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Wine 3.20 Released

November 9, 2018

The Wine development release 3.20 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Async interfaces and ACF files in the IDL compiler.
  • Support for substorage transforms in MSI.
  • RPC/COM marshalling fixes.
  • Support for Unicode requests in WinHTTP.
  • Shell Autocomplete optimizations.
  • 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 3.19 Released

October 26, 2018

The Wine development release 3.19 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for file I/O completion modes.
  • WaitOnAddress synchronization primitives.
  • Better support for 32-bit .NET binaries on 64-bit.
  • Improved recovery on broken RPC connection.
  • 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 3.18 Released

October 13, 2018

The Wine development release 3.18 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Subpixel font rendering with FreeType >= 2.8.1.
  • Support for OAEP algorithm in RSA encryption.
  • Array marshalling fixes in DCOM.
  • Improved DPI scaling in the Wine console.
  • 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 3.17 Released

September 28, 2018

The Wine development release 3.17 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Improved Shell Autocomplete support.
  • More implementation of OPC Services.
  • Improvements to the Pager common control.
  • 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 3.16 Released

September 14, 2018

The Wine development release 3.16 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Initial implementation of OPC Services.
  • Support for rendering buttons from an ImageList.
  • Better support for CSS properties in MSHTML.
  • Namespace fixes in 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 3.0.3 Released

September 13, 2018

The Wine maintenance release 3.0.3 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 3.15 Released

August 31, 2018

The Wine development release 3.15 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for DPI scaling on Android.
  • HID device support in Raw Input.
  • Many more new icons in Shell32.
  • WinHTTP converted to use Windows Sockets.
  • Syntax fixes in the command line interpreter.
  • 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.

Valve Releases SteamPlay for Linux

August 23, 2018

Valve has released SteamPlay Beta for Linux. It includes a modified distribution of Wine, to provide compatibility with Windows game titles. The included improvements to Wine have been designed and funded by Valve, in a joint development effort with CodeWeavers.

Here are some examples of what they been working on together since 2016:

  • vkd3d, the Direct3D 12 implementation based on Vulkan
  • The OpenVR and Steamworks native API bridges
  • Many wined3d performance and functionality fixes for Direct3D 9 and Direct3D 11
  • Overhauled fullscreen and gamepad support
  • The "esync" patchset, for multi-threaded performance improvements

Proton, the tool that Steam Play uses to provide Windows compatibility, contains a custom version of Wine as well as additional libraries developed alongside it. It's fully open-source and available on GitHub.

Wine 3.14 Released

August 17, 2018

The Wine development release 3.14 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for DXTn texture decompression.
  • Deferral support for MSI install actions.
  • Support for Japanese keyboard in DirectInput.
  • More improvements in the standard Task Dialog.
  • A few more icons in Shell32.
  • 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 3.13 Released

July 20, 2018

The Wine development release 3.13 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Vulkan support on macOS using MoltenVK.
  • Initial support for performance data in the registry.
  • Mono engine updated with some bug fixes.
  • Support for fetching BIOS information on Linux.
  • GnuTLS also used on macOS when available.
  • Improvements in 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 3.12 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.