5 Best MacOS Linux Clones

This article lists out MacOS look alike Linux distributions that you can download and use for free. The comparison here is done on the similarity in looks and functioning to MacOS.

Elementary OS

Elementary OS is built on Ubuntu LTS fast and open replacement for Windows and macOS. Elementary OS ships with a carefully curated selection of apps that cater to every day needs so you can spend more time using your computer and less time cleaning up bloatware.

This Linux distribution is user friendly and runs well on limited hardware resources like less powerful netbooks / chromebooks.

For more information and download: Elementary OS

Deepin Linux

Deepin desktop edition works on notebooks and desktops, and aims at providing a stable, efficient and easy-to-use user experience. Its clean user interfaces and the convenient interactions reduces the browsing and searching time, allowing users to have more time to work and study.

All of system settings and configurations can be changed in a panel that appears docked to the right of the desktop. The control panel allows you to manage users, monitors, default applications, and also customize and change themes, windows, icons, cursors, wallpapers, fonts etc.

For more information and download: Deepin Linux

BackSlash Linux

BackSlash Linux is an Ubuntu and Debian-based operating system developed in India by Kumar Priyansh for AMD64 and Intel x64-based personal computers.

BackSlash is low on system Requirements and needs only a Core2Duo processor with 1 GB RAM to run flawlessly. A video memory of 128 MB is recommended for Visual Effects.

For more information and download: BackSlash Linux

Pearl Linux OS

Pearl Linux OS is a distribution based on Ubuntu. Pearl uses components of the LXDE and Xfce desktop environments to create a desktop experience which looks similar to Apple’s OS X desktop environment.

For more information and download: Pearl Linux OS


LuninuxOS is a Debian/Ubuntu based Linux distribution designed to be beautiful, clean, simply, fast, and stable.

LuninuxOS is designed to automatically adjust for many desktop computers and portable computers, including netbooks and ultrabooks without manual modification.

For more information and download: LuninuxOS