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DXVK Alternatives

DXVK is described as 'A Vulkan-based translation layer for D3D9, D3D10 and D3D11, which can be used on Linux with Wine' and is an app. There are eight alternatives to DXVK for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Wine. The best alternative is Proton, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DXVK are PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac, MangoHUD, D9VK and DXUP.

DXVK alternatives are mainly Compatibility Layer Tools but may also be System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of DXVK.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • Wine

A Vulkan-based translation layer for D3D9, D3D10 and D3D11, which can be used on Linux with Wine.

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  1. Proton icon

    Proton

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Proton is a tool for use with the Steam client which allows games which are exclusive to Windows to run on Linux kernel operating system. It uses Wine to facilitate this.

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  2. PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac icon

    PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Wine
    • FreeBSD

    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.

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  3. A Vulkan and OpenGL overlay for monitoring FPS, temperatures, CPU/GPU load and more. Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/Gj5YmBb - flightlessmango/MangoHud

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  4. D9VK icon

    D9VK

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A d3d9 to vk layer based off DXVK's codebase. Contribute to Joshua-Ashton/d9vk development by creating an account on GitHub.

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  5. DXUP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A D3D10 -> D3D11 Translation Layer, which can be serve to convert D3D10 -> Vulkan via DXVK.

    Crysis Warhead on Linux
  6. Direct3D 9-to-11 (Series)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    This project is an attempt to convert Direct3D 9 programs to Direct3D 11. It reimplements the d3d9.dll, which contains the core D3D9 interfaces.

    Represent entire series of Direct3D 9-to-11 games.
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  7. VK9 (Series)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    VK9 (Formerly SchaeferGL). Runs Direct3D 9 applications on Windows or Linux (/w Wine) over Vulkan.

    Represent entire series of VK9 games.
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    WineD3D

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Even if Windows supports DirectX natively, using WineD3D can enhance backwards compatiblity with older games, especially on Windows 8 and newer that don't support 16 bit screen modes.

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