10 Ways Mac OS is just BETTER

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  • Published: 03 August 2019
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  • Illia Tulupov
    Illia Tulupov  2 hours back

    I would put XCode to "why anything is better than macOS" section

    • Fat Sushi
      Fat Sushi  2 hours back

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      • STAY 011
        STAY 011  3 hours back

        No Blue Screen Of Death....

        • STAY 011
          STAY 011  3 hours back

          Only if I could buy mac .... windows and other cheap laptops are what most people can afford not coz they want to

          • Joseph Rushing
            Joseph Rushing  4 hours back

            Bought my 15” i7 for 400 bucks used, and have been using it for three years or so. It works great for me as a student, with good portability, battery life and a great display, and the convenience of the ecosystem for airdrop, handoff and safari tabs open on my other devices is super helpful for my (albeit low level) workflow with homework, eBay selling, and minor creative endeavors. I also use the gestures aaalllll the time, and dual boot into windows on occasion for some low level revit and autocad use cases (no really punishing renders required... yet). It’s a very good product lineup for tech illiterate to mildly tech savvy such as myself, but I can see the clear limitations for pros in a wide variety of fields, and gamers as well (I also have a PC for gaming, and enjoy my time in windows).

            • Levente Krisztián Büte

              There was more talk about Mac hardware than the actual operating system. 🤦‍♂️

              • RompotMechanikos
                RompotMechanikos  7 hours back

                Can it run on a raspberry pi?

                • Mike Loeven
                  Mike Loeven  9 hours back

                  Having multiple desktops is not a Mac OS bonus Stardock has had Fences forever which does the same thing on PC

                  • CMB
                    CMB  9 hours back

                    mac os looks like the dead windows vista it wont allow us to do anything windows forever

                    • Notyourtipicaltechguy
                      Notyourtipicaltechguy  10 hours back

                      Now do a why Linux is better in 10 ways

                      • Notyourtipicaltechguy
                        Notyourtipicaltechguy  5 hours back

                        @RompotMechanikos good one. Since there are so many distros I am not sure if they should do anything distro specific. But it should be a distro that is easy enough to use for most people.

                      • RompotMechanikos
                        RompotMechanikos  6 hours back

                        which distro?

                    • MALCOGICIAN

                      You forgot too add "Said no one ever"

                      • flash king
                        flash king  12 hours back

                        I am not seeing anything that isn't in windows

                        • APenguin's Productions •

                          I had flashbacks to Todd Howard talking about fallout 76 at 4:12

                          • MASTER FAZE SAITAMA
                            MASTER FAZE SAITAMA  19 hours back

                            Windows is always better for gaming

                            • Rayyan Hussain
                              Rayyan Hussain  23 hours back

                              The os might be good but The hardware Apple sells is shit for a whole lot of money

                              • Rayyan Hussain
                                Rayyan Hussain  23 hours back

                                ShitOS

                                • Peace
                                  Peace  24 hours back

                                  Still... 10 times worse than Microsoft...

                                  • Luke Martinez
                                    Luke Martinez  1 days back

                                    I use windows cause everything can be pirated on windows even photoshop 👀

                                    • KenanA
                                      KenanA  1 days back

                                      Why many Windows and Android users are always angry?
                                      They have a strange aggressive behavior when they see someone happy with his Apple device, and that makes me feel that they’re not happy with their PCs or Android devices and they want everyone to taste the same bitterness in their mouth?

                                    • Alex Joslin
                                      Alex Joslin  1 days back

                                      Also the design is better. Lots of PCs are ugly

                                      • NickeTMD
                                        NickeTMD  1 days back

                                        6:34 have me a heart attack!

                                        • WaroftanksPro
                                          WaroftanksPro  2 days back

                                          Apple software is better, hardware is...


                                          integrated Graphics, low SSD capacity, overpriced Cpus, bad RAM speed, DDR3 Ram...



                                          Just compare a build your own windows pc vs a macbook (not pretty)

                                          • Whatsapp Videos and GIF's
                                            Whatsapp Videos and GIF's  8 hours back

                                            ya but software optimisation makes up for the hardware, same goes for iphones too less ram but performs better than android's more ram.

                                        • omar arreola
                                          omar arreola  2 days back

                                          Just switched from Windows to Mac for the first time. Mac is to me superior. No more updates thank you very much. Microsoft.

