If you are looking for Desura, you have come to the right place. We explain what Desura is and point you to the official download.

What is Desura?

Desura is an online games platform where users can download, purchase, and play games similar to the Steam platform. In Desura, users will find some free-to-play games, plus some mods for games such as Half Life and Red Alert. Unfortunately, however, the user will not find many titles on there, and it is very limited compared to Steam. But Desura however, also provide tools and hosting for game developers, as well as a useful forum for the gaming community to exchange opinions and tips. Desura is an interesting alternative to Steam, although it does lack many games.

The aim of Desura is to provide gamers with a dependable interface which delivers the content they want to play in the cross-PC way. At its heart is a digital distribution application which can serve and patch games, mods, and add-ons to its members. Its common release is 100.53. It adds a registry entry for the current user, which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. And upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background.

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Last updated: : April 4, 2014