Canasta Software

Canasta RulesCanasta is a member of the Rummy family of card games. It was developed in Argentina and Uruguay in the 1940's, exploded onto the public consciousness in the 1950's, and has remained a popular game ever since. The object of the game is to score points by making melds, which is a set of three or more cards of the same rank, regardless of suit. The game uses 108 cards - two 52-card decks plus four jokers. Canasta is usually played as two-on-two partnerships.

Play Canasta on your computer or phone with these downloadable Canasta card games for Windows, Macintosh, and Mobile platforms:

Canasta Software for Windows

  • Canasta From Special K
    Play Canasta against the computer playing between 1 and 5 opponents. Choose from different rules, playing styles, scoring techniques, and up to six players.
  • Canasta.net
    Play Canasta on your own level as a Beginner, Advanced or Expert, against the computer or online against friends. [Windows]
  • Hand and Foot Canasta
    Hand and Foot Canasta. 2 handed, triple deck game to 10,000 points. By Larry G. Whitish.
  • Hoyle Card Games: Canasta
    Play Canasta with Hoyle Card Games, the premier commercial card game collection, featuring over 150 great card games, with official rules, tips and strategies. Learn new games, refine your strategy and play the cards you're dealt, all in the company of the personable Hoyle characters! For both Windows and Macintosh computers.
  • Masque Card Games
    Play the most popular classic card games! Over 20 different games can be found in this collection of Card Game and Solitaire favorites. Three difficulty levels and a collection of children's games provide fun for all ages, kids to adult. Includes special themed decks and backgrounds for all children's games. 2D and 3D card views available for all games. Games include Canasta, Crazy 8's, Cribbage, Euchre, Gin Rummy, Go Fish, Hearts, Rummy, Old Maid, Solitaire, Spades, and Whist. and more. For Windows and Mac OS X.
  • Meggiesoft Canasta
    MeggieSoft Games Canasta is a comprehensive two-player implementation supporting both the Classic and Modern American rules. Play against an online opponent or against your computer. Canasta has a rich user interface and many customizable graphic, sound (including MIDI music and speech output), rule and scoring options. Six different computer opponent skill levels are available for when you are unable to get online, or just want to practice privately. The user interface supports both point-and-click and drag-and-drop mouse operations.
  • WebFootGames Canasta
    Play the classic card game Canasta on your computer. Compete against the computer's AI players for a real challenge.


Canasta Software for Macintosh

  • Hoyle Card Games: Canasta
    Play Canasta with Hoyle Card Games, the premier commercial card game collection, featuring over 150 great card games, with official rules, tips and strategies. Learn new games, refine your strategy and play the cards you're dealt, all in the company of the personable Hoyle characters! For both Windows and Macintosh computers.
  • Masque Card Games
    Play the most popular classic card games! Over 20 different games can be found in this collection of Card Game and Solitaire favorites. Three difficulty levels and a collection of children's games provide fun for all ages, kids to adult. Includes special themed decks and backgrounds for all children's games. 2D and 3D card views available for all games. Games include Canasta, Crazy 8's, Cribbage, Euchre, Gin Rummy, Go Fish, Hearts, Rummy, Old Maid, Solitaire, Spades, and Whist. and more. For Windows and Mac OS X.
  • WebFootGames Canasta
    Play the classic card game Canasta on your computer. Compete against the computer's AI players for a real challenge.
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Last Update: October 12th, 2011