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Wine 5.17 Released

September 11, 2020

The Wine development release 5.17 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • ADVAPI32 library converted to PE.
  • Beginnings of an NDIS network driver.
  • Still more restructuration of the console 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 5.16 Released

August 28, 2020

The Wine development release 5.16 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for x86 AVX registers.
  • Some ARM64 fixes for macOS.
  • Still more restructuration of the console 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 5.15 Released

August 14, 2020

The Wine development release 5.15 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial implementation of the XACT Engine libraries.
  • Beginnings of a math library in MSVCRT based on Musl.
  • Still more restructuration of the console support.
  • Direct Input performance improvements.
  • Exception handling fixes on x86-64.
  • 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 5.0.2 Released

August 7, 2020

The Wine maintenance release 5.0.2 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 5.14 Released

August 1, 2020

The Wine development release 5.14 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More restructuration of the console support.
  • Initial version of the Webdings font.
  • Beginnings of PE conversion of the MSVCRT libraries.
  • 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 5.13 Released

July 17, 2020

The Wine development release 5.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Re-mapping of INI files to the registry.
  • System call thunks in NTDLL.
  • Reimplementation of floating point numbers printing.
  • Beginnings of a restructuration of the console 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 5.12 Released

July 3, 2020

The Wine development release 5.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • NTDLL converted to PE format.
  • Support for the WebSocket API.
  • Improved RawInput support.
  • Vulkan spec update.
  • 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 5.11 Released

June 19, 2020

The Wine development release 5.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Wine Mono engine updated to 5.1.0, with WpfGfx library support.
  • More work on the separate Unix library for NTDLL.
  • Beginnings of a NetIO kernel driver implementation.
  • Initial support for the Print Ticket API.
  • Removal of the obsolete 32-bit PowerPC architecture.
  • 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 5.10 Released

June 5, 2020

The Wine development release 5.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More progress on the WineD3D Vulkan backend.
  • Beginnings of a separate Unix library for NTDLL.
  • Better support for anti-cheat kernel drivers.
  • More glyph substitutions in DirectWrite.
  • Support for DSS private keys.
  • ARM64 exception handling fixes.
  • 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 5.0.1 Released

June 2, 2020

The Wine maintenance release 5.0.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Fix compilation with gcc 10
  • Add some timezones
  • 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 5.9 Released

May 22, 2020

The Wine development release 5.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Major progress on the WineD3D Vulkan backend.
  • Initial support for splitting dlls into PE and Unix parts.
  • Support for generating PDB files when building PE dlls.
  • Timestamp updates in the Kernel User Shared Data.
  • 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 5.8 Released

May 8, 2020

The Wine development release 5.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for Plug & Play device notifications.
  • More support for building with Clang in MSVC mode.
  • Still more progress on the WineD3D Vulkan backend.
  • Initial implementation of a GIF encoder.
  • Vulkan spec update.
  • 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 5.7 Released

April 24, 2020

The Wine development release 5.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Wine Mono engine updated to 5.0.0, with upstream WPF support.
  • More progress on the WineD3D Vulkan backend.
  • Beginnings of a USB device driver.
  • Support for building with Clang in MSVC mode.
  • Builtin modules no longer depend on libwine.
  • Support for configuring Windows version from the command line.
  • 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 4.0.4 Released

April 20, 2020

The Wine maintenance release 4.0.4 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 5.6 Released

April 10, 2020

The Wine development release 5.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Still more Media Foundation work.
  • Improvements to Active Directory LDAP support.
  • A few more modules converted to PE.
  • Improvements to gdb proxy mode.
  • 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 5.5 Released

March 27, 2020

The Wine development release 5.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Builtin libraries use the new UCRTBase C runtime.
  • Compatibility mode used when reporting Windows version.
  • Better support for debug information in PE files.
  • Support for linguistic case mappings.
  • More attributes supported in WebServices.
  • 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.

Google Summer of Code 2020

March 24, 2020

The Wine Project is again selected as a Google Summer of Code organization this year. Students can apply now! Any student who wants to contribute to the Wine project will be welcome! Please have a look at this page for potential proposals you might be interested in: https://wiki.winehq.org/Summer_Of_Code

It's great if you have your own idea, please post it on wine-devel mailing list.

Deadline for students to apply is March 31, 18:00 UTC.

See Google Summer of Code's website for more details on Google Summer of Code.

Wine 5.4 Released

March 13, 2020

The Wine development release 5.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Unicode data updated to Unicode version 13.
  • Builtin programs use the new UCRTBase C runtime.
  • More correct support for Internationalized Domain Names.
  • Support for painting rounded rectangles in Direct2D.
  • Text drawing in D3DX9.
  • 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 5.3 Released

February 28, 2020

The Wine development release 5.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More work towards Ucrtbase runtime support.
  • Full support for Unicode normalization.
  • Improvements in Shell Folders handling.
  • 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 5.2 Released

February 16, 2020

The Wine development release 5.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More compatible codepage mapping tables.
  • Support for using the null display driver as a real driver.
  • Better UTF-8 support in the Resource and Message Compilers.
  • Fixes for using ucrtbase as C runtime.
  • 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 5.1 Released

February 2, 2020

The Wine development release 5.1 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for using LLVM-MinGW as PE cross-compiler.
  • Better reporting of error location in JScript and VBScript.
  • Support for relocatable installation of the Winelib tools.
  • Ellipse drawing in Direct2D.
  • OLE monikers 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 5.0 Released

January 21, 2020

The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 5.0 is now available.

This release represents a year of development effort and over 7,400 individual changes. It contains a large number of improvements that are listed in the release notes below. The main highlights are:

  • Builtin modules in PE format.
  • Multi-monitor support.
  • XAudio2 reimplementation.
  • Vulkan 1.1 support.

This release is dedicated to the memory of Józef Kucia, who passed away in August 2019 at the young age of 30. Józef was a major contributor to Wine's Direct3D implementation, and the lead developer of the vkd3d project. His skills and his kindness are sorely missed by all of us.

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-rc6 Released

January 17, 2020

The Wine development release 5.0-rc6 is now available.

Barring any last minute issue, this is expected to be the last release candidate before the final 5.0.

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 5.0-rc5 Released

January 11, 2020

The Wine development release 5.0-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 5.0-rc4 Released

January 3, 2020

The Wine development release 5.0-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.