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CodeWeavers Introduces CrossOver Impersonator

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Published on 27 January 2011 01:14 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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The Minnesota developers at CodeWeavers have made the surprise release this morning of CrossOver Impersonator and CrossOver Games Impersonator. The "Impersonator" is their name for the version 10.0 family of CodeWeavers products since they feel that this Wine-based software does a very nice job impersonating Microsoft Windows under Linux and Mac OS X operating systems.

Besides knocking up the CrossOver version to 10.0, what's special about this release as well is the introduction of their CrossTie Technology. CrossTie builds upon their existing CrossOver compatibility profiles but makes them easily updated and can be launched from a single mouse click. There's also over 4,500 patches in CrossOver 10.0, which is based upon Wine 1.3.9.

For those wanting to learn more about CodeWeavers' Impersonator, see the forum announcement. As always, there is a trial version available of this new release for those that are currently not a CodeWeavers customer.

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