Lutris Alternatives for Linux
Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute a wide range of games and related media entirely over the internet, stretching from one-man independent efforts to some of...
- - Steam is the most popular Web-based, Windows, Android & Mac alternative to Lutris.
- - Steam is the most popular free alternative to Lutris.
Comments about Steam as a Alternative to Lutris
it's more of a game store than a game launcher0
steam is a one-shop-and-that's-shop-launcher. you need to do some really hard work to integrate a game from GOG galaxy on Linux with the steam for example0
Steam can actually be effectively used as a launcher since non-steam games can be added. It also has support for Proton, allowing many windows games to be played on linux.
Steam actually has an exceptional controller support as well and it can be configured for any software or game, even non-steam ones.-1
Steam is a DRM service, not a frontend.-4
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.
- - itch.io is the most popular Open Source alternative to Lutris.
Comments about itch.io as a Alternative to Lutris
They barely have anything in common3
Lutris manages installations of games on Linux, itch.io.... doesn't. It's a distribution platform.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.
Comments about PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac as a Alternative to Lutris
Only runs games for windows.-1
Bottles is an application designed for elementary OS (but works on all GNU/Linux distributions), which helps in managing wineprefix.
Opinions about Bottles as a Alternative to Lutris
Games library manager. Supports: Steam, GOG, Humble Bundle, Humble Trove, Wine and RetroArch.
Comments about GameHub as a Alternative to Lutris
GameHub is available an AppImage and Flatpak, that makes it easier to use on some distros.1
IMO, it's faster than Lutris1
It does give-or-take all what Lutris can do, and it's available both on Flathub and as an AppImage which makes it real easy to install on elementary os and any other Linux system.1
Heroic is an Open Source Game Launcher for Linux, Windows and macOS (10.15+, won't work properly on High sierra and older versions). Right now it supports launching games from the .
Heroic Games Launcher Features
CrossOver allows you to install many popular Windows applications and games on your Intel OS X Mac or Linux computer.
- - CrossOver is the most popular commercial alternative to Lutris.
Comments about CrossOver as a Alternative to Lutris
Used to run windows applications, and windows applications only.-1
Only supports Wine games and even then, for a commercial system, support is little better than the Open Source WINE.-1