Boxedwine is an emulator that runs Windows applications.  It achieves this by running an unmodified 32-bit version of Wine, and emulating the Linux kernel and CPU.  It is written in C++ with SDL and is supported on multiple platforms.

Boxedwine is open source and released under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2 (GPL).


  • Runs 16-bit Windows applications
  • Runs 32-bit Windows applications
  • Runs in a browser with Emscripten (wasm and asm.js)
  • Runs on Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Currently supports running multiple Wine Version: from 1.6 to Wine 5.0