Command & Conquer: Generals

"GenTool provides enhanced game controls and optimizations to maximize your online gaming experience. Additionally it comes with three anti cheat solutions for Generals and Zero Hour. The program is easy to install and is fully functional with C&C Generals 1.8, C&C Generals Zero Hour 1.04, Generals Deluxe Edition, The First Decade and The Ultimate Collection."

-- Official documentation

It's a .dll extension mod for the original .exe file, to improve compatibility with modern systems: It extends the amount of screen resolutions and it allows you to use widescreen monitors for example. For the full changelist, see the documentation at:

Application Details:

Version: GenTool
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.commandandconquer.c...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.0

Maintainers: About Maintainership

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  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

- To avoid game crash you'll need patched installers from
- override the d3d8.dll to native so GenTool works.

- "renderer" must be set to"gl". either using winetricks or setting manually at


- you can run the game in windowed mode by adding the "-win" to the launch argument.

- on a Mac keyboard which doesn't have the "insert" key you can use an app like Karabiner-Elements to change any key to it.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentmacOS 10.14 "Mojave"Mar 26 20216.0Yes Yes NoPlatinumAmr AlSamahy 
ShowFedora 33 x86_64Jan 06 20216.0-rc5-stagingN/A No NoGarbageEonfge 
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Sep 22 20183.0.3Yes Yes NoBronzeEonfge 

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