Alternatives to Steam for Mac 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...

    Freemium 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 • 5 agrees and 4 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
    • No DRM! You actually own your installs unlike Steam's "Long period rent" format. Like literally any game you buy on GoG you can launch from their Client or download the actual installer and put it on a memory stick for safe keeping/ later installation no client required. Plus as well they are not a money-hungry, industry stifling, greed fuelled, global corporation that cares not for their customers but just for the $£. Guest • Nov 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • you own your games for real and there is better quality control. Guest • Jan 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • Humble Bundle icon

    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

    • Humble Bundle is not a platform to play games like Steam, it is only a platform to buy them. andrewpetzOct 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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    GOG Galaxy

    GOG Galaxy is a game client that allows everyone to play. Optional client, freedom of choice and cross-play.

    Free Mac Windows

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    • It has its own store, contains hundreds of older games that run perfectly on newer hardware and, unlike Humble Bundle, doesn't require Steam to use. Guest • Jun 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • There are many games that are not listed on steam Guest • Aug 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • The client for Gog.com so naturally this has all the awesome benefits of using GoG. Guest • Nov 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • 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

  • Origin icon

    Origin

    Origin is your new digital playground. It’s where you go to find the best that EA has to offer.

    Free Mac Windows Web

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    • It's just not Steam. Honestly at this point in time using any other method is better than using Steam. Guest • Nov 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • 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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  • Fanatical icon

    Fanatical

    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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  • Game Center icon

    Game Center

    Game Center brings social gaming to OS X and iOS apps. With the Game Center app, you can play against friends and unknown foes anywhere in the world. Invite someone to...

    Free Mac iPhone iPad

    • Game Center is an apple ecosystem-exclusive and mobile game system. Steam is more for desktop. Guest • Oct 2015 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
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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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    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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    • Discontinued Reported as no longer operational on http://indiegamestand.com/.
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    Aurora Game Hub

    Manage, play and experience your PC Game Library in one slick desktop application.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows

    • Discontinued Last Update: 2014-09-15 https://sourceforge.net/projects/auroragm/