Oracle Linux is the only operating system to offer zero-downtime updates.

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  12. Oracle Linux brings the latest Linux innovations to market, delivering extreme performance, advanced scalability, and reliability for enterprise applications and systems along with worldwide, enterprise-class, low-cost support. Optimized for enterprise workloads, Oracle Linux is the only operating system to offer zero-downtime updates.

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    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Oracle Linux is:

    Slower to reach roi
    #7
    #7
  13. Windows 8

    (207)3.4 out of 5

    Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It's an all-new touch interface. It's a new Windows 8 for new devices.

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  14. Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It's an all-new touch interface. It's a new Windows 8 for new devices.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Doug J.
    DJ
    I've been using Windows 8 since it was released. I have used it on tablets, netbooks, laptops (with and without touchscreens) and desktop PCs. I love how Microsoft leveraged the sleep/hibernation...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Windows 8 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    #8
    #8
  15. CentOS

    (233)4.5 out of 5

    CentOS is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from sources freely provided to the public by a prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor.

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  16. CentOS is an Enterprise-class Linux Distribution derived from sources freely provided to the public by a prominent North American Enterprise Linux vendor.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Justin S.
    JS
    CentOS is built for stability from the ground up, and it shows in the release model: there's an initial release, and not a whole lot changes for the next ten years. In an age where competitors like...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, CentOS is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    Easier to do business with
    #9
    #9
  17. Fedora

    (103)4.4 out of 5

    Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a collection of software that makes your computer run.

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  18. Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a collection of software that makes your computer run.

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    SJ
    Simplicity and very clear interface and smoothly operated what we need to do. It's better for software development and I think mostly this version is using by software developers.

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Fedora is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to admin
    #10
    #10
  19. Chromium OS

    (35)3.9 out of 5

    Chomium is an open-source project that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web.

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  20. Chomium is an open-source project that aims to build an operating system that provides a fast, simple, and more secure computing experience for people who spend most of their time on the web.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    David S.
    DS
    As a google android user, i like the seemless integration it provides into the google network as a whole: googleDrive, Play, Music etc. Helps reduce hardware costs by offering cloud storage...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Chromium OS is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    #11
    #11
  21. Windows Phone

    (17)4.0 out of 5

    Whether you want premium features and performance at a good price or a powerhouse of productivity that fits in your pocket, there's a Windows phone thatÍs perfect for you.

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  22. Whether you want premium features and performance at a good price or a powerhouse of productivity that fits in your pocket, there's a Windows phone thatÍs perfect for you.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Avinash P.
    AP
    Best thing about windows phone is it's Fast and intuitive UI with "live tile" interface and home screen personilization. The touch sensitivity is amazing and camera(Nokia) with excellent image...Read more
    #12
    #12
  23. Linux Mint

    (47)4.5 out of 5

    Linux Mint produces a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.

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  24. Linux Mint produces a modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    UA
    Linux Mint provides a powerful alternative to both the Windows and iOS environments. I particularly love that is a complete product with applications that provide similar, if not the exact same,...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Linux Mint is:

    Easier to admin
    #13
    #13
  25. Debian

    (48)4.7 out of 5

    Debian is an operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run , at the core of an operating system is the kernel.

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  26. Debian is an operating system is the set of basic programs and utilities that make your computer run , at the core of an operating system is the kernel.

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    Hassan R.
    HR
    Its very simple and easy commands Easy to understand and use

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Debian is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to do business with
    Easier to admin
    #14
    #14
  27. BlackBerry 10

    (12)2.9 out of 5

    BlackBerry revolutionized the mobile industry. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences.

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  28. BlackBerry revolutionized the mobile industry. Today, BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of our millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    BK
    Blackberry 10 is the operating system that Android should have been. It is secure reliable and easy to use. Unfortunately it was marketed poorly, was too late to market, so never became popular...Read more
    #15
    #15
  29. Oracle Solaris

    (21)3.9 out of 5

    Oracle Solaris 11.2 is a complete, integrated platform, combining OpenStack, software-defined networking, and built-in virtualization with a proven enterprise-class operating system.

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  30. Oracle Solaris 11.2 is a complete, integrated platform, combining OpenStack, software-defined networking, and built-in virtualization with a proven enterprise-class operating system.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    UG
    Ease of use and the available tools for performance tuning
    #16
    #16
  31. openSUSE Leap

    (25)4.2 out of 5

    The DVD/USB Stick is typically recommended as it contains most of the packages available in the distribution and does not require a network connection during the installation.

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  32. The DVD/USB Stick is typically recommended as it contains most of the packages available in the distribution and does not require a network connection during the installation.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Angel R.
    AR
    Uno de los principales puntos favorables es lo sencillo que es de instalar, en unos pocos pasos ya puedes disfrutar de este excelente sistema operativo, a tal punto, que la facilidad a la hora de...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, openSUSE Leap is:

    Easier to admin
    Better at meeting requirements
    #17
    #17
  33. Manjaro

    (18)4.4 out of 5

    Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

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  34. Manjaro is a user-friendly Linux distribution based on the independently developed Arch operating system.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Martin V.
    MV
    The continuous updates and most up-to-date versions of software. There is no big bang update that often leads to the need to complete reinstall like in Ubuntu and similar distros. The operating...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Manjaro is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #18
    #18
  35. Parrot Security OS

    (14)4.3 out of 5

    Parrot Security (ParrotSec) is a Security GNU/Linux distribution designed for the Cyber-Security (InfoSec) field. It includes a full portable laboratory for security and digital forensics experts.

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  36. Parrot Security (ParrotSec) is a Security GNU/Linux distribution designed for the Cyber-Security (InfoSec) field. It includes a full portable laboratory for security and digital forensics experts.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Daniels M.
    DM
    I like the good looking desktop environment and easy to use tools for vulnerability analysis. I didn't really have to download anything much except some things which aren't completely necessary to...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Parrot Security OS is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    #19
    #19
  37. Arch

    (16)4.3 out of 5

    Arch Linux is a lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to keep it simple.Currently It has official packages optimized for the x86-64 architecture

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  38. Arch Linux is a lightweight and flexible Linux distribution that tries to keep it simple.Currently It has official packages optimized for the x86-64 architecture

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Alicia A.
    AA
    It's a clean linux distribution ready to grow to the needs and wants of the user. It's package system is really solid but you can also compile additional packages thanks to it's AUR (Archlinux user...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, Arch is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    #20
    #20
  39. HP-UX

    (15)3.4 out of 5

    Streamline your operations with the right UNIX computing environment. HP-UX is a highly integrated UNIX operating system built on the always-on resiliency of mission-critical HPE Integrity servers to give you a dynamic, secure, and unified environment.

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  40. Streamline your operations with the right UNIX computing environment. HP-UX is a highly integrated UNIX operating system built on the always-on resiliency of mission-critical HPE Integrity servers to give you a dynamic, secure, and unified environment.

    Categories in common with iOS:

    Maxim O.
    MO
    Same or near same commands like in simple Unix linux system. It has good support of HP Software command. Stable, fast, low memory use. It has kernel configurable parameters, some parameters do not...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Apple iOS, HP-UX is:

    More expensive