CrossOver Mac is available as a public beta

shot_mac_visio Codeweavers has posted a, obvioiusly, universal binary of thier “CrossOver Office” product.

CrossOver Mac allows you to install your favorite Windows applications and games on Mac OS X. CrossOver includes an easy to use, single click interface, which makes installing Windows software simple and fast. Once installed, your application integrates seamlessly in OS X. Just click and run your application directly from the OS X Finder. Clicking a Windows file or document � including email attachments � will launch the appropriate Windows program, allowing you to work on the files. Best of all, you do it all easily and affordably, without needing a Microsoft operating system license.

Sounds ideal? It isn’t! The program is based on Wine, which is a buggy at best Windows emulation client. However, for every person I have spoken to that says Wine doest work, I speak to someone who says it does. The only way to judge is to try it yourself!

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