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CrossOver Games for Mac and Linux updated, fixes Rift, improves WoW and Star Trek Online

CrossOver Games, a commercial implementation of Windows emulator Wine, has been updated to version 10.1, bringing support for the new (and seemingly popular) Rift MMORPG to Linux and Mac PCs. Beyond other bug and stability fixes, CrossOver 10.1 finally lets you install World of Warcraft with the Blizzard Downloader, and support for Star Trek Online's launcher has been improved a bit (but the...

A year later, CodeWeavers urges free CrossOver users to pay up

Once upon a time, about 10 months ago, a company called CodeWeavers ran a promotion allowing customers to download and install their software fore free. CodeWeavers suite of Crossover apps basically lets users run a number of Windows games and utilities including PhotoShop, Office, and World of Warcraft on Mac or Linux machines. The programs usually run about $40 to $70, but thanks to a heck of a...

CodeWeavers cancels free giveaway program, honors existing registrations

It sure seemed like a good idea. CodeWeavers, the makers of CrossOver software that lets you run Windows applications like MS Outlook or games like Half Life on Mac andLinux machines, held a tongue-in-cheek promotion where the company promised to give away free copies of its software if one of a number of economic goals were met in the US. While it's likely that the US government had little to...

Download CrossOver for free today, run Windows Apps on Mac, Linux

CrossOver is the commercial version of WINE, a tool that allows users to run many Windows applications on Mac or Linux machines. And today, you can download it for free. You see, earlier this year the CEO of CodeWeavers, the company behind CrossOver issued a challenge to president George W. Bush. If the outgoing president of the US could accomplish one of a handful of goals before leaving...

Iron: Chrome for privacy fanatics

If you want to use Google Chrome but are concerned or have questions about Google's policies for collecting usage data, you might want to give Iron a try. Iron, developed by German software company SRWare is Chrome stripped of all the user ID information that gave the German government cause for concern. I don't speak German, but the guys at the Incomplete-News Project have helpfully published an...

CodeWeavers brings Chromium to OS X and Linux

CodeWeavers, the main corporate sponsor of the Wine Project, have released a port of Google Chrome, known as CrossOver Chromium, for Linux and OS X systems. Although users running virtual instances of Windows in either OS X or Linux have been able to run since day one, CrossOver Chromium is unique because it does not require a Windows installation to run. Although CrossOver Chromium works,...

Run Windows apps on your Mac with CrossOver Mac

Want to run Windows programs on your Mac? Got one of those new-fangled Intel Macs? Great; you're halfway there! No more putting up with perpetually-slow Virtual PC for you. But maybe you don't want to bother with actually running Windows on your Mac, either. All you want to do is play Half-Life, after all. CrossOver Mac, produced by Codeweavers, may be the solution for you. It allows you to run...

LinuxWorld 2006: CrossOver Office for Mac OS X

I'm reporting in from LinuxWorld, letting the fine folks who read DLS know about the latest & greatest news from the Land of Free & Open Source Software. A few weeks ago, Apple made quite a stir with their announcements about their spiffy new Mac Pro and Xserves, as well as cool new updates to Mac OS X. Lost in all the hubbub, however, was an announcement by a great open source company...