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Wine 1.5.6 Released

June 8, 2012

The Wine development release 1.5.6 is now available.

What's new in this release:

  • Automatic installation of the Mono add-on package.
  • Control panel applet for joysticks.
  • Device bitmap rendering now done through the DIB engine.
  • Support for video rendering through DirectX (VMR-9).
  • First steps towards a D3D shader compiler.
  • Build fixes for DragonFly BSD.
  • 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.