launcher VS Proton

Compare launcher vs Proton and see what are their differences.

launcher

Launcher for BlueMaxima's Flashpoint (by FlashpointProject)

Proton

Compatibility tool for Steam Play based on Wine and additional components (by ValveSoftware)
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launcher Proton
370 589
564 15,950
3.7% 2.1%
8.1 8.9
14 days ago 1 day ago
TypeScript C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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launcher

Posts with mentions or reviews of launcher. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-09.

Proton

Posts with mentions or reviews of Proton. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-14.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing launcher and Proton you can also consider the following projects:

lutris - Lutris desktop client in Python / PyGObject

proton-ge-custom - Compatibility tool for Steam Play based on Wine and additional components

wine - Wine with a bit of extra spice

Complete-Single-GPU-Passthrough - Single GPU VFIO Passthrough Guide

dxvk - Vulkan-based implementation of D3D9, D3D10 and D3D11 for Linux / Wine

MangoHud - A Vulkan and OpenGL overlay for monitoring FPS, temperatures, CPU/GPU load and more. Discord: https://discordapp.com/invite/Gj5YmBb

gamescope - SteamOS session compositing window manager

vkd3d-proton - Fork of VKD3D. Development branches for Proton's Direct3D 12 implementation.

SteamVR-for-Linux - Issue tracker for the Linux port of SteamVR

flatpak - Linux application sandboxing and distribution framework

vgpu_unlock - Unlock vGPU functionality for consumer grade GPUs.

wine-tkg-git - The wine-tkg build systems, to create custom Wine and Proton builds