                                        • Bales.
                                          Bales.  2 days back

                                          Most of the things that are in windows are on macOS

                                          • RompotMechanikos
                                            RompotMechanikos  6 hours back

                                            Not even close. Rockwell and Siemens don't make their software for MacOS. Neither does Fanuc. MacOS is for rich retards that don't do serious work or programming with their machines. The world of automation will run and already runs on windows.

                                        • FearFox
                                          FearFox  2 days back

                                          Thanks so much for representing Logic! Its my daw and it's awesome!! Great video Linus! :)

                                          • Robin Khlop
                                            Robin Khlop  2 days back

                                            I still prefer the 'why windows is just better' video.

                                            • Autism Storm
                                              Autism Storm  2 days back

                                              I'm not a Mac user, but this is so spot on, especially the last two points. I mean, what the fuck is Windows thinking with the way they do updates? Plus treating the user and the product? No wonder they don't seem to give a shit that people are pirating Windows - at the end of the day they can still fill it with ads

                                              • GyanPrakash
                                                GyanPrakash  2 days back

                                                I'm saying this with experience I wasted fucking 2500 $ on that Shit now I'm fucked.

                                                • GyanPrakash
                                                  GyanPrakash  2 days back

                                                  Run Blender Maya Solidworks Hodini Unity on a MAC. Try viewing pictures in preview without doing some bullshit file management. NTFS not supported. Then let's do the talking ! Apple is just best within itself other than that MAC is bullshit no offence Linus you're the best!

                                                  • SevenDeMagnus
                                                    SevenDeMagnus  2 days back

                                                    macOS is still the best- the extremely useful control-Magic Mouse zoom out or in.
                                                    The ergnomic command- zxcv.

                                                    • LordOfNihil
                                                      LordOfNihil  2 days back

                                                      all modern operating systems are shit.

                                                      • vladimir tkachev
                                                        vladimir tkachev  2 days back

                                                        Death to all the brainless Mac-Worschipers Linux does all that but better (no gestures thou but Windows got em)and if you're ready pay the double price of a Mac compared to PC with comparable hardware,just because you're to lazy to get a bit technical(or ask someone to do it for you)then you're just dumb.

                                                        • ᴀᴅʀɪᴀɴ ᴄᴀɴᴅʏ
                                                          ᴀᴅʀɪᴀɴ ᴄᴀɴᴅʏ  48 minutes back

                                                          @vladimir tkachev 😂😂😂😂😂 poor person

                                                        • ᴀᴅʀɪᴀɴ ᴄᴀɴᴅʏ
                                                          ᴀᴅʀɪᴀɴ ᴄᴀɴᴅʏ  48 minutes back

                                                          @vladimir tkachev wtf ym with steam my dude

                                                        • ᴀᴅʀɪᴀɴ ᴄᴀɴᴅʏ
                                                          ᴀᴅʀɪᴀɴ ᴄᴀɴᴅʏ  49 minutes back

                                                          @vladimir tkachev And also, linux is way different compared to mac OS, STOP comparing them

                                                        • ᴀᴅʀɪᴀɴ ᴄᴀɴᴅʏ
                                                          ᴀᴅʀɪᴀɴ ᴄᴀɴᴅʏ  49 minutes back

                                                          @vladimir tkachev I feel so bad for you lmao

                                                        • vladimir tkachev
                                                          vladimir tkachev  1 hours back

                                                          @ᴀᴅʀɪᴀɴ ᴄᴀɴᴅʏ laughs in Linux that does all that(Mac OS is based on Linux).
                                                          Also the primary defense of a system is always the user. Plus just because nobody writes viruses for Linux based systems doesn't mean that they are more secure.
                                                          The stuff i said about MacBook air goes for all apple products.
                                                          And who needs apple arcade if there's steam?

                                                      • Lumenor
                                                        Lumenor  3 days back

                                                        Because windows breaks a major thing every month I don’t feel my data is safe. Also windows locked my music with DRM windows media player without telling me and they say they are working on it from the past 2 years. And Mac is stable and safe so I can trust them with my music with is worth a lot. That is also why musicians use Mac. Also virus affecting my data is mostly Far from reality.

                                                        • Khazali
                                                          Khazali  3 days back

                                                          isn't this supposed be "operating system" advantages, not trackpads..... though they are good, it's not related to the OS

                                                          • Matthias Lee
                                                            Matthias Lee  3 days back

                                                            macOS can run some Linux apps...

