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Old 05-03-2007, 08:41 PM   #1
Baasha
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Mac equivalent to Wine?


Wine is a great program but some Windows programs just don't run with Wine.

My question is: If one could find a Mac version of the Windows program that Wine can't handle, is there a Linux equivalent to Wine that will run the Mac program? Just to be clear, I want to run a Mac program on my x86 PC.

Bob

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Old 05-03-2007, 08:52 PM   #2
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Don't most mac programs have a windows version as well.

As far as I know, their doesn't exist a macosx API for linux (like Wine).

I've toyed around with PearPC (a mac emulator) but that really wasn't as pleasant as I hoped it to be:
http://pearpc.sourceforge.net/
It's a start and absolutely not useless.
I'm still hoping for a Xen or VMware client though.

PS: Most mac(OSX) programs are actually very easy to port.
I just doubt that Aplle will ever be willing to do(or allow) so...

Last edited by jens; 05-03-2007 at 09:02 PM.
 
  


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