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Install a known application from an installer file



This guide is for CrossOver Mac 14.x and earlier. Click here to see the current install guide.


In order to install Windows applications you will first need to install Crossover.


1. Launch Crossover Install Software


Double-click on the Crossover icon in your Applications folder.


Click the Install a Windows Application button to begin.



2. Select your application


Search for and select your application from the Install Software list.


Click the Select Installer tab and click on Choose Installer File...


Navigate to and select the .exe/.msi installer for your program. Usually it's in your Downloads folder.
Highlight the file and click on Use this installer.


And now click Install to begin.


3. The installation process


Crossover starts by downloading necessary dependency packages. Approve the installation of these dependencies.



After the dependencies are loaded the installer for your application will appear.



Go through the installer for your Windows application. Follow all of the defaults and don't change the default install location.



If you see a checkbox to launch your application uncheck that option.



Click Done on Crossover's Install Software window.


4. Launching your program


You can double-click your application's icon in Crossover.


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Last modified on 2015-12-10 14:27:27 by Andrew Balfour
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