Canasta for Windows

Canasta for Windows Canasta is a popular strategy card game for Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2K/XP. Play against the computer or another person over the Internet. If you like games like Solitaire and Hearts, you'll enjoy Canasta too.

Score by melding cards and making Canastas (seven cards of the same rank). There are 3 skill levels, resolutions up to 1280x1024, load & save, highscores, win ratio, selectable cardbacks and configurable sound & music.

  • The gameplay is both fun and challenging; discover why Canasta has been popular for decades.
  • The computer never gets tired and is always ready to play one more hand!
  • Dealing is very fast, no more manual shuffling of the decks.
  • Play on your own level: there are Beginner, Advanced and Expert levels.
  • Meet new friends by playing online.
  • Practice against the computer and amaze your friends later
  • Easy installation - Everything is handled automatically including creating an icon for Canasta on your desktop and starting the game automatically when installation has completed.
  • Three skills levels - You always have an opponent of your own level in the computer, with the included beginner, advanced and expert levels.
  • Undo function - You can take back your melds if you've made a mistake.
  • Help file - The extensive help file explains all rules and how the program works
  • Flexible rules - If you already know Canasta, change the rules to the way you're used to them.
  • Load and save - No need to complete a match in one go; use the automatic save and load to continue where you left off.
  • Highscores - Try to get into the Top Ten!
  • Variable screen size - The screen size can be increased from 640x480 to 1280x1024; the cards get bigger as well for easy viewing.
  • Network play - Play Canasta against another person over the Internet or a LAN.
  • Sound effects and music - Listen to sound effects for a lively game and play some background music. Both are completely configurable.
  • Runs on any Windows computer - If your computer runs Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000 or XP you can run Canasta as well.
  • You can try it out for one hour for free! - Just download the trial edition and start playing.

More information about Canasta for Windows

By Canasta BV
Operating System: Windows
Version: 5.2.1, 2008-09-02

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