“OpenOSX today began shipping its WinTel 2.0 emulator software with Universal binaries, bringing nearly native emulated x86 performance to Apple’s new Intel-based Macs and allowing Mac users to run Microsoft Windows with increased speed. WinTel is designed to be an easy-to-use solution for configuring and utilizing the open-source Bochs software, which allows x86- or Pentium-based operating systems to run on Macintosh computers,” MacNN.com reports.
Wintel 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.3 or later and is available for $25 via download, while upgrades from previous versions are priced at $15.
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MacDailyNews Note: WinTel is a Cocoa graphical user interface used to control the included powerful underlying open-source “Bochs” x86 emulation software. WinTel 2.0 includes the following separate disk images with 10 different popular open source x86 operating systems pre-installed: FreeBSD, GNU Hurd, FreeDos, PicoBSD, Minix, NetBSD, Debian Linux, DLX Linux, Red Hat Linux, and MuLinux. WinTel 2.0 has successfully tested running Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0, and Windows XP Professional.
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