Aspyr

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Aspyr Media
Industry Video game industry
Interactive entertainment
Founded 1996
Headquarters Austin, Texas, U.S.A
Products Games for Mac, Ubuntu, SteamOS and Linux
Website Aspyr Media

Aspyr Media, Inc. /əˈspaɪər/ is an Austin, Texas-based company that specializes in porting Windows games to Mac OS. Games ported include franchises such as Call of Duty, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Star Wars, and Borderlands. Aspyr has been in business since 1996, and by 2003 owned 60 percent of the Mac entertainment market.

Aspyr's old logo. (1996-2005)

Aspyr Media has also ported console games to Windows and Game Boy Advance and published games, such as Wideload's Stubbs the Zombie in "Rebel Without a Pulse", for Mac OS, Windows, and the Xbox. In addition, Aspyr has produced and distributed several albums and documentaries.

Copy protection[edit]

Aspyr used SecuROM copy protection on PC game discs, such as in Stubbs the Zombie and Dreamfall. However, Aspyr Media's more recent titles have used the copy protection found in either Steam or the Mac App Store.

Actively-published games[edit]

As of June 2014, Aspyr publishes a variety of popular games on multiple platforms[1] including:

OS X[edit]

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