Freecell Solitaire: Play free online free cell solitaire card games

Give this classic card game a change and play a game of Freecell Solitaire. You can play it online here and it’s free. This game is a well designed and simple version if a timeless card game. You can play Solitaire both offline and online. Go ahead and download Freecell Solitaire for Windows™, Mac™, Linux™, iOS or Android or keep playing it online.

You probably already love the Microsoft Solitaire versions. If you do, you’ll love this game. We’ve taken all the best parts from that classic Microsoft Freecell version and combined it into a beautiful and new game.

You’ll get onlimited free games, undo’s and hints in this solitaire game. Under settings you’ll be able to toggle sound, set autoplay and a lot more.

In case you don’t know how to play Solitaire, you can read up on the Freecell rules. Maybe you’re still not convinced that this solitaire game is the right for you. In that case, you should take a look at all the features it has or take a look at how this Solitaire compare to other solitaire card games out there.

It’s our hope that you’ll like this free online Freecell Solitaire card game, also known as Eight Off or Forty Thieves. If you do enjoy it, please check out our other solitaire card games Solitaire and Spider Solitaire.

Free download of Freecell

This Freecell card game is available as a free download for Windows™, Mac™, Linux™, Android or iOS. Download below to always be able to play solitaire on your computer.

Freecell rules: Learn how to play Freecell Solitaire

The setup:

There are 8 tableaus, numbered from 1 to 8. The first 4 tableaus start with 7 cards each. The last 4 tableaus start with 6 cards each. The foundation and free cells start empty.

The objective:

To win Freecell, you have to get all of the cards onto the foundations. The foundations are ordered by suit and you must match the suit of the card with the suit of the foundation. You start by placing an ace on the foundation, then a 2 on top of that ace and so forth. Once all the cards are on the foundation, you have won the game. To get all the cards to the foundation, you can use the moves described below.

Moves:

  • Move one or more cards from one tableau to another: You can move one or several cards from one tableau to another, if the rank of the first card in the pile is one higher that the tableau you're moving to and the color is opposite of the card being moved.
  • Move a single card onto a free cell: You can move the top card of any tableau to it's respective free cell. Make sure the card is of the same suit and one higher than card on the free cell.
  • Move a card from a free cell: You can move cards from a free cell if that card is one higher than the card you're placing it on.
  • You can move a tableau card onto the foundations: You can do this manually or let it happen automatically. This can be configured under settings.

Time & scoring:

The game measures the time and moves it takes to complete the game. The scoring used, is the classic Windows™ scoring.

If you want a video demonstration of how to play Freecell Solitaire, we can recommend following YouTube video.

Freecell Solitaire History: From fortune telling to Microsoft Solitaire

Freecell has been a known game for a very long time. Some of the earliest references to the card game, we find all the way back in 1746. What we today know as Freecell Solitaire has, was most likely developed in the 18th century.

Some people speculate that Solitaire came about as a way for folk to do fortune telling. The card game became popular on the European continent as a way of telling peoples fortune. In the Scandinavian area solitaire is also known as "Cabale", a word that relates to cabal, which is a mystic interpretation of the old testament.

People have found a game that originated in England around the same time as solitaire, known as patience. We find some of the first mentions of solitaire in English literature and a lot of the mentions have French references, which leads people to believe that the game arose in France.

Today people use the names Solitaire and Patience to describe the same thing, but back in the day, they where 2 different games.

Under the industrial revolution, Solitaire arose in popularity among people. Many other new forms of solitaire developed as well in that period. Among them Freecell Soltaire was one of them. Many other games, such as Solitaire Classic, Spider Solitaire and Russian Solitaire also became increasingly popular.

Not that long time ago, Microsoft put together the world championship in Microsoft Solitaire, to celebrate the 25 year anniversary of the game.

Today we’ve come so far, so you don’t even need to download the game to play it. You can simply play Freecell online. So get on with it and start a new game.

Freecell solitaire review

I spend a lot of time playing Solitaire. This is the best version I've tried by far.

Margaret Bradstreet

Solitaire free cell rating

Free unlimited games and a great game. I can only recommend it.