                                                            • Nelson Cabico
                                                              Nelson Cabico  3 days back

                                                              If mac is far far way better than pc? Why is it in other countries the only way for anyone to get a hands on if their rich? I m
                                                              ean i'm from asia and people who i know owns a mac are people who have lots of money("rich").

                                                              • Bull Paxton
                                                                Bull Paxton  3 days back

                                                                just watched 10 reasons why windows is better... pandering much!?!?

                                                                • Ameer I
                                                                  Ameer I  3 days back

                                                                  Is nobody going to mention that windows has had virtual desktops and gestures for it for a while now.

                                                                  • VictorXolbor
                                                                    VictorXolbor  3 days back

                                                                    On the thumbnail it looks like Apple is eating your ear! 😂

                                                                    • Graham, King of the Britons!

                                                                      Like almost all mac users its the os that draws us to it. Windows just sucks, except for gaming and running a few pieces of software (in my case Revit). In every other respect I truly hate it. It doesn't even render fonts true to print. With phones however, i've been using android since 2012. Never owned an iphone.

                                                                      • Sabitra Sankalp Panigrahi

                                                                        Yo developers you guys really like llvm do you? I had to freaking learn how to codesign and use gdb cuz i just hate llvm.

                                                                        • Gonzalo Ciarleglio
                                                                          Gonzalo Ciarleglio  4 days back

                                                                          Nice video! Love the wallpaper on your MacBook. Where can I get it?

                                                                          • Rizki Adi Nugraha
                                                                            Rizki Adi Nugraha  4 days back

                                                                            If only Xcode could be installed in a windows machine without hassle.....

                                                                            • Asymptote
                                                                              Asymptote  5 days back

                                                                              Apple sucks apples...

                                                                              • rtn Cheung
                                                                                rtn Cheung  5 days back

                                                                                Once you try mac, never go back

                                                                                • First Last
                                                                                  First Last  5 days back

                                                                                  Most important:
                                                                                  1. No ads
                                                                                  2. No MS sign in and one drive and teams popup
                                                                                  3. No automatically update system lagging and close your program

                                                                                  • First Last
                                                                                    First Last  2 days back

                                                                                    ​@Ameer I MS put a lot of ads to installing apps on their OS like candy crush, minecraft and other annoying apps. I tried to uninstalling these apps, but windows keeps installing these. teams also auto installed. it can be remove, but the step is too hard.

                                                                                  • 31deenero2008
                                                                                    31deenero2008  2 days back

                                                                                    What kind of idiot let's the computer decide when to update? Do you even windows?

                                                                                  • Ameer I
                                                                                    Ameer I  2 days back

                                                                                    @Your Mom Yea windows is pretty buggy. I've had to reinstall several times. Did you try fresh installing windows?

                                                                                  • killallnight
                                                                                    killallnight  2 days back

                                                                                    @Ameer I you know the 15$ keys are actually illegal though right?

                                                                                  • Your Mom
                                                                                    Your Mom  2 days back

                                                                                    @Ameer I I have windows 10 pro and updating to Windows 1903 from Windows 1803 is a nightmare. Removes all display audio and human interface drivers during the update, then boots into a black screen. Microsoft community hasn't replied to my issue on the official forum to this date (I posted it last month) and disabling auto-update after downgrading to Windows 1803 opens my computer to a lot of security vulnerabilities.

                                                                                • Maneesh
                                                                                  Maneesh  6 days back

                                                                                  Windows vs MacOS is like comparing Madmax with Fast and furious

                                                                                  • Cam
                                                                                    Cam  7 days back

                                                                                    Another I would add: it just looks beautiful. Windows 10 is an inconsistent mess, carrying a confusing mix of modern design and heavily dated Vista-era design. Windows Explorer is particularly ugly, from its iconography to its weird jumbled toolbars.

                                                                                    MacOS is pure refinement through and through.

                                                                                    • Max Raider
                                                                                      Max Raider  2 days back

                                                                                      @Adrián Enciso I agree that Finder (the name of the file manager on the Mac) is not that great.

                                                                                    • Adrián Enciso
                                                                                      Adrián Enciso  3 days back

                                                                                      Max Raider explorer still ugly. BUT EASIER to navigate. I actually hate file explorer on Mac lmao I

                                                                                    • Max Raider
                                                                                      Max Raider  4 days back

                                                                                      TO THIS DAY, Windows 10 configuration is split between the Control Panel with the Windows 7 look and the Settings with the Windows 10 look.