When it comes to PCs usage, Microsoft dominates the operating system market with its Windows platform. For the majority of PC users, it's still the only operating system they'll use and for most of us, it's a great option. The problem is that Windows is not free - in fact, it's pretty expensive.
It turns out that there are a number of free alternative operating systems that you can use as well, which range from Windows clones, to full featured alternatives, to ones that are best suited for single-purpose use. Having tried out a lot of the different OS options that are available over the years, these five were the ones that we liked the most. They all have different pros and cons, so you can see which one suits you the best. Here are five free Windows alternatives to consider.