Athenaeum Alternatives

    Athenaeum is described as 'game launcher and manager designed as a libre replacement for Steam. Athenaeum uses flatpak as its packaging system and pulls all data from flathub currently' and is a Game Store in the Gaming Software category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Athenaeum for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Mac, Android and Linux. The best alternative is Steam, which is free. Other great apps like Athenaeum are GOG.com (Free), itch.io (Free, Open Source), Humble Bundle (Paid) and GOG GALAXY (Free).

    This page was last updated May 9, 2021

    1. Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation.
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    2. GOG.com (Good Old Games) sells classic PC games through their download service at a low price, without DRM, and updated to run on the latest versions of Windows and other systems.
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    3. itch.io gives you the ability to design a page where people can download games you have uploaded. You can optionally put a minimum price on your game (which can be 0), giving people the opportunity to pay you what they think you deserve. All files and images are hosted on itch.
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    4. Buy a bundle of games, you decide the price, and support charity in the process. Each game is normally DRM-free and runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux!
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    5. The gaming Client designed for a convenient purchasing, playing and updating DRM-free games, as well as an online play between gaming platforms, GOG GALAXY is also built with optionality in mind, and a belief that you should own the games you buy


    6. Video game library manager and launcher with support for 3rd party libraries like Steam, GOG, Origin and Uplay, providing one unified interface for your games.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      Origin is your new digital playground. It’s where you go to find the best that EA has to offer.
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    7. Ubisoft Connect (before Uplay) is Ubisoft's PC games portal, where you can find all your games on PC.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      FreeToGame is a gaming platform that provides access to the best free-to-play games and MMO Games while rewarding gamers with free premium in-game loot, special offers and exclusive perks at no cost to the user!
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    8. RubyApks is a free marketplace created by Tkprobix for all gamers and devs to download and publish apps and games from around the globe.
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