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What is PlayOnMac?

PlayOnMac is free software which allows you to easily install and use numerous games and software designed to work on Microsoft® Windows®.

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Version 4.2.4  •  129MB

Why using PlayOnMac rather than other solution?

There are many other ways to run Windows program on a Mac. Here is a comparative table to understand the advantages of our solution.

PlayOnMac
 
Bootcamp
 
Virtual machines
(Parallels, VMWare Fusion)
Price Free About $200
Licence Windows
$200 to $300
Licences
Windows licence Useless Compulsory Compulsory
User friendliness Very simple* Somehow complex Rather simple
Degradation of performance No* No Yes
Compatility Partial Optimal Partial
Integration with OS X Good Medium Bad
Reboot required No Yes No

* Providing that the program is supported.

Some screenshots of PlayOnMac

Miniature Star Wars: The Old Republic
Miniature Trackmania Nation Forever
Miniature Photofiltre
Miniature Main screen
Miniature Supported software
Miniature Internet Explorer 8