Freeship and Windows 8

Discussion in 'Software' started by LP, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. LP
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    LP Flying Boatman

    Has anyone tried to run Freeship on Windows 8?

    Has anyone tried to run it on a Surface tablet?
     
  2. Ike
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    Ike Senior Member

    I have not run Freeship on a tablet but I run it in Windows 8. It works fine. I haven't had any problems with it.
     
  3. Baltic Bandit

    Baltic Bandit Previous Member

    No reason why it shouldn't work on Win 8. I've run it - you just run it in the Desktop mode.

    As to Surface - the question arises WHICH "surface" the RT line does not run x86 native compiled software so that would be a problem
     
  4. LP
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    LP Flying Boatman

    Thanks, Guys.

    I was thinking the 8 would be ok. I'm thinking a Windows based tablet would be an interesting device for designing if the software could utilize the touch based interface.
     
  5. Baltic Bandit

    Baltic Bandit Previous Member

    Well in desktop mode the touch screen acts like a mouse does. But I think you will end up using the mouse as it is more precise
     

  6. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    HP is rolling back to Windows 7 on many of their new computers and devices, because of Windows 8 glitches with software. I would suspect you can "emulate" whatever OS your software prefers, even in Windows 8.
     
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