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CodeWeavers Releases CrossOver 8.0

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Published on 16 June 2009 10:21 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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CodeWeavers has announced the release this morning of CrossOver 8.0. This software, which is based upon Wine and allows users to run their favorite Windows applications on Mac OS X or Linux, features several prominent improvements in this major update. CrossOver 8.0 has been in beta for a few months now and among the newly supported programs are Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 and Intuit's Quicken 2009. Adobe Photoshop CS2 is now also officially supported by CodeWeavers.

Beyond the newly supported programs, there are also enhancements within the support for Microsoft Office 2003/2007, Outlook, Apple QuickTime 7, and other similar programs. Some of the core improvements to CrossOver 8.0 include better 64-bit support, improved copy and paste, KDE fixes, and more.

The CrossOver 8.0 release announcement can be read at CodeWeavers.com.

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