Darling Alternatives

    Darling is described as '— macOS translation layer for Linux' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Darling for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, Wine, Android and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Wine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Darling are PlayOnLinux (Free, Open Source), Proton (Free, Open Source), Parallels Desktop (Freemium) and CrossOver (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 5, 2021

    1. Steam emulator that emulates steam online features. Lets you play games that use the steam multiplayer APIs on a LAN without steam or an internet connection.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Vineyard is a collection of tools and libraries designed to make managing Windows programs on Linux easier. More specifically, it aims to improve the integration of Wine and the Free Desktop and to make it easier to create programs and tools that integrate with Wine.
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    2. Karton is a tool which can transparently run Linux programs: - 🐧 on a different Linux distribution, - 🍎 on macOS, - 💻 on a different architecture (ARMv7 and ARMv8, on a x86-64 host).
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    3. Using Wineskin technology, Porting Kit is a PaulTheTall.com app that can install games and apps compiled for Microsoft Windows® in Mac OS X. It has access to a server where we store WSI files for more than 300 games, which can be installed by any Porting Kit user.
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    4. WinConn simplifies creation, management and desktop integration of remote windows applications in Ubuntu Linux. It uses RemoteApp technology, implemented by FreeRDP project to provide seamless user experience.
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    5. 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 ready to go within 2 minutes. No need to install Windows or a virtual machine.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Turbo.net for Mac runs PC apps on your Mac without having to install a Virtual Machine.
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    6. Run any Windows program through Valve's Proton.
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    7. Run Windows apps such as Microsoft Office/Adobe in Linux (Ubuntu/Fedora) and GNOME/KDE as if they were a part of the native OS, including Nautilus integration.
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