I used wineskin and winery to install WINE containers for the apps I want to run on the MAC. This article describes how I did it and cross references to some hyperlinks and other articles on this wiki. I


Like many packages, there seems to be an update, installer and an execution package. The package manager, called winery is on

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Installing Wineskin

How to install an application into Wineskin

  1. Downloaded
  2. Used Winery to download the most recent engine
  3. Created a Wrapper
  4. For NWN I copied a good folder into ../drive_c, but there is an install windows program button, which can also be used. It will install from install media.
  5. Set the startup program as appropriate
  6. Open the .app and set the configuration parameters as appropriate

To make the Icon, I used pngfactory as the source. I used img2icns to convert the icon to an appropriate format for the Mac. Wineskin has a feature that allows one to associate a .icns file with the wrapper.

Wineskin is designed to encapsulate a single application and has a single default program and a single icon assignment.

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