“We’ve written a number of times about CodeWeavers’ CrossOver Mac, a WINE-based system that allows certain Windows applications to run under Mac OS X for Intel (at great speed) by way of native DLLs,” Mac On Intel reports.
MacDailyNews Note: Running Windows apps without needing the Windows OS, for those unfamiliar with CrossOver Mac.
“CodeWeavers offers a 60-day free beta of the application, making it easy take for folks to get a feel for its performance. Those that haven’t given it a try may find a recently posted YouTube video interesting (and perhaps even surprising),” Mac On Intel reports.
“User ‘FragTek’ posted a video of Valve’s Counter-Strike: Source, a Windows first-person shooter, running under CrossOver Mac beta on a MacBook Pro from within Mac OS X. Have a look…”
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FragTek’s video of CrossOver Mac running Counter-Strike: Source in OS X via YouTube:
CrossOver Mac runs Windows applications on Mac OS X without Microsoft Windows – August 31, 2006