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Boxer
Boxer
1.4.0
4.7
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Boxer free download for Mac

Boxer for Mac1.4.0

28 March 2016

MS-DOS game emulation based on DOSBox.

What is Boxer for Mac

Boxer plays all the MS-DOS games of your misspent youth, right here on your Mac

There's no clots of configuration and baffling DOS commands between you and your fun: just drag-drop your games onto Boxer, and you'll be playing in minutes

Boxer takes your CDs and floppies and wraps them into app-style gameboxes you just click to play. They're self-contained so you can back them up or share them with friends. No mess, no fuss

If your nostalgia demands more, then decorate your games with gorgeous icons and admire your collection from your very own Finder games shelf

Boxer is powered by DOSBox's robust emulation, which means it'll play almost any DOS game you throw at it

What's new in Boxer

Version 1.4.0:
  • Security update which fixes a vulnerability in Sparkle, Boxer's automatic updater.
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anonymous-jellyfish-5511
anonymous-jellyfish-5511
Sep 4 2020
1.4.0
5.0
Sep 4 2020
5.0
Version: 1.4.0
There is a 64-BIT version online! Another party updated this wonderful app after the original developer discontinued it. The new version is fabulous!!! Running it on both Catalina and Big Sur. Search online for 64-BIT Boxer and you will find it.
M-K1030
M-K1030
Nov 4 2019
1.4.0
1.0
Nov 4 2019
1.0
Version: 1.4.0
Doesn't work on Catalina. :(
mac-hannes
mac-hannes
Sep 29 2017
1.4.0
5.0
Sep 29 2017
5.0
Version: 1.4.0
Amazing piece of software. It's a wrapper for DOSbox that's really easy to use and has a great Mac look and feel to it. Can't think of a way to improve it.
Divus
Divus
Feb 5 2013
1.3.2
5.0
Feb 5 2013
5.0
Version: 1.3.2
This just saved me from taking a 20 mile trip thru a snow storm. We use old DOS software for calculations where I work and sure enough they needed help while I was home. My Windows box decided it didn't want to boot on me and I found Boxer. Works great for my needs, and saved me quite a bit of hassle. Couldn't be easier and of course you can't beat the price!
Thresher-the-Shark
Thresher-the-Shark
Jul 8 2012
1.3
0.0
Jul 8 2012
0.0
Version: 1.3
Attention MacUpdate admins. Version 1.3.1 is now available.
Yminoh
Yminoh
Jun 11 2012
1.3
5.0
Jun 11 2012
5.0
Version: 1.3
Thanks sooo much for making this. It makes it much easier to install and play abandon ware /false worship :-)
anonymous-mule-4061
anonymous-mule-4061
Apr 6 2012
1.2.2
5.0
Apr 6 2012
5.0
Version: 1.2.2
Finally, Mac gamers can claim some superiority over Windows in the form of this program which will play all those DOS games that we may have missed throughout the late 80's and 90's. Finally, we get the gaming we deserve. Finally, you don't even have to know what a DOS prompt is, or how to point to a directory. Drag, drop, play. Memorize a few keyboard commands and you're good to go. If you want to get into the more advanced areas like soundcard settings, it's easy. Even the Help is great looking. This is about the simplest and most elegant software you'll ever use. If DOS emulation were a religion, the developer would be the Pope.
DOCa-Cola
DOCa-Cola
Nov 22 2011
1.2
5.0
Nov 22 2011
5.0
Version: 1.2
Very mac-like made front-end for DosBox. Fun to use :)
Tsarkon
Tsarkon
Nov 1 2011
1.2
0.0
Nov 1 2011
0.0
Version: 1.2
This is my new favourite frontend for Dosbox. It is definitely worth installing since it makes the installation of old games and applications really simple. It took only seconds to get up and running.
Uniquepito
Uniquepito
Nov 1 2011
1.2
5.0
Nov 1 2011
5.0
Version: 1.2
Great app to remind me how great somewhen games were when I was young. Also sometimes I met with DOS apps which somebody still using. No problems, great stability so far and also not too high CPU usage.
Rampancy
Rampancy
Nov 1 2011
1.2
5.0
Nov 1 2011
5.0
Version: 1.2
Quite simply *the* way to run DOS-based classic games on the Mac; joystick/gamepad emulation, introduced in 1.1, was a fantastic addition, and with improved importing abilities for GOG's extensive DOS-based library, it's even better. Now you don't have an excuse to play and enjoy some of the best GOG classics like Wing Commander III, Crusader: No Remorse, and Screamer!
typofonic-com
typofonic-com
Aug 9 2011
1.1.1
5.0
Aug 9 2011
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
