And that’s big news. LibreOffice and Google Docs are near-perfect replacements for most of us, but many students and business still require the use of Microsoft Office products or file formats. As great as interoperability is these days few alternatives are as fuss-free as opting to install Office on Linux using Wine.
Other Windows software and games that feature improved CrossOver 17 support:
- Microsoft Office 2016
- Microsoft Office 2013
- League of Legends
- Everquest II
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A free trial is also available if you want to test things out before you commit.
Wait: I thought Wine was free?Wine is free, open-source software. It’s available to install on Ubuntu (and other Linux distributions) from the repos, for absolutely nothing.
CrossOver is (in effect) a commercial version of Wine. It’s not free; you have to pay for it. But many people are happy to do this — and no, they’re not crazy!
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