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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.

Wine 2.22 Released

November 24, 2017

The Wine development release 2.22 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Source selection dialog for scanners.
  • Improvements in ARM64 support.
  • Float audio formats with more than 2 channels in XAudio.
  • Fixes for DLL injection support.
  • Input methods 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 2.21 Released

November 11, 2017

The Wine development release 2.21 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Still more metafile support in GdiPlus.
  • Indirect draws support in Direct 3D.
  • Calling convention fixes on ARM.
  • Improved serial port detection on Linux.
  • Services fixes on WoW64.
  • Better DPI scaling in the Shell Explorer.
  • 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 2.20 Released

October 31, 2017

The Wine development release 2.20 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Improved event support in MSHTML.
  • Preloader support on ARM64.
  • Interpolation modes in Direct3D.
  • Improved metafile support in GdiPlus.
  • Initial version of Kerberos5 Authentication Package.
  • OLE clipboard 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 2.0.3 Released

October 20, 2017

The Wine maintenance release 2.0.3 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Various bug fixes
  • FreeType 2.8.1 compatibility 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 2.19 Released

October 14, 2017

The Wine development release 2.19 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for 32-bit float audio on Android.
  • Named pipes now fully handled by the Wine server.
  • Support for a new Microsoft root certificate.
  • More transform fixes in GdiPlus.
  • Some heap allocation 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 2.18 Released

September 29, 2017

The Wine development release 2.18 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Radial gradients in Direct2D.
  • Asynchronous message support in WebServices.
  • Virtual memory write watches improvements.
  • FreeType 2.8.1 compatibility 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 2.17 Released

September 15, 2017

The Wine development release 2.17 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Better support for grayscale mode in DirectWrite.
  • Per-application StartupWMClass in desktop files.
  • Virtual memory compatibility improvements.
  • Palette handling improvements in WindowsCodecs.
  • Reply messages improvements 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.

Wine 2.16 Released

September 1, 2017

The Wine development release 2.16 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for pasting metafiles in RichEdit.
  • Better support for grayscale PNG images.
  • Support for safety features in library loading.
  • Better handling of transforms in GdiPlus.
  • Rendering improvements in DirectWrite.
  • 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 2.15 Released

August 20, 2017

The Wine development release 2.15 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Support for AES encryption.
  • Improved Bezier support in Direct2D.
  • Chunked transfer improvements 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.