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Can PlayOnMac and WINE coexist on the same Mac?


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rebbi Woensdag 3 April 2013 om 21:46

Hi, There,

I've been exploring WINE, CrossOver and (now) PlayOnMac on my MacBook Pro.

I am currently downloading PlayOnMac but already have WINE for Mac installed on my laptop. Can I test PlayOnMac while WINE is still installed on my Mac? Will one interfere with the other?

Thank you!
Ronin DUSETTE Woensdag 3 April 2013 om 22:24

No. They will not interfere with eachother. They work out of separate folders. :)

ps: although, you can run "system wine" through PoL, which is your other version. Other than that, they wont interfere. lol

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rebbi Woensdag 3 April 2013 om 23:02


Thanks a lot for the speedy reply!

By the way, from what I can see on the web site, PoM/PoL keeps its version of WINE more up to date than does the Port version, true?
Quentin PÂRIS Donderdag 4 April 2013 om 0:21
Quentin PÂRIS

Yep, that's pretty true. PlayOnMac can install several versions of wine in the same time (Tools -> Manage wine version). This list is automatically updated