Wine <-> CrossoverOffice

Discussion in 'Desktop Operation' started by hoschi, Apr 26, 2005.

  1. hoschi

    hoschi New Member

    What's the difference between Wine and CrossoverOffice? They seem to be very similar, but Wine is free whereas CrossoverOffice costs a few dollars.
  2. tylerdurden

    tylerdurden New Member

    CrossoverOffice is based on Wine, it's a fork with lots of improvements that make it definitely worth a try (it's not too expensive) and can save you a lot of trouble.

  3. twinbreeze

    twinbreeze New Member

    To expand on tylerdurden reply you could say that CrossoverOffice is a pre-configured Wine with extra features. Codeweavers is the manufacturers of CrossoverOffice and are the number one company behind the Wine development in terms of money and supplying technological advances to the Wine Project. Codeweavers also has the money to provide testing of the Windows based software and has a List of tested/supported software -

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