VMware's 3D support is actually pretty good. I remember trying it on Linux a while back, and games like CounterStrike Source looked great.
Another option: VirtualBox. VirtualBox is free software (but as with VMware, you still need a licensed copy of Windows) and has 3D support via shared code from the Wine base. This won't get you any better 3D support than Wine has, but overall compatibility can sometimes be better since you're using the native windows DLLs and kernel, instead of the Wine re-implementation.
I wrote up some info about all of the options in this arena and put it at https://dusk.homelinux.com/cross-execution a while back.
What part of "Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn" don't you understand?
This is an improvement for sure. If I didn't already have a PC right next to the Mac, I would try it out.
Dogs are great judges of character, and if your dog doesn't like somebody being around, you shouldn't trust them.
Update: Looks like VirtualBox 3.0.8 was released today.
This actually appears as though it would be useful. The question I'm interested in is whether you can drag and drop between OS's?
Should be able to. I think you can in VMware server.
It should work in VMware. I don't think they've implemented drag-and-drop between OS's on VirtualBox, though you can generally get by with copy/paste instead.
I almost never think about using drag/drop between OS's myself, because you can just set up a virtual drive from the guest to the host's drive and do any copying without leaving the VM.
The reason I bring it up is because a friend of mine has a mac. He just setup his computer to dual boot xp so that way he could use autocad. The issue he has of course is that his adobe suite is in mac and not on the pc side.
NEWS TIPS |
This site is intended for informational and entertainment purposes only. The contents are the views and opinion of the author and/or hisassociates. All products and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All content and graphical elements areCopyright © 1999 - 2014 David Altavilla and HotHardware.com, LLC. All rights reserved. Privacy and Terms