Alternatives to PlayOnLinux

  • Wine

    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. Go here to check whether a specific appl…

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  • RetroArch

    What is RetroArch?RetroArch is a modular multi-system emulator system that is designed to be fast, lightweight, and portable. It has features lacking in some emulators frontends, such as real-time rewinding and game-aware shading. What systems does …

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  • 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 single interface. Features- Manage your Linux games, Windows games, emulated con…

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  • CrossOver

    Windows compatibility on Mac and Linux with no Windows license. CrossOver allows you to install many popular Windows applications on your Mac or Linux computer. You can think of it as an emulator, but it's different, because there's no Windows OS li…

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  • WineBottler

    WineBottler is an App to manage and wrap your Windows apps into convenient OS X apps. WineBottler helps you with running Windows programs on OS X. It helps you to: - Manage your windows app; - Wrap the Windows apps into OS X apps, ready for you to d…

    Open Source Free Wine Mac

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  • Proton

    Proton is a tool for use with the Steam client which allows games which are exclusive to Windows to run on Linux kernel and macOS operating systems. It uses Wine to facilitate this. Most users will prefer to use Proton provided by the Steam client i…

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  • Wineskin Winery

    Wineskin is a tool used to make ports of Windows software to Mac OS X. The ports are in the form of normal Mac application bundle wrappers. It works like a wrapper around the Windows software, and you can share just the wrappers if you choose.Best o…

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  • Q4wine

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

    Open Source Free Wine BSD Linux Mac

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  • Porting Kit

    Using Wineskin technology, Porting Kit is a PaulTheTall.com app that can install games and apps compiled for Microsoft Windows® in Mac OS X. It has access to a server where we store WSI files for more than 300 games, which can be installed by any Po…

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  • Vineyard

    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 in…

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  • DXVK

    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. How to useIn order to install a DXVK package obtained from the rel…

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  • WinOnX

    Run your Windows applications on OSX without the need of buying a Windows license.Well, you even do not need to install Windows.Just download WinOnX and you are ready to go within 2 minutes.No need to install Windows or a virtual machine. Please not…

    Commercial Mac

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  • WinConn

    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. The applications run in their own windo…

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  • D9VK

    A d3d9 to vk layer based off DXVK's codebase. Contribute to Joshua-Ashton/d9vk development by creating an account on GitHub.

    Open Source Free Linux

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  • DXUP

    A D3D10 -> D3D11 Translation Layer, which can be serve to convert D3D10 -> Vulkan via DXVK.

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  • Bottlenose

    Bottlenose scrapes multiple database sites for the highest quality box art. It has a unified UI for mouse/game controller interaction. Uses individual emulators: no cores and no input lag. Aesthetic themes for each console. It has a simple, minimali…

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  • Direct3D 9-to-11

    This project is an attempt to convert Direct3D 9 programs to Direct3D 11. It reimplements the d3d9.dll, which contains the core D3D9 interfaces. Most D3D9 games are CPU limited on modern PCs, since GPU power increased exponentially while CPUs fell b…

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  • VK9

    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.

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  • PyWinery

    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.- Creating a prefix- Prefix management …

    Open Source Free Wine Cedega Linux Mac

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