Alternatives to CrossOver for all platforms with any license



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  • Wine icon


    Wine is a free, open source application for running Windows software on operating systems that are normally not supported. With Wine, you can install and run these...

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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    Parallels Desktop

    Parallels Desktop gives Mac users the ability to run Windows, Linux or any other operating system and their critical applications at the same time as Mac OS X on any...

    Commercial Mac

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    • CrossOver emulates windows application layer. parallels creates a fully virtualised machine and requires Windows installation, like if it was a physical computer. Guest • Nov 2015 Disagree   Agree
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    Lutris is an open source gaming platform for GNU/Linux. It allows you to gather and manage (install, configure and launch) all your games acquired from any source, in a...

    Open Source Linux Steam MS-DOS

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    WineBottler is an App to manage and wrap your Windows apps into convenient OS X apps. WineBottler helps you with running Windows programs on OS X. It helps you to: ...

    Open Source Mac Wine

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    Q4Wine is a qt4 GUI for wine that will help you manage wine prefixes and installed applications

    Open Source Mac Linux BSD Wine

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    Porting Kit

    Install Windows Games in Mac OS X natively and easily and for free with Wineskin technology.

    Free Mac

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    Vineyard is a collection of tools and libraries designed to make managing Windows programs on Linux easier.

    Open Source Linux

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  • WinOnX icon


    Run your Windows applications on OSX without the need of buying a Windows license. Well, you even do not need to install Windows. Just download WinOnX and you are...

    Commercial Mac

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CrossOver Comments

"purchase" is for a window of time to receive updates 1 Helpful

Comment by KillAdwareDevelopers
about CrossOver Apr 2016

Not all major versions are available in the 'purchase' window.


Great app, but.... 1 Helpful

Negative Comment by DJF3
about CrossOver and Wine, WineBottler Jan 2012

After officially purchasing a license <2 years ago I'm now facing OSX Lion incompatibility. Result: have to buy a new FULL license which costs more than before. That's how you treat existing customers who have free alternatives like Wine? Bye Crossover!