FREEBSD cross-platform compatibility

Tore Lund toreld at
Sun Oct 15 15:24:44 PDT 2006

Tom wrote:
> Question:
> Is there an alternate-platform emulator available?

Sounds like you have already tried an emulator that did not work.  Which
one did you try?  Have you tried Wine or Win4BSD?  I have the same
problem myself, so I am interested in your experiences.

> I have some programs 
> that have no substitute available - and are Windows - only 
> applications.  The developer right now says that they won't work on 
> porting to other OSs for the foreseeable future - so Linux and FreeBSD - 
> and Mac OS, for that matter - are left hanging.  Frankly, this one 
> program in particular is the major reason I'm still running Windows at 
> all.  So, either a Windows emulator, or some way to run this program in 
> a non-Windows environment....

Do tell us precisely which applications you are talking about.  TIA.

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