Codeweavers CrossOver 15.2.0 for Linux and Mac OSX has been released

I am delighted to announce that CodeWeavers has just released CrossOver 15.2.0 for both Mac OSX and Linux.  CrossOver 15.2.0 has important bug fixes for both Mac and Linux users.

Mac customers with active support entitlements will be upgraded to CrossOver 15.2.0 the next time they launch CrossOver Mac. Linux users can download the latest version from https://www.codeweavers.com/.

 

Change Log For CrossOver Mac and Linux :

15.2.0 CrossOver – July 26, 2016

  • Bug Fixes:
    • Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 can now correctly embed fonts when exporting to PDF format.
    • Fixed a crash in Tencent QQ instant messenger.
    • Several graphics cards which would previously go unrecognized by CrossOver will now be properly identified.
    • CrossOver’s automatic detection of the amount of available Video RAM is improved.

For a limited time get CodeWeavers CrossOver Mac or Linux for 1 year for only $39.95 when you make your purchase in the new Wine Reviews store.

CodeWeavers CrossOver for Android and Chromebooks beta to soon be released

James Ramey the president of CodeWeavers posted on his personal Facebook account earlier that a beta version of CrossOver Android could be released as soon as Monday August 1st 2016. CodeWeavers has been working on their Android and now Chromebook version of CrossOver for over a year now. The long wait is about over folks, if you ever dreamed of running Microsoft Windows Games or productivity application on your Android device it will soon be possible.

James also posted earlier in the week on his blog about CrossOver running on Android.

Sometimes, you find yourself staring at something you could never have imagined being possible based on its humble beginnings. The Wright Brothers pilot the airplane for 12 seconds; then, Neil Armstrong lands on the moon. The first microcomputer kit is made available in 1975; then, 120 million computers are sold in the world so far THIS YEAR! The Patterson–Gimlin video captures Big Foot on film in 1967; then, Big Foot stars in a series of beef jerky commercials. No one could ever have predicted that these initial events would lead into much bigger and better things. …

In 1996, CodeWeavers was started with the single goal of making Windows based applications run on Linux computers. It was the simple, honest, and noble goal of our founder, Jeremy White. In 1996, the technology pundits were convinced that Linux was set to take over the world. The only outstanding obstacle for the Linux platform was running Microsoft Office software. Hence, CrossOver was born (maybe more or less hatched). In 1996, there were no smart phones, no tablets, no Android, no Google, no Pokémon Go. There was no indication that computers would be more mobile, more connected, or more compact. And yet, here we are today.

So where is ‘here’, you ask? TODAY, Google released Android for Intel based ChromeBooks. AND CrossOver for Android installed and ran on a Google ChromeBook. More importantly, we were able to install the Steam Client into CrossOver for Android and run LIMBO and other games. MORE IMPORTANTLY, we have DirectX 9 support, keyboard support, mouse support, and sound support TODAY!!! PEOPLE, we are staring at a Leprechaun riding on the back of a Unicorn while taking a picture of a UFO. We are running CrossOver through Android on a ChromeBook running a Windows based game launched from the Steam client. THIS HAS NEVER BEEN DONE BEFORE…EVER!!!

There will be more testing. There will inevitably be some cleanup work to do. There will be . BUT… CrossOver for Android is working and real and supporting the Steam Client and able to launch games and is actually playable. From our most humble beginnings, I don’t think anyone, Jeremy White included, ever dreamed that CrossOver would be able to run on ChromeBooks. And yet, here we are with people flying planes, people landing on the moon, and Big Foot. I’d say that’s pretty rare company for a small software developer from Minnesota.

For a limited time get CodeWeavers CrossOver Mac or Linux for 1 year for only $39.95 when you make your purchase in the new Wine Reviews store.