Just an amazing piece of software! Extremely easy to use, well design GUI, works perfectly! To the developer: keep up your amazing work!
Elegraphy
Elegraphy
Aug 3 2011
1.1.1
5.0
Aug 3 2011
5.0
Version: 1.1.1
For a long time I have been looking for ways to play my favorite DOS game -- BurgerTime, but I never have any success with any DOS emulator working on my PowerBook. Today I thought I'll give Boxer a try, I downloaded it and I went to google for a copy of BurgerTime... within seconds the game were running in Boxer! I couldn't believe this game actually works in Boxer!!! The tiny problem I have is the audio were kind of chirpy and not very smooth, I am not sure it has anything to do with Boxer or I just need a better copy of the same game. But despite that, I am still very grateful to the developer of Boxer for this wonderful DOS game emulator.
MattJohnRyan
MattJohnRyan
Jul 18 2011
1.1
5.0
Jul 18 2011
5.0
Version: 1.1
- Works great - Looks great - Easy to use
Barisart
Barisart
May 11 2011
1.0.2
5.0
May 11 2011
5.0
Version: 1.0.2
This little app is amazing. I was a long time DOSBox user (mainly to play my old Duke Nukem 3D copy) but I hated it to type commands in it. I couldn't get used to the American keyboard layout. With Boxer "installing" a DOS program is very easy (for example it lets you choose the setup.exe at first start so you can config your game) and after done this you get it presented in a very nice and comfortable way. Now you only have to click to play. I love it!
anonymous-mule-4061
anonymous-mule-4061
May 4 2011
1.0.2
5.0
May 4 2011
5.0
Version: 1.0.2
Thanks for this program! I've rarely had the pleasure to use one that is so thoughtful, well-done and useful.
Cyril-P-
Cyril-P-
Mar 26 2011
1.0
4.5
Mar 26 2011
4.5
Version: 1.0
Just discovered the latest version : new interface, new options, more efficiency, still rock-solid stability, still fast, still the best DOS emulator i've had the pleasure to use. Highly recommended.
Aetnaria
Aetnaria
Jan 24 2011
0.87
0.0
Jan 24 2011
0.0
Version: 0.87
Just as an FYI, Boxer 1.0b2 came out yesterday.
Yoshinatsu
Yoshinatsu
Apr 18 2010
0.87
5.0
Apr 18 2010
5.0
Version: 0.87
Hands down, best DosBox application EVER. And it's developer is just kickass. Can't wait for version 1.0
Thyx
Thyx
Jul 26 2009
0.86b
5.0
Jul 26 2009
5.0
Version: 0.86b
Just for the record: heard about Ascendancy in facebook, searched for a Mac version – which I would have bought for my iBook back then, and wouldn't work on an Intel MacBook for sure – and only then I realized fully that Dos emulators exist. Everything works as advertised! (the major annoyance was that it took me some time to just try and find the Right-Click - it's Apple-Click) Many thanks! Now I just have to limit myself to short games…
Pablo2k
Pablo2k
Dec 27 2008
0.85
5.0
Dec 27 2008
5.0
Version: 0.85
Brilliant. This works painlessly and elegantly. Take your old DOS games or applications and just drag them into the coverflow viewer and it installs, have very few problems with it. I donated shortly after playing around with it. Highly recommended.
Guest
Guest
Oct 29 2008
0.8
5.0
Oct 29 2008
5.0
Version: 0.8
Love it cheers!! Brilliant in all ways, especially the new update!!
Ayub
Ayub
Oct 26 2008
0.8
5.0
Oct 26 2008
5.0
Version: 0.8
Great application. It made me download some old DOS games (mario, etc.) and they are running well. Keep it up.
Sichan
Sichan
Jul 18 2008
0.71
0.0
Jul 18 2008
0.0
Version: 0.71
I really like the way this GUI works but it seems to have a problem running games that require the CD to run. If you drag the game CD to the boxer icon it opens DOSBox with the CD set as the D drive and your chosen folder as the C drive. However, if you then try and run anything it seems to forget that the CD is the D drive and you get a message saying the CD is not there. It even renamed a folder that I already had on the desktop to "D" which I'm pretty sure it shouldn't be able to. I'd like to add these games all loaded fine when using Petit DOSBox GUI which is far older and not even a Universal binary.
avv3lenato
avv3lenato
Jun 17 2008
0.71
0.0
Jun 17 2008
0.0
Version: 0.71
Fast and easy to use. Bye-bye Dapplegrey
Aanhorn
Aanhorn
Jun 6 2008
0.71
5.0
Jun 6 2008
5.0
Version: 0.71
This is the best version of DOSbox for OS X, hands down.
Free
4.7
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.6.0 or later
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