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World Wine News Issue 403

December 02, 2016

Wine 1.9.24 Released

November 25, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.24 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for unordered access views in Direct3D.
  • Many fixes in the regression tests.
  • Some more improvements in HID 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 1.9.23 Released

November 11, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.23 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • HID bus support for macOS.
  • Color font support in Direct2D.
  • More color formats in Direct3D.
  • Uninstallation fixes in MSI.
  • 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 1.9.22 Released

October 28, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.22 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • macOS clipboard support adapted to the new design.
  • Initial implementation of bitmap rendering in Direct2D.
  • More WebServices implementation.
  • A few more steps towards HID 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 1.9.21 Released

October 14, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.21 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial version of the HID minidriver.
  • Support for lists in the RichEdit control.
  • System tray 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 1.8.5 Released

October 7, 2016

The Wine maintenance release 1.8.5 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 1.9.20 Released

October 1, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.20 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Reimplementation of the clipboard API.
  • Message handling in WebServices.
  • Many more API Set 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 1.9.19 Released

September 17, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.19 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial version of a udev bus driver for HID.
  • Various improvements in joystick support.
  • Initial implementation of DC rendering in Direct2D.
  • Improved metafile support in GDI+.
  • 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 1.9.18 Released

September 3, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.18 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for multiple kernel drivers in a single process.
  • More WebServices reader support.
  • Various improvements in joystick support.
  • Some more work towards the Direct3D command stream.
  • GDI performance improvements.
  • Improved IME window handling.
  • Compatibility fixes in the clipboard 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 1.8.4 Released

August 22, 2016

The Wine maintenance release 1.8.4 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes.
  • A few more cards added to the GPU description table.

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

Wine 1.9.17 Released

August 19, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.17 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Better exception handling on 64-bit.
  • Various improvements in joystick support.
  • Some more stream support in the C++ runtime.
  • Font embedding improvements.
  • More metafile support in GDI+.
  • 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 1.9.16 Released

August 5, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.16 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Better 64-bit binary compatibility on macOS.
  • Performance improvements in JavaScript.
  • More progress towards the Direct3D command stream.
  • More shader instructions in Direct3D.
  • Performance improvements in GDI.
  • 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 1.9.15 Released

July 22, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.15 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More shader instructions in Direct3D.
  • Performance improvements in GDI.
  • Better multi-joystick support on macOS.
  • Active Scripting improvements.
  • Additional stream support in the 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 1.9.14 Released

July 9, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.14 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More Shader Model 5 support in Direct3D.
  • Some more write support in WebServices.
  • Performance improvements in GDI.
  • Some more progress towards the Direct3D command stream.
  • 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 1.9.13 Released

June 24, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 47.
  • More Shader Model 5 support in Direct3D.
  • Unicode data updated to Unicode 9.0.0.
  • Improvements to GDI paths and metafiles.
  • More progress towards the Direct3D command stream.
  • Joystick support improvements 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.

Wine 1.8.3 Released

June 16, 2016

The Wine maintenance release 1.8.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes.
  • A lot of NVidia cards added to the GPU description table.
  • Updates to the National Language Support files.

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

Wine 1.9.12 Released

June 10, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.12 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fix update of the Mono engine.
  • Initial version of a taskbar in desktop mode.
  • Fixes for right-to-left languages in Uniscribe.
  • More Shader Model 4 support in Direct3D.
  • Better metafile support in RichEdit.
  • 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 1.9.11 Released

May 27, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.11 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Better support for long URLs in WinInet.
  • Various Direct3D 11 improvements.
  • Down-mixing support in DirectSound.
  • Some cosmetic improvements in desktop 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 1.9.10 Released

May 17, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.10 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • High resolution ("Retina") rendering option on Mac OS X.
  • More compatible directory enumeration.
  • A number of C++ runtime fixes.
  • Video output 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 1.9.9 Released

April 30, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.9 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More work towards the WineD3D command stream.
  • Service proxies in WebServices.
  • Query support in the builtin reg.exe utility.
  • Improved support for long URLs in WinInet.
  • 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 1.9.8 Released

April 16, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.8 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More work towards the WineD3D command stream.
  • Bug fix update of the Mono engine.
  • More WebServices reader support.
  • Still more Shader Model 5 support.
  • Support for gradients in metafiles.
  • Improved table formatting in WinHelp.
  • 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 1.8.2 Released

April 12, 2016

The Wine maintenance release 1.8.2 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes.
  • Small 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 1.9.7 Released

April 2, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.7 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • More work towards the WineD3D command stream.
  • More support for Shader Model 5 shaders.
  • C++ exception handling on x86-64.
  • Support for Windows-style static import libraries.
  • Performance fixes in the XML writer.
  • 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 1.9.6 Released

March 18, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Better video card detection when using Mesa.
  • Support for Shader Model 5 shaders.
  • C++ exception handling 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 1.9.5 Released

March 5, 2016

The Wine development release 1.9.5 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • New version of the Mono engine, with 64-bit support.
  • Beginnings of the WineD3D command stream.
  • Support for effect states in Direct3DX.
  • Drag & drop 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.