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CrossOver Plugin

CrossOver Plugin lets you use Windows plugins directly in your Linux browser. With CrossOver you can watch QuickTime movies, play Shockwave Director games, and even view Word, Excel, and Powerpoint documents using the Microsoft viewers.


Recent releases

  •  15 Aug 2003 18:10

    Release Notes: Support has been added for glibc 2.3-based distributions, including NPTL-based ones, Acrobat Reader 5, the Cortona VRML plugin, the ebrary Reader plugin, and the Quick View Plus viewer and plugin. OpenGL support has been added. There are many other bugfixes and improvements.

    •  23 Jan 2003 16:59

      Release Notes: Support for ActiveX plugins was added. An incompatibility with glibc 2.3 was fixed. Support for Trillian, Windows Media Player, and QuickTimeUpdater was improved. The sound libraries were updated to fix sound on some cards.

      •  27 Aug 2002 20:37

        Release Notes: This release fixes the QuickTime 6 installation issues. CrossOver Plugin now ships with a known good FreeType library. It has been updated to work with both FreeType 2.0.x and 2.1.x libraries. The stale socket issues should be gone, greatly reducing the need for running Improved multi-user support, notably for Windows Media Player, has been added. PluginSetup will now detect if a browser is running during the installation of a plugin and issue a warning. Upgrades and uninstallations should be much cleaner. Many other fixes have been made.

        •  07 Jun 2002 22:20

          Release Notes: The main sound issues have been fixed (again). The scripts (, etc.) should work again in multi-user configurations. now works for multi-user configurations. In multi-user setups, non-root users should pick up newly installed applications automatically now. GNOME associations are now completely removed when uninstalling. The umask is set when running applications or plugins as root so that all users will have access to the new codecs and plugin dlls. This version better handles 'broken' associations like those used by Windows Media Player (using %L instead of %1).

          •  16 May 2002 22:30

            Release Notes: This release adds support for MacroMedia Flash6 and Superscape Viscape. The main sound issues have been fixed. MIME type association support has been improved. Many bugs were fixed, including an incorrect test for $display, and an incompatiblity with Debian for Mailcap files. The Windows to Unix path conversion when invoking a Linux browser has been improved.

            Recent comments

            14 Feb 2013 04:05 twickline

            CrossOver 12.1.1 has been released details can be found here :

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            27 Jan 2011 15:49 twickline

            CrossOver 10 has been released see :

            31 Aug 2001 10:46 laxdragon

            Newsforge Review
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