SAINT PAUL, Minn (December 8, 2015) CodeWeavers, Inc., developer of CrossOver the easiest, fastest way to run Windows software on Mac and Linux announced today the release of CrossOver 15. With CrossOver 15, you can run thousands of Windows software titles, without the need for a Windows OS license.
CrossOver 15 incorporates the latest release of Wine, the open-source technology that allows Windows applications to be run on Unix. Wine 1.8 incorporates more than a year worth of improvements since the last major release of Wine. This includes better support for PulseAudio, better video decoding, improved OLE embedding, and many other improvements. The net effect is that CrossOver 15 users will be able to run many more Windows applications, with enhancements to their performance and graphics.
CrossOver 15 also contains notable improvements to its graphical user interface. The Mac GUI has been enhanced with a new tool for installing Windows software, improving and simplifying this process. This completes the overhaul of the Mac GUI that was begun with CrossOver 14. The Linux GUI has also been completely re-written to offer substantial improvements in simplicity, a more modern feel, and more congruency with the Mac GUI.