Macindows
Macindows
0.8
4.3
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Macindows free download for Mac

Macindows0.8

13 April 2010

Run Windows applications without an OS installation.

Overview

Macindows lets you run many Microsoft Windows applications for Windows on your Mac without Windows. Macindows combines Wine and X11 in a way that�s easy to use and affordable.

What's new in Macindows

Version 0.8:
  • Support for shared 32/64-bit setups.
  • Dwarf debug info support for better backtraces.
  • More standard actions supported in MSI.
  • Support for TIFF image format in WinCodecs.
  • A number of Direct3D improvements.
  • Shell fixes for better Internet Explorer support.
  • Various bug fixes.

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Anthony-Mangnall
Anthony-Mangnall
Jun 28 2013
0.8
0.0
Jun 28 2013
0.0
Version: 0.8
Had an issue with this when trying to run a windows file and received the following message - "cannot find .NET Framework". Tries to run the program and then falls over sadly,
xati-ba
xati-ba
Feb 21 2011
0.8
0.0
Feb 21 2011
0.0
Version: 0.8
Got the same problem as below, the application crashes immediately upon launch. However I do have x11 installed. In fact, I was able to launch freeciv (which uses x11) without any issues. So what's up? I'm seriously considering purchasing this software if it does what it's supposed to do.
mistacabbage
mistacabbage
May 4 2010
0.8
0.0
May 4 2010
0.0
Version: 0.8
Application crashes immediately upon launch.
Steinarh
Steinarh
Apr 15 2010
0.8
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Apr 15 2010
0.0
Version: 0.8
The program opens, but it will not read any .exe files. Keep getting an error message telling me that "the program is unable to unpack this file". Any suggestions?
Jdfoster
Jdfoster
Apr 15 2010
0.8
0.0
Apr 15 2010
0.0
Version: 0.8
Application crashes immediately upon launch.
Roaming-Nomad
Roaming-Nomad
Apr 13 2010
0.8
5.0
Apr 13 2010
5.0
Version: 0.8
I really this software. BUT The copy and paste still does not work and with v0.8 neither does any of the COMMAND key menu commands now too once you open a windows program. The all just beep and nothing more. Please fix this already. I have been patiently waiting to purchase this but I will not until the copy and paste commands work. Disabling the command key menu commands after opening a program is a step backwards too! Thank you for the great program but please fix it it already!
Gmisha
Gmisha
Feb 6 2010
0.4
0.0
Feb 6 2010
0.0
Version: 0.4
Macindows 0.5, trying it make IE7 work. Responds with "Extraction failed: Unable to find a volume for file extraction. Please to verify that you have proper permissions" Snow Leopard 10.6.2. MacBookPro
Damiendep
Damiendep
Feb 3 2010
0.4
0.0
Feb 3 2010
0.0
Version: 0.4
Positively impressed by this product. Although no installed applications ever shows in the "Programs" menu, Macindows is a convenient way of running Windows applications on my Mac. Thanks and keep up the good work :)
Roaming-Nomad
Roaming-Nomad
Feb 2 2010
0.4
5.0
Feb 2 2010
5.0
Version: 0.4
Superb product. It isn't a substitute for the big boys in emulator software that need and use windows but this software has niche market for those of us that hate windows and just need something to run the odd exe file without the bloat. Thanks for the quick fix and a great start with Macindows!
Roaming-Nomad
Roaming-Nomad
Jan 25 2010
0.3
5.0
Jan 25 2010
5.0
Version: 0.3
Very impressive. I tried Macindows with a few small games and some other stuff and it performed quite well. This small foot-print program easily has a niche market for those of us that hate Windows and would prefer not to pay the higher prices for VMWare Fusion , CrossOver or Parallels Desktop. I do have a few suggestions. - A proper copy and paste menu with keyboard shortcuts like the normal one we see in all Mac native applications. I was unable to copy or paste any text from within Macindows. I even tried the copy command from it's menu and the keyboard shortcuts. - A warning for nOObs in the system requirements they need to have X11 installed from their Mac OS X installer DVD Great job, looking forward to what's to come with this very handy program.
Roaming-Nomad
Roaming-Nomad
Jan 24 2010
0.3
5.0
Jan 24 2010
5.0
Version: 0.3
"Bandwidth Limit Exceeded" when I try to download the demo. I think the developer may want to find another site to host the download from to avoid this in the future.
Indiekiduk
Indiekiduk
Jan 24 2010
0.3
0.0
Jan 24 2010
0.0
Version: 0.3
Adium is an amazing MSN app http://adium.im/
Fuhayer
Fuhayer
Jan 24 2010
0.3
0.0
Jan 24 2010
0.0
Version: 0.3
is it possible to run live messenger thro Macindows ? or only simple exe files ?
Zwilliams
Zwilliams
Jan 24 2010
0.3
0.0
Jan 24 2010
0.0
Version: 0.3
Wow, already a pay version of what you can get for free from WineBottler? http://lifehacker.com/5440703/winebottler-turns-windows-programs-into-standalone-os-x-applications
$24.00
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
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