CrossOver
CrossOver
20.0.2

3.5

CrossOver free download for Mac

CrossOver20.0.2

13 November 2020

Run Windows apps on your Mac.

Overview

CrossOver can get your Windows productivity applications and PC games up and running on your Mac quickly and easily. CrossOver runs the Windows software that you need on Mac at home, in the office, or at school without purchasing a Windows license, without rebooting your computer, and without having to use a virtual machine. And CrossOver can run a wide range of Windows software.

Easy Installs! Many Windows titles can be installed using our CrossTie technology. If you have CrossOver installed, and have the installer for your Windows software, simply click the button in our Compatibility Database, and CrossOver will automatically install your application for you!

Note: the price reflected in the listing is for that of a perpetual license. To view other pricing options, please go here.

What's new in CrossOver

Version 20.0.2:
Bug fixes for all platforms:
  • An internal version number was incorrect, which would cause ratings and upgrades to be subtly incorrect.
  • Implement ReOpenFile, which allows Logos software to proceed further.

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Derekcurrie
22 March 2019
Version: 18.5

Most helpful

Some perspective about CrossOver: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wine_(software)#CrossOver CrossOver is a contributor to the Wine (WINE) open source project. As such, their actual Wine code is incorporated into Wine software, which of course is accessible for free. You can also access CrossOver code via their free contribution to the Darwine open source project. When BUYING CrossOver, what you're getting, in addition to Wine, is their added GUI and other ease-of-use code that makes it significantly easier and more enjoyable to use than straight Wine. The money you pay to CrossOver goes into their further development contributions to the Wine project as well as updating their ease-of-use code. It's important to note that Wine is VERY limited in what Windows software it is able to run, despite how promising it sounds when you read about it. This is particularly true of games, which tend to be what Mac users would like to access from the Windows environment. With time, this has become a more prominent limitation of Wine thanks to Microsoft managing to push proprietary APIs to their Windows game developers, resulting in them NOT being available to incorporate into Wine. DirectX is of particular annoyance. Even virtualization systems are unable to provide contemporary DirectX 11 or 12 support. This has been the case for many years. DirectX 10 is now relatively antiquated. There is some glint of promise in Wine version 4.0 in that it provides some support of DirectX 11 code. With time and testing we'll find out how well it works. Wine 4.0 is of course incorporated into the most current version of CrossOver.
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2
krisnaz
08 November 2020
Version: 20.0
Initially, Crossover was working for me to run an astrological software program via Windows. However, since the latest update it is constantly freezing, crashing and barely useable. I have tried to contact the company but to no avail, so will unfortunately have to uninstall and find something else...not happy.
(0)
dinosandovalli
31 October 2020
Version: 20.0
dinosandovalli@virgilio.it
(0)
1
bumf71
29 October 2020
Version: 20.0
Doesn't work as advertised. Terrible support. Won't refund without setting up a Teamviewer session to ensure you have removed it which is totally out of the question for my work pc despite them acknowledging it is their isssue.
(0)
ivryernest
13 October 2020
Version: 20.0
I am allergic to Windows...
(0)
depechemod1976-1
26 May 2020
Version: 18.5
$20.95 ??
(0)
2
malievskyallan
18 May 2020
Version: 18.5
Quite clunky. Just because an app works once is no guarantee it'll work a second time. With every startup there's some new issue. I've no doubt some will find this useful, but it probably makes sense for most others to just go the bootcamp route. . make sure you test comprehensively because they absolutely do not do refunds.
(1)
soaresge
25 January 2020
Version: 19.0.1
I really liked the crossover, it is being very useful in my kackintosh.
(0)
3
xgman
22 March 2019
Version: 18.5
Still needs fully 64 bit capable fix.
(0)
Derekcurrie
22 March 2019
Version: 18.5
Some perspective about CrossOver: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wine_(software)#CrossOver CrossOver is a contributor to the Wine (WINE) open source project. As such, their actual Wine code is incorporated into Wine software, which of course is accessible for free. You can also access CrossOver code via their free contribution to the Darwine open source project. When BUYING CrossOver, what you're getting, in addition to Wine, is their added GUI and other ease-of-use code that makes it significantly easier and more enjoyable to use than straight Wine. The money you pay to CrossOver goes into their further development contributions to the Wine project as well as updating their ease-of-use code. It's important to note that Wine is VERY limited in what Windows software it is able to run, despite how promising it sounds when you read about it. This is particularly true of games, which tend to be what Mac users would like to access from the Windows environment. With time, this has become a more prominent limitation of Wine thanks to Microsoft managing to push proprietary APIs to their Windows game developers, resulting in them NOT being available to incorporate into Wine. DirectX is of particular annoyance. Even virtualization systems are unable to provide contemporary DirectX 11 or 12 support. This has been the case for many years. DirectX 10 is now relatively antiquated. There is some glint of promise in Wine version 4.0 in that it provides some support of DirectX 11 code. With time and testing we'll find out how well it works. Wine 4.0 is of course incorporated into the most current version of CrossOver.
(3)
1
durrantcolin
09 March 2019
Version: 18.1
Uninstalling because none of the applications for windows open I can install but attempting to open just crashes out the window app I am trying to open.
(0)
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  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
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