Downloading Windows on a Mac for free is not possible, as Windows is a proprietary operating system that requires a valid license. However, there are some options for obtaining Windows for a lower cost:
- Use a trial version: Microsoft offers a 90-day free trial of Windows 10 Enterprise, which you can download from their website. This trial version has all the features of the full version, but will eventually expire and require you to purchase a license.
- Purchase a Windows license: If you need Windows for more than 90 days or want to use a version other than Windows 10 Enterprise, you will need to purchase a license. Windows licenses can be purchased from Microsoft’s website or from other authorized retailers. The price of a license varies depending on the version and edition of Windows you choose.
- Use a free alternative: If you don’t need the full Windows experience, you may be able to use a free alternative like Linux or FreeBSD. These operating systems are open-source and can be downloaded and installed on a Mac for free. However, they may not be compatible with all the software and hardware that you need to use, so be sure to check compatibility before choosing this option.