Darklight Oct 9, 2013 @ 7:47pm
What means that portal 2 was ported to mac
I was wondering if portal 2 for mac was rewritten to run or mac or is there a program that ports games to other platforms

p.s im learning computer science and terms and i still don't know somethings like this for example plz dont shout at me for asking a dumb question
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Mozart Oct 9, 2013 @ 9:43pm 
Valve claims they have rewritten source engine for mac so that it runs nativly using opengl.
Last edited by Mozart; Oct 9, 2013 @ 10:28pm
Darklight Oct 10, 2013 @ 2:09pm 
thanks for reply so porting is rewriting the engine so its compatible with something yes or no
s33r Oct 10, 2013 @ 4:06pm 
Pretty much
Mozart Oct 10, 2013 @ 6:44pm 
Originally posted by darklight2820:
thanks for reply so porting is rewriting the engine so its compatible with something yes or no
Depends. Porting means making program to run on a specific platform. The way developer is doing that (copletely rewriting the game or emulating native platform enviroment [like cider]) is up to them.
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