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Cedega 6.0 Reviews

Apr 12, 2007, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])

Phoronix: Cedega 6.0 Performance Preview

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"For those new to Linux or the yet to be converts, Cedega is an application that emulates Microsoft's DirectX and allows the user to play a variety of games within Linux that otherwise wouldn't be possible. While Cedega is not completely open-source and requires a monthly subscription, it is based upon WINE. WINE, or WINE Is Not an Emulator, is a popular open-source Linux project that allows a PC with an x86 processor to run programs that were originally written for Microsoft Windows. WINE supports a variety of games but isn't designed solely for gaming and often lacks support for some of the newer DirectX titles..."

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Software in Review: Cedega 6.0 Review

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"Though it's updated almost every month to account for various patches and other incremental improvements, version 6.0 of TransGaming's Windows gaming API emulation framework, Cedega, has more substantial improvements. Specifically, Cedega 6.0 performs markedly better and has improved support for DirectX 9 games. It's probably not enough of an improvement to sway new users to ditch Windows and move to GNU/Linux, but current Cedega subscribers should have something to be excited about with version 6.0..."

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