PlayOnLinux Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to PlayOnLinux 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 and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PlayOnLinux are Lutris (Free, Open Source), RetroArch (Free, Open Source), Proton (Free, Open Source) and GameHub (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 28, 2021
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Wine
      A Vulkan-based translation layer for Direct3D 10/11 which allows running 3D applications on Linux using Wine. For the current status of the project, please refer to the project wiki.
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    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. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Cedega
      • Wine
      PyWinery is a graphical, easy and simple wine-prefix manager which allows you to launch apps, explore and manage configuration of separate prefixes, graphically and faster than setting variables on linux shell.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      A d3d9 to vk layer based off DXVK's codebase.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A D3D10 -> D3D11 Translation Layer.
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      • 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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    4. VK9 (Series)

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Direct3D 9 compatibility layer using Vulkan. The Goal of this project is to create a high performance Direct3D 9 implementation using a cross-platform graphics API. Represent entire series of VK9 games.
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