Descriptions for Crossover 17.0
Name: CrossOver Mac
Released: Dec 5th, 2017
Developer: CodeWeavers Inc
Mac Platform: Intel
OS Version: OS X 10.10 or later
Includes: Pre-K’ed (TNT)
Web Site: http://www.codeweavers.com/products/cxgames/
Provides Mac users with a powerful and straightforward solution designed to seamlessly run a large number of Windows programs on macOS
CrossOver Mac is a powerful and useful macOS application that enables you to easily install and run the desired Windows productivity applications or PC games on your Mac with just a few mouse clicks.
Easy to install environment for running a huge selection of Windows applications on your Mac
The best thing about CrossOver Mac is that you can enjoy various Windows software on your Mac at home, in the office or at work without purchasing a Windows license.
In other words, you do not have to go to the trouble of installing a Windows virtual machine or creating a Boot Camp partition on which you can install a Windows copy.
The fact that you do not need to reboot your system to logon on a different operating system or share your resources with a Windows virtual machine translates into a faster and smoother application usage.
Extensive list of supported Windows programs and support for running a multitude of others that haven't yet been tested
CrossOver Mac comes with support for a long list of Windows programs and games, you can visit CrossOver Mac’s support page and view What Runs on CrossOver. Additionally, you can access the CrossOver Software Installer and search for the desired application using the built-in search form.
What is more, you can configure CrossOver Mac to install certain programs or games via specific installers and into the desire Bottle. The Installation process will guide you through the necessary steps to deploy your software.
Powerful and handy tool that enables you to use virtually any Windows program on a Mac
CrossOver Mac is easy-to-use and kind to your Mac’s resources, and provides a simple and clean user interface. From CrossOver Mac’s main window you can choose between two simple options: “Install Windows Software” and “Run Installed Software”.
As expected, the first option takes you to the above mentioned CrossOver Software Installer window from where you can install the programs you need while the second option enables you to run the installed programs.
What’s new in CrossOver Mac 17.0.0
December 5th, 2017
- CrossOver now supports Microsoft Office 2016.
- CrossOver now supports Quicken 2017.
Core Technology Improvements:
- CrossOver 17 includes an updated Wine with thousands of improvements for Windows application compatibility.
- The default compatibility mode has been changed from Windows XP to Windows 7.
- Fixed a bug which prevented Microsoft Office 2010 from registering.
- Fixed bugs which prevented Everquest and Everquest 2 from running.
- Many improvements to Microsoft Office 2013 applications, including better support for drawing shapes, support for gradient brushes, and more.
- Many Windows applications will run better on high dpi screens.