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Billiards for Mac

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Editors' Rating:
Very good
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out of 6 votes out of 0 votes

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  • Date Added:
    Sep. 30, 2015
  • Price:
    Free to try (10 consecutive shots per game. No games limiation); $4.95 to buy (Buy it now)
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  • Product ranking:
    #3 in Sports Games

Editors' Review


Billiards for Mac offers a fun gaming experience if you love shooting pool and want a fun way to kill time. No matter which type of billiards you enjoy, whether it be 8-Ball, 9-Ball, or Snooker, this app has something for you. The engaging gameplay will draw you in right away.

With its well-rendered graphics, Billiards for Mac looks quite good. The pool table, itself, has a good design, and you can view it from almost every direction you want -- a feature we really liked. At the bottom, a large mock-up of the cue ball allows you to designate the spin on the ball. To take a shot, you just have to click and drag from the cue ball. While the mouse controls function well, the trackpad does not respond properly to commands, making it practically useless. We liked the game's physics and ball movements, both of which simulate the real game well. On the downside, the music playing in the background is somewhat obtrusive, but you can dismiss it.

As a simulator of the actual sport, Billiards for Mac does a good job, offering many game types. While it's true that it does suffer from some minor control glitches, we think you should still give it a try, provided of course that you have a mouse. If you love pool, you'll love this game.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Billiards for Mac 8.0.

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2 stars

"Still only one view. There are better ones out there."

February 08, 2011  |  By maji13

2011-02-08 13:43:13  |  By maji13

 |  Version: Billiards 6.0


clear graphics, much improved.


Seems slow, and only one view to shoot with. Too expensive for the lack of real playing features.


Needs a lot of work to match up with the others out there.

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5 stars

"very realistic and helpful to learn the game."

October 28, 2009  |  By reedalps

2009-10-28 19:28:48  |  By reedalps

 |  Version: Billiards 5.1


Asking for the pocket and which ball will go there is a challange but makes it a real help in learning how to make the shot....repeat the shot is helful too


Sometimes cannot pull stick back far enough to get more roll out of the que ball.


Just a very realistic game in color, action, and equipment.

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4 stars

"Great Program!"

May 08, 2009  |  By joebobj

2009-05-08 05:37:12  |  By joebobj

 |  Version: Billiards 5.0


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I have actually played this game and it is a solid piece of programming. Billiards is very realistic, good physics and sound effects and is reasonably priced. It is as close to playing on a real table as you can get on a computer screen. Future improvements: ability to change view angle on the table and length of shot vector not affected by screen size.

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1 stars


May 08, 2009  |  By [PTX]

2009-05-08 02:00:30  |  By [PTX]

 |  Version: Billiards 5.0


This review was originally posted on
an outrageously overpriced 2D-only game with unrealistic physics and a clunky interface, all that for 20$

Thanks again baKno for another "gem"

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5 stars

"COOL !"

November 03, 2008  |  By Moonwatcher

2008-11-03 06:34:12  |  By Moonwatcher

 |  Version: Billiards 3.5


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This is a great game, and for less than $20 you get all these games. Simulation is very good, so are the options to play. It would be great if we can control the cue ball with more options, and also view the table "vertically" instead of horizontally all the time. But it's very enjoyable as is.
Great work....keep it up.

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5 stars

"Superior Simulation"

October 23, 2008  |  By Ray Bentsen

2008-10-23 11:44:10  |  By Ray Bentsen

 |  Version: Billiards 3.1


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Just to clarify, Billiards v3.1 now includes all five games, and players can choose either a Practice mode or Match mode (to play against a second person in the same room) in any of the games. Instructions on how to play each game are included.

The graphics in Billiards are all rendered in superior 3D, and in addition to the ball movement, the table also shows real-time ball shadows and glare. There are even realistic sound effects, and current scores are always visible.

Because of the processor power needed, however, I would not recommend Billiards for any Mac of the G4 era, or older. But on an iMac G5, for example, this game "rocks".

And customer support is excellent ... in my experience always getting same day response.

Billiards can be tried for free, and the purchase price is very reasonable ... especially since you are really getting five different games!

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 9.0
  • Redesigned intro screen
  • User interface localized into 12 different languages
  • In app purchase of License, Tokens or Subscription
  • Trajectories when playing against the Computer
  • Several bug fixes
Publisher baKno
Publisher web site
Release Date September 30, 2015
Date Added September 30, 2015
Version 9.0
Category Games
Subcategory Sports Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 37.91MB
File Name
Total Downloads 12,081
Downloads Last Week 7
License Model Free to try
Limitations 10 consecutive shots per game. No games limiation
Price $4.95

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