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Wine 3.12 Released

July 9, 2018

The Wine development release 3.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Unicode data updated to Unicode 11.0.0.
  • Proxy configuration dialog in the Internet control panel.
  • Syntax fixes in the Cmd.exe command intepreter.
  • Some more glyphs in the Wingdings font.
  • 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 3.0.2 Released

June 26, 2018

The Wine maintenance release 3.0.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • 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 3.11 Released

June 23, 2018

The Wine development release 3.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More debugger support for Wow64 processes.
  • Support for sha256/sha384 hashes in ECDSA signatures.
  • Better reporting of hyper-threaded CPUs.
  • Improvements to the standard Task Dialog.
  • 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 3.10 Released

June 11, 2018

The Wine development release 3.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Swapchain support in Direct 3D 12.
  • Vulkan support updated to the latest spec.
  • Debugger support for Wow64 processes.
  • Still more support for the Task Scheduler.
  • 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 3.9 Released

May 25, 2018

The Wine development release 3.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • OpenGL core contexts enabled by default in Direct 3D.
  • Beginnings of Direct 3D 12 implementation using vkd3d.
  • More support for the Task Scheduler.
  • Some more Task Dialog support.
  • Better arrow support in GdiPlus.
  • 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.

Vkd3d 1.0 Released

May 23, 2018

The Wine team is proud to announce that release 1.0 of vkd3d, the Direct3D 12 to Vulkan translation library, is now available.

This is the first release of vkd3d. A lot of Direct3D 12 features are still missing and bugs are expected. The current version was tested mainly with demo applications. A number of features that are being worked on have been deferred to the next development cycle. This includes in particular geometry and tessellation shaders support, various shader translation improvements, as well as various improvements for core Direct3D 12 methods.

The source is available here.

Wine 3.0.1 Released

May 14, 2018

The Wine maintenance release 3.0.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes
  • Translation updates

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

Wine 3.8 Released

May 11, 2018

The Wine development release 3.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Infrastructure for writing kernel driver tests.
  • Support for showing file properties in the Shell browser.
  • MP3 decoder as a DirectX Media Object.
  • More support for the Task Scheduler.
  • Support for COM aggregation in UrlMon.
  • 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 3.7 Released

April 27, 2018

The Wine development release 3.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • MSI custom actions run in a separate process.
  • Support for job files in the Task Scheduler.
  • Improved viewport support in Direct 3D.
  • Larger resolution version of the standard icons.
  • 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 3.6 Released

April 13, 2018

The Wine development release 3.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for PNG format icons.
  • Support for 1D textures.
  • More infrastructure for high DPI support.
  • OLE data cache 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 3.5 Released

March 30, 2018

The Wine development release 3.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More Vulkan support, including the vulkan-1 loader.
  • Support for RSA and ECDSA cryptographic keys.
  • Improved manifest file parser.
  • Support for the Places toolbar in file dialogs.
  • 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 2.0.5 Released

March 18, 2018

The Wine maintenance release 2.0.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • 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 3.4 Released

March 16, 2018

The Wine development release 3.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More Vulkan support, including integration with the X11 driver.
  • Better handling of privileged instructions on x86-64.
  • Hex edit dialog improvements in RegEdit.
  • Assortment of patches merged from wine-staging.
  • 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.

WineConf 2018 - 25th anniversary

March 8, 2018

The Wine Project is pleased to announce that WineConf 2018 will take place on June 29 - July 1 2018 in The Hague, The Netherlands. This will coincide with the 25th anniversary of Wine.

WineConf is the Wine Project's annual conference, where members of the Wine community, the broader Free Software community and interested users meet up over food and beverages. We traditionally also have a number of talks by attendees, as well as some formal and informal discussions about anything vaguely Wine related.

Please see the WineConf2018 page for further details.

Wine 3.3 Released

March 2, 2018

The Wine development release 3.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Beginnings of Vulkan support.
  • Direct3D multi-threaded command stream enabled by default.
  • Multisample textures enabled by default.
  • Support for game controllers through SDL.
  • Support for loading CIL-only .Net binaries.
  • 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 3.2 Released

February 16, 2018

The Wine development release 3.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Separate implementation of USER controls for ComCtl32 v6.
  • Multisample texture support in Direct3D.
  • Support for HID gamepads.
  • More event support in MSHTML.
  • Obsolete DOS code removed.
  • 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 3.1 Released

February 2, 2018

The Wine development release 3.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Kerberos authentication support.
  • Window class redirection for Common Controls 6.
  • Support for X11 ARGB visuals.
  • DOSBox required for running DOS executables.
  • 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 3.0 Released

January 18, 2018

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 3.0 is now available.

This release represents a year of development effort and over 6,000 individual changes. It contains a large number of improvements that are listed in the release notes. The main highlights are:

  • Direct3D 10 and 11 support.
  • The Direct3D command stream.
  • The Android graphics driver.
  • Improved DirectWrite and Direct2D support.

Once again, because of the annual release schedule, a number of features that are being worked on have been deferred to the next development cycle. This includes in particular Direct3D 12 and Vulkan support, as well as OpenGL ES support to enable Direct3D on Android.

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

Wine 3.0-rc6 Released

January 12, 2018

The Wine development release 3.0-rc6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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

Wine 3.0-rc5 Released

January 5, 2018

The Wine development release 3.0-rc5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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

Wine 2.0.4 Released

January 2, 2018

The Wine maintenance release 2.0.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes
  • Updates to the National Language Support files
  • Documentation updates

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

Wine 3.0-rc4 Released

December 29, 2017

The Wine development release 3.0-rc4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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

Wine 3.0-rc3 Released

December 22, 2017

The Wine development release 3.0-rc3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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

Wine 3.0-rc2 Released

December 15, 2017

The Wine development release 3.0-rc2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fixes only, we are in code freeze.

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

Wine 3.0-rc1 Released

December 8, 2017

The Wine development release 3.0-rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 3.0. It marks the beginning of the code freeze period. There have been many last minute changes, so please give this release a good testing to help us make 3.0 as good as possible.

What's new in this release:

  • Direct3D 11 enabled by default on AMD and Intel GPUs.
  • AES encryption support on macOS.
  • Implementation of the task scheduler.
  • Registry export support in the reg.exe tool.
  • Progman DDE support.
  • OLE data cache improvements.
  • More event support in MSHTML.
  • Relay debugging 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.