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Monday, September 19, 2005

Install your favorite Windows productivity applications and plugins in Linux.


CodeWeavers’ CrossOver Office permits you to install your beloved Windows productivity applications and plugins in Linux, without needing a Microsoft Operating System license. CrossOver includes an easy to use, single click interface, which makes installing a Windows application simple and fast.
CrossOver Office 4.2 allows you to install your favorite Windows productivity applications and plugins in Linux. It will support the following applications:
Microsoft Office XP, 2000 and 97
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Project
Adobe Photoshop 7.0
Microsoft Visio
Lotus Notes 5.0 and 6.5.1
Quicken
iTunes
FrameMaker
Various Web Browser Plugins
QuickTime 6
Shockwave Director
Windows Media Player 6.4
iPIX iPIX Viewer

Note: Version 6.0 later this year, CodeWeavers’ CrossOver Office, will enable increasing numbers of popular Windows applications, including games, utilities, and the most critical workplace applications, to operate cleanly on Linux desktops.

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