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CodeWeavers Announces CrossOver 8.0 for Mac

CodeWeavers Announces CrossOver 8.0 for Mac

Posted June 16, 2009 at 12:06pm by iClarified
CodeWeavers has announced CrossOver 8.0 an update to their Windows to Macintosh compatibility tool.

CrossOver Mac will allow Mac users to run their favorite Windows applications seamlessly on their Mac. Windows files can be opened directly within your file browser, or from email attachments. No rebooting, no switching to a virtual machine, and no Windows Operating System license required.

New application support:
- Quicken 2009
- Internet Explorer 7
- Photoshop CS2

Application fixes:
- MS Office 2003:
-- Non-English language service packs should now apply
-- Word 2003: 'Insert Field' should now work properly
-- Word 2003: Table calculations fixed
-- Word 2003: Insert... Picture... From File improved
-- Outlook 2003: NTLM proxy authentication fixed
-- Excel 2003: Insert Picture improved
-- Outlook 2003: Problem with dropping into 'disconnected' mode is resolved

- MS Office 2007:
-- Service Packs 1 and 2 now apply.
-- Enterprise, Pro, and Corporate editions should now install

- Word 2007: Fixed misbehavior when using the 'insert image' function
-- Several other Office service packs and add-ons should work better.

- QuickTime 7:
-- Intermittent hanging bugs should be fixed
-- Several other general fixes

- Outlook 2000: e-mail attachments should now work

- Acrobat 5 and 7: "Save As" dialog no longer causes crashes

- FrameMaker: Handling of PPD files improved on systems without CUPS.

- Word XP: "Combine Documents" fixed

- Equation Editor should install and run

Other crossover improvements:
- A 'symbol' font as been added. This should improve Equation Editor behavior.
- A couple of improvements were made to dual-monitor support on the Mac
- Fixed problem with resizing windows on dual-head linux systems
- KDE systray on SUSE 10.1 fixed
- KDE Printer improved
- Fixed a problem with demo registration and gksu version 2.0.2.
- Improved copy and paste
- Added better 64-bit support in the RPM package
- Updated many components to fix behavior on the upcoming Snow Leopard release of OSX.

CrossOver is available for purchase at a price of $39.95.

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