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What is Wine?

Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, macOS, & BSD. Instead of simulating internal Windows logic like a virtual machine or emulator, Wine translates Windows API calls into POSIX calls on-the-fly, eliminating the performance and memory penalties of other methods and allowing you to cleanly integrate Windows applications into your desktop.


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News and Updates

Wine 6.8 Released

May 7, 2021

The Wine development release 6.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Libraries installed into architecture-specific subdirectories.
  • Secur32 library converted to PE.
  • Support for Map object in JavaScript.
  • 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 6.7 Released

April 23, 2021

The Wine development release 6.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • NetApi32, WLDAP32, and Kerberos libraries converted to PE.
  • More Media Foundation work.
  • ES6 JavaScript mode.
  • Improved WOW64 file system redirection.
  • More Plug & Play driver support.
  • Keyboard raw input device.
  • 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 5.0.5 Released

April 16, 2021

The Wine maintenance release 5.0.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Fixes build failure when v4l is missing

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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