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Aspyr Media, Inc. is an Austin, Texas based company that specializes in porting Windows games to Mac OS. It has been in business since 1996, and as of 2003 owns 60 percent of the Mac entertainment market. Aspyr has worked with partners like Universal, Paramount, Warner Bros., LucasArts, Electronic Arts, Activision and Eidos.


Aspyr's old logo. (1996-2001)

In recent years, it has begun porting console games to Windows and Game Boy Advance and publishing 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 distributes several albums and documentaries.

Copy protection[]

Aspyr used SecuROM copy protection on PC game discs, such as in Stubbs the Zombie and Dreamfall.

Copy Protection-Free Era[]

As of the year 2009, Aspyr has published DRM-free games which include:

See also[]

  • Aspyr Game Agent
  • List of games ported by Aspyr media


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