"A question I have fielded more then a couple times in
the Wine section of the Ubuntu Forums is
"What is the difference between commercial Wine products and
"There are three main commercial Wine products: Bordeaux,
Cedega, and Crossover. There are a few distinct differences between
the commercial Wine products and the FOSS Wine.
"Support: One of the largest benefits to using a paid for Wine
product is that not only are you paying for software, you are also
paying for support of said software. What this means is that if an
application that is suppose to function, doesn't work properly -
You will have a real live person to help you debug the issue. While
support for Cedega is somewhat lacking, Bordeaux and Crossover have
fantastic support staff."