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Wine 2.0-rc5 Released

January 13, 2017

The Wine development release 2.0-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.

World Wine News Issue 405

January 08, 2017

Wine 2.0-rc4 Released

January 6, 2017

The Wine development release 2.0-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 2.0-rc3 Released

December 23, 2016

The Wine development release 2.0-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 1.8.6 Released

December 19, 2016

The Wine maintenance release 1.8.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Fix a regression introduced in 1.8.5 (#41627)
  • 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 2.0-rc2 Released

December 16, 2016

The Wine development release 2.0-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.

World Wine News Issue 404

December 12, 2016

Wine 2.0-rc1 Released

December 9, 2016

The Wine development release 2.0-rc1 is now available.

This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 2.0. It marks the beginning of the code freeze period. Please give this release a good testing to help us make 2.0 as good as possible.

What's new in this release:

  • Bug fix update of the Mono engine.
  • Support for IDN name resolution.
  • Many more Shader Model 5 operations.
  • Still more fixes in the regression tests.
  • 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.

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.