eWEEK Labs Walk-through: CodeWeavers' CrossOver 6.0

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eWEEK Labs Walk-through: CodeWeavers' CrossOver 6.0

The most interesting new element of CrossOver 6.0 is its support for OS X, which was made possible by Apples move to the x86 processor platform.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-through: CodeWeavers' CrossOver 6.0

While we found the interface for the Linux version of CrossOver a bit rough around the edges, the products new OS X version fits in very well with the look of OS X.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-through: CodeWeavers' CrossOver 6.0

CrossOver does a good job integrating installed applications with OS X and Linux desktops.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-through: CodeWeavers' CrossOver 6.0

CodeWeavers maintains a good database of application compatibility, and the attached forums often offer good advice for getting unsupported applications working.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-through: CodeWeavers' CrossOver 6.0

While we had trouble getting several unsupported applications to work, this Windows text editor, TextPad, worked just fine.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-through: CodeWeavers' CrossOver 6.0

CrossOver attempts to prevent conflict between applications by offering the option to install them in separate bottles.

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