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World Wine News Issue 367

April 11, 2014

Wine 1.7.16 Released

April 4, 2014

The Wine development release 1.7.16 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More regression test fixes.
  • String arrays better supported in the IDL compiler.
  • Initial stubs for DirectX Video Acceleration.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

World Wine News Issue 366

March 28, 2014

Wine 1.7.15 Released

March 21, 2014

The Wine development release 1.7.15 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New Task Scheduler service.
  • Many regression test fixes.
  • Support for exception unwinding in VBScript.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

World Wine News Issue 365

March 14, 2014

Wine 1.7.14 Released

March 7, 2014

The Wine development release 1.7.14 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More Task Scheduler support.
  • Improvements for AVI encoding support.
  • More VisualBasic interfaces in MSXML.
  • Support for deflate content encoding in Wininet.
  • Some fixes for monochrome printers.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

World Wine News Issue 364

March 3, 2014

Wine 1.7.13 Released

February 20, 2014

The Wine development release 1.7.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More Task Scheduler support.
  • A few more Direct3D 10 interfaces.
  • More Windows Media Player stubs.
  • ARM code generation improvements.
  • Better memory size reporting on Mac OS X.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

World Wine News Issue 363

February 14, 2014

Wine 1.7.12 Released

February 7, 2014

The Wine development release 1.7.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial support for Window Media Player interfaces.
  • Some more Task Scheduler support.
  • Various C++ runtime fixes.
  • More dlls with ugly names for Windows 8 API set support.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.11 Released

January 17, 2014

The Wine development release 1.7.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Uniscribe support in the RichEdit control.
  • Support for condition variables and Slim Reader/Writer locks.
  • More D3D command stream preparation work.
  • Optional Start Menu in desktop mode.
  • Improved support for vertical fonts metrics.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.6.2 Released

January 10, 2014

The Wine maintenance release 1.6.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Color management support updated to liblcms version 2.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.10 Released

January 3, 2014

The Wine development release 1.7.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Window maximization in the Mac driver.
  • AVI compressor implementation.
  • Thread local storage support in dynamically loaded libraries.
  • Beginnings of a Task Scheduler implementation.
  • Extended IPX protocol support.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.9 Released

December 20, 2013

The Wine development release 1.7.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Improved window moving/resizing in the Mac driver.
  • Some DirectDraw palette fixes.
  • Reduced code duplication between C++ runtime versions.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.8 Released

December 6, 2013

The Wine development release 1.7.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Updated version of the Mono package.
  • Improvements in the BITS service implementation.
  • Better data tables for Japanese vertical fonts support.
  • Improved backtraces on recent Mac OS X versions.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.7 Released

November 22, 2013

The Wine development release 1.7.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for configuring remote shares using Samba's NetAPI library.
  • Multiple keyboard layouts support in the Mac driver.
  • Improved embedding support through XEMBED.
  • Support for arrays in VBScript.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.6.1 Released

November 15, 2013

The Wine maintenance release 1.6.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Translation updates.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.6 Released

November 8, 2013

The Wine development release 1.7.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Rewrite of the BiDi algorithm for full Unicode 6.3 support.
  • Support for Video Mixing Renderer version 7.
  • Better handling of window resizes in the Mac driver.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.5 Released

October 25, 2013

The Wine development release 1.7.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for registration-free COM using activation contexts.
  • Improved support for simulated bold fonts.
  • Unicode data updated to Unicode 6.3.
  • Better support for typelib registration on 64-bit.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.4 Released

October 11, 2013

The Wine development release 1.7.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for Cocoa-style full-screen mode in the Mac driver.
  • More preparation work for the Direct3D command stream.
  • A number of Winsock improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.3 Released

September 27, 2013

The Wine development release 1.7.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 24.
  • Preparation work for the Direct3D command stream.
  • Window management fixes in the Mac driver.
  • Support for IPHLPAPI functions on Android.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.2 Released

September 13, 2013

The Wine development release 1.7.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Right-to-left text layout improvements.
  • NTLM and Negotiate authentication for RPC over HTTP.
  • More glyphs in the built-in Wingdings font.
  • Better system tray support in the Mac driver.
  • Activation context improvements.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.1 Released

August 30, 2013

The Wine development release 1.7.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for keyed event objects.
  • Support for the "init once" synchronization mechanism.
  • Activation context support for DLLs, typelibs, and COM classes.
  • Support for loading 32-bit typelibs on 64-bit.
  • Various Mac driver fixes.
  • Some fixes for serial port devices.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.7.0 Released

August 2, 2013

The Wine development release 1.7.0 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for vertical text in the Postscript driver.
  • Version 2 of liblcms used now instead of version 1.
  • Unicode data updated to Unicode 6.2.0.
  • Hyperlink controls supported in installers.
  • Improved support for XML attributes.
  • Various bug fixes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

Wine 1.6 Released

July 18, 2013

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 1.6 is now available.

This release represents 16 months of development effort and around 10,000 individual changes. The main highlights are the new Mac driver, the full support for window transparency, and the new Mono package for .NET applications support.

It also contains a lot of improvements across the board, as well as support for many new applications and games. See the release notes for a summary of the major changes.

The source is available now. Binary packages are in the process of being built, and will appear soon at their respective download locations.

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