Latest CrossOver Release Supports Linux, Adds MacBy Steven Vaughan-Nichols | Posted 2007-01-11 Email Print
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News Analysis: The new and improved CrossOver brings even more Windows programsincluding gamesto Linux and now Intel-based Macs as well. (DesktopLinux)Although you've always been able to run some Windows programs on Linux thanks to the Wine Project, CodeWeavers made that easier to do with its CrossOver Office line. Now, in a major new release and name change, CodeWeavers is introducing CrossOver Linux 6.0 and CrossOver Mac 6.0.
Both programs let users run many popular Windows programs on x86and some 64-bit-basedLinuxes and Macs. In the past, CrossOver has been known best for its support for such common Windows business programs as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Quicken. This new version brings a more fun side of CrossOver to the fore: games.
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