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Apps with 'Run Windows Games' feature

  1. Proton is a tool for use with the Steam client which allows games which are exclusive to Windows to run on Linux kernel and macOS operating systems.
  2. PlayOnLinux is a graphical frontend for the Wine software compatibility layer which allows Linux and Mac users to install Windows-based video games, Microsoft Office (2000 to 2010), Microsoft Internet Explorer, as well as many other applications.


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    Windows hooker - intercepts system calls to make fullscreen programs running in a window, to support a better compatibility, to enhance video modes and to stretch timing. It is tipically very useful to run old windows games.
  3. A Vulkan-based translation layer for D3D9, D3D10 and D3D11, which can be used on Linux with Wine.
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  4. Wineskin is a tool used to make ports of Windows software to Mac OS X. The ports are in the form of normal Mac application bundle wrappers. It works like a wrapper around the Windows software, and you can share just the wrappers if you choose.

    Discontinued

    Hasn't been updated in over 6 years and doesn't work on most modern versions of macOS: https://sourceforge.net/projects/wineskin/, https://github.com/Gcenx/WineskinServer#wineskin

    • Linux
    • Wine
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    Cedega (formerly known as WineX) was TransGaming Technologies proprietary fork of Wine (from the last version of Wine under the X11 license before switching to GNU LGPL ), designed specifically for running games created for Microsoft Windows under Linux.

    Discontinued

    Cedega Gaming Service was retired on February 28, 2011, but TransGaming announced that development will continue under the GameTree Linux Developer Program.

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  5. Phoenicis is a graphical front-end for Wine, a tool to help Linux and Mac users run games and programs for Windows. The future of PlayOnLinux and PlayOnMac.
  6. Run any Windows program through Valve's Proton.
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