Compatibility tool for Steam Play based on Wine and additional components (by ValveSoftware)

Proton Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to Proton
  • GitHub repo dxvk

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

  • GitHub repo proton-ge-custom

    Compatibility tool for Steam Play based on Wine and additional components

  • Scout

    Get performance insights in less than 4 minutes. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo winetricks

    Winetricks is an easy way to work around problems in Wine

  • GitHub repo protontricks

    A simple wrapper that does winetricks things for Proton enabled games, requires Winetricks.

  • GitHub repo linux

    Linux kernel source tree

  • GitHub repo new-lg4ff

    Experimental Logitech force feedback module for Linux

  • GitHub repo wine

    Wine with a bit of extra spice (by ValveSoftware)

  • GitHub repo t150_driver

    Linux driver for Thrustmaster T150 Steering Wheel USB

  • GitHub repo hid-tmff2

    Linux kernel module for Thrustmaster T300RS

  • GitHub repo UTM

    Virtual machines for iOS

  • GitHub repo MangoHud

    A Vulkan and OpenGL overlay for monitoring FPS, temperatures, CPU/GPU load and more. Discord:

  • GitHub repo nvidia-patch

    This patch removes restriction on maximum number of simultaneous NVENC video encoding sessions imposed by Nvidia to consumer-grade GPUs.

  • GitHub repo MotherVR

    This Mod brings current generation VR support to the game Alien: Isolation

  • GitHub repo oversteer

    Steering Wheel Manager for GNU/Linux

  • GitHub repo nvidia-all

    Nvidia driver 460 to 396 series AIO installer

  • GitHub repo hid-fanatecff

    Driver to support ForceFeedback of the FANATEC CSL Elite Wheel Base

  • GitHub repo tmdrv

  • GitHub repo btrfs

    WinBtrfs - an open-source btrfs driver for Windows

  • GitHub repo aliasIsolation

    Anti-aliasing mod for Alien: Isolation

  • GitHub repo dcs_on_linux

    Instructions for running DCS World on linux. Mostly extracted from

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better Proton alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where Proton has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-02-21.
  • Playing Red Dead Redemption 2 | 2021-02-23
    Check proton's bugtracker
  • Planet Zoo still not working in February 2021? (Proton)
    Is this of any help?
  • What Can I Do If The Fonts Look Buggy
    Then I would recommend to report it as a comment in this thread.
  • Persona 5 Strikers - Playable... for 5 minutes
    Can you guys try doing this?
  • Hey steam, When I want something excluded I didn't mean "grey it out" I mean actually exclude it. | 2021-02-21
  • setcap not working with Proton | 2021-02-21
    And then instead of setting the capabilities on the files (which breaks `LD_PRELOAD` and will crash the game on launch), you can use the following command to launch steam with capsh and give all child-processes the required cap_net_raw+epi privilege. After that, my ping is showing up correctly in Battlefield 4.
  • Does Proton Support Older Amd Graphics Cards
    There's a command line option for Proton called "PROTON_USE_WINED3D". It's listed here in the run time options:
  • Trying to figure out how to update OpenGl | 2021-02-17
    But I do also have this PPA installed (recommended by Steam for AMD/Intel drivers):
  • Proton Experimental-5.13-20210217
  • I finally completely removed my google account. | 2021-02-16
    Have you tried Proton by Valve? I discovered it few weeks ago thanks to an article on VR for Linux. Just like WINE its built on top of there is a public user feedback database ProtonDB that allows you to check in seconds how a game is supported.
  • When I launch Red Dead Redemption 2 (using linux and Lutrius and Rockstar games launcher) it says that it is running but I can't find it anywhere
    I don't know if its fixed already but i needed to run a command when I launch the game (I read it somewhere in the github issue thread,i think it because RDR2.exe get stuck in something)
  • Steam games that have support for dual os | 2021-02-13
  • Yes
  • Proton 5.13-6 | 2021-02-12


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ValveSoftware/Proton is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.