CrossOver 12 Goes Wine 1.5.15, Adds Quicken 2013 support
Fast, smoother, more native Mac performance is what CodeWeavers is promising with the release of CrossOver 12, which is built around Wine 1.5.15 and includes the company’s imaginatively named “Mac Driver” for improved graphics performance.
“Like our previous versions, CrossOver 12 gives everyone the most-affordable solution for accessing to thousands of Windows applications on Mac and Linux, because with our product, you don’t need a Windows license,” said CEO Jeremy White. “Version 12 continues our steady progress in terms of more Windows applications just working under CrossOver. If you haven’t tried CrossOver recently with your favorite Windows application, it’s worth taking the 5 minutes to give it another look.”
CrossOver 12 (change log) is now available and here’s a sampling of the new features, tweak and fixes available (video demo below):
• Incorporates CrossOver’s new and experimental Mac Driver, which will eventually supplant the X Window System in future versions
• Improved font handling for fonts used by certain applications, such as National Mah Jongg League Online
• CrossOver now supports World of Tanks, Quicken 2013, .Net 4.0, Guild Wars 2
— Full compatible app list
• Improvements to Microsoft Office, including a fix for Fixed a crash displaying certain email messages in Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2010 will now save passwords
• Now based on Wine 1.5.15
A full license of CrossOver 12 sells for $59.95, though this release is a free update for registered users. Get the 14-day trial — try before you buy.