Rebeca Doria

A feature rich game: This Freecell Solitaire comes with more features than you know what to do with

We’ve made the most feature rich Solitaire version out there today. This version has everything you could possibly wish for in a solitaire card game. Toggle sound, animation speed and a lot more under settings. If you’re a proper solitaire addict, you’ll of course want to have the game on your computer. So we’ve made an offline version you can download the app.

To enable faster play, you should learn some of the hotkeys. You can use [N] to start a new game, press [H] to show a hint (if there are any hints left) and [U] to undo your latest move.

Unlimited free game plays

Free games

Free games is a must and with this game, you get all the free games you could possibly wish for.

Autoplay

Autoplay

Choose to either autoplay when obvious or only when you have won. Or simply turn it off.

Hints

All the hints you could want

You’ll never be stuck with this game. Click the hint button and get the game to suggest a move to you.

iOS, iPad and Widescreen ready

Mobile and large displays

We’ve got you covered no matter what you play on. This game is optimized for all displays.

Beautiful design

A beautiful design

We’ve really done a lot to create a design you’ll love. We’ve even made our own cards.

Retina ready

Retina ready

If you’re lucky enough to be on a retina display, you’ll see our beautiful retina optimized graphics.

Hotkey controls

A hotkey for every move

If you’re a professional, you should give our hotkeys a try.

Lots of settings

All the settings you need

Sound, auto-move and everything in between. Lots of settings to choose from.

Unlimited undos

Undo all the way back

Never be afraid to make a move. You can always undo you moves all the way back to the beginning.

Download game for offline play

Download the game

It’s nice to have the game on your computer, so we’ve made a version you can download.

A Freecell Solitaire comparison: Find our how our Freecell Solitaire compares with other online versions

In our opinion we’ve made the best Freecell out there. You won’t find a better online solitaire game out there. We’re so sure, that we’ve made a comparison table, so you can check for yourself. If you still think that we are missing any features, then please don’t hesitate to let us know.

If you ever had any doubts as to how our solitaire game compares to AARP games or .io games, you have a chance to find out below. Some of the most popular places to play Freecell Solitaire online are MSN free games, World of Solitaire and 247 games, but even those games aren’t as good as Solitaire Game Center.

Tablet friendlyLots of optionsModern designDownload availableMobile friendly
Solitaire Game CenterYesYesYesYesYes
AARP GamesNoNoNoNoNo
MobilitywareNoNoNoNoNo
.io GamesNoNoNoNoNo
Greenfelt FreecellNoNoNoNoNo
World of SolitaireNoNoNoNoNo
24/7 GamesNoNoNoNoNo
SP GamesNoNoNoNoNo
Cardgames.ioNoNoNoNoNo
SolitrNoNoNoNoNo
Freecell 123NoNoNoNoNo
Microsoft Solitaire CollectionNoNoNoNoNo
Churchill SolitaireNoNoNoNoNo
247 GamesNoNoNoNoNo
Candystand GamesNoNoNoNoNo
Fairway SolitaireNoNoNoNoNo
MSN Free GamesNoNoNoNoNo
Review

5 out of 5. Would highly recommend.

Emil Stockman

Review

The best Freecell Solitaire game I've ever played.

Chance Clayton

All of our solitaire card games: Go ahead and try to play one of our other solitaire card games

On this site, we have more than just Freecell Solitaire. So if you’re done with playing Solitaire, you should try out one of our other solitaire games. In case you can’t find your favorite solitaire game in the list, then please let us know.

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Solitaire

Solitaire, a game otherwise known as Patience, Klondike solitaire or simply Solitaire Classic, is the most famous of all solitaire games. And with good reason! Everybody loves this timeless classic and everyone knows the Microsoft Solitaire version. We’ve taken the best parts from the Microsoft Solitaire game and improved on it. We hope you’ll enjoy it.

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Spider Solitaire

This game is the worlds next most popular solitaire games. You can play it with multiple decks of card, which makes it quite different from Solitaire Classic, which is only played with one. It makes for a much more challenging game though.

Spider game

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