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PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Wine, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac are Lutris, RetroArch, Proton and GameHub.

PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac alternatives are mainly Compatibility Layer Tools but may also be Game Library Managers or Android Emulators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac.
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  • Mac
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • Wine
  • FreeBSD

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    Wine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD

    Wine is a free, open source application for running Windows software on operating systems that are normally not supported. With Wine, you can install and run these applications just like you would in Windows.

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    Most users think Wine is a great alternative to PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac.
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    Lutris

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online

    Lutris is an open source gaming platform for GNU/Linux. It allows you to gather and manage (install, configure and launch) all your games acquired from any source, in a single interface.

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    Almost everyone thinks Lutris is a great alternative to PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac.

    Lutris is also a hub for Steam, native games, and emulators and has lots of functions.

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    Works out of the box and I didn't find any problem using it.

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    RetroArch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • iPad
    • OpenPandora
    • Steam
    • Raspberry Pi
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    RetroArch is a graphical frontend for emulators, game engines, and media players.

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    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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  5. Games library manager. Supports: Steam, GOG, Humble Bundle, Humble Trove, Wine and RetroArch.

    GameHub allows to view, download, install, run and uninstall games from supported sources.


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    Bottles

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Bottles is an application designed for elementary OS (but works on all GNU/Linux distributions), which helps in managing wineprefix.

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    TheTrader

    It is a wine manager and it is updated and supported. Very user friendly.

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    CrossOver

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Chrome OS

    CrossOver allows you to install many popular Windows applications and games on your Intel OS X Mac or Linux computer.

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    Bricolas

    PlayOnLinux - PlayOnMac is better for us because it’s free. Just tested on Mac M1 : does the job !

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    Pegasus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Raspberry Pi

    Pegasus is a graphical frontend for browsing your game library (especially retro games) and launching them from one place. It's focusing on customizability, cross platform support (including embedded devices) and high performance.

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    Darling

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Run macOS applications on Linux.

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    Q4wine

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Wine

    Q4Wine is a qt4 GUI for wine that will help you manage wine prefixes and installed applications

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