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    I'm starting an engineering course in September and own a Mac. Would I be able to run all the engineering softwares and programs on it or should I switch to Windows?
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    (Original post by planet710)
    I'm starting an engineering course in September and own a Mac. Would I be able to run all the engineering softwares and programs on it or should I switch to Windows?
    There are mac versions of most programs, the only ones that you probably wouldn't have a mac version for will be the CAD softwares.

    How exactly are you going to switch to windows?
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    (Original post by bigboateng_)
    There are mac versions of most programs, the only ones that you probably wouldn't have a mac version for will be the CAD softwares.

    How exactly are you going to switch to windows?
    Well, I'm gonna either run a parallel on the mac and hence get both OS and Windows, but if that doesn't work I think I would by a cheap windows laptop.
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    (Original post by planet710)
    Well, I'm gonna either run a parallel on the mac and hence get both OS and Windows, but if that doesn't work I think I would by a cheap windows laptop.
    If you can get the windows laptop then thats better, depending on your budget you could look at building a PC? you can easily build a decent PC for under 300£. I have macbook combo with a 'gaming' pc I built about 2 years ago for 350£ which still runs great so i bet you can make a decent build for under that price. because the pc will run faster, last longer and will come in handy for when you do computationally heavy stuff
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    Depending on which mac you have, you will most likely run most programmes fine. Worst comes to worst, you can run windows on bootcamp which is pretty easy to install and is a lot cheaper that buying another computer/laptop.
 
 
 
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