Alternatives to Steam for Linux with any license

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  • GOG.com icon

    GOG.com

    GOG.com (Good Old Games) sells classic PC games through their download service at a low price, without DRM, and updated to run on the latest versions of Windows and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web

    • Lack of DRMs, no requirements to stay online during playing, offline installers that you can keep forever, and they let you specify any target location for game files. You are legally allowed to redownload and install all games on unlimited number of computers in your household. Optional Steam-like client is available. AtoshiDec 2016 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Separate installers for multiple computers, GOG galaxy app is more UI friendly, games are patched to work with modern OSes unlike steam which requires you to figure it out for the end user and can take hours. Guest • Jul 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    Humble Bundle

    Buy a bundle of games, you decide the price, and support charity in the process. Each game is normally DRM-free and runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux!

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web Android Android Tablet

  • itch.io icon

    itch.io

    An online game marketplace and community. Also an app which manages downloading and updating of games acquired through the website.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android Android Tablet

  • Desura icon

    Desura

    Desura is a digital distribution service for gamers, putting the best games, mods and downloadable content at your fingertips and ready to play.

    Free Windows Linux

    • It's on a much smaller scale than Steam, however Desura still distributes digital copies of games and has the main features of Steam. SiNeveshJan 2016 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Lutris icon

    Lutris

    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...

    Free Open Source Linux Steam MS-DOS

  • Game Jolt icon

    Game Jolt

    Game Jolt, where all the best free Indie Games are at! Browse through thousands of free Indie Games ready for you to play. This is Indie.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web

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    Bundle stars

    Buy awesome games. Pay a fraction of the retail price! Every week we bring you a spectacular new Steam game bundle, saving up to 97% off the normal retail price!...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • Enhanced Steam icon

    Enhanced Steam

    A Chrome and Firefox browser extension that enhances the Steam storefront with all kinds of extra information including price comparisons to other online retailers and...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Microsoft Edge Chrome Steam Opera ... Firefox

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    IndieGameStand

    IndieGameStand is a different kind of indie gaming bundle and promotional website. Our site is about featuring and promoting a new independent game every 96 hours (4...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web Android Android Tablet

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    Sila Games

    Sila Games is a digital distribution platform for PC and Mac games. You can find lots of deals every week in some of the best games from 2K, Paradox, Nordic, Atari...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    ShinyLoot

    ShinyLoot is an independently developed web-based, game distribution service. The store combines hybrid DRM-free downloads with Steam keys, search filters with over 180...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • DJL icon

    DJL

    Djl is an open-source (GPL licensed) game manager written in Python 2.5 for the GNU/Linux Operating Systems. It is inspired by Valves...

    Free Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.2.20, released on October 2009, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.
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    Parsec

    With Parsec, you can play PC games from anywhere on any device. Parsec lets you play over the internet from your own gaming PC or access a cloud gaming PC.

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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